The Statistics

Kota Belud, Sabah, is one of the 10 poorest districts in all of Malaysia.

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Kota Belud, Sabah

Siti Nafirah binti Siman (2018) — Kg. Jawi-Jawi
Rusiah binti Sabdarin (2020) — Kg. Taun Gusi
Nur Natasha Allisya binti Hamali (2020) — Kg. Taun Gusi
Calvina binti Angayung (2020) — Kg. Rampayan Laut

Kota Belud Statistics

Kota Belud is one of Malaysia's poorest areas, ranked 134 out of 158 administrative districts.

The chart is from 2019. As of 2021, Kota Belud has fallen even further, now one of the ten poorest districts in Malaysia (2021 rank: between 148 158).

Kota Belud's Absolute Poverty: 6 times higher than Malaysia; 3 times higher than Malaysia's rural average.

3 out of 10 Kota Belud homes do not have piped water, nearly 7 times higher than Malaysia's average.

Kota Belud has one of the highest inequality rates: the poorest 50% of Kota Beludians only earn 22% of all income.

Sabah, Malaysia

Both 2018 and 2020 litigation will be heard at the High Court of Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

Sabah State Statistics

Sabah's Child Population vs. Malaysia (2021)

Sabah's School GPN Performance vs. Malaysia (2010 to 2019)

The GPN (Gred Purata Negeri) is an average of every student's performance in Malaysia's final national exams (SPM). A smaller GPN means higher exam performance.

Sabah's Incidence of Absolute Poverty vs. Malaysia (1970 to 2020)

Sabah's Stratified Incidence of Absolute Poverty vs. Malaysia (2009 to 2019)

Sabah's Gini Coefficient vs. Malaysia (2019)

The Gini Coefficient measures the inequality between the rich and the poor; a higher Gini Coefficient means worse inequality, i.e., the rich are very rich and the poor and very poor.

Sabah's Average Monthly Wages vs. Malaysia (2010 to 2016)

Sabah's High Child Population and Poverty means roughly 1 in 3 Malaysian children (28%) live in one the three poorest states (2020)

Sabah's # of Years of Median Income to Buy a Home vs. Malaysia (2012)

Sabah's Literacy Rate vs. Malaysia (2010)

Malaysia Education Statistics

The Emergency in Education

Director General of Education: 6th Defendant (2018), 3th Defendant (2020)
Minister of Education: 7th Defendant (2018), 4th Defendant (2020)
Government of Malaysia: 8th Defendant (2018), 5th Defendant (2020)

Quality Education v. Actual Years in Malaysian Schools

Because the quality of the education is so low, our students have 12 years of formal education and only receive an equivalent to 9 quality years of formal education.

Causes of Employee Disciplinary Action in Malaysia's Ministry of Education (2010 to 2017)

Percent of Malaysia's Schools Affected by Teacher Absenteeism & If It Hindered Instruction, according to School Principals (2009)

Malaysia's Federal Budget (2021)

If we spend one (1) billion per year, how much is it per day?

RM1 billion per year = RM2.7 million per day
RM64.8 billion per year = RM177.5 million per day

The Cost of Ignorance


yearly losses as a result of a secondary school teacher's absence (source: UPSI)


yearly losses as a result of a primary school teacher's absence (source: UPSI)


lifetime income gap between an SPM certificate and a degree (source: DOSM)

55 years

how many years Malaysia has remained a "Middle Income Nation" (source: KRI)