Census: Malaysia’s population grew by 1.7% over last decade to 32.4 million; 10.4% comprised those above 60, says PM

SHAH ALAM: The nation's ageing population has grown by 1.2 million over the last decade, said Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob.

"It was recorded that those above 60 years old made up 10.4% or 3.4 million of the population compared with 8% or 2.2 million in 2010," the Prime Minister said when launching the main findings of the Malaysia Census Report 2020 themed "Your Data, Our Future" on Monday (Feb 14).

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