In Singapore, a mukim is a survey district in a rural area. There are 34 mukim survey districts in Singapore, as well as 30 Town Subdivision survey districts.
In Indonesia, Mukim means 'a place to stay' or 'the one who stay', Permukiman generally use to refer 'a settlement'. The term mukim used exclusively as a subdivision of a subdistrict in Aceh. A mukim contains some villages.
There are 38 mukims in Brunei. Each mukim is an administrative area made up of several Kampung (Malay for "village"). A Mukim is headed by a Penghulu, which is an elected office. The number of mukims in each of the districts in Brunei is as follows: