UNFPA Malaysia

More than half of Malaysia’s population is below the age of 30, while the proportion of elderly people is fast growing. UNFPA has provided assistance since 1973. Today, it advises on key population and development issues, focusing on vulnerable populations and young people, in terms of their access to contraception and their sexual and reproductive health needs. Programmes further strengthen the response to gender-based violence through the public health system and support the incorporation of population dynamics in policy and programme planning. Through South-South cooperation, UNFPA also encourages the exchange of experiences between Malaysia and developing nations.

Data overview View more

Population

Population par tranche d'âge, %
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    Population âgée de 0 à 14 ans (en %)
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    Population âgée de 15 à 64 ans (en %)
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    Population aged 65+

Santé maternelle et néonatale

Part des naissances encadrées par un personnel de santé qualifié, %, 2014-2019
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    Part des naissances encadrées par un personnel de santé qualifié

Santé sexuelle et reproductive

Taux de prévalence de la contraception et besoins non satisfaits
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    Taux de prévalence des contraceptifs (toutes méthodes confondues)  
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    Besoin non satisfait  

Éducation

Total net enrolment rate, percent

Fécondité

Taux de fécondité total par femme, 2021

Espérance de vie

Espérance de vie à la naissance (en années), 2021

Pratiques nuisibles

Key results of Malaysia in 2020 View more

National plan for sexual and reproductive health

A costed, integrated national plan was developed for sexual and reproductive health, which prioritizes access for key groups

Rights of marginalized groups

Intervention models or strategies to empower marginalized and excluded groups to exercise their reproductive rights were rolled out

Census sample availability

A representative sample of census data was released within 12 months of launching the main census report

Rapid assessments in crises

During a humanitarian crisis, rapid assessments of affected populations were conducted

Population projections

Publically available population projections at national and subnational levels, disaggregated by age, sex, location were generated

Life skills programmes for girls

594,016
Marginalized girls were reached with health, social and economic asset-building programmes

Essential services for gender-based violence survivors

9,727
Women and girls who were subjected to violence have accessed the essential services package
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