• Data refer to the population resident in Malaysia at midyear.
• International standards: The framework used follows the
o Principles and Recommendations for Population and Housing Censuses, Rev. 2, UN.
o Principles and Recommendation for a Vital Statistics System Revision 3, UN.
o The Methods and Materials of Demography, US Bureau Census.
o Manual I : Methods for Estimating Total Population for Current Dates, UN.
o Manual III : Methods for Population Projections for Sex and Age, UN.
o Manual VI : Method of Measuring Internal Migration, UN.
o Manual VII : Methods for Projecting Household and Families, UN.
o Manual VIII : Methods for Projections of Urban and Rural Population, UN.
o Manual X – Indirect Techniques for Demographic Estimation
o Handbook on Census Management for Population and Housing Censuses, UN.
o Handbook on Geospatial Infrastructure in Support of Census Activities, UN.
o Handbook on Population and Housing Census Editing, UN.
o Handbook on geographic information systems and digital mapping, UN.
o Census Technical Reports, UN:
i. Post Enumeration Surveys, Operational Guidelines
ii. Census Data Capture Methodology
o Malaysia Standard Classification of Occupations (MASCO)
o Malaysia Standard Industrial Classification (MSIC)
o International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems 10th Revision (ICD 10), WHO.
o Regional Model Life Tables and Stable Population, US Bureau Census