Malaysia GDP per Capita

1957 - 2019 | Yearly | USD | CEIC Data

Key information about Malaysia GDP Per Capita

  • Malaysia Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per Capita reached 11,217.772 USD in Dec 2019, compared with 11,084.302 USD in Dec 2018.
  • Malaysia GDP Per Capita data is updated yearly, available from Dec 1957 to Dec 2019, with an average number of 2,196.770 USD.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 11,217.772 USD in Dec 2019 and a record low of 226.979 in Dec 1961.
  • CEIC calculates GDP per Capita from annual Nominal GDP and annual Population and converts it into USD. The Department of Statistics provides Nominal GDP in local currency based on SNA 2008 and Population based on 2010 Census. Federal Reserve Board average market exchange rate is used for currency conversions. Mid-year Population is used in the calculation of GDP per Capita. 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. Population prior to 2010 is based on 2000 Census.


Related information about Malaysia GDP Per Capita data

  • In the latest reports, Malaysia GDP contracted 2.655 % YoY in Sep 2020.
  • Malaysia Nominal GDP reached 92.104 USD bn in Dec 2020.
  • Its GDP deflator (implicit price deflator) fell 1.047 % in Dec 2020.
  • Gross Savings Rate of Malaysia was measured at 24.229 % in Dec 2020.

View Malaysia's GDP per Capita from 1957 to 2019 in the chart:

Malaysia GDP per Capita

What was Malaysia's GDP per Capita in 2019?

Malaysia Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per Capita reached 11,217.772 USD in Dec 2019, compared with 11,084.302 USD in Dec 2018.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
11,217.772 2019 11,084.302 2018 226.979 1961 11,217.772 2019 USD yearly 1957 - 2019

