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Malaysia Forecast: Unemployment Rate

1985 - 2023 | Yearly | % | International Monetary Fund - World Economic Outlook

Malaysia’s Unemployment Rate is forecasted to be 3.15 % in Dec 2018 as reported by International Monetary Fund - World Economic Outlook. It records no change from the last reported number of 3.35 % in Dec 2017. Looking ahead, Malaysia’s Unemployment Rate is projected to stand at 2.75 % in Dec 2023. The data is updated yearly and is categorized in CEIC under World Trend Plus’s Country Forecast – Table IMF.WEO: Unemployment Rate.

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What is Malaysia's Forecast: Unemployment Rate in 2023?

Last

2.75

2023
Previous

2.75

2022
Min

2.44

1997
Max

8.26

1986
Unit

%

Frequency

yearly

Range

1985 - 2023

Updated on 17 Apr 2018
Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

2.75

2023

2.75

2022

2.44

1997

8.26

1986

%

yearly

1985 - 2023

Updated on 17 Apr 2018

View Malaysia's Forecast: Unemployment Rate from 1985 to 2023 in the chart:

Malaysia Forecast: Unemployment Rate

Series Details
Series ID

260827201

Name

Malaysia Forecast: Unemployment Rate

Country

Malaysia

Frequency

Yearly

Unit

%

Status

Active

Source

International Monetary Fund - World Economic Outlook

First Date

1985

Last Date

2023

Last Updated

17 Apr 2018

Statistics
Mean

3.81

Variance

2.48

Standard deviation

1.57

Skewness

2.06

Kurtosis

3.14

Coefficient variation

0.41

Median

3.30

Max
1986

8.26

Min
1997

2.44

Previous observation
2022

2.75

Last observation
2023

2.75

Number of Observations

39

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More Countries/Regions for Forecast: Unemployment Rate

