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Wednesday, 15 August 2018|

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
  2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Area (km2)* 124,450 124,451 124,451    
Population (million)          
  Total 2.66 2.70 2.74    
  Male 1.39 1.41 1.43    
  Female 1.28 1.29 1.31    
Average Annual Population Growth Rate (%) 0.8 1.4 1.4    
Birth and Death ( per 1,000 population )          
  Crude Birth Rate 15.4 14.7 13.9    
  Crude Death Rate 4.4 4.5 4.6    
Total Fertility Rate # 2.0 1.9 1.7    
Life Expectancy at Birth (years)          
  Male 74.5 74.6 74.5 74.7p 75.3e
  Female 78.3 78.3 78.3 78.5p 78.9e
Gross Domestic Product (GDP)          
  GDP at constant 2010 prices (RM million) 102,359 106,415 108,905e 113,982p  
  GDP per capita at current prices (RM) 44,611 44,141 44,379e 49,327p  
  GDP Growth (%) 4.4 4.0 2.3e 4.7p  
Employment 2          
  Labour Force ('000) 1,271.4 1,258.3 1,260.2 1,290.7  
  Employed ('000) 1,232.2 1,214.8 1,218.2 1,251.8  
  Unemployed ('000) 39.2 43.5 41.9 38.9  
  Labour Force Participation Rates, LFPR (%)          
       Total 70.3 68.4 67.7 67.8  
       Male 83.8 82.7 82.4 81.8  
       Female 55.1 52.4 51.1 52.1  
  Unemployment Rate (%) 3.1 3.5 3.3 3.0  

Note:

  1. 2014 - 2018: 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.