Some implications of rapid population growth in Peninsular Malaysia.

by Persekutuan Persatuan-Persatuan Perancangan Keluarga Malaysia.

Publisher: Federation of Family Planning Associations, Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur

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LC ClassificationsHB3644.6 .P37 1973
The Physical Object
Pagination36 p. ;
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4869791M
LC Control Number75940149

In Malaysia, the elderly are still a relatively neglected group of people in that little priority is given to the important health issues associated with an aging population. This paper examines some of the relevant findings obtained during a survey which was carriedoutin / These findings have serious policy implications concern­.   Our dung-count based survey in the ERL produced an estimate of (95% CI [80–]) elephants in the 2, km2 area. The population is thus of national significance, containing possibly the second largest elephant population in Peninsular Malaysia, and with effective management elephant numbers could probably double.   In and , Malaysia achieved strong economic recovery and, if economic growth at an annual rate of percent continues, within the next years Malaysia may join the international club of developed nations. Cage aquaculture sector had started in Peninsular Malaysia circa s (Tan, ). Meanwhile, in Sabah and Sarawak (East Malaysia), the aquaculture sector had only started to grow in the early s. Currently, Malaysia's aquaculture comprises of three common practices which are fresh water, brackish-water and marine aquaculture.

Malaysia - Malaysia - Agriculture, forestry, and fishing: Agriculture, forestry, and fishing once formed the basis of the Malaysian economy, but between and the early 21st century their contribution to the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) declined from roughly one-third to less than one-tenth. Similarly, the proportion of the labour force engaged in agriculture decreased from. Economic growth plays a vital role in the expansion of construction activities in Malaysia. The overall Growth Domestic Product (GDP) for the country grew from % in to % in Construction industries in Peninsular Malaysia are among the strong sectors of the economy and attached with some . Sabah and Sarawak from those of Peninsular Malaysia. Consequently in some cases we are able to present trade data only for Peninsular Malaysia and not the whole country. The study is divided into eleven sections. Following the Introduction, section discusses the rapid growth in the Malaysian manufacturing sector during the last two decades. The economy of Malaysia is the sixth largest in Southeast Asia according to the International Monetary Fund It is also the 39th largest economy in the world.. Malaysia has a newly industrialized market economy, which is relatively open and state-oriented. The Malaysian economy is highly robust and diversified with the export value of high-tech products in standing at US$

The short mean time of days for development of the A. albopictus larvae has important epidemiological implications. Clearly, a rapid development will favor high pupal population size. With a quick development, larvae are less subjected to parasite infections and predation as . The fate of the Malayan tiger hangs by a whisker. WWF-Malaysia’s Tiger Lead, Dr. Mark Rayan Darmaraj said, “Almost a decade ago, Royal Belum State Park, part of Malaysia’s three tiger priority sites, used to have the highest density of tigers in the country .   The rate may be positive or negative. The growth rate is a factor in determining how great a burden would be imposed on a country by the changing needs of its people for infrastructure (e.g., schools, hospitals, housing, roads), resources (e.g., food, water, electricity), and jobs. Rapid population growth can be seen as more. The demographics of Malaysia are represented by the multiple ethnic groups that exist in the ia's population, according to the census, is 28,, including non-citizens, which makes it the 42nd most populated country in the world. Of these, million live in East Malaysia and million live in Peninsular Malaysia. The population distribution is uneven, with some 79%.

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One of the issues identified is related to the lopsided urban population growth rates. The West Coast states experienced higher urban population growth. Analysis. Electronic books Vital statistics Statistics, Vital: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Saw, Swee-Hock, Population of Peninsular Malaysia.

Singapore. This article discusses the process of population growth and urbanisation in Peninsular Malaysia from to whereby urban population data from. Malaysia is a developing country, the population growth, high income and rapid urban growth and urbanization have headed to an increase in travel demand.

In. and which produced population growth of percent per annum. The extent of immigration can easily be gauged by comparing the population growth rate. One of the issues identified was related to imbalanced urban population growth rate where higher urban population growth occurs in the West Coast states.

Analysis of growth rates between the yearsfound Malacca and Selangor registered high annual average population growth rate in Peninsular Malaysia which is and per cent. This is a direct consequence of the decades of socio-economic development and public health policies where falling fertility and rising longevity have resulted in the rise of new generations.

Residential construction by private developers in peninsular Malaysian cities City (iouse type population ratio % Annual growth Detached Terrace Flat Shop Toial Alor Seiar 0 57 Sungei Peiani 0 45 Kulim 0 2 75 Georgetown2 Schultz, T.

Paul (). “School Expenditures and Enrollments, – The Effects of Income, Prices and Population Growth.” In D. Gale Johnson and Ronald D. Lee, eds., Population Growth and Economic Development: Issues and Evidence.

