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legal entity
Description

Legal entity a legal or social entity is one whose existence is recognized by law or society independently of the persons, or other entities, that may own or control it.
 


Source : National Accounts
Source Detail : Gross Domestics Product (GDP)
legal Services
Description

Legal services:

Refers to legal representation services of one party's interrest againts another party, whether or not before courts  or other judicial bodies by, or under supervision of, persons who are members of the bar; general counselling and advising, preparation of legal documents and other activities of notaries public, civil law notaries, bailiffs, arbitrators, examiners and referees.
 


Source : Services
Source Detail : Services Statistics, Professional
life expectancy
Description

Life Expectancy is the average remaining age (years) for a person is expected to live at the beginning of the certain age.


Source : Population and Demography
Source Detail : Abridged Life Tables, Malaysia
literacy
Description

The definition for literacy used in the 2010 Census is the same as the 2000 Census which refers to persons aged 10 years and over who have ever been to school that is, those currently schooling and completed schooling.


Source : Population and Demography
Source Detail : Population and housing census of malaysia, education and social characteristics of the population
live births
Description

Refers to births with signs of life during delivery although for a very short period.


Source : Population and Demography
Source Detail : Vital Statistics, Malaysia, 2017
livestock for breeding, dairy, draught, etc.
Description

Livestock for breeding, dairy, draught, etc. consist of livestock that are cultivated for the products they provide year after year.


Source : National Accounts
Source Detail : Gross Domestics Product (GDP)
living quarters (LQ)
Description

Living quarters have been defined for census purposes as places of abode which are structurally separate and independent. The terms, 'separate' and 'independent' mean the following:


Separate

A structure is considered separate if it is surrounded by walls, fence, etc. and is covered by a roof.


Independent

A structure is said to be independent if it has direct access via a public staircase, communal passageway or landing (that is, occupants can come in or go out of their living quarters without passing through someone else's premises). However, if the structure was not built for living but was used for that purpose at the time of the census, it is regarded as a living quarters.

There are two categories of living quarters, that is housing unit and collective living quarters.


• The housing units are classified into detached,  semi-detached, terrace/link, cluster, townhouse, shop house/office, flat, apartment, condominium, long house (Sabah and Sarawak only), improvised/temporary hut and room (with direct access from outside).


• The collective living quarters are meant for living by a large group of individuals and usually have some common facilities such as kitchen, toilet, bathroom, lounge and bedrooms. Examples of collective living quarters are hotel, hospital, hostel, social welfare homes, prison and temporary quarters for workers.


Source : Population and Demography
Source Detail : Census Coverage Evaluation Survey Report
loans
Description

Loans are financial assets that are created when a creditor lends funds directly to a debtor, and are evidenced by documents that are not negotiable.
 


Source : National Accounts
Source Detail : Gross Domestics Product (GDP)
local government
Description

Local government units are institutional units whose fiscal, legislative and executive authority extends over the smallest geographical areas distinguished for administrative and political purposes.


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