Presentation on theme: "ECONOMIC CENSUS IN MALAYSIA POST-CENSUS ACTIVITIES Presented by Norazizah Ibrahim Wong Services Statistics Division Department of Statistics, Malaysia."— Presentation transcript:
ECONOMIC CENSUS IN MALAYSIA POST-CENSUS ACTIVITIES Presented by Norazizah Ibrahim Wong Services Statistics Division Department of Statistics, Malaysia THE SECOND INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON ECONOMIC CENSUS SHERATON GRANDE WALKERHILL HOTEL SEOUL, KOREA 6 – 9 JULY 2009
OUTLINE Introduction Post-Census Activities Post-Enumeration Checks Post Mortem Updating Frame The Economic Census as a basis for the next census/survey programmes Conclusion
INTRODUCTION In the year 2000, Department of Statistics, Malaysia decided to integrate all the sectors in one census, namely Economic Census. The Census was conducted in 2001 and will be conducted for every 5 years. The most recent Census was conducted in 2006 (reference year 2005). The scope of the Census was confined to services, manufacturing, agriculture, construction and mining & quarrying.
INTRODUCTION (contd) The purpose to collect information is to assist the government in development planning and for formulating policies. The census was primarily conducted by mail inquiry and for data processing, DOSM using both ICR and manual data capture (PC). The results was disseminate through printed publication and electronic format.
POST-CENSUS ACTIVITIES Post-Enumeration Checks Post-Mortem Updating Frame As A Basis For The Next Census/Survey Programmes
1. POST-ENUMERATION CHECK All cases with status as follows will be studied: - non response - wrong industry - post office return (POR) etc Several steps that have been taken are as follows: - Non response status but still active operation will be revisited data imputation
1. POST-ENUMERATION CHECK (contd) - Wrong industry case will be tried to obtain the information - POR request State Offices to identify/search new address Notes: Method of imputation depends on the respective sectors.
1. POST-ENUMERATION CHECK (contd) Several meeting and discussion have been held - to ensure the Economic Census done properly The other source of data will be obtained from the relevant agencies as a checking and comparison process.
2. POST-MOTERM Some issues raised during the census will be recorded. Post-mortem session organized by the headquarter Results from the current census will be presented Data comparison with the previous census
3. UPDATING FRAME To reduce the printing cost and field operations which will increase. To ensure a complete coverage, new establishments should updated in the frame. Code of wrong industry should be updated with the right code.
4. The Economic Census As A Basis For the Next Census/Survey Programmes i.In term of census results Used by the government for national development planning and economic formulation. Rebasing of the Index of Industrial Production Comparison with the next censuses/surveys
4. The Economic Census As A Basis For the Next Census/Survey Programmes (contd) ii.In term of frame The Economic Census would be as a basis for subsequent sample survey programmes To provide a sample selection of the annual, quarterly or monthly survey Selection of establishment for cut-off censuses/surveys Selection of Annual Survey of Manufacturing Industries
CONCLUSION Post-census activities could assist in improving data reliability and updating frame The result of Economic Census could be used as a basis for subsequent sample survey programmes
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