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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
  2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Area (km2)* 73,904 73,904 73,904    
Population (million)          
  Total 3.72 3.80 3.86 3.90e  
  Male 1.94 1.99 2.01 2.04e  
  Female 1.78 1.82 1.84 1.86e  
Average Annual Population Growth Rate (%) 1.4 1.5 1.4 1.1e  
Birth and Death ( per 1,000 population )          
  Crude Birth Rate* 14.7 13.7 13.6    
  Crude Death Rate 3.4 3.4 3.6    
Total Fertility Rate # 1.6 1.4 1.4    
Life Expectancy at birth (years)6          
  Male 72.3 72.7 72.6 72.6p 72.4e
  Female 75.8 76.2 76.4 76.3p 76.1e
Gross Domestic Product (GDP)          
  GDP at constant 2010 prices (RM million) 70,536 73,825e 79,864p    
  GDP per capita at current prices (RM) 19,778 21,086e 23,979p    
  GDP Growth (%) 6.3 4.7e 8.2p    
Employment 2          
  Labour Force ('000) 1,863.4 1,927.1 1,903.8 1,937.6  
  Employed ('000) 1,771.1 1,823.7 1,796.3 1,825.5  
  Unemployed ('000) 92.3 103.3 107.5 112.2  
  Labour Force Participation Rates, LFPR (%)          
       Total 69.5 70.8 68.4 68.2  
       Male 86.1 85.4 84.8 85.0  
       Female 51.2 54.7 50.1 49.7  
  Unemployment Rate (%) 5.0 5.4 5.6 5.8  

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