Miri District

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Miri District
Official logo of Miri District
Districts of Sarawak
District Office locationMiri
Local area government(s)Miri City Council (SCC)
Subis District Council (SDC)
Area
 • Total4,707 km2 (1,817 sq mi)
Population
(2010)[2]
 • Total290,274
 • Density62/km2 (160/sq mi)
District OfficerBoniface Intang Anak Apat[3]
License plate prefixQM
Ethnicity[2]Iban (29.3%)
Chinese (26.8%)
Malay (18.2%)
Non-Malaysians (9.4%)
Melanau (3.1%)
Bidayuh (1.3%)
Websitehttp://www.miri.sarawak.gov.my/

Miri District is an administrative district in Miri Division, Sarawak, Malaysia covering a total area of 4707 km2.[1] The Miri District can be divided into Miri City (997.43 km2),[4] Sibuti sub-district (842.47 km2), and Niah sub-district (2887.21 km2).[5] They are governed by Miri District Office located in Miri City, Sibuti sub-district office, and Niah sub-district office.[6] The Miri City is administered by Miri City Council (MCC). Meanwhile, Niah and Sibuti sub-district falls under the jurisdiction of Subis District Council headquartered at Bekenu.[7]

Demography[edit]

There has been a growth of Miri District population of 3.5% from 1991 to 2000. Meanwhile, from 2000 to 2010, there is a population growth of 2.88%.[8]

Year 1991 2000 2010
Total
population
161,373 221,055 294,716

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Malaysia - Basic population characteristics by administrative districts" (PDF) (in English and Malay). Statistics Department, Malaysia. Archived from the original (PDF) on 21 May 2012. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Total population by ethnic group, sub-district, and state, Malaysia, 2010 (Table 28.1, page 376)" (PDF). Statistics Department, Malaysia. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 February 2012. Retrieved 18 March 2015.
  3. ^ "Profil Daerah Miri (Miri District Profile)" (in Malay). Miri Residen and District Office. Archived from the original on 11 April 2015. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
  4. ^ "Miri Council ... in Brief". Official Website of Miri City Council. Official Website of Miri City Council. 4 September 2014. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
  5. ^ "Portai Rasmi Pentadbiran Bahagian Miri (Official Portal of Miri administrative Division)". Miri Residen Office. Archived from the original on 4 April 2015. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
  6. ^ "Hubungi Kami (Contact Us)" (in Malay). Miri Residen Office. Archived from the original on 4 April 2015. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
  7. ^ "Latar Belakang Majlis Daerah Subis (Background of Subis District Council)" (in Malay). Subis District Council. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
  8. ^ "Table 8: Number of persons and average annual population growth rate (per cent) by state and administrative district, 1991, 2000 and 2010 (cont'd, page 35)" (PDF). Statistics Department, Malaysia. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 November 2014. Retrieved 18 March 2015.