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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
  2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Area (km2)* 124,450        
Population (million)          
  Total 2.77 2.79 2.81e    
  Male 1.44 1.46 1.47e    
  Female 1.32 1.34 1.35e    
Average Annual Population Growth Rate (%) 1.0 0.9 0.8e    
Birth and Death ( per 1,000 population )          
  Crude Birth Rate 13.6        
  Crude Death Rate 4.7        
Total Fertility Rate # 1.7        
Life expectancy at birth (years)          
  Male 74.4 74.6 74.6p 74.6e  
  Female 78.2 78.4 78.4p 78.4e  
Gross Domestic Product (GDP)          
  GDP at constant 2015 prices (RM million) 130,106e 132,665p      
  GDP per capita at current prices (RM) 50,149e 52,301p      
  GDP Growth (%) 4.5e 2.0p      
Employment 2          
  Labour Force ('000) 1,292.6 1,316.7 1,346.8    
  Employed ('000) 1,253.7 1,274.4 1,304.7    
  Unemployed ('000) 38.9 42.3 42.1    
  Labour Force Participation Rates, LFPR (%)          
       Total 67.8 67.9 68.4    
       Male 81.8 82.6 83.3    
       Female 52.1 51.5 51.7    
  Unemployment Rate (%) 3.0 3.2 3.1    

Note:

  1. 2016 - 2019: Population Estimates based on the adjusted Population and Housing Census of Malaysia 2010.
  2. # Total Fertility Rate: The rate per woman aged 15 - 49 years.
  3. p Preliminary.
  4. e Estimate.
  5. The added total may differ due to rounding.
  6. * Source: Department of Survey and Mapping Malaysia.