Country/Region Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Albania

12.40

2023

12.65

2022

2.81

1982

26.50

1992

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Algeria

17.65

2023

15.93

2022

9.83

2013

29.50

2000

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Argentina

6.00

2023

6.08

2022

3.00

1980

22.45

2002

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Armenia

18.15

2023

18.25

2022

16.20

2013

38.40

2001

%

yearly

2001 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Australia

4.98

2023

4.96

2022

4.25

2008

10.86

1993

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Austria

5.10

2023

5.10

2022

1.60

1980

6.03

2016

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Azerbaijan

4.87

2023

4.89

2022

4.87

2023

11.78

2000

%

yearly

2000 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Bahamas

7.76

2023

7.85

2022

6.90

2001

15.89

2011

%

yearly

1986 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Bahrain

3.85

2023

3.85

2022

3.36

2015

5.60

2007

%

yearly

2007 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Barbados

9.52

2023

9.56

2022

7.42

2007

24.41

1993

%

yearly

1981 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Belarus

1.02

2023

1.02

2022

0.10

1991

4.02

1996

%

yearly

1991 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Belgium

6.61

2023

6.65

2022

6.45

1991

11.50

1982

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Belize

14.70

2023

13.95

2022

7.97

2016

15.00

1990

%

yearly

1990 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Bhutan

3.20

2023

3.20

2022

2.30

2005

4.00

2009

%

yearly

2004 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Bolivia

4.00

2023

4.00

2022

3.23

2012

8.71

2003

%

yearly

2000 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Bosnia and Herzegovina

24.50

2023

23.50

2022

20.50

2017

70.00

1995

%

yearly

1995 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Brazil

9.50

2023

9.50

2022

6.79

2014

14.70

1999

%

yearly

1991 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Brunei

6.90

2023

6.90

2022

6.90

2023

9.30

2011

%

yearly

2011 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Bulgaria

5.45

2023

5.45

2022

0.03

1989

18.13

2000

%

yearly

1989 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Canada

6.50

2023

6.39

2022

6.03

2007

12.00

1983

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Cape Verde

8.50

2023

8.50

2022

8.50

2023

26.00

1995

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Chile

6.00

2023

5.97

2022

5.80

2019

21.00

1983

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
China

4.00

2023

4.00

2022

1.80

1985

4.90

1980

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Colombia

9.00

2023

9.00

2022

4.91

1994

15.58

2002

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Costa Rica

7.63

2023

7.63

2022

3.77

1989

9.74

2015

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Croatia

10.00

2023

10.50

2022

9.91

1997

21.78

2002

%

yearly

1991 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Cyprus

6.52

2023

6.99

2022

1.80

1990

16.07

2014

%

yearly

1982 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Czech Republic

3.50

2023

3.50

2022

2.89

2017

8.76

2000

%

yearly

1995 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Denmark

5.80

2023

5.80

2022

3.46

2008

9.53

1993

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Dominican Republic

5.10

2023

5.10

2022

4.64

2008

9.54

1992

%

yearly

1991 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Ecuador

4.52

2023

4.52

2022

3.80

2014

13.11

1999

%

yearly

1988 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Egypt

6.34

2023

6.97

2022

6.34

2023

13.37

2014

%

yearly

1990 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
El Salvador

7.05

2023

7.05

2022

5.88

2008

10.15

1988

%

yearly

1988 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Estonia

6.08

2023

6.25

2022

4.59

2007

16.71

2010

%

yearly

1993 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Fiji

4.50

2023

4.50

2022

3.74

1996

12.00

1988

%

yearly

1986 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Finland

6.97

2023

7.03

2022

3.11

1989

16.70

1994

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
France

7.29

2023

7.53

2022

6.35

1980

10.89

1997

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Georgia

11.76

2016

11.95

2015

7.55

1997

16.85

2009

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2017-10-10
Germany

3.38

2023

3.42

2022

3.36

1980

11.01

2005

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Greece

14.74

2023

15.00

2022

2.66

1980

27.48

2013

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Honduras

6.01

2023

6.06

2022

2.90

2007

7.38

2015

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Hong Kong

3.09

2023

3.09

2022

1.08

1989

7.92

2003

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Hungary

2.45

2023

2.72

2022

0.04

1985

11.29

1993

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Iceland

4.00

2023

4.00

2022

0.31

1980

7.56

2010

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Indonesia

5.00

2023

5.00

2022

1.52

1984

11.24

2005

%

yearly

1984 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Iran

10.29

2023

11.20

2022

9.09

1996

16.63

2001

%

yearly

1990 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Ireland

4.97

2023

5.05

2022

4.20

2001

19.00

1991

%

yearly

1985 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Israel

4.24

2023

4.24

2022

4.24

2023

13.40

2003

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Italy

9.65

2023

9.85

2022

6.13

2007

12.63

2014

