List of territorial entities where Malay is an official language

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The following is a list of sovereign states that have Malay as an official language.

Malay Linguasphere.
  Indonesia
  Malaysia
  Singapore and Brunei, where Standard Malay is an official language
  East Timor, where Indonesian is a working language
  Southern Thailand and the Cocos Isl., where other varieties of Malay are spoken

Sovereign states

Countries where Malay is a de jure official language
Country Region Population1 Primary language?
 Indonesia Asia 237,424,363[1] Yes
 Malaysia Asia 30,018,242[2] Yes
 Singapore Asia 5,469,700[3] Yes
 Brunei Asia 417,200[4] Yes

References

  1. ^ "Population Projection by Province, 2010–2035". Central Bureau of Statistics. Archived from the original on 25 July 2015. Retrieved 18 May 2015.
  2. ^ "Malaysia Population Clock". Department of Statistics, Malaysia. Archived from the original on 5 December 2013. Retrieved 16 March 2014.
  3. ^ "Statistics Singapore - Latest Data - Population (Mid-Year Estimates)". Statistics Singapore. June 2014. Archived from the original on 5 November 2014. Retrieved 3 November 2014.
  4. ^ "National Statistics". depd.gov.bn. Archived from the original on 11 November 2016. Retrieved 1 July 2015.
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