Malaysia Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP

1970 - 2019 | Yearly | % | CEIC Data

Malaysia Consolidated Fiscal Balance recorded a deficit equal to 3.6 % of its Nominal GDP in Dec 2019, compared with a deficit equal to 2.9 % in the previous year. Malaysia Consolidated Fiscal Balance to GDP data is updated yearly, available from Dec 1970 to Dec 2019, with an average ratio of -4.0 %. The data reached an all-time high of 6.2 % in Dec 1997 and a record low of -21.0 % in Dec 1981. CEIC calculates Consolidated Fiscal Balance as % of Nominal GDP from annual Consolidated Fiscal Balance and annual Nominal GDP. The Ministry of Finance provides Consolidated Fiscal Balance in local currency. The Department of Statistics provides Nominal GDP in local currency based on SNA 2008 with benchmark year 2015. Consolidated Fiscal Balance includes General Government and Non Financial Public Enterprises. Nominal GDP prior to 2015 is based on SNA 2008 with benchmark year 2010, prior to 2010 is based on SNA 1993 with benchmark year 2005, prior to 2005 is based on SNA 1993 with benchmark year 2000, prior to 2000 is based on SNA 1968 with benchmark year 1987 and prior to 1987 is based on old national methodology.

In the latest reports, Malaysia National Government Debt reached 221.3 USD bn in Mar 2021. Malaysia Nominal GDP reached 92.1 USD bn in Dec 2020.

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Malaysia Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP

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Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
-3.6 2019 -2.9 2018 -21.0 1981 6.2 1997 % yearly 1970 - 2019

Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) -6.8 2020 yearly 1997 - 2020
Algeria (%) -7.4 2018 yearly 1994 - 2018
Argentina (%) -8.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2004 - Dec 2020
Armenia (%) -5.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2002 - Dec 2020
Australia (%) -13.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2003 - Dec 2020
Austria (%) -8.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2001 - Dec 2020
Azerbaijan (%) 0.4 Jun 2021 monthly Dec 2004 - Jun 2021
Bahrain (%) -5.0 2014 yearly 1998 - 2014
Bangladesh (%) -5.4 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Belarus (%) -1.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2006 - Dec 2020
Belgium (%) -9.4 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Bolivia (%) -6.0 2018 yearly 1990 - 2018
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) -1.7 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2008 - Sep 2020
Botswana (%) -10.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2020
Brazil (%) -13.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1997 - Mar 2021
Brunei (%) -5.0 2019 yearly 2010 - 2019
Bulgaria (%) -3.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2003 - Dec 2020
Cambodia (%) -4.1 2020 yearly 2007 - 2020
Canada (%) -11.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 1993 - Dec 2020
Chile (%) -7.1 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
China (%) -5.8 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1995 - Mar 2021
Colombia (%) -5.8 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2000 - Sep 2020
Croatia (%) 0.4 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019
Cyprus (%) -5.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1995 - Dec 2020
Czech Republic (%) -6.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2020
Denmark (%) -1.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2020
Ecuador (%) -6.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2020
Estonia (%) -4.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2020
European Union (%) -6.9 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Finland (%) -5.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2020
France (%) -9.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1949 - Dec 2020
Georgia (%) -9.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2006 - Dec 2020
Germany (%) -4.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1991 - Dec 2020
Ghana (%) -6.6 Jun 2020 quarterly Dec 2008 - Jun 2020
Greece (%) -1.3 Dec 2018 monthly Apr 1999 - Dec 2018
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) -8.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 1999 - Dec 2020
Hungary (%) -8.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2020
Iceland (%) -1.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2020
India (%) -6.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2020
Indonesia (%) -6.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2014 - Dec 2020
Iran (%) -4.9 Mar 2019 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2019
Ireland (%) -5.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2020
Israel (%) -11.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2020
Italy (%) -8.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2020
Ivory Coast (%) -3.0 2018 yearly 1960 - 2018
Japan (%) -7.8 2022 yearly 1996 - 2022
Jordan (%) 1.0 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Kazakhstan (%) -3.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2008 - Dec 2020
Kenya (%) -2.7 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2009 - Sep 2020
South Korea (%) -3.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2000 - Dec 2020
Kosovo (%) -7.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2020
Kuwait (%) -9.6 2019 yearly 1988 - 2019
Kyrgyzstan (%) -1.9 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Jan 2021
Laos (%) -5.2 2020 yearly 2012 - 2020
Latvia (%) -3.4 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Sep 2020
Lebanon (%) -10.9 2019 yearly 1992 - 2019
Lithuania (%) -4.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Sep 2020
Luxembourg (%) -4.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2009 - Dec 2020
Macau SAR, China (%) -8.7 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2003 - Sep 2020
North Macedonia (%) -8.2 2020 yearly 1993 - 2020
Malawi (%) -1.2 Dec 2020 monthly Apr 2005 - Dec 2020
Malaysia (%) -3.6 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Malta (%) -10.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2020
Mauritius (%) -8.0 Jun 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Jun 2020
Mexico (%) -2.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1980 - Dec 2020
Moldova (%) -1.4 2019 yearly 1998 - 2019
Mongolia (%) -12.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2020
Montenegro (%) -10.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2012 - Dec 2020
Morocco (%) -11.0 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
Mozambique (%) -2.7 2016 yearly 1996 - 2016
Myanmar (%) -2.6 2018 yearly 1986 - 2018
Nepal (%) -10.0 2018 yearly 2012 - 2018
Netherlands (%) -4.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2020
New Zealand (%) -1.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2001 - Dec 2020
Nigeria (%) -3.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2020
Norway (%) -3.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2002 - Dec 2020
Oman (%) -13.8 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2005 - Sep 2020
Pakistan (%) -8.1 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Palestinian Territory (%) -2.2 2019 yearly 2010 - 2019
Panama (%) -10.1 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Paraguay (%) -2.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2003 - Dec 2020
Peru (%) -8.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1990 - Dec 2020
Philippines (%) -7.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1985 - Dec 2020
Poland (%) -7.0 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Portugal (%) -5.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2020
Qatar (%) -5.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Romania (%) -9.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2004 - Dec 2020
Russia (%) -4.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1993 - Dec 2020
Saudi Arabia (%) -7.1 2020 yearly 1969 - 2020
Serbia (%) -8.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2005 - Dec 2020
Singapore (%) -6.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2020
Slovakia (%) -6.2 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Slovenia (%) -7.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2020
South Africa (%) -10.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1990 - Dec 2020
Spain (%) -11.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1995 - Dec 2020
Sri Lanka (%) -11.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2014 - Dec 2020
Sudan (%) -2.4 2019 yearly 2001 - 2019
Sweden (%) -3.1 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Switzerland (%) 1.4 2019 yearly 1990 - 2019

