Malaysia Tax Revenue: % of GDP

1991 - 2022 | Quarterly | % | CEIC Data

Key information about Malaysia Tax revenue: % of GDP

  • Malaysia Tax revenue: % of GDP was reported at 12.9 % in Sep 2022.
  • This records an increase from the previous number of 10.5 % for Jun 2022.
  • Malaysia Tax revenue: % of GDP data is updated quarterly, averaging 15.0 % from Mar 1991 to Sep 2022, with 127 observations.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 22.2 % in Jun 1991 and a record low of 8.3 % in Sep 2020.
  • Malaysia Tax revenue: % of GDP data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by CEIC Data.
  • The data is categorized under World Trend Plus’s Global Economic Monitor – Table: Tax Revenue: % of Nominal GDP: Quarterly: Asia.

CEIC calculates quarterly Tax Revenue as % of Nominal GDP from quarterly Tax Revenue and quarterly Nominal GDP. Bank Negara Malaysia provides Tax Revenue in local currency. Department of Statistics provides Nominal GDP in local currency based on SNA 2008 with benchmark year 2015. Tax Revenue covers Central Government only. Nominal GDP prior to Q1 2015 is based on SNA 2008 with benchmark year 2010, prior to Q1 2010 is based on SNA 1993 with benchmark year 2005, prior to Q1 2005 is based on SNA 1993 with benchmark year 2000 and prior to Q1 2000 is based on SNA 1968 with benchmark year 1987.

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Malaysia Tax Revenue: % of GDP

What was Malaysia's Tax Revenue: % of GDP in Sep 2022?

Malaysia Tax revenue: % of GDP was reported at 12.9 % in Sep 2022. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
12.9 Sep 2022 10.5 Jun 2022 8.3 Sep 2020 22.2 Jun 1991 % quarterly Mar 1991 - Sep 2022