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Jamaica

9.01

2023

9.48

2022

9.01

2023

27.58

1982

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Japan

2.87

2023

2.87

2022

2.02

1980

5.36

2002

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Jordan

15.28

2016

13.07

2015

5.36

1984

19.60

1993

%

yearly

1984 - 2016

Updated on 2017-10-10
Kazakhstan

4.95

2023

4.95

2022

4.95

2023

13.46

1999

%

yearly

1994 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
South Korea

3.10

2023

3.10

2022

2.06

1996

6.95

1998

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Kuwait

1.13

2023

1.13

2022

0.50

1992

7.18

1994

%

yearly

1981 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Kyrgyzstan

7.03

2023

7.03

2022

4.11

1994

12.55

2002

%

yearly

1994 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Latvia

7.85

2023

7.83

2022

3.18

1992

20.71

1996

%

yearly

1992 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Lithuania

6.45

2023

6.55

2022

4.25

2007

17.81

2010

%

yearly

1999 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Luxembourg

5.05

2023

5.04

2022

0.72

1980

7.08

2014

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Macau

1.85

2023

1.85

2022

1.70

2014

6.38

2001

%

yearly

2001 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Macedonia

21.53

2023

21.63

2022

21.53

2023

37.25

2005

%

yearly

1996 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Malaysia

2.75

2023

2.75

2022

2.44

1997

8.26

1986

%

yearly

1985 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Malta

4.74

2023

4.74

2022

3.97

2017

12.50

1984

%

yearly

1983 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Mauritius

5.41

2023

5.41

2022

2.73

1991

20.56

1982

%

yearly

1982 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Mexico

3.43

2023

3.40

2022

0.90

1981

6.23

1995

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Moldova

4.00

2023

4.00

2022

2.90

1993

15.00

1994

%

yearly

1993 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Mongolia

7.96

2023

7.96

2022

7.70

2011

11.60

2009

%

yearly

2007 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Morocco

8.26

2023

8.36

2022

8.26

2023

16.00

1995

%

yearly

1995 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Myanmar

4.00

2023

4.00

2022

4.00

2023

4.00

2023

%

yearly

1998 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Netherlands

4.40

2023

4.50

2022

3.06

2000

8.25

1983

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
New Zealand

4.50

2023

4.44

2022

3.58

2007

10.68

1992

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Nicaragua

5.93

2023

6.33

2022

5.00

2007

16.90

1995

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Nigeria

16.48

2017

13.38

2016

5.09

2010

16.48

2017

%

yearly

2010 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-17
Norway

3.70

2023

3.70

2022

1.65

1980

5.95

1993

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Pakistan

6.39

2023

6.33

2022

3.07

1987

8.27

2003

%

yearly

1983 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Panama

5.82

2023

5.82

2022

4.05

2012

18.94

1989

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Paraguay

5.79

2023

5.80

2022

3.30

1995

10.80

2002

%

yearly

1983 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Peru

6.71

2023

6.71

2022

4.16

1988

9.90

1993

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Philippines

5.50

2023

5.50

2022

5.47

2016

11.82

2004

%

yearly

1985 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Poland

4.10

2023

3.99

2022

3.87

2020

19.93

2002

%

yearly

1990 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Portugal

5.45

2023

5.55

2022

3.86

1992

16.18

2013

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Romania

5.00

2023

5.00

2022

3.40

1990

10.99

1994

%

yearly

1985 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Russia

5.50

2023

5.50

2022

5.16

2014

13.30

1998

%

yearly

1992 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
San Marino

3.90

2023

4.67

2022

3.02

2007

9.18

2015

%

yearly

2001 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Sao Tome and Principe

9.72

2023

9.94

2022

9.72

2023

17.63

2002

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Saudi Arabia

5.60

2016

5.59

2015

4.34

1999

6.25

2006

%

yearly

1999 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-17
Serbia

12.86

2023

13.15

2022

12.10

2000

24.60

2012

%

yearly

1997 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Seychelles

3.00

2023

3.00

2022

1.72

2008

7.70

1995

%

yearly

1995 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Singapore

2.10

2023

2.10

2022

1.43

1997

6.28

1982

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Slovakia

5.98

2023

6.12

2022

5.98

2023

19.46

2001

%

yearly

1993 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Slovenia

6.20

2023

5.87

2022

4.39

2008

10.14

2013

%

yearly

1992 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
South Africa

29.02

2023

28.89

2022

9.24

1980

29.02

2023

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Spain

13.61

2023

13.68

2022

8.23

2007

26.09

2013

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Sri Lanka

4.40

2023

4.40

2022

4.00

2012

15.90

1990

%

yearly

1990 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Sudan

15.62

2023

15.95

2022

12.03

2011

22.33

1981

%

yearly

1981 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Suriname

3.86

2023

4.61

2022

3.86

2023

13.77

2000

%

yearly

1994 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Sweden

6.60

2023

6.50

2022

2.02

1989

11.15

1993

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Switzerland

