Mastering Malay will take from you 36 hours or 900 weeks in a class according to FSI. Difficulty category for mastering it is evaluated - point.
Learning Korean might seem like a overwhelming thing to do. FSI has concluded that it takes 2200 hours or 88 weeks in a class to learn the language. The difficulty point is 3.
You will most likely find people, who speaks Malay in Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Brunei, and East Timor, Parts of Thailand.
Number of native speakers is about 77,000,000.
Number of fluent speakers is about 300,000,000. The biggest country in which Malay is used as a native language is Malaysia.
Native speakers of Korean are mostly from Republic of Korea (South Korea) and are about 48,500,000 people.
Korean are spoken fluently by 77,200,000 people.
The language is spoken in Korea, Japan, Russia, the U.S., Singapore, Thailand.
Malay came from Malayo-Polynesian branch of the Austronesian language family.
Koreanic language family is the origin of Korean language.