How many people in Malaysia are under the age of 15?
In 2010, Malaysia had an estimated population of 25,715,819, with an annual growth rate of 2 percent. About 31.4 percent of the population is under the age of 15. Malaysia's population includes many ethnic groups, although the politically dominant Malays are in the majority.
By constitutional definition, all Malays are Muslim. About a quarter of the population is ethnic Chinese, a group which historically played an important role in trade and business.