It says 3Q2009 unemployment is 409,000, or 3.6% of Labour force.
Source: Labour Force Survey, Department of Statistics, Malaysia
Now, compare the 2 sets of figures:
Deputy Minister said a total of 36,000 unemployed in 4Q2009, when compare with 3Q2009 from the Statistics department of 409,000 unemployed, Main Stream Media should highlight that the unemployment dropped sharply, 343,000 found jobs in 4Q2009.
What an achievement!!