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Published: Wednesday February 26, 2014 MYT 6:40:00 PM
Updated: Wednesday February 26, 2014 MYT 10:51:06 PM

Malaysia's population to number 30 million on Thursday

PETALING JAYA: When dawn breaks on Malaysia Thursday morning, the country's population will have broken the 30 million number.

According to the population clock published on the Malaysia Statistics Department website, the country has 29,999,530 citizens at 6.43pm Wednesday.

Based on The Star Online's monitoring of the population clock, approximately one birth rate occurs every minute, which means the 30 million figure will be reached at approximately 2am on Thursday.

According to the Department's population projections, the figure will reach 38.5 million people by the year 2040, comprising 19.6 million males and 19 million females.

The Department also stated that as at 2010, Bumiputras make up 67.4% of the popiulation, Chinese (24.6%), Indians, (7.3%), with other races making up the remaining 0.7%.

Tags / Keywords: Population, Malaysia, Statistics Department, 30 million

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