Malaysia is a country in South-East Asia bordering Thailand and Singapore, with its capital at Kuala Lumpur and population of approximately 31 million people. A member of the Commonwealth Nations, Malaysia also has a strong economic record in the region with an increasing GDP for the past 50 years, focused primarily in the areas of natural resources, science, tourism, commerce and medical tourism. It has a highly diverse ecosystem and is estimated to contain 20% of the world’s animal species, including unique ones such as the Malayan tiger, the proboscis monkey and oriental hornbill birds.

Famous for being a multi-ethnic country, Malaysia is represented by the ethnic Malay with large minorities of Malaysian Chinese and Indians. Although Malaysians speak several languages including English, Chinese, and Tamil, Bahasa Malaysia is the official language. Major religions include Islam, Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Confucianism, and Taoism.

Average Monthly Earnings

Employment-to-Population Ratio

Unemployment Rate

Employment by Sector

Agriculture 11.3%
Industry 27.7%
Services 61.0%

Employment Distribution by Education

Age 15+

Less than Basic 2.7%
Basic 30.5%
Intermediate 43.5%
Advanced 23.4%
Level Not Stated 0%

Age 15-24

Less than Basic 3.5%
Basic 28.0%
Intermediate 54.2%
Advanced 14.3%
Level Not Stated 0%

Age 15-64

Less than Basic 2.7%
Basic 30.5%
Intermediate 43.5%
Advanced 23.4%
Level Not Stated 0%

Age 25+

Less than Basic 2.5%
Basic 31.0%
Intermediate 41.3%
Advanced 25.1%
Level Not Stated 0%

Schedule a Demo

Would you bike to work if given the opportunity? What if your employer provided you with a free bike or a free commuter ticket? Environmental sustainability is highly emphasized in this country, & employers are offering their employees rewards for choosing to bike or commute!

When doing business in various countries, ensuring that documents are translated appropriately is critical. Global People Strategist offers translation services to give you confidence when translating foreign documents! #InternationalTranslationDay #TranslationServices

By 2050, the United Nations projects that half of the world’s population growth will be concentrated in just 9 countries: India, Nigeria, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pakistan, Ethiopia, the United Republic of Tanzania, the United States of America, Uganda, and Indonesia

Today is the European Day of Languages which aims to encourage language learning for citizens all across Europe! More than 54% of European citizens currently speak more than one language! #EuropeanDayofLanguages #Europe #BusinessinEurope #Languages #BiLangual #GlobalBusiness

Did you Know? The ILO estimates that during the second quarter of 2020, 557 million workers worked from home, accounting for about 18% of the global workforce! Did you work from home in 2020? #InternationaLabourOrganization #ILO #RemoteWork #WorkFromHome #GlobalWorkforce

Load More...