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2016, Mean monthly household income: RM6,958
In 2016, average household spend RM4,033 monthly
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ICT Use and Access By Individuals and Households Survey Report, Malaysia, 2019

Release Date : Friday 10, April 2020 1200

 

ICT ACCESS BY HOUSEHOLDS, MALAYSIA 

The percentage of households access to Internet, pay TV channel, radio showed an increase to 90.1 per cent (3.1 percentage points), 75.8 per cent (2.7 percentage points) and 97.2 per cent (1.5 percentage points) respectively. In contrast, the percentage of access to fixed-line telephone, television and computer showed a decrease to 23.5 per cent (-3.0 percentage points), 97.6 per cent (-1.0 percentage points) and 71.3 per cent (-0.4 percentage points) respectively. Meanwhile the percentage of households access to mobile phone remained at 98.2 per cent in 2019.

 

Exhibit 1: ICT Access by Households, Malaysia, 2019 and 2018                     

                          

ICT USE BY INDIVIDUALS, MALAYSIA

The percentage of individuals using the Internet increased by 3.0 percentage points from 81.2 per cent in 2018 to 84.2 per cent in 2019. The percentage of individuals using computers increased by 1.6 percentage points from 70.5 per cent in 2018 to 72.1 per cent in 2019. Meanwhile the percentage of individuals using mobile phone remained at 97.9 in 2019

 

Exhibit 2: ICT Use by Individuals, Malaysia, 2019 and 2018

 

INTERNET ACTIVITIES BY INDIVIDUALS, MALAYSIA

The main Internet activities by individuals were participating in social networks (97.1%) continues to be the most popular activity among Internet users. This was followed by activities of downloading images, movies, videos or music; playing or downloading games (84.7%), finding information about goods or services (83.5%), telephoning over the Internet/ VoIP (77.4%) and downloading software or applications (77.1%).

 

Exhibit 3: Internet Activities by Individuals, Malaysia, 2019

 

Released By:

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

 

10 April 2020

 

Contact person:

Mohd Yusrizal Ab Razak
Public Relation Officer
Strategic Communication and International Division
Department of Statistics, Malaysia
Tel : +603-8885 7942
Fax : +603-8888 9248
Email : yusrizal.razak[at]dosm.gov.my

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