The Population of Peninsular Malaysia
Singapore University Press, National University of Singapore, 1988 - Business & Economics - 342 pages
This book is by far the most comprehensive study of the multi-racial population of Peninsular Malaysia in terms of the data used and topics covered in the nine chapters and four appendices. The book demonstrates clearly the painstaking effort and skill of the author in compiling and interpreting the vast amount of data from all the available population censuses, vital registration system and administrative records. The strength of the book lies in the author's deep familiarity with the country, particularly the social and economic developments which are relevant to the study.
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Population Growth Distribution and Structure
Internal Population Movements
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age at marriage age-specific agricultural Alive at Beginning annual Average Number Beginning of Age birth rate Births and Deaths census cent changes Chinese Protectorate Chinese women death rates differentials distribution divorce Dying during Age Exact Age experienced Family Planning Federated Malay Federation of Malaya female fertility decline fertility rates figures foreign-born Government Press increase indentured immigrants Indian Immigration intercensal period Johore Kedah Kelantan Kuala Lumpur labour force Malacca Malay women Malaya Malays Chinese Indians male marriage age married Mortality Rate Number movement Muslim Negri Sembilan Number Alive occupational Ordinance Pahang participation rate pattern Penang Peninsular Malaysia Perak Percentage Perlis persons Population Census population growth programme proportion single quinary age groups Rate Number Dying recruited reduction registration rise rural areas Saw Swee-Hock Second Malaysia Plan sector Selangor sex ratio Singapore Straits Settlements three main races three races total number trend Trengganu urban area urban population urbanisation