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Table 5 Actual TFR, iTFR, and xTFR by state in Malaysia, 2010

From: Deficiency in civil registration and vital statistics reporting in remote areas: the case of Sabah, Malaysia

State 2010 TFR iTFR xTFR Absolute difference (TFR and iTFR) Absolute difference (TFR and xTFR)
Malaysia 2.14 2.35 2.24 0.21 0.10
Johor 2.13 2.32 2.21 0.19 0.08
Kedah 2.58 2.59 2.61 0.01 0.03
Kelantan 3.68 2.58 2.76 1.10 0.92
Melaka 2.12 2.40 2.34 0.28 0.22
Negeri Sembilan 2.27 2.34 2.30 0.07 0.03
Pahang 2.47 3.01 2.87 0.54 0.40
Perak 2.34 2.05 2.13 0.29 0.21
Perlis 2.60 2.29 2.28 0.31 0.32
Pulau Pinang 1.56 1.86 1.75 0.30 0.19
Sabah 1.84 2.85 2.70 1.01 0.86
Sarawak 2.18 2.41 2.41 0.23 0.23
Selangor 1.91 2.11 1.83 0.20 0.08
Terengganu 3.48 2.80 2.92 0.68 0.56
Kuala Lumpur 1.55 1.80 1.60 0.25 0.05
Labuan 1.98 2.73 2.33 0.75 0.35
Putrajaya 2.40 3.17 2.00 0.77 0.40
  1. The bold values show the overall values for Malaysia (country as a whole) and Sabah (state as a whole)
  2. The iTFR and xTFR were computed using Eqs. (3) and (4), respectively
  3. Source: Actual TFR was obtained from Vital statistics, Malaysia, 2020 (DOSM, 2020f)