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Sabah

Area of Sabah 74,156.6 km²
Population 3.6 million
Male Population 1,861,977 (51.8%)
Female Population 1,733,305 (48.2%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +316.5%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +53.7%
Median Age 22.6 years old
Male Median Age 22.7 years old
Female Median Age 22.4 years old
Timezone Pacific Daylight Time
Sabah is a state of Malaysia located on the northern portion of Borneo. Sabah has land borders with the Malaysian state of Sarawak to the southwest and Indonesia's Kalimantan region to the south. Source: Wikipedia

Sabah Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 863,271 1,593,836 2,339,067 3,595,286
Population Density 11.6 / km² 21.5 / km² 31.5 / km² 48.5 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Sabah Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 53.7% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Sabah +316.5% +125.6% +53.7%
Malaysia +146.3% +66.6% +29.5%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Sabah Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 194,642 185,801 380,443
5-9 202,548 189,389 391,937
10-14 201,041 187,491 388,532
15-19 223,163 210,062 433,225
20-24 200,056 196,583 396,640
25-29 209,990 195,055 405,045
30-34 142,747 127,489 270,237
35-39 118,961 112,331 231,292
40-44 102,944 93,819 196,763
45-49 87,811 76,483 164,294
50-54 69,777 58,959 128,737
55-59 45,110 38,858 83,968
60-64 27,687 26,120 53,808
65-69 21,442 20,490 41,932
70-74 14,054 14,370 28,425
75-79 4 4 8
80-84 0 4 4
85 Plus 0 0 0
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Sabah Population Density

Population Density: 48.5 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Sabah 3.6 million 74,156.6 km² 48.5 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Sabah Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1810 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
1900 197,323 n/a n/a
1910 228,123 15.6% 30,800
1920 278,664 22.2% 50,541
1930 291,977 4.8% 13,313
1940 320,851 9.9% 28,874
1950 362,943 13.1% 42,092
1960 472,232 30.1% 109,289
1970 696,321 47.5% 224,089
1990 1,593,836 51.3% 448,757
2000 2,339,067 46.8% 745,231
2020 3,843,104 28.2% 752,018
2030 4,270,430 11.1% 427,326
2040 4,585,331 7.4% 314,901
2050 4,777,178 4.2% 191,847
2060 4,875,620 2.1% 98,442
2070 4,886,845 0.2% 11,225
2080 4,814,652 -1.5% -72,193
2090 4,668,630 -3% -146,022
2100 4,487,195 -3.9% -181,435
Sources:
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-9-927-2017, 2017.

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Sabah CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Sabah 22,663,259 t 6.3 t 305.6 t/km²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Sabah Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1955 to 2020)

Average Temp
28.1°C
82.5°F
Average High
32.3°C
90.1°F
Average Low
23.8°C
74.8°F
   Record High Temperature
36.5°C
97.7°F
   Record Low Temperature
21.1°C
70.0°F
   Average Precipitation
153.8 mm
6.1 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
12.2 days
Sources:
1. NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
2. Lawrimore, Jay H.; Ray, Ron; Applequist, Scott; Korzeniewski, Bryant; Menne, Matthew J. (2016): Global Summary of the Month (GSOM), Version 1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. https://doi.org/10.7289/V5QV3JJ5. Accessed Fri, 17 Apr 2020 13:07:33 GMT.

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
Landslide High (8)
Drought Medium (2.3)
Earthquake Medium (3.2)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Other places in Malaysia

Place Area Population Population Density
Johor 19,147 km² 3.6 million 186.4 / km²
Kedah 9,481.1 km² 2.1 million 217.1 / km²
Kelantan 15,025.9 km² 1.5 million 102.2 / km²
Melaka 1,665.9 km² 885,955 531.8 / km²
Negeri Sembilan 6,654.3 km² 1.1 million 158.7 / km²
Pahang 35,939.7 km² 1.5 million 42.5 / km²
Penang 1,052.6 km² 1.7 million 1,571 / km²
Perak 20,965.3 km² 2.4 million 116.4 / km²
Perlis 812.6 km² 236,481 291.0 / km²
Sarawak 124,361 km² 2.6 million 20.7 / km²
Selangor 7,963 km² 6.2 million 775.3 / km²
Trengganu 12,959.4 km² 1.1 million 81.7 / km²
Wilayah Persekutuan 378.3 km² 1.9 million 4,894 / km²
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