Sarawak. [256] In recent years, this issue has seen progressive improvement with the implementation of systems such as mobile registration units. [172] However, the export-oriented economy is dominated by liquefied natural gas (LNG), which accounts for more than half of total exports. [250] As of 2011[update], the crude birth rate in Sarawak was 16.3 per 1000 individuals, the crude death rate was 4.3 per 1000 population, and the infant mortality rate was 6.5 per 1000 live births. [170], As of 2017, Sarawak is producing 850,000 barrel of oil equivalent every day in 60 oil and gas producing fields. It attracted RM 9.6 billion (US$2.88 billion) in foreign investments, with 90% going to the Sarawak Corridor of Renewable Energy (SCORE), the second largest economic corridor in Malaysia. However, the state economy is less diversified and still heavily dependent upon the export of primary commodities when compared to Malaysia overall. BACKGROUND INFORMATION State of Sarawak 1 Facts on Sarawak 2 Basic Statistics 3 Exchange Rates 3 State Government 4 Sarawak : Administrative Divisions and Districts 5 - 6 Sarawak : Land Use Classification, 2011 7 Sarawak : Natural Resources 8 Key Summary Statistics of Malaysia Population 2010 9 Sarawak : Population, Average Growth Rate, Area, Living Quarters & The Japanese otherwise preserved the Brooke administrative structure and appointed the Japanese to important government positions. The state government appoints a headman (known as ketua kampung or penghulu) for each village. Comparing the population growth of Sarawak with the national total, it is not difficult to note the steady decline, from 9.35% of the nation’s population in 1970 to 8.78% 40 years later. Under the Wild Life Protection Ordinance 1998, Sarawak natives are given permissions to hunt for a restricted range of wild animals in the jungles but should not possess more than 5 kilograms (11 lb) of meat. The combined throughput of the four primary ports was 61.04 million freight weight tonnes (FWT) in 2013. [152] The issue of human rights of the Penan and deforestation in Sarawak became an international environmental issue when Swiss activist Bruno Manser visited Sarawak regularly between 1984 and 2000. Sarawak has a population of more than 2.6 million, made up of some 26 different ethnic groups. [42] Since the formation of Malaysia, the Malaysian federal government has been solely responsible for foreign policy and military forces in the country. 6 Economic development continued, with oil wells drilling from 1910 and the Brooke Dockyard opening two years later. [249] However, this population is distributed over a large area resulting in Sarawak having the lowest population density in the country with only 20 people per km2. However, the coup was unsuccessful and Taib retained his position as chief minister. [170] It also specialises in the manufacture of food and beverages, wood-based and rattan products, basic metal products, and petrochemicals,[99] as well as cargo and air services and tourism. [211] As of 2013, Sarawak had a total of 32,091 kilometres (19,940 mi) of connected roadways, with 18,003 kilometres (11,187 mi) being paved state routes, 8,313 kilometres (5,165 mi) of dirt tracks, 4,352 kilometres (2,704 mi) of gravel roads, and 1,424 kilometres (885 mi) of paved federal highway. [40], Between 1853 and 1862, there were a number of uprisings against the Brooke government but all were successfully contained with the aid of local tribes. [226] This abundance of medical services has made Sarawak a medical tourism destination for visitors from neighbouring Brunei and Indonesia. The last Census was conducted in 2010 and the next Census is expected to be carried out in 2020. Our Insights blog presents deep data-driven analysis and visual content on important global issues from the expert data team at Knoema. 8029, Manila Accord between Philippines, Federation of Malaya and Indonesia (31 July 1963), United Nations Treaty Series No. Sarawak Population The Population and Housing Census is conducted once in every 10 years by Department of Statistics Malaysia. The population development in Sarawak as well as related information and services (Wikipedia, Google, images). The Bidayuh language, with six major dialects, is spoken by 10 per cent of the population. The coastal region is rather low-lying and flat with large areas of swamp and other wet environments. Sarawak (Jawi: سراوق, Aussprache: [saˈrawaʔ]) ist ein Bundesstaat von Malaysia. In 2018, Department of Statistics, Malaysia (DOSM) estimated there is 347600 residents in the District of Miri (inclusive of Subis) and this accounts 12% of the population of Sarawak. Sarawak had a population of 2.07 million. On the other hand, Sabah’s population growth registered an upward surge. Sarawak People Multi racial population can be clearly seen through the various dialects spoken and the various festival celebration through the year. The party was dissolved after the signing of a peace agreement in 1990. Sarawak is a Malaysian state. [87] Sarawak is the only state in Malaysia where West Malaysia-based component parties in the BN coalition, especially the United Malays National Organisation (UMNO), have not been active in state politics. The creation of Malaysia also prompted a communist insurgency that lasted until 1990. The state government is constituted by the chief minister, the cabinet ministers and their assistant ministers. However, this constitution was never fully implemented due to the Japanese occupation. [302][303], In the years before