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Unit4 Ch.8


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Ethnic Composition of the Malaysian Population

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Unit4 Ch.8

  1. 1. Chapter 8 : Ethnic Composition of the Malaysian Population <ul><li>Objectives: </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss the push and pull factors for migration </li></ul><ul><li>from Indonesia, China and India to Malaya. </li></ul><ul><li>2. Discuss ethnic composition of Malaysia </li></ul><ul><li>in term of size, economy,politics,social and </li></ul><ul><li>culture. </li></ul><ul><li>3. Describe the communities and the background </li></ul><ul><li>of population in Malaysia. </li></ul>
  2. 2. Introduction <ul><li>Malaysia = multi-ethnic country. </li></ul><ul><li>Each ethnic group divided into sub-ethnic groups e.g </li></ul><ul><li>Chinese subdivided based on dialect,origin province </li></ul><ul><li>in China and culture. </li></ul><ul><li>3. Refer to pg 139-144 on ethnic composition of Malaysia </li></ul><ul><li>based on age structure, states, occupation and income. </li></ul><ul><li>4. References- </li></ul><ul><li>i. The Statistical Department of Malaysia ( ) </li></ul><ul><li>ii. The Eight Malaysian Plan book. </li></ul><ul><li>iii. The Malaysian Economy in Figures-2008 , from the Economic Planning Unit(EPU), Prime </li></ul><ul><li>Minister’s Department Malaysia. ( </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>The Chinese and Indians came to Malaya in large numbers in mid-19 th century. </li></ul><ul><li>Most came as workers in tin mining and plantation industry. </li></ul><ul><li>Prior to this, the population of Malaya consisted mainly of Malays and indigenious communities. </li></ul>
  4. 4. ANS
  5. 8. <ul><li>The aborigines in Peninsular Malaysia are mainly animists. </li></ul><ul><li>There are also Muslims and Christians. </li></ul>
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