Will life expectancy in Malaysia keep shrinking?


From 74.5 years in 2021, Malaysia’s life expectancy at birth fell to 73.4 this year, says the Department of Statistics Malaysia. – Agencies

A BABY born in Malaysia this year is expected to live a shorter life – one year less – than a child born last year.

It may be hard to hear but that’s the projection from the latest data on the nation’s dropping life expectancy.

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