Area : 329,847 sq.km. Capital City : Kuala Lumpur Population : 32.7 Million (2021) Average Annual Population Growth rate : 0.2% (2020) Labour Force : 16.08 Million (2021) Literacy (age 15 and above can read & write) : 94.85% (2020)
A federation with 13 states (11 in peninsular Malaysia and 2 in Malaysian Borneo) and 3 federal territories. As a federation, the governance of the country is divided between the federal and the state governments.
Bahasa Malaysia (official language), English, Mandarin, Tamil
Islam, Budhism, Christianity, Hinduism
GMT +8 hours US Eastern Standard Time +13 hours
Tropical - warm and sunny throughout the year. Daily temparatures range from 33°C (90°F) in the afternoon to 22°C (70°F) during the night.
Ringgit Malaysia (RM)
The ringgit exchange rate operates on a managed-float regime against a trade-weighted basket of currencies.