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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
  2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Area (km2)* 124,451 124,451 124,450    
Population (million)          
  Total 2.70 2.74 2.77 2.79 2.81e
  Male 1.41 1.43 1.44 1.46 1.47e
  Female 1.29 1.31 1.32 1.34 1.35e
Average Annual Population Growth Rate (%) 1.4 1.4 1.0 0.9 0.8e
Birth and Death ( per 1,000 population )          
  Crude Birth Rate 14.7 13.9 13.6    
  Crude Death Rate 4.5 4.6 4.7    
Total Fertility Rate # 1.9 1.7 1.7    
Life expectancy at birth (years)          
  Male 74.6 74.5 74.4 74.4p 74.6e
  Female 78.3 78.3 78.2 78.3p 78.9e
Gross Domestic Product (GDP)          
  GDP at constant 2015 prices (RM million) 121,585 124,513 130,106e 132,665p  
  GDP per capita at current prices (RM) 45,006 45,346 50,149e 52,301p  
  GDP Growth (%)   2.4 4.5e 2.0p  
Employment 2          
  Labour Force ('000) 1,258.3 1,260.2 1,292.6 1,316.7  
  Employed ('000) 1,214.8 1,218.2 1,253.7 1,274.4  
  Unemployed ('000) 43.5 41.9 38.9 42.3  
  Labour Force Participation Rates, LFPR (%)          
       Total 68.4 67.7 67.8 67.9  
       Male 82.7 82.4 81.8 82.6  
       Female 52.4 51.1 52.1 51.5  
  Unemployment Rate (%) 3.5 3.3 3.0 3.2  

Note:

  1. 2015 - 2019: Population Estimates based on the adjusted Population and Housing Census of Malaysia 2010.
  2. Employment data in 2010 and 2011 has been revised based on the latest population estimates from the Census of Population and Housing 2010, which was adjusted for under-enumeration.
  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.