2.81

2023

2.85

2022

0.19

1981

5.20

1997

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Syria

8.61

2010

8.14

2009

8.09

2005

16.76

1997

%

yearly

1997 - 2010

Updated on 2015-10-23
Taiwan

3.66

2023

3.66

2022

1.23

1980

5.85

2009

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Tajikistan

2.49

2011

2.20

2010

2.10

2009

2.50

2007

%

yearly

2003 - 2011

Updated on 2015-10-23
Thailand

0.70

2023

0.70

2022

0.66

2011

3.33

2001

%

yearly

2001 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Trinidad and Tobago

3.71

2023

3.79

2022

3.30

2014

22.24

1987

%

yearly

1981 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Tunisia

13.80

2023

14.00

2022

12.40

2007

18.89

2011

%

yearly

1990 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Turkey

10.55

2023

10.55

2022

6.00

2000

13.05

2009

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Ukraine

7.97

2023

8.07

2022

6.35

2007

14.80

1995

%

yearly

1995 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
United Kingdom

4.50

2023

4.50

2022

4.40

2018

11.75

1984

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
United States

3.86

2023

3.59

2022

3.42

2020

9.71

1982

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Uruguay

7.18

2023

7.18

2022

6.32

2012

17.15

2003

%

yearly

1983 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Venezuela

44.31

2023

42.33

2022

6.70

2014

44.31

2023

%

yearly

1999 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Vietnam

2.20

2023

2.20

2022

2.10

2014

12.33

1990

%

yearly

1990 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17

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2,314,736.75

2016

1,486,904.13

2015

136,557.35

1996

2,314,736.75

2016

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yearly

1995 - 2016

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Mar 2018

20.3

Dec 2017

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Mar 2009

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Dec 2017

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Dec 2008

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Mar 2018

2.97

Feb 2018

0.82

Oct 2009

12.28

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Mar 2018

17.5

Feb 2018

14.1

May 2013

17.5

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monthly

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19.90

2016

16.88

2015

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1975

19.90

2016

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yearly

1965 - 2016

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2015

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1981

6.2

1997

%

yearly

1970 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-30
Consumer Confidence Growth

14.4

Mar 2018

12.8

Dec 2017

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Jun 1998

38.2

Dec 2009

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Mar 1989 - Mar 2018

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Consumer Confidence: Net Balance

-9.0

Mar 2018

-17.4

Dec 2017

-36.2

Dec 2015

33.4

Jun 1997

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quarterly

Mar 1988 - Mar 2018

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1.3

Mar 2018

1.4

Feb 2018

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Jan 1959

24.0

Mar 1974

%

monthly

Jan 1958 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Container Port Throughput

24,570,000.00

2016

24,012,700.00

2015

15,922,799.65

2009

24,570,000.00

2016

TEU

yearly

2008 - 2016

Updated on 2017-10-25
Core CPI Change

1.72

Mar 2018

1.81

Feb 2018

1.72

Mar 2018

3.57

Jan 2016

%

monthly

Jan 2016 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Credit to Households

211.34

Sep 2017

205.25

Jun 2017

84.82

Mar 2006

226.56

Sep 2014

USD bn

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-03-11
Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector

421.04

Sep 2017

410.56

Jun 2017

0.29

Jun 1964

430.95

Jun 2014

USD bn

quarterly

Jun 1964 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-03-11
Crude Oil: Exports

390.00

2016

365.50

2015

263.40

2013

402.00

2008

Barrel/Day th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-13
Crude Oil: Production

670.00

2016

662.00

2015

564.70

2011

762.40

2004

Barrel/Day th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-13
Current Account Balance

3,094.0

Dec 2017

2,938.9

Sep 2017

318.7

Jun 2013

12,293.2

Jun 2008

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Current Account Balance: % of GDP

3.6

Dec 2017

3.7

Sep 2017

0.4

Jun 2013

20.2

Jun 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Debt Service Ratio: Private Non-Financial Sector

13.10

Sep 2017

13.30

Jun 2017

10.30

Jun 2008

20.90

Mar 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-03-11
Direct Investment Abroad

177.6

Dec 2017

1,815.8

Sep 2017

-721.6

Mar 2009

7,569.7

Sep 2010

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Domestic Credit

485,958.3

Mar 2018

482,068.9

Feb 2018

29,565.4

Jul 1987

485,958.3

Mar 2018

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1987 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Domestic Credit Growth

3.7

Mar 2018

5.4

Feb 2018

-6.1

Apr 1999

33.3

Jun 1997

%

monthly

Jan 1988 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Electricity Production

11,984

Feb 2018

13,025

Jan 2018

1,528

Feb 1989

13,580

Jul 2017

GWh

monthly

Jan 1989 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Employed Persons

14,721,500.00

Feb 2018

14,670,500.00

Jan 2018

10,726,600.00

Mar 2009

14,721,500.00

Feb 2018

Person

monthly

Jan 2009 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Equity Market Index

