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p.p.m./p.p.b./p.p.t.
Description
Parts per million/parts per billion/parts per trillion, measures of the concentrations of pollutants in air, water, soil, human tissue, food or other products.
Source : Environment
Source Detail : Compendium of Enviroment Statistics
paasche price index
Description

A Paasche price index is the harmonic average of price relatives using the values of the later period as weights.


Source : National Accounts
Source Detail : Gross Domestics Product (GDP)
paasche volume index
Description

A Paasche volume index is the harmonic average of volume relatives using the values of the later period as weights.


Source : National Accounts
Source Detail : Gross Domestics Product (GDP)
paid full-time employees
Description

This is defined as all paid workers who work for at least 6 hours a day and for at least 20 days a month.
 


Source : General
Source Detail : Economic Census
paid part-time employees
Description

 This definition includes all paid workers who work for less than 6 hours a day and/or less than 20 days a month.


Source : General
Source Detail : Economic Census
particulate matter (PM)
Description

Solid particles or liquid droplets in the air or emission 0.01-100µm size, eg: dust, smoke, fume, spray and mist.


Source : Environment
Source Detail : Compendium of Enviroment Statistics
particulate matter (PM10)
Description

Respirable particles of less than 10 micron in diameter. PM10 can be in solid or liquid form and it includes aerosol, dust, smoke and pollen. These particles originate from power plants, industrial processes and open burning activities.
 


Source : Environment
Source Detail : Compendium of Environment Statistics
partnership
Description

This refers to a group of individuals who agree to contract and to carry on a business with the objective of making a profit. All shareholders or any one could manage the business for all parties. A business partnership must comprise at least two members and should not exceed a maximum of twenty members.
 


Source : General
Source Detail : Economic Census
payments in kind other than remuneration in kind
Description

Payments in kind other than remuneration in kind occur when any of a wide variety of payments are made in the form of goods and services rather than money.


Source : National Accounts
Source Detail : Gross Domestics Product (GDP)
payments in kind to paid employees
Description

Payments in kind is the net cost to the employer of those goods and services furnished to employees free of charge or at markedly reduced cost that are clearly and primarily of benefit to the employees as consumers. These include food, beverages, clothing (except uniform for civilians), medical attention, accommodation and the like provided free of charge or markedly reduced cost. Outlays by employers which are of benefit to them as well as their employees, e.g. expenditure by employers on amenities provided at places of work, sport and other recreational facilities and reimbursements by employers on the expenses of travel, entertainment and work clothing, tools and equipment which are incurred by their employees, are excluded.


Source : Agriculture
Source Detail : Rubber Statistics Handbook Malaysia