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||LPPKN - National Population and Family Development Board, Malaysia: Population and Family Research Division
||Age structures, Population, Development, Demographic transition, Fertility, Malaysia
||Excerpts from Malaysia's country statement at the 40th session of the United Nations Commission on population and development, 9-13 April 2007, New York.
||The demographic transition in Malaysia is characterized by rapid declines in mortality and moderate declines in fertility. Rapid decline in mortality was due to the availability of modern medical and health facilities and the general improvement in socio-economic condition. While, steady decline in fertility due to the availability of family planning services and indirectly, due to the general improvement in the socio-economic conditions associated with development.