The total households income was RM638.8 billion with compensation of employees & unincorporated business profits being the main contributor by registering a share of 72.3 per cent (RM461.6 billion). The compensation of employees for households in urban area recorded 81.0 per cent (RM295.9 billion) while the compensation of employees for households in rural area was 19.0 per cent (RM69.4 billion). Percentage share of distributed profits was 14.5 per cent (RM92.6 billion) and social benefits & periodical payments 8.4 per cent (RM54.1 billion).
Consumption on domestic & imported commodities was the largest expenditure for households with a value of RM571.7 billion (89.5%). The total income tax & sales tax paid by households was RM34.8 billion (5.5%) and the non-factor income paid to abroad was RM23.3 billion (3.6%) as shown in Chart 1.
PERFORMANCE OF FINANCIAL & NON-FINANCIAL CORPORATIONS
Total income of financial & non-financial corporations amounted to RM666.4 billion with a major share of 86.2 per cent (RM574.7 billion) contributed by gross operating surplus followed by corporate borrowing 7.3 per cent (RM48.6 billion) and current transfers 5.3 per cent (RM35.2 billion) as depicted in Chart 2.
Corporate saving of the financial & non-financial corporations was RM312.4 billion with a share of 46.9 per cent. Lending by financial & non-financial corporations recorded RM115.6 billion (17.3%). Corporate tax was RM107.1 billion (16.1%) and the distributed profits to households amounted to RM92.6 billion (13.9%). Current transfers constituted RM35.2 billion and RM3.5 billion was non-factor income paid to abroad (Chart 3).
THE OFFICE OF CHIEF STATISTICIAN MALAYSIA
DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS, MALAYSIA
20 November 2017
Ho Mei Kei
Public Relation Officer
Corporate and User Services Division
Department of Statistics, Malaysia
Tel : +603-8885 7942
Fax : +603-8888 9248
Email : mkho[at]stats.gov.my