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Background

INTRODUCTION

The Department of Statistics, Malaysia is conducting the Annual Economic Survey (AES) 2018 for the reference year 2017. The survey is conducted under the provisions of the Statistics Act 1965 (Revised-1989). 

The survey began in May 2018 to September 2018 covering the five major economic sectors in Malaysia namely Agriculture, Mining, Manufacturing, Construction and Services.
 

OBJECTIVE

  • Collect information on growth, contributions, composition and distribution of sectors/economic sub-sectors covered;
  • Obtain comprehensive information on economic activity in Malaysia;
  • Updating the framework for future Census/Surveys; and
  • Prepare a benchmark for the National Accounts, Input-Output tables and Employment statistics.