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Jurang Pengagihan Pendapatan semakin melebar 1970-2009

Jurang Pendapatan 1970-2009 rev2

MALAYSIA: Jurang Pengagihan Pendapatan semakin melebar! KAYA MAKIN KAYA – MISKIN TETAP MISKIN? 4.5% isi rumah secara purata memperoleh pendapatan kurang daripada RM800/ sebulan ! 52.8% isi rumah secara purata memperoleh pendapatan kurang daripada RM3,000/ sebulan ! 75.9% isi rumah secara purata memperoleh pendapatan kurang daripada RM5,000/ sebulan ! 96% isi rumah secara purata memperoleh pendapatan kurang daripada RM10,000/ sebulan …

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Malaysia’s Average Annual Increase in Real Wages

The REAL salary growth in Malaysia has been negative for 10 years! hence allowing the decreasing purchasing power and capability of its citizen. According to the World Bank, for the past 10 years, the salary increase in MALAYSIA on average is only 2.6% behind the inflation rate of 2.8%. This is also behind the increase of productivity in MALAYSIA at …

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Malaysia’s spending on Healthcare and Number of Doctors

Doctors Malaysia

Malaysia’s spending on Healthcare as a percentage of GDP is ranked number 156 out of 187 countries in the world ! MALAYSIA’s number of Doctors for each 1 million population is at 700 persons. Do we need more doctors? A study by Starfield concludes that an increase of one primary care physician per 10,000 population resulted in a reduction of …

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Malaysian House Affordability

House Affordability r3

The estimates made from the HIS indicates that 75.9% Malaysians cannot afford houses above RM250,000. This is the case according to the property market report where 78-85% properties transacted is below RM250,000. How do we ensure the price of properties is stabilized and more affordable houses is offered to the public? RESIDENTIAL TRANSACTION by PRICE (2006-2010) 85% of residential sale …

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Household Debts against Disposable Income

Household Debt to Disposable Income 2

Malaysia’s household debt to disposable income at 140% is among the highest in the word! The biggest portion are for housing loans followed by passenger car loans, personal use, securities purchase, and credit cards. What can we do to reduce our household debts? – Increase pay? – Reduce house price (speculations?) – Reduce car taxation? – Price of goods? – …

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Malaysia’s Federal Government Finance (1985-2012), OPEX Component (1990-2012), REVENUE and Tax Structure (1990-2012)

Federal Income

Malaysia’s Federal Government Finance (1985-2012) and OPEX Component (1990-2012) Malaysian government budget is your money. Know your spending! More than RM135 Billion increase in Operating Expenditure (OPEX) from year 2000-2012. What happened? Observations; a) Increased in government revenue is unfortunately closely followed by OPEX b) Very Significant and consistent growth of deficit 1998-2012 c) Significant % increase in subsidies payout …

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Malaysia Income Inequality World Ranking and by Continents

Income Inequality WORLD

The Gini coefficient measures the inequality among values of a frequency distribution (for example levels of income). A Gini coefficient of zero expresses perfect equality where all values are the same (for example, where everyone has an exactly equal income). A Gini coefficient of one (100 on the percentile scale) expresses maximal inequality among values (for example where only one …

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Bumiputera Professionals Breakdown 1970-2008

Professionals Breakdown 2

  Graph indicates the progress in numbers of Bumiputera professionals in respective fields from 1970 to 2008. Generally it reflects the racial composition of Malaysia except for CEOs, Accountants and Lawyers. 3,145 total views, 1 views today Share!

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Commercial Properties: A Tale of Three Races

Commercial Properties2

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Malaysia’s Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Standing (1975-2010)

Malaysia NET FDI across region 2006-2010

Malaysia’s Net FDI is highest in 1997 and is lowest in 2008. MALAYSIA’s the only country in the region with negative Net FDI since 2007. To attract FDI, factors of production need to be attractive – either cheap labours, cheap capital or expensive but highly skilled. We are neither cheap nor highly skilled as opposed to the likes of Vietnam …

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