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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
  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Area (km2)* 73,902 73,902 73,904 73,904  
Population (million)          
  Total 3.61 3.67 3.72 3.80 3.87e
  Male 1.89 1.92 1.94 1.99 2.02e
  Female 1.72 1.75 1.78 1.82 1.85e
Average Annual Population Growth Rate (%) 5.1 1.6 1.4 1.5 1.7e
Birth and Death ( per 1,000 population )          
  Crude Birth Rate   15.6 14.7 13.7  
  Crude Death Rate   3.3 3.4 3.4  
Total Fertility Rate #   1.7 1.6 1.4  
Life Expectancy (years) ##          
  Male 72.0 72.2 72.3 72.6p 72.8e
  Female 75.4 75.5 75.8 76.3p 76.6e
Gross Domestic Product (GDP)          
  GDP at constant 2010 prices (RM million) 63,226 66,361 70,467e 73,797p  
  GDP per capita at current prices (RM) 18,680 19,729 19,761e 21,081p  
  GDP Growth (%) 3.3 5.0 6.2e 4.7p  
Employment 2          
  Labour Force ('000) 1,801.7 1,831.6 1,863.4 1,927.1  
  Employed ('000) 1,706.0 1,740.9 1,771.1 1,823.7  
  Unemployed ('000) 95.7 90.6 92.3 103.3  
  Labour Force Participation Rates, LFPR (%)          
       Total 70.1 69.7 69.5 70.8  
       Male 86.4 85.3 86.1 85.4  
       Female 51.9 52.4 51.2 54.7  
  Unemployment Rate (%) 5.3 4.9 5.0 5.4  

Note:

  1. 2013 - 2017: 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