INTERACTIVE: The rise and fall of towns in Malaysia

  • Nation
  • Thursday, 25 Apr 2024

More than half or 65% of the total 1,700 administrative areas in Malaysia showed increases in population over the past decade. — THOMAS YONG/The Star

PETALING JAYA: Younger people moving in and out of states is why many towns in Malaysia saw big jumps in population over the past 10 years.

Based on available data, Mukim Pulai in Johor is the number one sub-district that saw the largest spike in population of all the places in the country.

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