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Negeri Sembilan is located in the central region of Peninsular Malaysia, is borded in the north by Selangor, in the east by Pahang and in south by Melaka and Johor. The state’s location is very strategic and next door to Kuala Lumpur, Port Klang, Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA), Multimedia Super Corridor (MSC), Cyberjaya and Putrajaya. Existing industrial estate have excellent linkages by road – direct access to North South Highway, rail, air and sea.

The State of Negeri Sembilan consist 7 districts; Seremban, Port Dickson, Rembau, Tampin, Jelebu, Jempol and Kuala Pilah. The capital city of Negeri Sembilan is Seremban. The population in the state is more than one million people. The ethnic composition of of the population are consist of Malays (56%), Chinese (24.2%), Indian (15.3%), and other races (4.5%).
 
GDP (GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT) NEGERI SEMBILAN (1990-2010)
Sectors 1990 (%) 1995 (%) 2000 (%) 2005 (%) 2006 (%) 2010 (%)**
Services 43.3 49.0 50.4 49.2 49.9 48.5
Construction 3.0 4.4 2.3 1.7 2.5 1.5
Manufacturing 30.1 33.5 37.6 39.9 40.3 41.8
Mining 0.6 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.1
Agriculture 23.0 12.7 9.4 9.0 7.0 8.1
TOTAL 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Source: Economic Planning Unit, Negeri Sembilan
** = Projection
 
AVERAGE ANNUAL GROWTH RATE (%)
  1996 - 2000 2001 - 2005 2006 - 2010 *
NEGERI SEMBILAN 5.8 3.8 5.8
MALAYSIA 4.8 4.5 6.0

Source: Economic Planning Unit, Negeri Sembilan
* = Projection
 
NEGERI SEMBILAN : LANDUSE MAP