Outstanding household loans under repayment assistance increase to 16% in 1H21

KUALA LUMPUR: As of the end of June 2021, 12.8 per cent of household loan accounts, or 16 per cent of outstanding household loan exposures, were under a repayment assistance plan with borrowers earning less than RM5,000 monthly forming two-thirds of these loan accounts.

This was higher than the 8.9 per cent of household accounts, or 11.1 per cent of outstanding household loan exposures, as of December 2020, Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) said.

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