1,870.4

Apr 2018

1,863.5

Mar 2018

58.6

Dec 1974

1,882.7

Jun 2014

01Jan1977=100

monthly

Jan 1974 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Exchange Rate against USD

3.885

Apr 2018

3.901

Mar 2018

2.122

Sep 1980

4.457

Dec 2016

MYR/USD

monthly

Jan 1957 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-05-01
Exports: ICT Goods

57,836,803.53

2016

60,162,882.04

2015

45,315,561.89

2001

69,241,650.21

2007

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-25
Exports: Medicament

4.30

2016

27.32

2015

4.30

2016

29.56

2014

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-16
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product

8.02

2016

52.00

2015

7.77

2010

175.58

2008

USD th

yearly

1997 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-16
Exports: Telecommunication Equipment

6,666,403.60

2016

6,549,757.12

2015

3,752,677.29

1998

9,172,193.28

2006

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-15
Exports: Television

1,901,065.34

2016

2,518,343.10

2015

1,289,923.86

2006

4,895,182.97

2010

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-15
External Debt

212,441.7

Dec 2017

205,153.9

Sep 2017

100,526.4

Mar 2009

232,985.3

Sep 2014

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2009 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
External Debt: % of GDP

65.3

2017

74.5

2016

52.9

2010

74.5

2016

%

yearly

2009 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
External Debt: Short Term

90,691.7

Dec 2017

90,244.3

Sep 2017

44,449.5

Mar 2009

115,022.8

Sep 2014

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2009 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP

27.9

2017

30.6

2016

23.2

2010

33.3

2013

%

yearly

2009 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth

2.52

2023

2.53

2022

0.29

1988

9.70

1981

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Current Account Balance

10.63

2023

9.84

2022

-8.64

1995

39.44

2008

USD bn

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth

3.92

2023

3.54

2022

-12.96

2009

20.70

1994

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita

40,380.53

2023

38,293.22

2022

3,300.22

1980

40,380.53

2023

PPP Intl $

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Government Expenditure

444.73

2023

415.71

2022

42.38

1990

444.73

2023

MYR bn

yearly

1990 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Government Net Debt

974.29

2023

945.63

2022

90.56

1996

974.29

2023

MYR bn

yearly

1990 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Government Revenue

408.03

2023

377.66

2022

39.19

1990

408.03

2023

MYR bn

yearly

1990 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita

16,421.29

2023

15,256.22

2022

1,837.93

1986

16,421.29

2023

USD

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Population

34.59

2023

34.16

2022

13.88

1980

34.59

2023

Person mn

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Real GDP Growth

4.94

2023

4.87

2022

-7.36

1998

10.00

1996

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Foreign Direct Investment

1,392.9

Dec 2017

3,268.3

Sep 2017

-1,041.3

Dec 2009

4,997.2

Jun 2008

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

1.6

Dec 2017

4.1

Sep 2017

-1.8

Dec 2009

8.4

Jun 2007

%

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Foreign Exchange Reserves

105,900.0

Apr 2018

104,241.0

Mar 2018

23,635.1

May 2001

136,760.5

May 2013

USD mn

monthly

Apr 2000 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-05-07
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP

31.40

Dec 2017

31.96

Sep 2017

28.63

Sep 2015

46.06

Jun 2011

%

quarterly

Dec 2010 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import

5.8

Mar 2018

6.4

Feb 2018

3.7

Mar 2001

12.0

Feb 2009

NA

monthly

Apr 2000 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-04
Foreign Portfolio Investment

1,860.35

Dec 2017

858.31

Sep 2017

-15,310.62

Sep 2008

17,134.03

Jun 2011

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
GDP Deflator Growth

2.7

Dec 2017

3.6

Sep 2017

-10.4

Sep 2009

14.0

Jun 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 2001 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
GDP per Capita

9,817.76

2017

9,390.47

2016

226.98

1961

11,014.10

2014

USD

yearly

1957 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Global Competitiveness Index

