Labour force by state

This data set shows the number of labour force for all states in Malaysia. The statistics is derived from Labour Force Survey (LFS) which is conducted every month using household approach.

Labour force refers to those who during the reference week of LFS, are in the 15-64 years age group and who are either employed or unemployed.

W.P. Labuan is gazzeted as a Federal Territory in 1984 while W.P. Putrajaya is gazzeted as a Federal Territory in 2001. The statistics for W.P. Putrajaya for 2001-2010 is treated as part of Selangor. Statistics for W.P. Putrajaya is available separately since 2011 onwards.

LFS was not conducted during the years 1991 and 1994.

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Source https://www.statistics.gov.my
Author Nur Layali Mohd Ali Khan
Maintainer Nur Layali Mohd Ali Khan
Last Updated May 12, 2017, 18:27 (UTC)
Created April 29, 2016, 13:23 (UTC)