Living in Malaysia

Malaysia Key Facts

32Area: 329,847 sq kmPopulation: 32,730,000 (December 2021 est.)Median age: 29.2 yearsCapital: Kuala LumpurEthnic Groups: Malay and indigenous 69.8%, Chinese 22.4%, Indian 6.8 %, other 1.0%, (2021 est.)Religions: Muslim 61.3%, Buddhist 19.8%, Christian 9.2%, Hindu 6.3%, Confucianism, Taoism and other traditional Chinese religions 1.3%, Other or Unspecified <1.4%, None 0.8% (2020 est.)GDP (purchasing power parity): $933.3 billion (2017 est.)GDP per capita: $10,617 (December 2021 est.)Unemployment: 4.2% (December 2021 est.) Other Facts Malaysia

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Telecommunications

Malaysia has a highly advanced communications infrastructure. Landlines for home and business are available almost anywhere in the country. Broadband and wireless Internet services are accessible in a growing area of KL and other major cities – broadband penetration currently stands at 21% and internet penetration at 63.5%. Handphones are everywhere with 1,026 mobile phone

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Motoring Guide

One of the most enjoyable things about living in Malaysia is getting behind the wheel and heading out on the open roads which take you through vibrant cities, coastal stretches, past highland mists and verdant jungles. Unlike most countries in South East Asia, Malaysia offers great driving opportunites as there is an impressive network of

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Housing

Malaysia offers a wide range of property types and locations for expats of all requirements, whether you are looking for a short-term rental or long-term investment. And given the expected economic turnaround as a result of the Government Transformation Programme, the outlook for the Malaysian property market is good. The Greater KL project, if successful,

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