Facts and Figures

Below is the facts and figures related to this department. For futher information and comprehensive information, consult Sabah Forestry Department’s annual statistical publication to learn about the achievements and latest take on the Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) for the greater good of forest governance in this state.

No. Facts and Figures
01 Forest Reserves and Other Forest Lands in Sabah
 
Forest Reserves

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Forest Reserve Classes Hectare (ha)
Class I - Protection Forest Reserve 1,386,614.62
Class II - Commercial Forest Reserve 1,659,899.95
Class III - Domestic Forest Reserve 4,656.00
Class IV - Amenity Forest Reserve 11,386.45
Class V - Mangrove Forest Reserve 232,039.27
Class VI - Virgin Jungle Reserve 106,911.61
Class VII - Wildlife Reserve 139,240.97
Parks and Wildlife Sanctuary
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Parks and Wildlife Sanctuary Hectare (ha)
Sabah Parks 245,172.00
Wildlife Sanctuary 26,103.00
Wildlife Conservation Area 2,854.00
Timber Plantation
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Timber Plantation Hectare (ha)
Sabah Forest Industries (Sipitang F.R) 118,000.00
SAFODA 61,167.75
Sabah Softwoods Sdn. Bhd 60,618.00

02 Totally Protected Forest Reserves and Other Protected Forest Lands in Sabah
 
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Forest Reserve Classes Hectare (ha)
Class I - Protection Forest Reserve 1,386,614.62
Class VI - Virgin Jungle Reserve 106,911.61
Class VII - Wildlife Reserve 139,240.97
Sabah Parks 245,172.00
Wildlife Sanctuary 26,103.00
Wildlife Conservation Area 2,854.00

03 Estimates of Biodiversity in Sabah
 
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Species Estimated Number of Species
Trees 2,086
Orchids 1,300
Ferns 963
Invertebrates (including Insects) 200,000
Mammals 244
Birds 586
Reptiles 215
Amphibians 112
Freshwater Fishes 2,086
Marine Fishes 450

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Species Estimated Number of Species
Trees 2,086
Orchids 1,300
Ferns 963
Invertebrates (including Insects) 200,000
Mammals 244
Birds 586
Reptiles 215
Amphibians 112
Freshwater Fishes 2,086
Marine Fishes 450