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 19.3 2021 yearly 2008 - 2021
Algeria (%) 5.8 2018 yearly 1997 - 2018
Argentina (%) 16.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Jun 2022
Armenia (%) 25.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Jun 2022
Australia (%) 31.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Sep 2002 - Jun 2022
Austria (%) 28.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2001 - Jun 2022
Azerbaijan (%) 15.4 2020 yearly 1993 - 2020
Bahrain (%) 3.7 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Bangladesh (%) 7.9 2021 yearly 2006 - 2021
Belarus (%) 22.1 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2009 - Sep 2021
Belgium (%) 30.0 2021 yearly 1980 - 2021
Bolivia (%) 18.3 2018 yearly 1990 - 2018
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 22.0 2021 yearly 2005 - 2021
Botswana (%) 34.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 2007 - Jun 2022
Brazil (%) 16.1 Sep 2022 quarterly Sep 1994 - Sep 2022
Brunei (%) 1.8 2021 yearly 2010 - 2021
Bulgaria (%) 26.4 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2003 - Sep 2022
Cambodia (%) 16.3 2021 yearly 2013 - 2021
Canada (%) 11.7 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Sep 2022
Chile (%) 20.4 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
China (%) 12.6 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Sep 2022
Colombia (%) 16.6 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2022
Croatia (%) 25.8 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 2015 - Dec 2019
Cyprus (%) 19.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2022
Czech Republic (%) 20.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2022
Denmark (%) 41.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2022
Ecuador (%) 13.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2022
Egypt (%) 5.4 2021 yearly 2005 - 2021
Estonia (%) 21.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2022
European Union (%) 26.9 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Finland (%) 32.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2022
France (%) 16.9 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Sep 2022
Georgia (%) 22.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Jun 2022
Germany (%) 23.2 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1991 - Sep 2022
Ghana (%) 13.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Jun 2022
Greece (%) 29.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2022
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 5.3 Sep 2022 quarterly Sep 1979 - Sep 2022
Hungary (%) 25.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2022
Iceland (%) 29.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2002 - Jun 2022
India (%) 7.7 Sep 2022 quarterly Jun 1997 - Sep 2022
Indonesia (%) 10.0 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2022
Iran (%) 5.9 2019 yearly 1996 - 2019
Ireland (%) 17.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2022
Israel (%) 24.1 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2001 - Sep 2022
Italy (%) 29.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2022
Ivory Coast (%) 12.0 2018 yearly 1960 - 2018
Japan (%) 12.8 Sep 2022 quarterly Jun 1983 - Sep 2022
Jordan (%) 15.3 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Kazakhstan (%) 27.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Jun 2022
Kenya (%) 7.2 2021 yearly 2006 - 2021
South Korea (%) 18.2 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2022
Kosovo (%) 25.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Jun 2022
Kuwait (%) 1.5 2020 yearly 1986 - 2020
Kyrgyzstan (%) 22.4 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2007 - Sep 2022
Laos (%) 10.0 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
Latvia (%) 20.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2022
Lebanon (%) 10.9 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Lithuania (%) 23.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2022
Luxembourg (%) 27.5 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Macau SAR, China (%) 19.9 2021 yearly 2002 - 2021
North Macedonia (%) 17.5 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Sep 2022
Malawi (%) 11.7 2020 yearly 2009 - 2020
Malaysia (%) 12.9 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1991 - Sep 2022
Malta (%) 25.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2022
Mauritius (%) 24.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Jun 2022
Mexico (%) 11.9 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Sep 2022
Moldova (%) 20.4 2021 yearly 2004 - 2021
Mongolia (%) 24.6 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2022
Montenegro (%) 25.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2012 - Jun 2022
Morocco (%) 22.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2007 - Jun 2022
Mozambique (%) 18.4 2016 yearly 1996 - 2016
Myanmar (%) 4.4 2021 yearly 2005 - 2021
Nepal (%) 19.1 2018 yearly 2001 - 2018
Netherlands (%) 29.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
New Zealand (%) 31.7 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Norway (%) 34.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2002 - Jun 2022
Oman (%) 3.5 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
Pakistan (%) 5.7 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Palestinian Territory (%) 21.4 2020 yearly 2005 - 2020
Panama (%) 8.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2007 - Jun 2022
Paraguay (%) 12.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2022
Peru (%) 15.7 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1990 - Sep 2022
Philippines (%) 16.1 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1985 - Sep 2022
Poland (%) 15.6 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2007 - Sep 2022
Portugal (%) 22.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2022
Russia (%) 24.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Jun 2022
Serbia (%) 37.1 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2022
Singapore (%) 15.2 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 1987 - Sep 2022
Slovakia (%) 15.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2022
Slovenia (%) 19.0 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2022
South Africa (%) 24.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1990 - Jun 2022
Spain (%) 24.5 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Sri Lanka (%) 8.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Jun 2022
Sudan (%) 4.0 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
Sweden (%) 22.7 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Switzerland (%) 28.4 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Taiwan (%) 21.0 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1975 - Sep 2022
Tajikistan (%) 20.5 2016 yearly 2000 - 2016
Thailand (%) 13.3 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Tunisia (%) 22.7 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -4.3 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -16,140.108 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 10,710.040 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Jun 2022
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 12.9 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1991 - Sep 2022
National Government Debt (USD mn) 231,838.2 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1978 - Sep 2022
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 61.6 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2010 - Sep 2022
Forecast: Government Expenditure (MYR bn) 452.251 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Forecast: Government Net Debt (MYR bn) 1,690.890 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (MYR bn) 370.744 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Central Government Operations: ytd: Expenditure (MYR mn) 299,221.516 Oct 2022 monthly Mar 2000 - Oct 2022
Govt Debt: External (MYR mn) 264,292.663 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Jun 2022
Govt Debt: Domestic (MYR mn) 808,284.982 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Sep 2022
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 3.855 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) 2,467.7 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - Oct 2022
Total Exports (USD mn) 31,402.8 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - Sep 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) 15.0 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - Oct 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 6,433,310.767 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 315,175.598 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 257,330.124 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Imports (USD mn) 23,592.3 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - Oct 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) 28.9 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - Oct 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 1,464,866.906 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 1,465,564.487 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 2,924.470 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1976 - Oct 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 2,181.816 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1976 - Oct 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 3,922.560 Oct 2022 monthly Jun 1976 - Oct 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 4,925.265 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1976 - Oct 2022