5.17

2017

5.16

2016

4.87

2009

5.23

2015

Score

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2017-09-27
Gold Production

4,732.00

2015

4,308.00

2014

2,489.00

2008

4,739.00

2003

kg

yearly

1990 - 2015

Updated on 2017-09-20
Gold Reserves

1,600.00

Apr 2018

1,601.00

Mar 2018

0.00

Sep 1962

2,070.80

Nov 2012

USD mn

monthly

Dec 1956 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-05-07
Government Debt: % of GDP

50.8

2017

52.7

2016

31.9

1997

103.4

1986

%

yearly

1978 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Gross Fixed Capital Formation

19,876.79

Dec 2017

19,997.34

Sep 2017

3,997.11

Mar 1999

23,443.95

Jun 2014

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1991 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Gross National Product

83,263.14

Dec 2017

78,423.43

Sep 2017

20,336.32

Mar 2000

84,367.25

Sep 2014

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Gross Savings Rate

28.4

Dec 2017

28.4

Sep 2017

26.5

Dec 2014

37.7

Mar 2011

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Household Debt

265,199.9

2017

262,274.9

2016

64,000.0

2002

293,460.6

2014

USD mn

yearly

2002 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Household Debt: % of GDP

84.3

2017

88.3

2016

60.4

2008

89.0

2015

%

yearly

2002 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Household Expenditure per Capita

2,874.74

2016

3,083.65

2014

1,434.29

2005

3,083.65

2014

USD

yearly

2005 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-30
Household Income per Capita

4,571.17

2016

5,131.31

2014

2,100.51

2002

5,131.31

2014

USD

yearly

2002 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-30
Imports: ICT Goods

41,587,877.28

2016

42,300,924.87

2015

28,816,324.32

2001

49,051,940.07

2010

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-25
Imports: Medicament

106,075.43

2016

114,247.15

2015

7,284.34

1998

146,948.94

2013

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-16
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product

158,044.78

2016

150,808.02

2015

11,112.75

1998

158,044.78

2016

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-16
Imports: Telecommunication Equipment

5,267,038.20

2016

5,735,549.58

2015

1,923,235.48

1998

6,904,450.36

2011

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-15
Imports: Television

342,842.65

2016

280,330.83

2015

8,255.21

1998

342,842.65

2016

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-15
Industrial Production Index Growth

3.0

Feb 2018

5.5

Jan 2018

-4.6

May 2011

10.8

Jul 2013

%

monthly

Jan 2011 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Information Technology Networked Readiness

4.91

2016

4.85

2015

4.80

2012

4.91

2016

Score

yearly

2012 - 2016

Updated on 2016-07-08
Investment: % of GDP

24.1

Dec 2017

24.0

Sep 2017

16.0

Dec 2006

50.2

Jun 1995

%

quarterly

Mar 1991 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Labour Force Participation Rate

68.2

Feb 2018

68.2

Jan 2018

67.6

Dec 2016

68.2

Feb 2018

%

monthly

Jan 2015 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-16
Labour Productivity Growth

3.60

Dec 2017

4.14

Sep 2017

-7.79

Mar 2009

7.69

Dec 2002

%

quarterly

Mar 2001 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Liner Shipping Connectivity Index

98.08

2017

102.49

2016

62.83

2004

110.58

2015

2004=100

yearly

2004 - 2017

Updated on 2017-09-29
Liquid Assets Ratio

30.5

Mar 2018

30.3

Feb 2018

28.9

Sep 1998

43.4

Apr 2008

%

monthly

Dec 1996 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Long Term Interest Rate

4.20

May 2018

4.14

Apr 2018

3.10

Jan 2009

8.24

Jun 1992

% pa

monthly

Feb 1992 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-05-31
Market Capitalization: % of GDP