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -3.6 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -13,265.471 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 9,898.905 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1980 - Mar 2021
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 10.8 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1991 - Mar 2021
National Government Debt (USD mn) 221,347.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1978 - Mar 2021
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 62.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (MYR bn) 510.059 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Forecast: Government Net Debt (MYR bn) 1,498.370 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Forecast: Government Revenue (MYR bn) 445.686 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Central Government Operations: ytd: Overall Balance (MYR mn) -46,290.000 May 2021 monthly Mar 2000 - May 2021
Central Government Operations: ytd: Expenditure (MYR mn) 136,603.000 May 2021 monthly Mar 2000 - May 2021
Central Government Operations: ytd: Revenue (MYR mn) 90,314.000 May 2021 monthly Mar 2000 - May 2021
Govt Debt: Domestic (MYR mn) 671,886.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
Govt Debt: External (MYR mn) 245,599.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 3.978 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) 3,834.6 May 2021 monthly Jan 1990 - May 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 22,512.4 May 2021 monthly Jan 1990 - May 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) 47.3 May 2021 monthly Jan 1991 - May 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 2,409,834.715 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 235,667.489 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 186,700.958 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 18,677.7 May 2021 monthly Jan 1990 - May 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) 46.3 May 2021 monthly Jan 1991 - May 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 971,675.708 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 391,248.435 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 2,648.496 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1976 - Dec 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 1,446.053 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1976 - Mar 2021
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 3,750.075 Apr 2021 monthly Jun 1976 - Apr 2021
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 4,897.822 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1976 - Apr 2021
MY: Exports: fob: Advanced Economies: Hong Kong SAR (China) (USD mn) 1,942.282 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1976 - Mar 2021
Trade Balance: sa (MYR mn) 15,825.046 May 2021 monthly Jan 1990 - May 2021
Imports: Taiwan (MYR mn) 4,690.016 Mar 2019 monthly Jan 1986 - Mar 2019
Imports: Value: Optical and Scientific Equipment (MYR mn) 2,183.337 May 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - May 2021
Imports: Value: Electrical & Electronic Products (MYR mn) 24,058.245 May 2021 monthly Jan 1989 - May 2021
Imports: Value: Machinery, Appliances and Parts (MYR mn) 6,010.375 May 2021 monthly Jan 1989 - May 2021
Exports: Value: Machinery, Appliances and Parts (MYR mn) 3,662.106 May 2021 monthly Jan 1989 - May 2021
Exports: Value: Electrical & Electronic Products (MYR mn) 31,558.109 May 2021 monthly Jan 1989 - May 2021
Exports: Value: Optical and Scientific Equipment (MYR mn) 3,467.225 May 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - May 2021
Import Volume Index; sa (2010=100) 149.000 May 2021 monthly Jan 2012 - May 2021
Export Volume Index (EVI): Total (2010=100) 142.600 May 2021 monthly Jan 2014 - May 2021
Import Volume Index (IVI): Total (2010=100) 152.100 May 2021 monthly Jan 2014 - May 2021
Export Volume index; sa (2010=100) 142.600 May 2021 monthly Jan 2012 - May 2021
Terms of Trade: Total (2010=100) 103.500 May 2021 monthly Jan 2014 - May 2021
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 2,246.5 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2021
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 3,025.8 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2021
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) 3.3 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2021
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 1,326.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 2.8 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 3,603.765 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 3.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) -314.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 3,421.683 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2020
External Debt (USD mn) 250,821.6 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2009 - Mar 2021
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 67.6 2020 yearly 2009 - 2020
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 104,275.3 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2009 - Mar 2021
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 25.9 2020 yearly 2009 - 2020
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 19.471 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 19,815.262 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
BoP: Financial Acc (MYR mn) 15,955.750 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2021
BoP: Financial Acc: Portfolio Investment (MYR mn) 395.986 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2021
