|1.||Labour Force Survey (LFS), 2021||Monthly|
|2.||Salaries and Wages Survey, 2021||Monthly|
|3.||Informal Sector Survey, 2021||Monthly|
|4.||Migration Survey, 2020||Monthly|
|5.||Quarterly Employment Survey||Quarterly|
|6.||National Household Indicators Survey (NHIS), 2021||Ad-Hoc|
|1. Labour Force Survey (LFS), 2021|
The objectives of Labour Force Survey (LFS) are to collect information on the structure and distribution of labour force, employment and unemployment; and to provide the latest statistics in relation to labour market situation from the perspective of labour supply. This survey providing estimates at national and state level as well as urban and rural areas. The survey is carried out using probability sampling through household approach comprising Malaysian citizens and non-citizens. The survey is carried out using probability sampling through household approach comprising Malaysian citizens and non-citizens. The principal statistics are presented according to selected demographic and socioeconomic characteristics such as sex, age group, educational attainment, status in employment and occupation.Personal interview method is used in which trained interviewers will visit households in selected living quarters during the survey period to collect information on all household members including their demographic particulars. Information on labour force is collected for household members who are 15 years and over. In response to the requirement for more real time data, the LFS is conducted monthly beginning January 2004 to produce monthly labour force indicators at national level. Labour force statistics are published in Monthly Release, Quarterly LFS Report and Annual LFS Report.
|2. Salaries and Wages Survey, 2021|
Salaries &Wages Survey (SWS) is conducted on a monthly basis and is integrated with Labour Force Survey (LFS) from January until December and the reference period is a month prior to the survey month. This survey provides salaries & wages statistics at the national level. The survey also provides aggregate data by state as well as urban and rural areas. The survey was carried out using the household approach covering all states in Malaysia. Salaries & Wages Survey uses the personal interview method. During the survey period, trained interviewers visit households in selected living quarters (LQs) to collect demographic information on all household members and salaries & wages particulars of household members aged 15 years and over. The main objective is to collect information on monthly salaries & wages form the principal occupation of paid employee in public and private sectors. The main statistics reported are median and mean monthly salaries & wages by sex, ethnic group, educational attainment, strata, state, occupation and industry. The results of these statistics is published in the 'Salaries & Wages Survey Report'.
Starting with the Salaries & Wages Report 2017, the main statistics presented in the report is for the citizens. Meanwhile, the salaries & wages selected statistics consists of non citizens is shown in a separate table.
|3. Informal Sector Survey, 2021|
The implementation of this survey is integrated with the Labour Force Survey (LFS) which is conducted on a monthly basis from January to December to provide statistics on employment in informal sector at the national level. Starting 2013, this survey is conducted biennially. A comprehensive and systematic approach in the data collection and processing has been maintained over a period of time in order to obtain comparative statistical time series. The objective of the survey is to obtain the profiles of employment in the informal sector based on the demographic and socioeconomic characteristics. In addition, it intends to obtain an estimate of the size of employment in the informal sector, which is an input to measure the contribution of the informal sector to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) through Labour Input Method. This is in line with the aim to ensure that the contribution of non-observed activities could be measured and further to be taken into account in the compilation of a country’s GDP.
Informal Sector Survey uses the face to face interview method. During the survey period, trained interviewers will visit selected living quarters to collect information of all household members’ including demographic, social and economic particulars. In terms of operations, Informal Sector Workforce Survey questions are asked to household members aged 15 years and over. For analysis purposes, Informal Sector Survey takes into account population in the working age 15 to 64 years. This is consistent with the LFS which uses the age group for measuring the economically active population.
|4. Migration Survey, 2021|
The Migration Survey is conducted on a monthly basis and is integrated with LFS. The survey provides internal migration statistics at the state and urban and rural levels. The methods used are the same as the LFS and SWS. On the operational side, the Migration Survey questions were asked to householders 1 year and older. The objective of the Migration Survey is to provide estimates of population movement at the state level over a period of time. In addition, the survey aims to provide information on demographic and socioeconomic characteristics of migrant and non-migrant populations such as age, gender, ethnic group, marital status, educational attainment, and population migration factors. The information collected is published in the 'Migration Survey Report'.
|5. National Household Indicators Survey (NHIS), 2021|
The National Household Indicators Survey (NHIS) is conducted using household approach to fulfil the requirement of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) indicators, indicators for education, Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS), Gender and Malaysian Happiness Survey. This survey covers 15 modules namely Module A: Respondent Informations, Module B: Respondent Informations, Module C: Living Quarters, Module D: Household, Module E: Identification Particulars, Module F: Marital Status, Module G: Fertility, Module H: Early Children Development, Module I: Education, Module J: Agriculture, Module K: Equality Rights, Module L: Gender Equality Salary Gap, Module M: Bullying at School, Module N: Safety/ Harassment/ Violence and Module O: Malaysian Happiness Survey.