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relationship to head of household
Description

Any members who was regarded as head by the respondent at the time of census enumeration, was considered the head of household. Besides the head, each household member identified his/her relationship to the household head according to 11 categories, as follows:


i. Spouse of head;
ii. Unmarried child of head;
iii. Married child of head;
iv. Son-in-law/daughter-in-law;
v. Grandchild of head;
vi. Father/mother of head or spouse of head;
vii. Grandfather/grandmother of head or spouse of head;
viii. Brother/sister of head or spouse of head;
ix. Other members related to head or spouse of head;
x. Housemaid; and
xi. Others who are not related to head or spouse of head.


Source : Population and Demography
Source Detail : Population and Housing Census, Characteristics of Household
religion
Description

Refers to the identification or relationship of an individual to a system of beliefs and the practice of these beliefs. For the purpose of tabulation and analysis, the classification for religion is as follows;

  1. Islam;
  2. Christianity;
  3. Buddhism;
  4. Hinduism;
  5. Confucianism, Taoism and Tribal/folk/ other tradisional Chinese religion;
  6. Other religion including Sikhism and Bahai;
  7. No religion; and
  8. Unknown

Source : Population and Demography
Source Detail : Population & Housing Census of Malaysia-Population Distribution and Basic Demographic Characteristics
remuneration In kind
Description

Remuneration in kind occurs when an employee accepts payment in the form of goods and services instead of money.


Source : National Accounts
Source Detail : Gross Domestics Product (GDP)
Rental on Fixed Assets
Description
Rental on fixed assets is the amount payable by the user of a fixed asset to its owner, under an operating lease or similar contract, for the right to use that asset in production for a specified period of time.
Source : National Accounts
Source Detail : Gross Domestics Product (GDP)
Rents On Land
Description
Rents on land are a form of property income; they consist of the amounts paid to a landowner by a tenant for the use of the land.
Source : National Accounts
Source Detail : Gross Domestics Product (GDP)
rents on subsoil assets
Description

Rents on subsoil assets are a form of property income; they consist of the payments made to the owners of the subsoil assets by institutional units permitting them to extract the subsoil deposits over a specified period.


Source : National Accounts
Source Detail : Gross Domestics Product (GDP)
research and development
Description

Refers to the systematic study of new processes, techniques, applications and products including the investigation of the commercial feasibility of such new discoveries.
 


Source : Manufacturing
Source Detail : Economic Census
residence
Description

The residence of each institutional unit is the economic territory with which it has the strongest connection, in other words, its centre of predominant economic interest.
 


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

A resident is:

  • a person who has stayed or lived in Malaysia for at least one year; and
  • a company or institution located/operating in Malaysia where its centre of predominant economic interest is in Malaysia.

Source : External Sector
Source Detail : Quarterly Balance Of Payments
response error
Description

Response error can occur due to difference and difficulty in interpreting questions, either by the enumerator or respondent. To minimize this error, intensive training was conducted for the enumerators as well as supervisors. In addition, random checks were carried out on households that were already canvassed by the enumerators to ensure the validity of the information recorded. To ensure the completeness of the survey coverage, the sampling frame is frequently updated and the living quarters were selected after the EBs listing exercise.
 


Source : Labour Force and Social Statistics
Source Detail : Informal Sector Workforce Survey Report