federation, the colonial government recognised that British education and indigenous culture was influencing a new generation of Iban teachers. [322][323] Sarawak hosted the Malaysian SUKMA Games in 1990 and 2016,[324] and was overall champion in the 1990, 1992, and 1994 SUKMA games. [173] Most of the oil and gas deposits are located offshore next to Bintulu and Miri at Balingian basin, Baram basin, and around Luconia Shoals. However, the then chief minister Abdul Rahman Ya'kub delayed the dissolution of the state assembly by a year to prepare for the challenges posed by opposition parties. There are over 2,000 tree species in Sarawak. [112] A number of rivers flow through Sarawak, with the Sarawak River being the main river flowing through Kuching. [20][21][22][23] Chinese ceramics dating to the Tang and Song dynasties (8th to 13th century AD, respectively) found at Santubong (near Kuching) hint at its significance as a seaport. [242] Previously, only Chinese students were enrolled in these schools, but mobility of the workforce has led to increasing turnover of students as parents move to other areas for employment. [274][273] As with the many other indigenous peoples of Sarawak, the majority of Orang Ulu are Christians. The opposition in Sarawak has consistently alleged that the ruling coalition uses various types of vote-buying tactics in order to win elections. At the turn of the 21st century the Dayak population of Borneo could be estimated roughly at … It is ethnically, culturally, and linguistically diverse; major ethnic groups including Iban, Malay, Chinese, Melanau, Bidayuh and Orang Ulu. (page 98), The first Communist group to be formed in Sarawak ... (page 95), Alastair, 1993. [111] The Miri Division in eastern Sarawak is the region of Neogene strata containing organic rich rock formations which are the prolific oil and gas reserves. [133] Mangrove and nipah forests lining its estuaries comprise 2% of its forested area, peat swamp forests along other parts of its coastline cover 16%, Kerangas forest covers 5% and Dipterocarpaceae forests cover most mountainous areas. [170] This council is the oldest state legislative assembly in Malaysia, with the first General Council meeting taking place at Bintulu in 1867. In 1977, the bureau came under the authority of the federal government language planning and development agency, the Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka (DBP), which advocated publication only in Malay ultimately causing the demise of fledgling indigenous literature. 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[209] The busiest seaport at Bintulu is under the jurisdiction of the Malaysian federal government and mainly handles LNG products and regular cargo. This led to Bong opening talks with chief minister Abdul Rahman Ya'kub in 1973 and eventually signing an agreement with the government. [241] There are also 14 Chinese independent secondary schools in Sarawak that teach in Chinese rather than English or Malay. Under his rule, Sarawak gained Limbang and the Baram and Trusan valleys from the Sultan of Brunei, later becoming a protectorate in 1888 with Britain handling foreign affairs but the Brooke government retaining administrative powers. In 1939 it stood at just below 500,000 and by 1947 it was only 546,385. [77], Major political parties in Sarawak can be divided into three categories: native non-Muslim, native Muslim, and non-native; parties, however, may also include members from more than one group. [238], There were 1480 schools in Sarawak in 2014, of which 1271 were primary, 202 were secondary and 7 were vocational/technical secondary schools. [49] During the battle of North Borneo, the Australian forces landed at Lutong-Miri area on 20 June 1945 and had penetrated as far as Marudi and Limbang before halting their operations in Sarawak. Search. Although it has a low population density, the average population growth rate of 1.8%, from 2000 to 2010, is very close to the national average of 2.0%. Other smaller airports such as Sibu Airport, Bintulu Airport, Mukah Airport, Marudi Airport, Mulu Airport, and Limbang Airport provide domestic services within Malaysia. [214], A railway line existed before the war, but the last remnants of the line were dismantled in 1959. Population of Sarawak increased from 2,407.7 thousands in 2008 to 2,767.6 thousands in 2017 growing at an average annual rate of 1.56%. [245] In 2015, Petronas provided vocational scholarships to 150 underprivileged Sarawak students as part of its Vocational Institution Sponsorship and Training Assistance program,[246] although it had been criticised for under-representing local students in its previous allocations;[247] the company also provided support to other Sarawak vocational education centres. In 1994, Sarawak General Hospital Department of Radiotherapy, Oncology & Palliative Care instituted an at-home care, or hospice care, program for cancer patients. 