In his summary of Sarawak's Social Development Indicators (using Malaysia as proxy), Brother Tan Kee Hian was unambigious in pointing out that Sarawak is generally worse in relation to Malaysia's average.
In knowledge and Education, Malaysia is rated Middle Income Group. Sarawak (relative to Malaysia's average) is at best equal only.
In the aspects of Income and Wealth Distribution and Poverty Eradication, Malaysia has been rated relatively poor (our Gini Coefficient for Income and Wealth Distribution is at 49.2%). Sarawak is significantly worse in comparison with the Malaysia's average.