BoP: Financial Acc: Portfolio Investment: Asset (MYR mn) -14,246.353 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2021
BoP: Financial Acc: Direct Investment: Liabilities (MYR mn) 10,514.202 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2021
BoP: Capital Account (MYR mn) -170.130 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: PI: Credit (MYR mn) 17,290.055 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: GS: Goods: Credit (MYR mn) 225,519.175 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: GS: Services: Credit (MYR mn) 20,295.555 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2021
BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (MYR mn) -10,947.939 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2021
BoP: Financial Acc: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities (MYR mn) 14,642.339 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2021
BoP: Financial Acc: Financial Derivatives (MYR mn) 264.949 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2021
BoP: Reserves Assets (MYR mn) -17,131.670 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: GS: Services: Debit (MYR mn) 35,245.368 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: Primary Income (PI): Net (MYR mn) -5,732.016 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: PI: Debit (MYR mn) 23,022.071 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2021
Balance of Payment (BoP): Current Account (CA) (MYR mn) 12,293.989 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2021
BoP: Financial Acc: Direct Investment: Asset (MYR mn) -9,127.708 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: GS: Goods: Debit (MYR mn) 188,907.688 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: Secondary Income: Net (MYR mn) -3,635.669 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2021
BoP: Financial Acc: Direct Investment (MYR mn) 1,386.494 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2021
BoP: Financial Acc: Other Investment (MYR mn) 13,908.321 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: Secondary Income: Debit (MYR mn) 7,632.467 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: GS: Services: Net (MYR mn) -14,949.813 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: Secondary Income: Credit (MYR mn) 3,996.798 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: GS: Goods: Net (MYR mn) 36,611.487 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2021
External Debt: Medium and Long Term (ML) (MYR mn) 607,337.220 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2009 - Mar 2021
External Debt: Serv: Interest: ML Term: Total (MYR mn) 16,098.000 2020 yearly 2010 - 2020
External Debt: Serv: Repayment: ML Term: Total (MYR mn) 100,802.000 2020 yearly 2010 - 2020
Funds Inflow: Direct Investment Assets (DIA) (MYR mn) 16,602.080 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
Number of Bankruptcies (Unit) 711.000 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1998 - Dec 2020
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 1.6 Apr 2021 monthly Dec 2005 - Apr 2021
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 93.2 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 7,112.422 Apr 2021 monthly Dec 2005 - Apr 2021
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 133,558.699 May 2021 monthly Dec 1969 - May 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 502,773.551 May 2021 monthly Dec 1969 - May 2021
M2 Growth (%) 3.8 May 2021 monthly Dec 1970 - May 2021
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 2.0 Mar 2021 monthly Jun 1959 - Mar 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 106,300.0 Jun 2021 monthly Apr 2000 - Jun 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 2.000 Mar 2021 monthly Jun 1959 - Mar 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 5.5 Dec 2020 monthly Apr 2000 - Dec 2020
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 2,200.000 Jun 2021 monthly Dec 1956 - Jun 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 512,979.544 May 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - May 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 5.9 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2008 - Mar 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 568,493.3 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1987 - Apr 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 3.6 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1988 - Apr 2021
Debt Service Ratio: Private Non-Financial Sector (%) 13.900 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Credit to Households (USD bn) 269.197 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2020
Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector (USD bn) 527.928 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 1964 - Dec 2020
Household Debt (USD mn) 328,687.3 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
Total Loans (USD mn) 447,193.214 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 1996 - Mar 2021
Total Loans Growth (%) 3.86 Apr 2021 monthly Dec 1997 - Apr 2021
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 134.11 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2001 - Dec 2020
Money Supply M3 (MYR mn) 2,082,749.624 May 2021 monthly Jan 2013 - May 2021
Banking System: Demand Deposits (MYR mn) 329,103.228 Oct 2018 monthly Jan 2007 - Oct 2018
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Global Competitiveness Index (Score) 74.602 2019 yearly 2017 - 2019
Business Confidence Growth (% Point) 28.8 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2021

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