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No Subject Frequency Questionnaires Guideline
1. Monthly Census of Rubber 2017      
 
i) Monthly Census of Rubber Estates
Monthly -
 
ii) Monthly Census of Rubber Processors
Monthly -
 
iii) Monthly Census of Rubber Consumers
Monthly -
2. Economic Census 2016  Once in 5 years    
 
i) Crops
 
 
ii) Livestock
 
 
iii) Fisheries 
 
 
iv) Forestry and Logging 
 
3. Agriculture Census 2005 Once in 10 years  - -

Notes:

 1) Monthly Census of Rubber

The Department of Statistics, Malaysia (DOSM) conducted the rubber census monthly. These census comprise of the Monthly Census of Rubber Estates (RE), Monthly Census of Rubber Processors (RP) and Monthly Census of Rubber Consumers (RC). Questionnaires are mailed and emailed to respondents at the beginning of the year and the time given to return the completed questionnaire for each reference month is before the 15th of the following month. Fieldwork for non response cases will be carried out by field enumerators at the state offices. The main objective of the census is to collect the information on natural rubber pertaining to production, consumption, stocks, area planted, area tapped and number of workers. The data will be used as inputs in the government’s planning to develop the rubber industry. The information collected is published in the monthly publication namely the “Monthly Rubber Statistics, Malaysia” which is available at the Users' Service Unit and website of DOSM.

 2) Economic Census 2016 - Agriculture Sector

The Department of Statistics, Malaysia (DOSM) is conducting the Economic Census 2016 for agriculture sector with 2015 as the reference year. Agriculture sector comprise crops, livestock, fisheries and forestry & logging subsector. This is a mail enquiry census. Respondents are given one month to complete and return the questionnaires to the Department. The main objective of the census is to collect information pertaining to growth, contribution, composition and distribution of the agriculture sector to assist the government in development planning and formulating policies. The data are also used for the compilation of national accounts, input-output tables and specific studies. In addition, the results are used by policy makers, economists, planners and academicians in economic projections and analyses.

 
 3) Agriculture Census 2005

The Agriculture Census 2005 was conducted as a complete enumeration which covers all household who had reported agriculture as the main occupation either as employer or own account worker. Agriculture activities include crops, livestock, fisheries and agricultural services. The census was carried out via face to face interview using a questionnaire. This census will be conducted once in 10 years. The results of this census can be obtained via the publication namely, Agriculture Census 2005-Crops. However, data on livestock, fisheries and agriculture services which were published via these publications namely Agriculture Census 2005-Livestock, Agriculture Census 2005-Fisheries and Agriculture Census 2005-Agriculture Services are for internal use only and not published for the public.