Vital Statistics Summary for Births and Deaths


Indicators Total / Rate
2011
Total  / Rate
2012
Live Birth
43383
41,850
Crude Birth Rate1
17.2
16.3
Death
11118
11,070
Crude Death Rate1
4.4
4.3
Natural Increase
32265
30,780
Crude Rate of Natural Increase
12.8
12
Stillbirth
194
166
Stillbirth Rate2
4.5
4.0
Perinatal Death
319
274
Perinatal Mortality Rate2
7.3
6.5
Neonatal death
181
159
Neonatal Mortality Rate3
4.2
3.8
Infant Death
281
270
Infant Mortality Rate3
6.5
6.5
Toddler Death
63
59
Toddler Mortality Rate4
0.4
0.3
Under-5 Mortality
344
329
Under-5 Mortality Rate3
7.9
7.9
Maternal Death
11
-
Maternal Mortality Ratio5
25.4
-
Total Fertility Rate6
2,230
2,102

 


1 The rates are per 1,000 population
2 The rates are per 1,000 births
3 The rates are per 1,000 live births
4 The rates are per 1,000 population aged 1-4 years
5 The ratios are per 100,000 live births
6 The rates are per 1,000 women aged 15-49 years

 


Source:  Department of Statistics Malaysia
Publication
: Vital Statistics Malaysia 2012
Publication Date: November 2013