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Statistics show unemployment among graduates up in 2020

KUCHING: Unemployment among graduates in Malaysia has risen by 22.5 percent in 2020 while underemployment is also on the rise as the economy convulses in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, says the Department of Statistics Malaysia (DOSM). Chief statistician Datuk...

22.5 million Malaysians enumerated during Census 2020

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 22.5 million out of 32.7 million Malaysians or 68.9 per cent have completed the Malaysia Population and Housing Census 2020 (Census 2020). Department of Statistics Malaysia (DOSM) chief statistician Datuk Seri Dr Mohd Uzir Mahidin...

Malaysia’s trade deficit in services hit record RM47.4 bln in 2020

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s trade deficit in services increased to RM47.4 billion in 2020, the highest deficit ever recorded, owing to the unprecedented Covid-19 pandemic that has significantly restrained economic activities globally. The Department of Statistics Malaysia (DOSM) said total trade...

Census 2020: Face-to-face interviews postponed

PUTRAJAYA: The face-to-face interviews for the Malaysian Population and Housing Census 2020 (Census 2020), which are being conducted nationwide until June 30, have been postponed to a new date, to be announced later. The Department of Statistics Malaysia (DOSM), in...

Despite speculations, no baby boom due to lockdowns

By Nurul Hanis Izmir KUALA LUMPUR: Just a year ago, when the first of the stricter movement curbs was imposed and people were mostly confined to their homes, expectations ran high on a possible baby boom in Malaysia. But a...

Healthier economic outlook expected in coming months

KUALA LUMPUR: A healthier economic outlook is anticipated in the coming months based on the latest Malaysia’s Leading Index (LI) performance and the implementation of the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme. The Department of Statistics Malaysia said in a statement today...

Only 10.45 million Malaysians responded; e-Census still open

KUALA LUMPUR: As at Feb 21, 2021, about 10.45 million or 35 per cent of 32.7 million Malaysians have completed the Population and Housing Census 2020 (Census 2020), said Department of Statistics Malaysia (DOSM) chief statistician Datuk Seri Dr...

Lack of knowledge, awareness limit inclusive involvement in development goals

PUTRAJAYA: Lack of knowledge and awareness among society limit their inclusive involvement in Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), according to the Chief Statistician Datuk Seri Dr Mohd Uzir Mahidin. Commenting on Malaysia's SDG progress monitoring system (SDG Dashboard), he said the...

Malaysia’s current accounts surplus hits nine-year high to RM62.1 bln

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia posted a current account surplus of RM62.1 billion in 2020, the highest in nine years, steered by a favourable performance of the goods account, and narrower deficit in primary income and secondary income, said the Department...

Malaysia’s economy contracts -5.6 pct in 2020

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s economy contracted 3.4 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2020 (4Q20) with the resurgence in Covid-19 infections, bringing the year’s full reading, which was marked by lockdowns and border closures globally, to -5.6 per cent. The...
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Statistics show unemployment among graduates up in 2020

KUCHING: Unemployment among graduates in Malaysia has risen by 22.5 percent in 2020 while underemployment is also on the...
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