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Facts & Figures

Area of Sarawak: 12.445,000 ha

Population of Sarawak (2018): 2.8 million

Forest Department Sarawak was established in 1919.

Forest Covered Areas: 2020

Permanent Forest Estate (PFEs)* Hectares

Totally Protected Area (TPAs)** Hectares

Hill

Swamp

Mangrove

Hill

Swamp

Mangrove

3,898,657

55,139

11,084

768,281

86,182

12,950

Total: 3,964,880 Hectares

Total: 867,413 Hectares

A total of 7,721,615 ha @ 62% out of 12,445,000 ha in Sarawak. (Forest Covered in Sarawak)

Note :

PFE* - Includes forest reserves, protected forests, communal forests & government reserves.
TPA** - National Parks, Wildlife Sanctuaries & Nature Reserves

Forest Types:

Hill Mixed Dipterocarp Forest 58.8%
Peat Swamp Forest  2.6 %
Mangrove Forest   0.6 %
Others (Kerangas & Montane Forests) 38.5%


Total PFEs (Based On Division)

 

PFE

State Land (Sl)

Total

FTL Within PFEs

2,731,785

2,198,976

4,929,976

LPF within PFEs

1,096,569

1,001,400

2,097,969


Flora & Fauna of Sarawak:

Flora:

Varcular plant flora

8,000 species

Tree species

2,000 species

Orchids

1,000 species

Ferns

757 species

Palms

260 species

Fauna:

Mammals

185 species

Birds

530 species

Snakes

186 species

Lizards

104 species

Amphibians

113 species

Highest peak in Sarawak

Gunung Murud (2,422 metres/ 7,946 feet)

Longest river in Sarawak

Sungai Batang Rajang (174 kilometres)

 

Planted Forest Area:  325,314

Highest peak in Sarawak: Gunung Murud (2,422 metres / 7,946 feet)

Longest river in Sarawak: Sungai Batang Rajang (174 kilometers)

No. of staff:  1012 staff as of April 2021

1. Tetap : 752

2. JBC : 12

3. Kontrak (60 tahun) : 35

4. Kontrak (SFC) : 65

5. JBC (SFC) : 148


Total PFEs (Based On Division)

 

PFE

State Land (Sl)

Total

FTL Within PFEs

2,731,785

2,198,976

4,929,976

LPF within PFEs

1,096,569

1,001,400

2,097,969

 

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