GDP per Capita by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD) 5,356.177 2019 yearly 1984 - 2019
Algeria (USD) 3,940.000 2019 yearly 1963 - 2019
Argentina (USD) 8,433.316 2020 yearly 1962 - 2020
Armenia (USD) 4,269.299 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Australia (USD) 52,158.382 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Austria (USD) 47,992.227 2020 yearly 1957 - 2020
Azerbaijan (USD) 4,272.200 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Bahrain (USD) 23,584.892 2020 yearly 1981 - 2020
Bangladesh (USD) 1,970.000 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Belarus (USD) 6,698.112 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Belgium (USD) 46,399.602 2019 yearly 1957 - 2019
Bolivia (USD) 3,552.068 2019 yearly 1960 - 2019
Bosnia and Herzegovina (USD) 5,636.000 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019
Botswana (USD) 8,154.342 2018 yearly 1994 - 2018
Brazil (USD) 6,819.970 2020 yearly 1962 - 2020
Brunei (USD) 26,490.359 2020 yearly 1965 - 2020
Bulgaria (USD) 9,862.281 2019 yearly 1985 - 2019
Cambodia (USD) 1,693.828 2019 yearly 1993 - 2019
Canada (USD) 43,859.425 2020 yearly 1971 - 2020
Chile (USD) 12,986.003 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
China (USD) 10,434.921 2020 yearly 1957 - 2020
Colombia (USD) 5,389.116 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Croatia (USD) 14,920.443 2019 yearly 1996 - 2019
Cyprus (USD) 27,897.311 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Czech Republic (USD) 22,997.966 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Denmark (USD) 60,934.968 2020 yearly 1966 - 2020
Ecuador (USD) 5,600.390 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Egypt (USD) 3,601.628 2020 yearly 1982 - 2020
Estonia (USD) 23,297.492 2020 yearly 1993 - 2020
European Union (USD) 34,129.254 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Finland (USD) 48,670.341 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
France (USD) 38,702.346 2020 yearly 1957 - 2020
Georgia (USD) 4,274.612 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Germany (USD) 45,719.691 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Ghana (USD) 2,336.947 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Greece (USD) 19,580.993 2019 yearly 1960 - 2019
Hong Kong SAR, China (USD) 46,330.770 2020 yearly 1961 - 2020
Hungary (USD) 16,734.000 2019 yearly 1991 - 2019
Iceland (USD) 59,282.860 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
India (USD) 1,947.417 2021 yearly 1958 - 2021
Indonesia (USD) 3,917.087 2020 yearly 2010 - 2020
Iran (USD) 6,996.710 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Ireland (USD) 80,989.597 2019 yearly 2000 - 2019
Israel (USD) 43,711.900 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Italy (USD) 31,343.639 2020 yearly 1957 - 2020
Ivory Coast (USD) 2,276.148 2019 yearly 1960 - 2019
Japan (USD) 40,165.158 2020 yearly 1957 - 2020
Jordan (USD) 4,049.527 2020 yearly 1957 - 2020
Kazakhstan (USD) 9,130.700 2020 yearly 1993 - 2020
Kenya (USD) 2,007.801 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
South Korea (USD) 31,637.300 2020 yearly 1953 - 2020
Kosovo (USD) 4,391.331 2019 yearly 2000 - 2019
Kuwait (USD) 29,903.772 2018 yearly 1993 - 2018
Kyrgyzstan (USD) 1,165.612 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Laos (USD) 2,654.000 2019 yearly 1980 - 2019
Latvia (USD) 17,586.513 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Lebanon (USD) 7,817.624 2019 yearly 1997 - 2019
Lithuania (USD) 20,002.026 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Luxembourg (USD) 115,171.913 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Macau SAR, China (USD) 35,713.074 2020 yearly 1982 - 2020
North Macedonia (USD) 5,928.793 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Malawi (USD) 440.500 2019 yearly 1960 - 2019
Malaysia (USD) 11,217.772 2019 yearly 1957 - 2019
Malta (USD) 28,414.775 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Mauritius (USD) 8,554.330 2020 yearly 1976 - 2020
Mexico (USD) 8,507.451 2020 yearly 1993 - 2020
Moldova (USD) 3,378.408 2019 yearly 2010 - 2019
Mongolia (USD) 3,912.735 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Montenegro (USD) 8,911.019 2019 yearly 2000 - 2019
Morocco (USD) 3,191.013 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Mozambique (USD) 368.380 2019 yearly 1991 - 2019
Myanmar (USD) 1,407.886 2018 yearly 2000 - 2018
Nepal (USD) 1,084.955 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Netherlands (USD) 52,863.774 2018 yearly 1960 - 2018
New Zealand (USD) 41,563.905 2020 yearly 1961 - 2020
Nigeria (USD) 2,073.783 2020 yearly 1981 - 2020
Norway (USD) 81,661.329 2018 yearly 1915 - 2018
Oman (USD) 14,121.483 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
Pakistan (USD) 1,221.707 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Palestinian Territory (USD) 3,235.000 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Panama (USD) 14,339.427 2016 yearly 1950 - 2016
Paraguay (USD) 4,919.411 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Peru (USD) 6,430.395 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Philippines (USD) 3,323.368 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Poland (USD) 15,572.998 2020 yearly 1965 - 2020
Portugal (USD) 22,406.250 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Qatar (USD) 64,705.059 2017 yearly 2000 - 2017
Romania (USD) 12,918.294 2019 yearly 1981 - 2019
Russia (USD) 10,126.720 2020 yearly 1992 - 2020
Saudi Arabia (USD) 19,936.790 2020 yearly 1963 - 2020
Serbia (USD) 7,409.700 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Singapore (USD) 59,819.000 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Slovakia (USD) 19,112.554 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Slovenia (USD) 25,144.000 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
South Africa (USD) 5,194.013 2020 yearly 1957 - 2020
Spain (USD) 29,583.240 2019 yearly 1960 - 2019
Sri Lanka (USD) 3,682.000 2020 yearly 1959 - 2020
Sudan (USD) 2,825.832 2016 yearly 1970 - 2016
Sweden (USD) 54,579.603 2018 yearly 1957 - 2018
Switzerland (USD) 86,306.772 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020

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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: Revenue (MYR mn) 90,314.000 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: Overall Balance (MYR mn) -46,290.000 May 2021 monthly Mar 2000 - May 2021
Govt Debt: External (MYR mn) 245,599.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
Govt Debt: Domestic (MYR mn) 671,886.000 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: 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
Imports: Value: Optical and Scientific Equipment (MYR mn) 2,183.337 May 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - May 2021
Exports: Value: Optical and Scientific Equipment (MYR mn) 3,467.225 May 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - May 2021
Exports: Value: Electrical & Electronic Products (MYR mn) 31,558.109 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
Import Volume Index (IVI): Total (2010=100) 152.100 May 2021 monthly Jan 2014 - May 2021
Export Volume Index (EVI): Total (2010=100) 142.600 May 2021 monthly Jan 2014 - May 2021
Import Volume Index; sa (2010=100) 149.000 May 2021 monthly Jan 2012 - 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
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
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
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 (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
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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