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|LPPKN - National Population and Family Development Board, Malaysia
|Demographic dividend, Ageing, Population
|In 2020, Malaysia's economy was one of the largest in Southeast Asia, boasting a population of 32.4 million. As a relatively young country, Malaysia has undergone significant improvements in education and healthcare facilities over the last few decades, leading to rapidly changing demographics. These changes in the population structure will open windows of opportunity to harness the first and second demographic dividends.