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Kedah

Area of Kedah 9,481.1 km²
Population 2.1 million
Male Population 1,045,017 (50.8%)
Female Population 1,013,310 (49.2%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +120%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +23.4%
Median Age 25.6 years old
Male Median Age 25.1 years old
Female Median Age 26.1 years old
Timezone Pacific Daylight Time

Kedah Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 935,679 1,335,072 1,668,466 2,058,327
Population Density 98.7 / km² 140.8 / km² 176.0 / km² 217.1 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Kedah Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 23.4% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Kedah +120% +54.2% +23.4%
Malaysia +146.3% +66.6% +29.5%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Kedah Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 93,374 88,957 182,331
5-9 102,834 96,787 199,621
10-14 121,188 111,541 232,729
15-19 110,011 105,125 215,137
20-24 93,956 88,362 182,319
25-29 82,899 74,787 157,687
30-34 69,693 65,877 135,570
35-39 66,834 67,501 134,335
40-44 65,006 67,680 132,686
45-49 63,296 62,830 126,127
50-54 55,149 57,289 112,439
55-59 45,396 46,436 91,833
60-64 34,461 34,878 69,339
65-69 21,966 23,623 45,590
70-74 18,928 21,602 40,531
75-79 12 16 29
80-84 8 10 19
85 Plus 4 8 13
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Kedah Population Density

Population Density: 217.1 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Kedah 2.1 million 9,481.1 km² 217.1 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Kedah Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1700 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
1700 47,989 n/a n/a
1800 62,902 2.7% 1,491
1900 187,586 11.5% 12,468
1910 223,388 19.1% 35,802
1920 291,883 30.7% 68,495
1930 368,296 26.2% 76,413
1940 452,892 23% 84,596
1950 509,674 12.5% 56,782
1960 672,869 32% 163,195
1970 875,324 30.1% 202,455
1990 1,335,072 23.5% 229,874
2000 1,668,466 25% 333,394
2020 2,213,831 15.2% 272,682
2030 2,505,088 13.2% 291,257
2040 2,749,896 9.8% 244,808
2050 2,935,765 6.8% 185,869
2060 3,071,441 4.6% 135,676
2070 3,154,281 2.7% 82,840
2080 3,180,199 0.8% 25,918
2090 3,150,720 -0.9% -29,479
2100 3,085,736 -2.1% -64,984
Sources:
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-9-927-2017, 2017.

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Kedah CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Kedah 12,715,350 t 6.18 t 1,341 t/km²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
Landslide Medium (6)
Flood High (10)
Earthquake Medium (2.1)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Other places in Malaysia

Place Area Population Population Density
Johor 19,147 km² 3.6 million 186.4 / km²
Kelantan 15,025.9 km² 1.5 million 102.2 / km²
Melaka 1,665.9 km² 885,955 531.8 / km²
Negeri Sembilan 6,654.3 km² 1.1 million 158.7 / km²
Pahang 35,939.7 km² 1.5 million 42.5 / km²
Penang 1,052.6 km² 1.7 million 1,571 / km²
Perak 20,965.3 km² 2.4 million 116.4 / km²
Perlis 812.6 km² 236,481 291.0 / km²
Sabah 74,156.6 km² 3.6 million 48.5 / km²
Sarawak 124,361 km² 2.6 million 20.7 / km²
Selangor 7,963 km² 6.2 million 775.3 / km²
Trengganu 12,959.4 km² 1.1 million 81.7 / km²
Wilayah Persekutuan 378.3 km² 1.9 million 4,894 / km²
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