135.0

2017

129.9

2016

51.8

1982

321.0

1993

%

yearly

1981 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Minerals Production

99,083,232.00

2016

109,209,749.00

2015

84,559,081.00

2009

109,209,749.00

2015

Metric Ton

yearly

2009 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-26
Money Supply M1

106,938.25

Mar 2018

107,397.13

Feb 2018

603.52

Apr 1970

107,397.13

Feb 2018

USD mn

monthly

Dec 1969 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Money Supply M2

453,882.29

Mar 2018

444,731.16

Feb 2018

1,214.71

Dec 1969

468,216.28

Jul 2014

USD mn

monthly

Dec 1969 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Monthly Earnings

902

Feb 2018

884

Jan 2018

684

Sep 2015

915

Dec 2013

USD

monthly

Jan 2013 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Motor Vehicle Production

460,140.00

Dec 2017

545,333.00

Dec 2016

263,043.00

Jun 2016

614,664.00

Dec 2015

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2001 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-08
Motor Vehicle Registered

13,308.72

2015

12,589.46

2014

7,414.53

2005

13,308.72

2015

Unit th

yearly

2005 - 2015

Updated on 2017-06-27
Motor Vehicle Sales: Commercial Cars

71,405.69

Dec 2017

65,579.00

Dec 2016

31,102.00

Jun 2016

140,150.00

Dec 2005

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-08
Motor Vehicle Sales: Passenger Cars

519,690.45

Dec 2017

514,545.00

Dec 2016

244,357.00

Jun 2016

591,275.00

Dec 2015

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-08
Motor Vehicles Sales

49,985

Mar 2018

40,578

Feb 2018

6,872

Feb 1998

69,371

Dec 2015

Unit

monthly

Jul 1994 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Motor Vehicles Sales Growth

-6.9

Mar 2018

-4.4

Feb 2018

-75.6

Mar 1998

208.6

Feb 1999

%

monthly

Jul 1995 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
National Government Debt

165,177.8

Dec 2017

161,388.9

Sep 2017

6,874.2

Mar 1978

178,369.9

Sep 2014

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1978 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Natural Gas Production: OPEC: Marketed Production

64,428.00

2016

63,433.00

2015

28,880.00

1995

65,421.00

2014

Cub m mn

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-13
Natural Gas: Consumption

4.15

2016

4.04

2015

0.00

1970

4.15

2016

Cub ft/Day bn

yearly

1970 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-14
Natural Gas: Exports

35,363.00

2016

35,753.60

2015

15,150.00

1995

35,753.60

2015

Cub m mn

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-13
Nominal GDP

85,545.2

Dec 2017

80,446.7

Sep 2017

11,419.6

Jun 1991

87,335.1

Sep 2014

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1991 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Nominal GDP Growth

8.24

Dec 2017

9.88

Sep 2017

-12.94

Jun 2009

21.97

Jun 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 1992 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Nominal Residential Property Price Index

185.79

Sep 2017

184.50

Jun 2017

65.76

Mar 1999

185.79

Sep 2017

2010=100

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-02-28
Nominal Residential Property Price Index Growth

5.10

Sep 2017

6.82

Jun 2017

0.70

Mar 2009

14.31

Dec 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-02-28
Non Performing Loans Ratio

1.6

Mar 2018

1.6

Feb 2018

1.5

Jan 2018

9.5

Feb 2006

%

monthly

Dec 2005 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Non-Performing Loans

6,467.90

Mar 2018

6,340.17

Feb 2018

5,335.56

Nov 2015

14,609.23

May 2006

USD mn

monthly

Dec 2005 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Number of Subscriber Fixed Line

4,837,200.00

2016

4,489,500.00

2015

48,021.00

1960

4,837,200.00

2016

Unit

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
Number of Subscriber Mobile

43,912,600.00

2016

44,104,000.00

2015

0.00

1984

44,928,600.00

2014

Person

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
Oil Consumption

829.22

2016

813.56

2015

46.08

1965

829.22

2016

Barrel/Day th

yearly

1965 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-14
P/E ratio

16.61

Apr 2018

16.51

Mar 2018

13.22

Sep 2011

21.03

Jan 2010

NA

monthly

Jul 2009 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-05-02
Policy Rate

3.25

Apr 2018

3.25

Mar 2018

2.00

Feb 2010

3.50

Oct 2008

% pa

monthly

Apr 2004 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Population

32.0

2017

31.6

2016

4.9

1947

32.0

2017

Person mn

yearly

1947 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Private Consumption Expenditure

