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BumiChindia: Land of the Chinese and the Indians

In 1947, out of every 100 people you met in the Federation of Malaya, 44 were Malays, 39 Chinese, 11 Indians and 5 Indonesians, according to the 1947 census figures.

The population of 1947, in what was termed “British Malaya” (Singapore excluded), was 4,878,400.

  • The Malays inclusive of Indonesians were 2,398,200 or 49.2 percent.

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