Female population reached 16.3 mil in 2019 in Malaysia, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 1.02 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, female population in Malaysia reached an all time high of 16.3 mil in 2019 and an all time low of 2.97 mil in 1950. When compared to Malaysia's main peers, female population in Cambodia amounted to 8.32 mil, 2.97 mil in Singapore, 28.8 mil in Thailand and 47.6 mil in Vietnam in 2019.
Malaysia has been ranked 43rd within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of female population, 4 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Female population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all female residents, regardless of legal status or citizenship, except for refugees not permanently settled in the country of asylum, who are generally considered part of the population of their country of origin.