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Monday, 27 March 2017|

Demography

  1. What is the demography?
    Demography is the study of population, especially fertility (births), mortality (death), marriage & divorce and migration. It involves the scientific study of the size, distribution and composition of spaces and how these three components vary over time.
  2. Is the population data available to the small area?
    Population data is provided at the national level to the small area that is Malaysia, state, strata (urban/rural), administrative district, mukim, Local Authority Area (LAA), Parliament and State Legislative Assembly (DUN).
  3. Does the Department of Statistics, Malaysia (DOSM) provides statistics on cause of death?
    Department of Statistics is responsible for compilation of statistics including statistics on causes of death. Death records were obtained from the National Registration Department. Causes of death is coded based on the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems 10th Revision (ICD-10).