↑ Top
DOSM Community
Respondent
Public
Saturday, 08 August 2020|
GDP constant prices are now expressed in 2015 prices
Malaysia’s economy expanded by 4.3 per cent in 2019

Social Accounting Matrix 2015

Release Date : Friday 20, December 2019 1200


 

HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION WITH TOTAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME RM694.1 BILLION

In 2015, total household income recorded RM694.1 billion with compensation of employees & unincorporated business profits as the main contributor with a value of RM501.5 billion (72.2%). Distributed profits as well as social benefits & periodical payments contributed RM92.0 billion (13.3%) and RM62.2 billion (9.0%) respectively.

 

DISTRIBUTION OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME FOR CITIZEN BY INCOME CATEGORY

Total household income for citizen in Malaysia recorded a value of RM667.1 billion in 2015, where the high income category registered RM178.4 billion, medium income category RM262.2 billion and low income category RM226.5 billion. The sources of household income include compensation of employees & unincorporated business profits, distributed profits, household borrowing, social benefits & periodical payments and current transfers.

 

Income%20distribution.PNG" style="width: 558px; height: 250px;" />

 

Compensation of employees & unincorporated business profits was the main income for households in all categories of income. Distributed profits was the second largest income received by high income category and medium income category with a share of 18.8 per cent and 13.6 per cent respectively. Meanwhile, low income category received higher social benefits & periodical payments and current transfer 17.0 per cent as compared with high income category 5.4 per cent and medium income category 6.0 per cent.

 

HOUSEHOLD EXPENDITURE DOMINATED BY THE CONSUMPTION ON DOMESTIC AND IMPORTED COMMODITIES

Meanwhile, consumption on domestic & imported commodities was the main expenditure for households amounted RM616.7 billion (88.8%). Total income tax & other current taxes paid by households was RM37.9 billion (5.5%) and non-factor income paid to abroad was RM28.9 billion (4.2%).

Household expenditure: Value and percentage share

Social Accounting Matrix 2015 publication also includes the revised compensation of employee for 2014 and the 2018 preliminary data for compensation of employee and income taxes. More information on the Social Accounting Matrix can be obtained from the DOSM website at www.dosm.gov.my.

 

Released By:

DATO' SRI DR. MOHD UZIR MAHIDIN
CHIEF STATISTICIAN MALAYSIA
DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS, MALAYSIA
 DrUzir_Mahidin    Dr_Uzir

20 December 2019

 

Contact person:


Rohaida binti Mohamad 
Public Relation Officer
Strategic Communication and International Division
Department of Statistics, Malaysia
Tel : +603-8885 7942
Fax : +603-8888 9248
Email : rohaida.mohamad[at]dosm.gov.my

Previous Articles :