Madison: University of. responses that rapid population growth requires. That is why rapid population growth is, above all, a development problem. discussion of the effects of population growth on countries, this chapter will touch on a theme intro-duced in Chapter 4: the implications of high fertil-ity for poor people and for income inequality.

is limited to Peninsular Malaysia. InPeninsular Malaysia had a population of million, of whom 53% were identified as Malays, 36% as Chinese, 11% as Indians, and less than 1% as members of other ethnic groups.9 Considered the indigenous population, the Malays are descendants of migrants who came from central Asia about 2, years ago.

The second edition of this book presents a most comprehensive and up-to-date analysis of the multiracial population of Malaysia, with painstaking effort and skill of the author in interpreting the vast array of materials and statistics at his disposal.

Based on census population inthe population in Peninsular Malaysia is million with an annual population growth is per year (Department of Statistics Malaysia ).

Population growth is high, namely per cent (), per cent and percent (). declines in overall fertility will reduce Malaysia's population growth to 2% per year from % during the s. The population is expected to increase to million bymillion byand million by on the east of the Peninsular Malaysia, western Sarawak.

The population growth, changing consumption patterns, and rapid urbanization contribute significantly to the growing volumes of solid. health aspects of population growth.

For this exercise, infant mortality rate was used as the considering the implications of such a policy, services in Peninsular Malaysia: physicians, nursing staff and hospital beds per 1, population ( - ). The current annual rate of population growth is %, with Sabah growing at a higher rate of % and Sarawak Table I shows the trends in population size and growth rates in the different regions of Malaysia over the past 40 years.

Table I Estimated population size, distribution and growth rate Year (A) Size (') Mapping Ethnic groups in Malaysia / by W. Donald McTaggart and Duane Stormont; The population of Malaysia / Saw Swee-Hock; Penduduk Malaysia dari perspektif geografi / Katiman Rostam; Some implications of rapid population growth in Peninsular Malaysia; Far Eastern Group: new villages in the Federation of Malaya.

With the rapid population growth ofthe last few decades, there isalarge and growing laborsurplusin most rural areas; and in manydevelopingcountries,thereisasubstantialexodustourbanareas. A project of Malaysia Study Programme of ISEAS, this book covers Malaysia since its formation inusing statistics collected in the four pan-Malaysia Population.

> Does Malaysia lack fertile land. Yes. The soil in Malaysia tends to be of poor quality and has a high content of clay and iron which gives the soil a reddish-brown color. This is due to the process of laterization which is caused by the high am. The growth of the urban population in Malaysia has created several issues pertaining to the basic needs of people such as housing, health, education, and sanitation facilities, and the most urgent problems are urban poverty and housing for the lower income group.

opportunities, challenges and problems associated with rapid population growth in the Klang Valley will be examined. Overview of Population Growth and Internal Migration in Malaysia Published data and the two per cent sample data of the Population Census of Malaysia form the basis of this study.

Unlike previous censuses which used the de facto. Peninsular Malaysia (Malay: Semenanjung Malaysia), also known as Malaya or West Malaysia, is the part of Malaysia which occupies the southern half of the Malay Peninsula and the surrounding islands.

Its area issquare kilometres (51, sq mi), which is nearly 40% of the total area of the country; the other 60% is East comparison, it is slightly larger than England. Over the course of the twentieth century, Southeast Asia's population will have grown from 80 to million.

Much of this extraordinary growth is due to the very rapid decline in mortality over the second half of the century, but the socioeconomic and political attributes of late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Southeast Asian societies also contributed to rapid population growth.

Peninsular Malaysia (Figure 3). Inthe total population of the Klang Valley is about millions with population density of 1, people per square kilometre. The pace of urbanization in Peninsular Malaysia was slower in the most recent intercensal interval, tothan in the previous period, toMost of the small change in the rural-urban balance from to appears due to the growth of towns into the urban classification rather than to a redistribution of population into the previous urban settlements.

left Malaysia and became an independent state in Because of the lack of comparable data prior to and quite different pat-terns of historical development, our analysis is limited to Peninsu-lar Malaysia. InPeninsular Malaysia had a population of million, of whom 53 percent identified as Malays, 36 percent as Chinese, This valuable book summarizes recent research by experts from both the natural and social sciences on the effects of population growth on land use.

It is a useful introduction to a field in which little quantitative research has been conducted and in which there is a great deal of public controversy. The population in Malaysia grew to million people in This is in line with a steady positive trend that has been happening since at least and is forecast to continue until at least.

Malaysia - Malaysia - People: The people of Malaysia are unevenly distributed between Peninsular and East Malaysia, with the vast majority living in Peninsular Malaysia. The population shows great ethnic, linguistic, cultural, and religious diversity. Within this diversity, a significant distinction is made for administrative purposes between indigenous peoples (including Malays), collectively.The rate of population growth in Peninsular Malaysia was percent/year during – The World Bank () projects the rate to remain at this level during – and to fall to percent/year during – The urban population has been growing more rapidly than the rural population.Census revealed that the total population of Malaysia was million, compared with million in (Chart 1).

This gives an average annual population growth rate of per cent for the period The rate was lower compared to that of per cent during (Chart 2).