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seeds collections
Description

Seeds of forest trees collected directly from the tree.


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

Services are the result of a production activity that changes the conditions of the consuming units, or facilitates the exchange of products or financial assets.


Source : National Accounts
Source Detail : Gross Domestics Product (GDP)
sex ratio
Description

The sex ratio is the number of males per 100 females.
 


Source : Population and Demography
Source Detail : Population & Housing Census of Malaysia, Population Distribution and Basic Demographic Characteristics
single indicator method of deflation
Description

A single indicator method of deflation is a means of estimating the volume movements of value added directly using only one time series instead of double deflation.


Source : National Accounts
Source Detail : Gross Domestics Product (GDP)
sludge
Description
Muddy, semi-solid deposits remaining after most liquids have been removed from waste water (possibly through filtration and chemical treatment).
Source : Environment
Source Detail : Compendium of Enviroment Statistics
social security schemes
Description

Social security schemes are schemes imposed and controlled by government units for the purpose of providing social benefits to members of the community as a whole, or of particular sections of the community.


Source : National Accounts
Source Detail : Gross Domestics Product (GDP)
social transfers in kind
Description

Social transfers in kind consist of goods and services provided to households by government and NPISHs either free or at prices that are not economically significant.


Source : National Accounts
Source Detail : Gross Domestics Product (GDP)
solid waste
Description
Useless and sometimes hazardous material with low liquid content.  Solid wastes include municipal garbage, industrial and commercial waste, sewage sludge, wastes resulting from agricultural and animal husbandry operations and other connected activities, demolition waste and mining residues.
Source : Environment
Source Detail : Compendium of Enviroment Statistics
state government
Description

State governments are institutional units exercising some of the functions of government at a level below that of central government and above that of the governmental institutional units existing at a local level; they are institutional units whose fiscal, legislative and executive authority extends only over the individual "states" (often referred to as "provinces") into which the country as a whole may be divided.


Source : National Accounts
Source Detail : Gross Domestics Product (GDP)
status in employment
Description

Status in employment refers to the position or status of an employed person within the establishment or organisation for which he/she worked. Employed persons are classified according to the following employment status:

(i). Employer

A person who operates a business, a plantation or other trade and employs one or more workers to help him.


(ii). Employee

A person who works for a public or private employer and receives regular remuneration in wages, salary, commission, tips or payment in kind.


(iii). Own account worker

A person who operates his own farm, business or trade without employing any paid workers in the conduct of his farm, trade or business.


(iv). Unpaid family worker

A person who works without pay or wages on a farm, business or trade operated by another member of the family.


Source : Labour Force and Social Statistics
Source Detail : Labour Force Survey Report