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No Subject Frequency Questionnaires Guideline
1. Annual Census of Crude Oil and Natural Gas Mining Industries Annually - -
2. Economic Census 2016 - Mining and Quarrying Once in 5 years    
  a) Mining   
  b) Stone Quarrying    
  c) Sand Extraction  
  d) Petroleum and Natural Gas    

Note:

 1. Annual Census of Crude Oil and Natural Gas Mining Industries 2014

The Department of Statistics, Malaysia is conducting the Annual Census of Crude Oil and Natural Gas Mining Industries 2014 for reference year 2013. The census covers Section B (Mining and Quarrying) based on the Malaysia Standard Industrial Classification, 2008. This census is a mail enquiry survey. Respondents are given two (2) months to complete and return the questionnaires to the Department. The main objective of the survey is to collect information pertaining to growth, contribution, composition and distribution of the crude oil and natural gas sector to assist 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. The information collected is published in the publication namely Petroleum and Natural gas Statistics.

 2. Economic Census 2006 (Mining and Quarrying)

The Department of Statistics, Malaysia (DOSM) conducted the Economic Census (Mining & Stone Quarrying) for reference year 2005 which was carried out in 2006. The Mining Census was carried out since 1963, while The Stone Quarrying Census started since 1972. Since 2000, censuses of the mining and quarrying sectors have been carried out once in every 5 years. This census covers 25 industries in the Mining and Quarrying sector (based on the Malaysia Standard Industrial Classification, 2000). This is a mail enquiry census. Respondents were 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 mining and quarrying sector to assist the government in development planning and formulating policies. The data also can be used by the private sector and individuals for economic analysis. The information collected is published in the publication namely "Economic Census 2006 (Mining and Quarrying)" which is available at the Users' Service Unit of DOSM.