Sarawak Population

The Population and Housing Census is conducted once in every 10 years by Department of Statistics Malaysia. The last Census was conducted in 2010 and the next Census is expected to be carried out in 2020.

 

Administrative District
Total Population
(Year 2000)
Total Population
(Year 2010)
SARAWAK
2,071,506
2,471,140
Kuching Division
580,634
705,546
Kuching
2,071,506
2,471,140
Bau
43,190
54,246
Lundu
28,070
33,413
Samarahan Division
197,220
250,622
Samarahan
48,068
87,923
Serian
82,042
91,599
Simunjan
38,098
39,226
Asajaya
29,012
31,874
Sri Aman Division
94,461
108,225
Sri Aman
64,475
66,790
Lubok Antu
23,966
27,984
Betong Division
94,461
108,225
Betong
51,426
62,131
Saratok
43,035
46,094
Sarikei Division
121,628
118,758
Sarikei
59,043
58,021
Maradong
29,917
29,441
Julau
32,668
15,816
Pakan
-
15,480
Sibu Division
246,088
299,768
Sibu
218,106
247,995
Kanowit
27,982
28,954
Selangau
-
22,819
Mukah Division
97,100
110,024
Mukah
46,182
42,922
Dalat
24,152
19,062
Matu
11,498
17,369
Daro
15,268
30,671
Bintulu Division
194,200
220,048
Bintulu
143,429
189,146
Tatau
23,943
30,383
Kapit Division
101,847
112,762
Kapit
58,430
56,053
Song
19,806
20,595
Belaga
23,611
36,114
Miri Division
302,153
364,561
Miri
228,231
300,543
Marudi
73,922
64,018
Limbang Division
74,562
86,571
Limbang
40,959
48,186
Lawas
33,603
38,385

Source: Department of Statistics Malaysia
Publication:
1. Population Distribution and Basic Demographic Characteristics, 2010
2. Population and Housing Census of Malaysia (Preliminary Count Report), 2010