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Glossary A-Z

 
machinery and equipment
Description

Machinery and equipment cover transport equipment, machinery for information, communication and telecommunications (ICT) equipment, and other machinery and equipment.


Source : National Accounts
Source Detail : Gross Domestics Product (GDP)
management consultancy and market research services
Description

a) Management consultancy services


Refers to provision of advice and assistance to businesses and other organisations on management issues, such as strategic and organisational planning; financial planning and budgeting; marketing objectives and policies; human resource policies, practices, and planning; production scheduling; and control planning. Includes are business management consultancy services, human resource consultancy services and public relation and communication consultancy services.


This services may include advice, guidance or operational assistance to businesses and the public service regarding public relations and communication; lobbying activities; design of accounting methods or procedures, cost accounting programmed, budgetary control procedures and advice and help to businesses and public services in planning, organisation, efficiency and control, management information and others.

b) Market researh services  

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Refers to investigation into market potential, acceptance and familiarity of products and buying habits of consumers for the purpose of sales promotion and development of new products, including statistical analyses of the results; investigation into collective opinions of the public about political, economic and social issues and statistical analysis thereof.


Source : Services
Source Detail : Economic Census - Business Services
manufacturing
Description

Manufacturing is defined as the physical or chemical transformation of materials or components into new products, whether the work is performed by power-driven machines or by hand, whether it is done in a factory or in the worker’s home, and whether the products are sold at wholesale or retail.
 


Source : Manufacturing
Source Detail : Economic Census, Manufacturing
margin (trade)
Description

A trade margin is the difference between the actual or imputed price realised on a good purchased for resale (either wholesale or retail) and the price that would have to be paid by the distributor to replace the good at the time it is sold or otherwise disposed of.


Source : National Accounts
Source Detail : Gross Domestics Product (GDP)
marine park
Description

Sea zoned area for a distance of two nautical miles from the lowest sea level, except in Kapas Island in Terengganu, Kuraman Island, Rusukan Besar Island and Rusukan Kecil Island in W.P. Labuan. These areas are zoned for a distance of one nautical mile from the lowest sea level. Marine Park is established to protect and conserve various habitat and aquatic marine life.
 


Source : Environment
Source Detail : Compendium of Environment Statistics
marine pollution
Description

Direct or indirect introduction by humans of substances or energy into the marine environment (including estuaries), resulting in harm to living resources, hazards to human health, hindrances to marine activities including fishing, impairment of the quaily of sea water and reduction of amenities.


Source : Environment
Source Detail : Compendium of Enviroment Statistics
marital status
Description
  1. Never married - Refers to persons who never married.
  2. Married - Refers to persons who were currently married at the time of enumeration. The term, "married", includes those married by law or by religious rites or were living together by mutual agreement.
  3. Widowed - Refers to those whose marriages were terminated through death of their spouses and were not remarried at the time of enumeration.
  4. Divorced/separated - Divorced refers to those whose marriages were terminated through divorce by law or religious arrangement or separated for a long duration without any possibility of reconciliation.Separated refers to those who are still married but not living together. Possibility of temporary separation and reconciliation later.

Source : Population and Demography
Source Detail : Population and Housing Census, Education and Sosial Characteristics Of The Population
market establishments
Description

Market establishments produce mostly goods and services for sale at prices which are economically significant.


Source : National Accounts
Source Detail : Gross Domestics Product (GDP)
market non-profit institutions serving businesses
Description

Market non-profit institutions serving businesses are created by associations of the businesses whose interests they are designed to promote and usually financed by contributions or subscriptions from the group of businesses concerned; the subscriptions are treated not as transfers but as payments for services rendered.


Source : National Accounts
Source Detail : Gross Domestics Product (GDP)
market output
Description

Market output consists of output intended for sale at economically significant prices.


Source : National Accounts
Source Detail : Gross Domestics Product (GDP)