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Sarawak

Sarawak is located in the northwest of the island of Borneo and bordered: 
i. Brunei in the north;
ii. Sabah in the northeast;
iii. Indonesia in the south; and
iv. South China Sea in the west.
 
Sarawak @ a Glance
  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Area (km2)* 124,450 124,450 124,451 124,451  
Population (million)          
  Total 2.64 2.66 2.70 2.74 2.77e
  Male 1.38 1.39 1.41 1.43 1.44e
  Female 1.26 1.28 1.29 1.31 1.32e
Average Annual Population Growth Rate (%) 2.8 0.8 1.4 1.4 1.1e
Birth and Death ( per 1,000 population )          
  Crude Birth Rate 15.3 15.4 14.7 13.9  
  Crude Death Rate 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6  
Total Fertility Rate # 1.9 2.0 1.9 1.7  
Life Expectancy (years)          
  Male 74.4 74.5 74.6 74.7p 75.1e
  Female 78.2 78.3 78.3 78.4p 78.6e
Gross Domestic Product (GDP)          
  GDP at constant 2010 prices (RM million) 98,089 102,359 106,307e 108,778p  
  GDP per capita at current prices (RM) 41,766 44,611 44,089e 44,333p  
  GDP Growth (%) 4.3 4.4 3.9e 2.3p  
Employment 2          
  Labour Force ('000) 1,234.2 1,271.4 1,258.3 1,260.2  
  Employed ('000) 1,188.5 1,232.2 1,214.8 1,218.2  
  Unemployed ('000) 45.7 39.2 43.5 41.9  
  Labour Force Participation Rates, LFPR (%)          
       Total 69.5 70.3 68.4 67.7  
       Male 83.7 83.8 82.7 82.4  
       Female 53.5 55.1 52.4 51.1  
  Unemployment Rate (%) 3.7 3.1 3.5 3.3  

Note:

  1. 2013 - 2017: Population Estimates based on the adjusted Population and Housing Census of Malaysia 2010.
  2. Starting 2011, the labour force statistics are estimated based on the latest current population estimates. Therefore the annually statistics labour force time series is updated.
  3. # Total Fertility Rate: The rate per woman aged 15-49 years.
  4. p Preliminary.
  5. e Estimate.
  6. The added total may differ due to rounding.
  7. * Source: Department of Survey and Mapping Malaysia.