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Table 1 Data showing Malaysian Demographics, Economic, Health Status and Provision of Health Services

From: Contextualizing chronicity: a perspective from Malaysia

Indicator (unit) 2006*
Gross Domestic Product (Ringgit Million, Constant Prices) 277,263
Population (millions) 27
Crude Birth Rate (number of births per 1,000 population) 18
Crude Death Rate (number of deaths per 1,000 population) 4.5
Life Expectancy at Birth (years) 71.6 (male), 76.2 (female)
Infant Mortality Rate (number of infant deaths per 1,000 live births) 6.7
Maternity Mortality Rate (number of maternal deaths per 100,000 live births) 30
Hospital Beds per 1,000 Population 1.45 (public), 0.44 (private)
Physicians per 1,000 Population 0.50 (public), 0.32 (private)
Nurses per 1,000 Population 1.90 (public), 0.51 (private)
  1. N.B. *Data extracted from "Health financing note East Asia and Pacific region" [11]