46,007.78

Dec 2017

45,867.01

Sep 2017

5,878.67

Jun 1991

48,073.75

Sep 2014

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1991 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Private Consumption: % of GDP

53.8

Dec 2017

57.0

Sep 2017

39.8

Sep 1999

58.6

Mar 1991

%

quarterly

Mar 1991 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Public Consumption Expenditure

12,411.00

Dec 2017

8,943.14

Sep 2017

1,242.29

Mar 1991

14,868.69

Dec 2012

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1991 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Public Consumption: % of GDP

14.5

Dec 2017

11.1

Sep 2017

7.1

Mar 1998

18.1

Dec 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 1991 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Real Effective Exchange Rate

97.3

Mar 2018

97.2

Feb 2018

90.7

Sep 2015

140.4

Mar 1997

2005=100

monthly

Jan 1994 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Real GDP Growth

5.9

Dec 2017

6.2

Sep 2017

-5.8

Mar 2009

10.3

Mar 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 2001 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Real Residential Property Price Index

155.45

Sep 2017

155.07

Jun 2017

83.33

Mar 1999

155.45

Sep 2017

2010=100

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-02-28
Real Residential Property Price Index Growth

1.41

Sep 2017

2.84

Jun 2017

-3.26

Dec 2008

12.83

Dec 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-02-28
Reserve Requirement Ratio

3.5

Mar 2018

3.5

Feb 2018

1.0

Mar 2011

13.5

Jan 1998

%

monthly

Jun 1959 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Retail Sales Growth

10.4

Dec 2017

12.2

Sep 2017

4.5

Dec 2012

13.5

Jun 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Short Term Interest Rate

3.43

May 2017

3.43

Apr 2017

2.11

Apr 2009

11.06

Jun 1998

% pa

monthly

Jan 1988 - May 2017

Updated on 2017-06-01
Tax Revenue

13,633.65

Dec 2017

10,284.08

Sep 2017

857.02

Mar 1982

15,294.07

Dec 2012

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1980 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Teledensity: Fixed Line

15.51

2016

14.61

2015

0.59

1960

19.96

2000

Number

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
Teledensity: Mobile

140.80

2016

143.55

2015

0.00

1984

148.63

2014

Number

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
Total Deposits

464,609.05

Mar 2018

454,577.80

Feb 2018

236,385.29

Jan 2007

494,306.68

Jul 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2007 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Total Exports

20,521.5

Mar 2018

19,782.5

Feb 2018

2,195.5

Apr 1990

21,482.3

Jan 2018

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1990 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-04
Total Exports Growth

2.2

Mar 2018

-2.0

Feb 2018

-29.5

May 2009

54.0

Feb 1998

%

monthly

Jan 1991 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-04
Total Imports

17,443.1

Mar 2018

17,780.4

Feb 2018

2,123.0

Feb 1990

18,791.7

Aug 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1990 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-04
Total Imports Growth

-9.6

Mar 2018

-3.2

Feb 2018

-30.0

Jan 2009

46.0

Aug 1994

%

monthly

Jan 1991 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-04
Tourism Revenue

19,825

2016

17,705

2015

435

1981

22,009

2014

USD mn

yearly

1981 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-30
Tourism Revenue Growth

18.8

2016

-4.0

2015

-17.4

2003

63.8

1994

%

yearly

1982 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-30
Trade Balance

3,078.4

Mar 2018

2,002.0

Feb 2018

-680.5

Feb 1997

4,845.8

May 2008

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1990 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-04
Unemployment Rate

3.20

Feb 2018

3.30

Jan 2018

3.20

Feb 2018

3.60

Nov 2016

%

monthly

Jan 2016 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-16
Visitor Arrivals

2,435,564

Dec 2017

2,007,965

Nov 2017

149,524

Feb 1998

2,806,565

Dec 2013

Person

monthly

Jan 1989 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Visitor Arrivals Growth

-8.0

Dec 2017

-2.2

Nov 2017

-76.3

Feb 1998

216.0

Feb 1999

%

monthly

Jan 1990 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30