Malaysia Institute of Statistics (ISM) was registered under the Societies Act 1966 as a non-profit making body on August 17, 1984. The idea of establishing such a society was initiated on May 20, 1981 with the setting up of a Pro-team Committee for ISM.


To be a leading organization in promoting the proper practice, propagation, and dissemination of statistical knowledge for the benefit of society.


To actively participate in the improvement of statistical education at all levels.

To promote excellence in statistical practice, research, and publication.

To enhance society's awareness of the value of statistical method.

To increase the visibility of the statistics profession.

To diversify career opportunities for statisticians.

To expand our circle of influence through interactions with professional societies, government agencies, and other organizations.