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No Subject Frequency Questionnaires Guideline
1. Economic Census 2016 - Manufacturing Sector  Once in 5 years
2. Monthly Manufacturing Survey, 2017 Monthly  
 3. Annual Survey of Manufacturing Industries  Annually - -
4. Survey of Electricity, Gas, Steam and Air Conditioning Supply Establishments  Annually - -
 5. Quarterly Employment Survey   Quarterly  

Note:

 1. Monthly Manufacturing Survey 2017

The Department of Statistics, Malaysia (DOSM) is currently conducting the Monthly Manufacturing Survey, 2017 commencing reference month January 2017. The survey covers 155 out of a total of 259 industries in the Manufacturing Sector (based on the Malaysia Standard Industrial Classification, 2008). This is a mail and web base enquiry survey. Survey questionnaires are mailed to respondents at the beginning of the year meanwhile the time given to complete and return a copy of the questionnaire or submit through online survey for each reference month is by/before the 10th of the following month (example: for reference month January 2017, the due date for submission is 10th February 2017). The main objective of the survey is to collect information required by the government for current economic analysis, formulation and implementation of policies and also in monitoring the performance of the Manufacturing Sector. The information collected is published in two monthly publications namely "Index of Industrial Production, Malaysia" and "Monthly Manufacturing Statistics, Malaysia" which are both available at the Users' Service Unit of Department of Statistics, Malaysia.

 2. Annual Manufacturing Industries Survey 2015

The Department of Statistics, Malaysia (DOSM) is conducting the Annual Manufacturing Industries Survey 2015 for reference year 2014. The survey covers 259 industries in the manufacturing sector (based on the Malaysia Standard Industrial Classification (2008). The survey is conducted through two methods namely by mail enquiry and face to face interviews. For mail enquiry, respondents are given one month to complete and return the questionnaires to the Department meanwhile for face to face interviews, the field work officer will directly go to the establishment based on the respondent address. The main objective of the survey is to collect information pertaining to growth, contribution, composition and distribution of the manufacturing 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 analysis. The information collected is published in the publication namely "Report on Survey of Manufacturing Industries" which is available at the Users' Service Unit of DOSM.

 3. Survey of Electricity, Gas, Steam and Air Conditioning Supply Establishments 2015

The Department of Statistics, Malaysia (DOSM) is conducting the Survey of Electricity, Gas, Steam and Air Conditioning Supply Establishments 2015 for reference year 2014. The survey covers 8 industries in the electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply sector (based on the Malaysia Standard Industrial Classification, (2008). The survey is conducted through two methods namely by mail enquiry and face to face interview. For mail enquiry, respondents are given one month to complete and return the questionnaires to the Department meanwhile for face to face interview, the field work officer will directly go to the establishment based on the respondent address. The main objective of the survey is to collect information pertaining to growth, contribution, composition and distribution of the electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply 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 analysis. The information collected will be published in terms of publication which will be made available at the Users' Service Unit of DOSM.