The total population was 28.3 million of which 91.8 per cent were Malaysian citizens and 8.2 per cent were non-citizens. Malaysian citizens consist of the ethnic groups Bumiputera (67.4%), Chinese (24.6%), Indians (7.3%) and Others (0.7%).
What percentage of Malaysian population is Chinese?
22.6 percent In 2020, 69.6 percent of the Malaysian population were classified as Bumiputera, while 22.6 percent were classified as ethnic Chinese.
Are Malaysians considered Chinese?
The Malaysian Chinese, also known as Chinese Malaysians (Chinese: 馬來西亞華人; Malay: Orang Cina Malaysia), are Malaysian citizens of Han Chinese ethnicity. They form the second largest ethnic group after the Malay majority constituting 23% of the Malaysian population.
What is the percentage of Malays in Malaysia?
50.8% In 2015 population estimate, with the total population of 15.7 million, Malaysian Malays form 50.8% of Malaysias demographics, the largest ethnic group in the country.
How many races are in Malaysia?
The largest group of Malaysians consist of three main races, namely the Malays, Chinese and Indians. Orang Asli are the natives in Peninsular Malaysia and is generally divided into three major groups, namely the Negrito, Senoi and Proto-Malay.