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Table 4 Top 10 districts in Malaysia with the lowest CBR, 2019

From: Deficiency in civil registration and vital statistics reporting in remote areas: the case of Sabah, Malaysia

District State CBR (2019) CBR ranking from lowest (1) to highest (147) CWR (2010) CWR ranking from lowest to highest
Kinabatangan Sabah 3.5 1 428 108
Bagan Datuk (new district) Perak 6.0 2
Putatan Sabah 6.8 3 395 88
Belaga Sarawak 7.1 4 399 92
Timur Laut Pulau Pinang 7.3 5 213 2
Tongod Sabah 9.4 6 723 144
Kampar Perak 9.4 7 182 1
Beluran Sabah 10.2 8 496 132
Tawau Sabah 10.4 9 361 69
Marudi Sarawak 10.4 10 463 124
  1. The CWR was computed using the 2% sample of the 2010 population census
  2. Source: Vital statistics, Malaysia, 2020 (DOSM, 2020f)