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Household Income and Expenditure

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No Subject Frequency Questionnaires Guideline
1. Usage and Access of ICT by Individuals and Households Survey (ICTHS) Yearly  
2. Household Income and Basic Amenities Survey (HIS) Twice in 5 years  
3. Household Expenditure Survey (HES) Twice in 5 years - -

 

Note:

 1. Usage and Access of ICT by Individuals and Households Survey

The Department of Statistics, Malaysia (DOSM) is conducting the Usage and Access of ICT by individuals and households. This survey uses the personal interview method using the questionnaire form to obtain information from respondents. The coverage of the survey is household living in private living quarters only. The main objectives of the survey is to collect the latest and specific information on ICT use and access by individuals and households. The data are used as an input in the compilation of ICT Satellite Account and to calculate ICT indicators to measure development of national ICT and Digital Economy. The information collected is published in the publication namely "ICT Use and Access by Individuals and Households Survey Report".

 

 2. Household Income and Basic Amenities Survey

The Department of Statistics, Malaysia (DOSM) is conducting the Survey of Household Income and Basic Amenities Survey. The survey was carried out using the personal interview approach. Coverage of the survey are households living in private living quarters only. Components of the basis amenities covered were education, health, housing and household appliances & amenities. The main objectives of the survey are to collect information on income distribution pattern of households, to gather current statistics on poor households and to identify the accessibility of basic amenities by households. Data from the survey are used by the government as inputs for the formulation of national development plans and monitoring the Twelfth Malaysia Plan. The information collected is published in the publication namely "Household Income and Basic Amenities Survey Report".

 

 3. Household Expenditure Survey

The Department of Statistics, Malaysia (DOSM) is conducting the Survey of Household Expenditure. The survey was carried out using the personal interview approach. Coverage of the survey are households living in private living quarters only. The main objectives of the survey are to collect information on the level and pattern of consumption expenditure by households on varieties of goods and services. Data from the survey are used as the basis to determine the types of goods and services to be included in the basket and to update weights of the Consumer Price Index. The information collected is published in the publication namely "Household Expenditure Survey Report".