↑ Top
DOSM Community
Respondent
Public
Wednesday, 14 November 2018|

Sabah

Sabah is located on the north of the island of Borneo and bounded:
i. South China Sea in the north, east and west; 
ii. Indonesia in the south; and 
iii. Sarawak and W.P. Labuan in the southwest
 
Sabah @ a Glance
  2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Area (km2)* 73,902 73,904 73,904    
Population (million)          
  Total 3.67 3.72 3.80 3.86 3.90e
  Male 1.92 1.94 1.99 2.01 2.04e
  Female 1.75 1.78 1.82 1.84 1.86e
Average Annual Population Growth Rate (%) 1.6 1.4 1.5 1.4 1.1e
Birth and Death ( per 1,000 population )          
  Crude Birth Rate* 15.6 14.7 13.7 13.6  
  Crude Death Rate 3.3 3.4 3.4 3.6  
Total Fertility Rate # 1.7 1.6 1.4 1.4  
Life Expectancy at Birth (years) 6          
  Male 72.2 72.3 72.7 73.1p 73.9e
  Female 75.5 75.8 76.2 76.8p 77.6e
Gross Domestic Product (GDP)          
  GDP at constant 2010 prices (RM million) 66,361 70,536 73,825e 79,864p  
  GDP per capita at current prices (RM) 19,729 19,778 21,086e 23,979p  
  GDP Growth (%) 5.0 6.3 4.7e 8.2p  
Employment 2          
  Labour Force ('000) 1,831.6 1,863.4 1,927.1 1,903.4  
  Employed ('000) 1,740.9 1,771.1 1,823.7 1,795.9  
  Unemployed ('000) 90.6 92.3 103.3 107.5  
  Labour Force Participation Rates, LFPR (%)          
       Total 69.7 69.5 70.8 68.4  
       Male 85.3 86.1 85.4 84.8  
       Female 52.4 51.2 54.7 50.1  
  Unemployment Rate (%) 4.9 5.0 5.4 5.6  

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. Includes F.T. Labuan.
  7. The added total may differ due to rounding.
  8. * Source: Department of Survey and Mapping Malaysia