M’sian family size shrinking


Looking ahead: Ismail Sabri visiting the display booth after launching the Malaysia Census Report 2020 at Shah Alam. — FAIHAN GHANI/The Star

SHAH ALAM: The average size of families in Malaysia has shrunk to 3.8 per household as the country faces a growing aged population, says Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob.

These were the key findings of the latest national census, which revealed that the number of those above 60 increased by 1.2 million between 2010 and 2020.

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