• Brunei
  • Cambodia
  • Indonesia
  • Laos
  • Malaysia
  • Myanmar
  • Philippines
  • Singapore
  • Thailand
  • Timor Leste
  • Vietnam


Key Indicators

  • Capital


  • Main Industries/Sectors

    Automobiles & Automotive Parts; Electronics; Financial Services; Tourism



  • Population

    68,297,546 (2017)c

  • Sex Ratio

    0.97 male(s)/female (2017 est.)b

  • HDI

    0.740 (2015)c

  • GDP (Total)

    $455.4 billion (2017 est.)b

  • GDP (Per Capita)

    $17,900 (2017 est.)b

  • Industry/Sectors (GDP Contribution)

    Agriculture: 8.2%
    Industry: 36.2%
    Services: 55.6% (2017)b

  • Poverty Rate

    7.2% (2015 est.)b


  • Education Index

    0.641 (2015)c

  • Adult Literacy Rate (% Ages 15 and Older)

    96.7% (2015)c

  • Expected Years of Schooling

    13.6 (2015)c

  • Mean Years of Schooling (Adults)

    7.9 (2015)c

  • School Dropout Rate

    6.5% (2013)c


  • Unemployment Rate (Total)

    1.1% (2015)c

  • Unemployment Rate (Youth -15 -24 Old)

    5.3% (2015)b

  • Composition of Workforce

    Agriculture: 31.8%
    Industry: 16.7%
    Services: 51.5% (2015 est.)b

  • a Population Pyramid
    b CIA World Factbook
    c UNDP HDR

    For official government data on key indicators, please refer to data released by official government source(s).

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