Trade Balance: sa (MYR mn) 11,586.796 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - Oct 2022
Imports: Taiwan (MYR mn) 4,690.016 Mar 2019 monthly Jan 1986 - Mar 2019
Imports: Value: Electrical & Electronic Products (MYR mn) 35,935.332 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1989 - Oct 2022
Imports: Value: Optical and Scientific Equipment (MYR mn) 2,572.511 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Oct 2022
Imports: Value: Machinery, Appliances and Parts (MYR mn) 7,824.062 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1989 - Oct 2022
Exports: Value: Machinery, Appliances and Parts (MYR mn) 4,873.012 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1989 - Oct 2022
Exports: Value: Optical and Scientific Equipment (MYR mn) 4,866.457 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Oct 2022
Exports: Value: Electrical & Electronic Products (MYR mn) 50,005.515 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1989 - Oct 2022
Import Volume Index (IVI): Total (2010=100) 193.900 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 2014 - Oct 2022
Export Volume index; sa (2010=100) 153.400 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 2012 - Oct 2022
Export Volume Index (EVI): Total (2010=100) 165.300 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 2014 - Oct 2022
Import Volume Index; sa (2010=100) 189.700 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 2012 - Oct 2022
Terms of Trade: Total (2010=100) 112.400 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 2014 - Oct 2022
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 4,002.0 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Sep 2022
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 3,152.6 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Sep 2022
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) 1.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2022
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 4,445.3 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 4.4 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) -2,363.065 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) -0.5 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 677.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2002 - Jun 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) -3,039.876 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2002 - Jun 2022
External Debt (USD mn) 252,255.9 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Sep 2022
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 70.0 2021 yearly 2009 - 2021
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 104,661.4 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Sep 2022
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 26.3 2021 yearly 2009 - 2021
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 12.278 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 20,335.369 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
Balance of Payment (BoP): Current Account (CA) (MYR mn) 4,418.341 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2022
BoP: Financial Acc: Direct Investment: Asset (MYR mn) 9,070.401 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
BoP: CA: GS: Goods: Debit (MYR mn) 270,216.402 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2022
BoP: CA: Secondary Income: Net (MYR mn) -2,057.154 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2022
BoP: Financial Acc: Direct Investment (MYR mn) 1,987.845 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2022
BoP: CA: PI: Credit (MYR mn) 22,729.691 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2022
BoP: CA: GS: Goods: Credit (MYR mn) 295,776.955 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2022
BoP: CA: GS: Services: Credit (MYR mn) 39,218.481 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2022
BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (MYR mn) 14,140.826 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2022
BoP: Financial Acc: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities (MYR mn) -10,276.892 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2022
BoP: Financial Acc (MYR mn) -14,855.506 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2022
BoP: Financial Acc: Portfolio Investment (MYR mn) 127.240 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2022
BoP: Financial Acc: Portfolio Investment: Asset (MYR mn) 2,597.130 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2022
BoP: Financial Acc: Direct Investment: Liabilities (MYR mn) 19,628.441 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2022
BoP: Capital Account (MYR mn) -216.489 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Sep 2022
BoP: Financial Acc: Other Investment (MYR mn) -16,549.965 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2022
BoP: CA: Secondary Income: Debit (MYR mn) 8,316.400 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2022
BoP: CA: GS: Services: Net (MYR mn) -9,610.575 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2022
BoP: CA: Secondary Income: Credit (MYR mn) 5,719.140 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2022
BoP: CA: GS: Goods: Net (MYR mn) 42,973.738 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2022
BoP: Financial Acc: Financial Derivatives (MYR mn) -420.626 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2022
BoP: Reserves Assets (MYR mn) -13,204.334 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2022
BoP: CA: GS: Services: Debit (MYR mn) 43,788.036 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2022
BoP: CA: Primary Income (PI): Net (MYR mn) -17,170.506 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2022
BoP: CA: PI: Debit (MYR mn) 39,900.197 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2022
External Debt: Serv: Repayment: ML Term: Total (MYR mn) 96,408.000 2021 yearly 2010 - 2021
External Debt: Medium and Long Term (ML) (MYR mn) 684,218.463 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Sep 2022
External Debt: Serv: Interest: ML Term: Total (MYR mn) 16,578.000 2021 yearly 2010 - 2021
Funds Inflow: Direct Investment Assets (DIA) (MYR mn) 51,256.967 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 1.8 Oct 2022 monthly Dec 2005 - Oct 2022
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 89.1 2021 yearly 2002 - 2021
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 7,761.313 Oct 2022 monthly Dec 2005 - Oct 2022
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 126,444.242 Oct 2022 monthly Dec 1969 - Oct 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 484,721.853 Sep 2022 monthly Dec 1969 - Sep 2022
M2 Growth (%) 5.9 Oct 2022 monthly Dec 1970 - Oct 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 2.0 Nov 2022 monthly Jun 1959 - Nov 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 96,300.0 Oct 2022 monthly Apr 2000 - Oct 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 2.000 Nov 2022 monthly Jun 1959 - Nov 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 6.1 Oct 2022 monthly Dec 1990 - Oct 2022
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 2,064.750 Oct 2022 monthly Dec 1956 - Oct 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 495,659.930 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 2007 - Oct 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 8.3 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 2008 - Oct 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 539,440.3 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1987 - Oct 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 7.5 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1988 - Oct 2022
Debt Service Ratio: Private Non-Financial Sector (%) 12.400 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Credit to Households (USD bn) 271.851 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector (USD bn) 528.246 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 1964 - Mar 2022
Household Debt (USD mn) 329,628.7 2021 yearly 2002 - 2021
Total Loans (USD mn) 425,866.436 Oct 2022 monthly Dec 1996 - Oct 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) 6.52 Oct 2022 monthly Dec 1997 - Oct 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 116.07 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2001 - Sep 2022
Money Supply M3 (MYR mn) 2,257,146.335 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 2013 - Oct 2022
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) 2.8 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Sep 2022

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