Johor Bahru is the capital city of Johor State (Johor) in Malaysia. The city of Johor Bahru has been identified as one of the key competitive cities for economic development, other than Kuala Lumpur, Bandar Kuching and Kota Kinabalu. Johor Bahru metropolitan area includes the Johor Bahru district, Kulai Municipal Council, and parts of Pontian District CouncilThe establishment of Iskandar Malaysia city (IM), has provided various development benefits in context of attracting domestic and foreign investors to the city. During the period 2007-16, total foreign investments in Iskandar Malaysia accounted for 47.7% of total investments, which were primarily in land, residential, commercial, and industrial properties
“City Profile - Johor Bahru” provides historical and forecast data on key city level metrics along with analytical coverage of the latest political, economic, social, technological, infrastructural, legal and environmental issues affecting Johor Bahru. The report contains detailed tourism, retail, construction, technology and public infrastructure data and insight into economic, social, and industry trends.
- The service sector remains the key contributor to the regional economy - and the major employer.
- Tourism has been identified under the enhanced Comprehensive Development Plan (2014-25) as one of the five big moves to propel economic growth. Strong performance is observed in the construction sector with increasing employment and building completions.
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- City Snapshot
- PEST Analysis
- Technology and Infrastructure
- Internal Transport Networks
- Business Environment Analysis
- Travel and Tourism
- Tourism Flows
- Construction and Real Estate
- Real Estate Market
- Retail Market
- Consumption, Income and Prices
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List of Tables
Table 1: Johor Bahru metropolitan area - key facts (estimates), 2018
Table 2: Johor Bahru metropolitan area - real GDP and real GDP growth, 2000-25
Table 3: Johor Bahru metropolitan area - economic growth comparison (Index 2010=100), 2000-25
Table 4: Johor Bahru metropolitan area - GDP per capita comparison, 2000-25 (US$)
Table 5:Johor Bahru metropolitan area - employment structure, 2000-25 (% of total)
Table 6: Johor Bahru metropolitan area - population comparison, 2000-25 (million)
Table 7: Johor Bahru metropolitan area - population by age, 2000-25 (% of total)
Table 8: Senai International Airport - passenger traffic, 2015-17
Table 9: Senai International Airport - cargo traffic (tons), 2015-17
Table 10: Senai International Airport - aircraft movement, 2015-17
Table 11: Johor Port - indicators, 2018
Table 12: Johor Port - total cargo throughput (‘000 tons), 2015-17
Table 13: Johor Port - total container throughput (TEUs), 2015-17
Table 14: Johor Port - number of ships, 2015-17
Table 15: Johor state - domestic tourist arrivals (million), 2015-17
Table 16: Johor state - hotel guests, 2014-17
Table 17: Johor state - hotel indicators, 2014-18
Table 18: Johor state - hotel indicators, 2014-17
Table 19: Johor Bahrumetropolitan area - MICE and other events
List of Figures
Figure 1: Johor Bahru metropolitan area - real GDP and real GDP growth, 2000-25
Figure 2: Johor Bahru metropolitan area - economic growth comparison (Index 2010=100), 2000-25
Figure 3: Johor Bahru metropolitan area - GDP per capita comparison, 2000-25
Figure 4: Johor Bahru metropolitan area - employment structure, 2000-25 (% of total)
Figure 5: Johor Bahru metropolitan area - population comparison, 2000-25 (million)
Figure 6: Johor Bahru metropolitan area - population by age, 2000-25 (% of total)