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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 3.90 3.90e
  Male 1.94 1.99 2.01 2.04 2.04e
  Female 1.78 1.82 1.84 1.86 1.86e
Average Annual Population Growth Rate (%) 1.4 1.5 1.4 1.1 0.1e
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 2015 prices (RM million) 73,776 77,518 83,744e 84,960p  
  GDP per capita at current prices (RM) 19,830 21,169 24,636e 25,861p  
  GDP Growth (%)   5.1 8.0e 1.5p  
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. 2015 - 2019: Population Estimates based on the adjusted Population and Housing Census of Malaysia 2010.
  2. Employment data in 2010 and 2011 has been revised based on the latest population estimates from the Census of Population and Housing 2010, which was adjusted for under-enumeration.
  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