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A village health promoter program, where volunteers are provided with basic medical training, was established in 1981 but difficulty in providing medical supplies to remote villages, as well as a lack of incentive, resulted in a decline of the program. However, the throughput of Sibu port has declined over the years after Tanjung Manis Industrial Port (TIMP) began operating further downriver. [135] Matang Wildlife Centre, Semenggoh Nature Reserve, and Lanjak Entimau Wildlife Sanctuary[136] are noted for their orangutan protection programmes. However, this case has served as a precedent, leading to more NCR being upheld by the high court in the following years. The largest among the 13 states, with an area almost equal to that of Peninsular Malaysia, Sarawak is located in northwest Borneo Island, and is bordered by the Malaysian state of Sabah to the northeast, Kalimantan (the Indonesian portion of Borneo) to the south, and Brunei in the north. [88], On 12 June 2018, the Sarawak Parties Alliance was formed by the BN parties in the state in the aftermath of an historic meeting of party leaders in Kuching, where they decided that in light of the BN defeat in the 2018 Malaysian general election and the changing national situation and a new government, the parties will leave the BN altogether. Mount Murud is the highest point in Sarawak. However, this population is distributed over a large area resulting in Sarawak having the lowest population density in the country with only 20 people per km . [99] In 2014, 58% of the population resided in urban areas with the remainder in rural areas, but over the next 10 years it is predicted that the urban population would rise to 65%. 12 per cent of Sarawak is covered with peat swamp forest. It's currently available in Astro and NJOI and available in 3 languages: Malay, English, and Iban. Visit about Sarawak page to know more about Sarawak… [298], The indigenous tribes of Sarawak traditionally used oratory to pass on their culture from one generation to the next;[299][note 11] examples of these traditional practices include the Iban's Ngajat dances,[300] Renong (Iban vocal repertory),[301] Ensera (Iban oral narratives),[275][note 12] and epic storytelling by the Kayan and Kenyah. Negri is empowered to make provisions for regulating Islamic affairs... (page 86), Pandian, 2014. it became the primary means of passing culture, history, and valued traditions. [112][269], The Melanau are a native people of Sarawak that lived in areas primarily around the modern city of Mukah, where they worked as fishermen and craftsmen as well renowned boat-builders. Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development Minister Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah revealed that the research would be conducted by a team from Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak. (Source:Yearbook of Statistics,2005 ) The rocks enriched in organic components are mudstones in Lambir, Miri and Tukau Formations of Middle Miocene-Lower Pliocene age. At the turn of the century, the estimated population was 400,000. Those who settled in Kuching did so near the Sarawak River in an area that is now referred to as Chinatown. Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development Minister Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah revealed that the research would be conducted by a team from Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak. This led to several blockades by indigenous tribes during the 1980s and 1990s against logging companies encroaching on their lands. Thus, on 15 September 1958, the Borneo Literature Bureau was inaugurated with a charter to nurture and encourage local literature while also supporting the government in its release of documentation, particularly in technical and instructional manuscripts that were to be distributed to the indigenous peoples of Sarawak and Sabah. [75], To protect the interests of the Sarawakians in the Malaysian federation, special safeguards have been included in the Constitution of Malaysia. The open house tradition allows other ethnic groups to join in the celebrations. KUCHING: A research is set to be undertaken to prepare for an ageing population in Sarawak by next year. ?Before the beginning of the twentieth century the population of Sarawak was scanty and vast tracts of the interior were simply uninhabited forest, much as it is today. Their religious devotion has also helped shape their worldview outside of their village, particularly in response to change. The Alliance Party (later regrouped into Barisan Nasional) has ruled Sarawak since the formation of Malaysia. [236], Around the time of Federation, overall literacy in Sarawak was quite low. [141] Miri–Sibuti National Park is known for its coral reefs[142] and Gunung Gading National Park for its Rafflesia flowers. Notable dishes in the state include Sarawak laksa,[316] kolo mee,[317] and ayam pansuh. The remaining ports are under the respective state port authorities. The head of state is the Governor, also known as the Yang di-Pertua Negeri, while the head of government is the Chief Minister. Sarawak is divided into administrative divisions and districts, governed by a system that is closely modelled on the Westminster parliamentary system and was the earliest state legislature system in Malaysia. Hospitals in Sarawak typically provide the full gamut of health care options, from triage to palliative care for the terminally ill. 