YBhg. Dato’ Sri Dr. Mohd Uzir Mahidin, Malaysia’s Chief Statistician, unveiled (i) DOSM’s New Portal & Mobile Application; and (ii) Economic Census Portal.
DOSM’s New Portal & Mobile Application was developed in line with DOSM’s continuous modernisation and innovation efforts aimed at providing effective statistical services that have added value in contributing to government services. It is equipped with a modern platform based on portal features that use the latest technology, modern design and layout,
minimalistic and neat, bilingual ie the use of Bahasa Melayu and English (default), fully responsive, prioritise user experience (user centric), supporting all the content required by the user, can be easily expanded, various latest functions; and support the needs of DOSM content & functions such as stats release, student corner, ergonomic and user-friendly layout.
YBhg. Dato’ Sri Dr. Mohd Uzir Mahidin, Malaysia’s Chief Statistician, stated, “This edition of DOSM’s New Portal & Mobile Application introduces key features such as Fun with Statistics, Chat Bot, Tableau Integration, Table Builder, Social Media Sharing, Multi
User CMS, Content Analytics, and Data Mining. It also provides additional service innovation with mobile application features developed using Google Flutter technology and a simple and user-friendly platform meeting all user needs with mobile apps on Applestore and Playstore.”
Dato’ Sri Dr Mohd Uzir Mahidin also informed, “DOSM for the first time launch Economic Census Portal, which main objective is to be a platform for delivering information and statistics related to the 2023 Economic Census. This portal provides an easy-to-navigate interface and has various content and links. The portal is a common gateway with a one
stop centre concept to make it easier for users, especially census respondents, to get all the information related to the implementation of the 2023 Economic Census. Among the contents of this portal are general information about the 2023 Economic Census, frequently asked questions (FAQ), questionnaires, a guide to completing the questionnaire, the previous publications of the Economic Census, and links to online questionnaires (e-Be). Through this portal, users can also access an economic data dashboard (MyEase) that covers economic series data starting from the year 2005. In addition, this portal also displays progress reports on the implementation of the census as well as the latest news and media coverage related to the economic census.”
Meanwhile, the current portal and the New Portal & DOSM Mobile Application are compared by upgrading the portal display, which includes the landing page, main page, directory, stats release theme, gallery (newsletter), and upgrading the CMS function and display, which includes login, modules content management, and various new functions such as Table Builder, Student Corner, Fun With Statistics, Forum, and Industry Training module.
Thus, efforts to upgrade DOSM’s New Portal & Mobile Application and Economic Census Portal were develop and in response to current needs and to fuel the dissemination of information for the reference of various levels of users, including policymakers, businessmen, researchers, youth, students, journalists, data scientists, and the general public.
For more information,
visit https://www.dosm.gov.my and https://www.economiccensus.dosm.gov.my
The Department of Statistics Malaysia (DOSM) is conducting the Economic Census in 2023. DOSM greatly appreciates the cooperation of respondents to provide information and in ensuring the success of this census. Please visit www.dosm.gov.my for more information.
DOSM has launched OpenDOSM NextGen as a medium that provides a catalogue of data and visualisation to facilitate users in analysing various data. OpenDOSM NextGen is an open source data sharing platform and accessible through https://open.dosm.gov.my portal.
Please be informed that the Government of Malaysia has declared National Statistics Day (MyStats Day) on October 20 each year. MyStats Day theme is “Connecting the World with Data We Can Trust”.