Malaysia: Diabetes prevalence

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 Malaysia

Diabetes prevalence, percent of population ages 20-79

 Latest value 19
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2011 - 2021
 Average 15.55
 Min - Max 12.1 - 19
 Source International Diabetes Federation
For that indicator, we provide data for Malaysia from 2011 to 2021. The average value for Malaysia during that period was 15.55 percent with a minimum of 12.1 percent in 2011 and a maximum of 19 percent in 2021. The latest value from 2021 is 19 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 195 countries is 8.60 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Malaysia - Diabetes prevalence - recent values




Definition: Diabetes prevalence refers to the percentage of people ages 20-79 who have type 1 or type 2 diabetes. It is calculated by adjusting to a standard population age-structure.


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