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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
  2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Area (km2)* 73,904        
Population (million)          
  Total 3.86 3.90 3.90e    
  Male 2.01 2.04 2.04e    
  Female 1.84 1.86 1.86e    
Average Annual Population Growth Rate (%) 1.4 1.1 0.1e    
Birth and Death ( per 1,000 population )          
  Crude Birth Rate* 13.6        
  Crude Death Rate 3.6        
Total Fertility Rate # 1.4        
Life Expectancy at birth (years)6          
  Male 72.6 72.7 72.7p 73.0e  
  Female 76.4 76.2 76.2p 76.0e  
Gross Domestic Product (GDP)          
  GDP at constant 2015 prices (RM million) 83,744e 84,960p      
  GDP per capita at current prices (RM) 24,636e 25,861p      
  GDP Growth (%) 8.0e 1.5p      
Employment 2          
  Labour Force ('000) 1,903.8 1,937.6 2,025.7    
  Employed ('000) 1,796.3 1,825.5 1,908.6    
  Unemployed ('000) 107.5 112.2 117.1    
  Labour Force Participation Rates, LFPR (%)          
       Total 68.4 68.2 70.0    
       Male 84.8 85.0 85.9    
       Female 50.1 49.7 52.5    
  Unemployment Rate (%) 5.6 5.8 5.8    

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