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income from abroad - net
Description

Net income from abroad is the difference between the total values of the primary incomes receivable from and payable to non-residents.


Source : National Accounts
Source Detail : Gross Domestics Product (GDP)
income in kind received by employees
Description

Income in kind received by employees is measured by the value of the goods and services provided by employers to their employees in remuneration for work done.


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

Income recipient refers to all household members who receive income from any sources (such as item 6.4) within the reference period. One household may have more than one income recipients.


Source : Prices
Source Detail : Household Income Survey Report
indirect taxes
Description

As traditionally understood, indirect taxes are taxes that supposedly can be passed on, in whole or in part to other institutional units by increasing the prices of the goods or services sold.


Source : National Accounts
Source Detail : Gross Domestics Product (GDP)
individual proprietorship
Description

This refers to a business, owned and operated by one person for his own profit. The owner has the exclusive right to control the operation of the establishment.


Source : Services
Source Detail : Economic Census - Perkhidmatan Maklumat dan Komunikasi
industrial wastes
Description

Liquid, solid and gaseous wastes originating from the manufacture of specific products.


Source : Environment
Source Detail : Compendium of Enviroment Statistics
industry
Description 1

Activities of households as employers; undifferentiated goods-and services-producing activities of households for own use only accounted for activities of households as employers.


Source : Labour Force and Social Statistics
Source Detail : Key Indiator Of Labour Market
Description 2

An industry consists of a group of establishments engaged on the same, or similar, kinds of activity


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

Refers to deaths of infants aged less than one year.


Source : Population and Demography
Source Detail : Vital Statistics, Malaysia, 2017
infant mortality rate
Description

The ratio number of deaths of infants under 1 year of age in a given year to the total number of live births in that year (per thousand live births).


Source : Environment
Source Detail : Compendium of Enviroment Statistics
Informal Employment In Formal Sector
Description
Characteristics taken into account of employment in the formal sector are employment in  registered or unregistered establishment with a workforce of 10 people or more. The employees have contract agreement and obtain retirement benefits / social security, annual leave and paid medical leave. Cut off of 10 workers are based on Human Resources Development Act, 2001 which authorizes employers employing less than 10 people for 3 consecutive months to cancel their registration with the corporation and are exempted from  paying levy. Informal employments in the formal sector are family workers and other paid employees who work in the formal sector. Family workers refer to contributions that are not clear; there is no contract agreement as well as retirement benefits / social security etc. While other paid employees refer to paid workers but not subject to or have no contract agreement,  retirement benefits / social security etc.
Source : Labour Force and Social Statistics
Source Detail : Technical Report Of Informal Sector Pilot Study