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[72][94][95], On 26 November 2015, it was announced that the Kuching Division district of Serian would become Sarawak's 12th division and it had officiated by Adenan Satem at its formal creation on 11 April 2015. Integrate your data with the world’s data in a personalized and collaborative environment, purpose-built to support your organizational objectives. Malay The Malays make up 23% of the population in Sarawak. However, in the decades following federation, restrictive laws and connections to businesses have meant that the media is a largely state-owned enterprise. Due to the large area of Sarawak, it has the lowest population density in Malaysia, which stands at 22 person per square kilometre. The Bidayuh language is spoken by about 10 per cent of the population of Sarawak. Popular attractions are the numerous national parks, the indigenous tribes, Kuching and Semenggoh. Population increase and ethnic composition. Kuching is the capital city of Sarawak, Borneo and the economic epicentre of the State with a population of 700,000 residents. Sarawak is one of the states in the Federation of Malaysia. Kuching is located on the banks of the Sarawak River where it occupies an area of 431 square km. World and regional statistics, national data, maps and rankings, Discover new signals and insights from leading alternative and fundamental data providers, Latest releases of new datasets and data updates from different sources around the world. As of the 2015 census, the population of Sarawak was 2,636,000. In comparison, mobile telecommunication uptake in Sarawak was comparable to the national average, 93.3% against a national average of 94.2%, and on par with neighbouring Sabah. British Sarawak Crown 1946–1963, Foragers are known to have lived around the west mouth of the Niah Caves (located 110 kilometres (68 mi) southwest of Miri) 40,000 years ago. Contents: Subdivision. Search. [79][note 8] This new status given to the Malay language was further reinforced by new education standards transitioning curriculum to Malay. Sarawak is Malaysia's largest state. Despite being the most thinly populated, Bintulu Division has the fourth biggest town in Sarawak, which is Bintulu town. To look after their well-being and to safeguard their peoples, Saban Peoples Association (Persatuan Masyarakat Saban) was founded in 4th July 2002. They celebrate major cultural festivals such as Hungry Ghost Festival and the Chinese New Year much as their ancestors did. [72] Since 2014 this position has been held by Abdul Taib Mahmud. [275] In 1974, the new Chief Minister Abdul Rahman Ya'kub recognised Malay alongside English as an official language of Sarawak. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. [212], Health care in Sarawak is provided by three major government hospitals, Sarawak General Hospital, Sibu Hospital, and Miri Hospital,[220] as well as numerous district hospitals,[221] public health clinics, 1Malaysia clinics, and rural clinics. Borneo is home to nearly 18 million people, nearly doubling since 1980. The primary route in Sarawak is the Pan Borneo Highway, which runs from Sematan, Sarawak, through Brunei to Tawau, Sabah. [24], The Bruneian Empire was established in the coastal regions of Sarawak by the mid-15th century,[25] and the Kuching area was known to Portuguese cartographers during the 16th century as Cerava, one of the five great seaports of Borneo. The description is composed by our digital data assistant. [198], Infrastructure development in Sarawak is overseen by the Ministry of Infrastructure Development and Transportation, successor to the Ministry of Infrastructure Development and Communications (MIDCom) after it was renamed in 2016. Sarawak is Malaysia's largest state. By that time Brooke's control of Sarawak was such that defences were largely unnecessary. Chinese, both local and immigrant, were mostly employed in plantations,[39] mines and as bureaucrats. [1] Traditionally fishermen, these seafaring people chose to form settlements on the banks of the many rivers of Sarawak. In 2017, male population for Sarawak was 1,443.3 thousands. [56] Despite the resistance, Sarawak became a British Crown colony on 1 July 1946. [37] In 1928, a Judicial Commissioner, Thomas Stirling Boyd, was appointed as the first legally trained judge. The People of Borneo. Many Muslims come from the Malay and Melanau. [259], Sarawak has six major ethnic groups, Iban, Chinese, Malay, Bidayuh, Melanau, and Orang Ulu,[252] as well as a number of ethnic groups with smaller but still substantial populations, such as the Kedayan, Javanese, Bugis, Murut, and Indian. The 1978 Majlis Islam Bill enabled the setting up of Syariah Courts in Sarawak with jurisdictions over matrimonial, child custody, betrothal, inheritance, and criminal cases in the state. At Sarawak they are the minority, with total population less than 2000. In 2017, female population for Sarawak was 1,324.3 thousands. [19], Sultanate of Sarawak 1599–1641 The Iban tribal culture in Sarawak centred on the concept of the warrior and the ability to take heads from other tribes in battle. [153] Deforestation has affected the life of indigenous tribes, especially the Penan, whose livelihood is heavily dependent on forest produce. [110], The total land area of Sarawak is nearly 124,450 square kilometres (48,050 sq mi),[7] making up 37.5 per cent of the total area of Malaysia, and lies between the northern latitudes 0° 50′ and 5° and eastern longitudes 109° 36′ and 115° 40′ E.[111] Its 750 kilometres (470 mi) of coastline is interrupted in the north by about 150 kilometres (93 mi) of Bruneian coast. [78] The first political party, the Sarawak United Peoples' Party (SUPP), was established in 1959, followed by the Parti Negara Sarawak (PANAS) in 1960 and the Sarawak National Party (SNAP) in 1961. The latter two are satellite campuses of Curtin University in Perth and Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne, Australia. Since they were unfamiliar with local customs, the Brooke government created an advisory Supreme Council, mostly consisting of Malay chiefs, to provide guidance. 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