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market price equivalents
Description

Market price equivalents are proxies, or substitute measures, for market prices in those cases for which no actual market prices have been set; a customary approach is to construct such prices by analogy with known market prices established under conditions that are considered essentially the same.


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

Market prices for transactions are the amounts of money willing buyers pay to acquire something from willing sellers.


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

Market producers are establishments, all or most of whose output is market production.


Source : National Accounts
Source Detail : Gross Domestics Product (GDP)
materials and supplies inventories
Description

Inventories of materials and supplies are goods that their owners intend to use as intermediate inputs in their own production processes, not to resell.


Source : National Accounts
Source Detail : Gross Domestics Product (GDP)
maternal deaths
Description

Refers to deaths caused by complications of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium, within the period of 42 days after childbirth


Source : Population and Demography
Source Detail : Vital Statistics, Malaysia
Mdg Goal 1: Eradicate Extreme Poverty and Hunger
Description
Target 1.A: Halve, between 1990 and 2015, the proportion of people whose income is less than one dollar a day
  • Proportion of population below $1 (PPP) per day
  • Poverty gap ratio
  • Share of poorest quintile in national consumption

Target 1.B: Achieve full and productive employment and decent work for all,including women and young people
  • Growth rate of GDP per person employed
  • Employment-to-population ratio
  • Proportion of employed people living below $1 (PPP) per day
  • Proportion of own-account and contributing family workers in total employment

Target 1.C: Halve, between 1990 and 2015, the proportion of people who suffer from hunger
  • Prevalence of underweight children under-five years of age
  • Proportion of population below minimum level of dietary energy consumption

Source : Labour Force and Social Statistics
Source Detail : Malaysia Millenium Development Goals Indicators
Mdg Goal 2: Achieve Universal Primary Education
Description
Target 2.A: Ensure that, by 2015,children everywhere, boys and girls alike, will be able to complete a full course of primary schooling
  • Net enrolment ratio in primary education
  • Proportion of pupils starting grade 1 who reach last grade of
  • primary
  • Literacy rate of 15-24 year-olds, women and men

Source : Labour Force and Social Statistics
Source Detail : Malaysia Millenium Development Goals Indicators
Mdg Goal 3: Promote Gender Equality and Empower Women
Description
Target 3.A: Eliminate gender disparity in primary and secondary education, preferably by 2005, and in all levels of education no later than 2015
  • Ratios of girls to boys in primary, secondary and tertiary
  • education
  • Share of women in wage employment in the non-agricultural
  • sector
  • Proportion of seats held by women in national parliamentnt

Source : Labour Force and Social Statistics
Source Detail : Malaysia Millenium Development Goals Indicators
Mdg Goal 4: Reduce Child Mortality
Description
Target 4.A: Reduce by two-thirds, between 1990 and 2015, the under-five mortality rate
  • Under-five mortality rate
  • Infant mortality rate
  • Proportion of 1 year-old children immunised against measles

Source : Labour Force and Social Statistics
Source Detail : Malaysia Millenium Development Goals Indicators
Mdg Goal 5:Improve Maternal Health
Description
Target 5.A: Reduce by three quarters, between 1990 and 2015, the maternal mortality ratio
  • Maternal mortality ratio
  • Proportion of births attended by skilled health personnel

Target 5.B: Achieve, by 2015, universal access to reproductive health
  • Contraceptive prevalence rate
  • Adolescent birth rate
  • Antenatal care coverage (at least one visit and at least four visits)
  • Unmet need for family planning

Source : Labour Force and Social Statistics
Source Detail : Malaysia Millenium Development Goals Indicators