The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) announced dividend rate of 6.40 percent for the financial year ended 31st December 2015. It was the second highest since year 2000 and lower than 6.75 percent announced in 2014.
Kindly refer to “Historical Employees Provident Funds (EPF / KWSP) Dividend Rate” page for EPF dividend rate table & chart since 1952. You may want to calculate the dividend received by using EPF Dividend Calculator.
The total dividend payout stand at RM38.24 billion from RM44.23 billon income. The remaining are used for investment expenses, operating expenditures, statutory charges and net impairment allowance on financial assets. The payout representing an increase of 4.48 per cent compared to RM36.60 billion recorded in 2014.
Equities continue to be the largest contributor to the EPF’s gross investment income in 2015, generating RM26.01 billion of income, a increase of 13.54 per cent compared with RM22.91 billion recorded in 2014.
Malaysian Government Securities & Equivalent and Loans & Bonds contributed RM15.66 billion or 35.40 percent of 2015 income.
Real Estate and Infrastructure asset class contributed RM1.70 billion in investment income in 2015 with annual growth of 22.23 per cent compared with 2014.
For those who have EPF i-Akaun, you may see the dividend was already credited to your account.