MEAN MONTHLY HOUSEHOLD INCOME BY STRATA, MALAYSIA, 2009 AND 2012
As a whole, the findings of the Household Income Survey (HIS) 2012 revealed that the mean monthly household income for Malaysians increased from RM4,025 in year 2009 to RM5,000 in year 2012. It was an increase of 7.2 per cent per annum (nominal).
The HIS 2012 also showed an increase in the urban household income at the rate of 6.6 per cent per annum from RM4,705 in year 2009 to RM5,742 in year 2012. Concurrently, the rural household income increased at the rate of 6.4 per cent per annum from RM2,545 to RM3,080.
THE OFFICE OF CHIEF STATISTICIAN MALAYSIA
DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS, MALAYSIA
2 April 2013