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the gini coefficient
Description

The Gini coefficient (G) is a measure of income concentration derived from the Lorenz Curve. The curve is obtained by plotting the cumulative per cent of households on the X axis against the cumulative per cent of the aggregate income received by these households on the Y axis. The value of the Gini coefficient ranges from 0 to 1 where 0 denotes complete equality of income share and 1 represents total inequality of income share.


Source : Prices
Source Detail : Household Income Survey Report
time of acquisition
Description

The times at which goods and services are acquired are when the change of ownership occurs or the delivery of the services is completed.


Source : National Accounts
Source Detail : Gross Domestics Product (GDP)
time of recording
Description

Transactions between institutional units have to be recorded when claims and obligations arise, are transformed or are cancelled - that is, on an accrual basis.


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

Refer to deaths of toddlers aged 1-4 years.


Source : Population and Demography
Source Detail : Vital Statistics, Malaysia, 2017
topical coverage
Description

Information collected for the employed include whether they had been working or not  during the reference week, the number of hours worked, occupation, industry, and status in employment. If they have worked less than 30 hours per week, reasons and willingness to accept additional work is also obtained. If they have not been working during the reference week but have a job to return to, the reasons for not working would be sought.

The following question will be asked to those who are unemployed:

(i). action taken to look for work;

(ii). work experience; and

(iii). duration of unemployment.

Those who are classified as outside the labour force will be asked to state the reasons for not seeking work and work experience, if any.


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

Physical feature of a surface area, including its relief or relative elevations, and the position of human-made and natural features.


Source : Environment
Source Detail : Compendium of Enviroment Statistics
total economy
Description

The total economy is defined as the entire set of resident institutional units.


Source : National Accounts
Source Detail : Gross Domestics Product (GDP)
total fertility rate
Description

Refers to the average number of children which would be born if women survived to the end of their reproductive period and throughout that period are subject to the schedule of age-specific fertility rates for the given year [This rate is derived by adding up the age-specific fertility rates of women aged 15-49 years (by five-year age groups) and multiplying by 5].


Source : Population and Demography
Source Detail : Vital Statistics, Malaysia 2017
total final consumption
Description

Total final consumption is the total value of all expenditures on individual and collective consumption goods and services incurred by resident households, resident NPISHs serving households and general government units.


Source : National Accounts
Source Detail : Gross Domestics Product (GDP)
trade margin
Description

A trade margin is the difference between the actual or imputed price realised on a goods purchased for resale (either wholesale or retail) and the price that would have to be paid by the distributor to replace the goods at the time it is sold or otherwise disposed of.


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