Malaysia Ageing and Retirement Survey

The Malaysia Ageing and Retirement Survey (MARS) is a longitudinal study aimed at respondents aged 40 and above. Established in 2018, 5,613 respondents have participated in the first wave of this study from April 2018 to June 2019. MARS contains questions covering five core components namely respondent and family background, health, work and employment, income and consumption as well as savings and assets. Physical measurements were also administered on site during the field interview which includes height, weight, waist and hip circumference, blood pressure and grip strength.

survey name description
MARS W1 Wave 1 for Malaysia Ageing and Retirement Survey