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habitat
Description
Place where an organism or population (human, animal, plant, micro-organism) lives.
Source : Environment
Source Detail : Compendium of Enviroment Statistics
hazardous wastes
Description
Wastes that, owing to their toxic, infectious, radioactive or  flammable properties pose a substantial actual or potential hazard to the health of humans and other living organisms and the environment.
Source : Environment
Source Detail : Compendium of Enviroment Statistics
heavy metals
Description

Potentially toxic metals used in industrial processes, for example, arsenic, chromium, copper, lead, mercury, nickel and zinc. They may damage plant and animal life at low concentrations and tend to accumulate in the food chain


Source : Environment
Source Detail : Compendium of Enviroment Statistics
hectare
Description
metric unit of area defined as 10,000 square metres (100 m by 100 m), and primarily used in the measurement of land
Source : General
Source Detail : Wikipedia
holding gains
Description

Positive or negative holding gains may accrue during the accounting period to the owners of financial and non-financial assets and liabilities as a result of a change in their prices (holding gains are sometimes referred to as "capital gains").


Source : National Accounts
Source Detail : Gross Domestics Product (GDP)
household
Description 1

A household is defined as a person or group of related or unrelated persons who usually live together and make common provision for food and other living essentials.


Source : Labour Force and Social Statistics
Source Detail : Labour Force Survey Report Malaysia
Description 2

A household consists  of related and/or unrelated persons who usually live together and make common provisions for food and other essentials of living.


Source : Prices
Source Detail : Report On Household Expenditure Survey Malaysia
household actual final consumption
Description

Household actual final consumption consists of the consumption goods or services acquired by individual households by expenditures or through social transfers in kind received from government units or non-profit institutions serving households (NPISHs).


Source : National Accounts
Source Detail : Gross Domestics Product (GDP)
household consumption expenditure
Description

Household consumption expenditure is the expenditure for private consumption on goods and services during the reference period. These expenditure include:

  • All expenditure either in cash or credit by HH members on goods and services for personal use. This type of expenditure also includes taxes paid  for goods and services.
  • All goods, services and facilities received in kind, whether free or concession is considered as expenditure. For example, free or concession food and lodging. The value from food and lodging is calculated as the expenditure to the respective HH.
  • Goods for own consumption. For instance, vegetables taken from own farm or goods from own shop consumed by HH were imputed at retail prices. The imputed prices were regarded as expenditure for the HH; and
  • Net rental value of owner-occupied house was also included as expenditure. This rental value has to be imputed referring to the present market value of similar type of house in the same area.

Source : Prices
Source Detail : Report On Household Expenditure Survey
household final consumption expenditure
Description

Household final consumption expenditure consists of the expenditure, including expenditure, whose value must be estimated indirectly, incurred by resident households on individual consumption goods and services, including those sold at prices that are not economically significant and including consumption goods and services acquired abroad.


Source : National Accounts
Source Detail : Gross Domestics Product (GDP)
household income
Description

Household income refer to total incomes received (accrued) by members of households, both in cash or in kinds which occur repeatedly within the reference period (within a year, or more frequently).


Source : Prices
Source Detail : Household Income Survey Report