Malaysia Unemployment Rate

2016 - 2020 | Monthly | % | Department of Statistics

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Malaysia's Unemployment Rate increased to 5.40 % in May 2020, from the previously reported number of 5.00 % in Apr 2020. Malaysia's Unemployment Rate is updated monthly, available from Jan 2016 to May 2020, with an average rate of 3.40 %. The data reached an all-time high of 5.40 % in May 2020 and a record low of 3.20 % in Jan 2020. The data is reported by reported by Department of Statistics.

In the latest reports, Malaysia's Population reached 32.58 million people in Dec 2019. Monthly Earnings of Malaysia stood at 775.93 USD in Aug 2020. The country's Labour Force Participation Rate increased to 68.40 % in Aug 2020.

What was Malaysia's Unemployment Rate in May 2020?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

5.40

% May 2020 monthly Jan 2016 - May 2020

5.00

% Apr 2020 monthly Jan 2016 - May 2020

3.20

Jan 2020

5.40

May 2020

%

monthly

Jan 2016 - May 2020

Updated on 11 Sep 2020

Unemployment Rate by Country Comparison

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Country/Region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%)

11.90

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Jun 2020

Algeria (%)

11.70

Sep 2017

quarterly

Jun 2014 - Sep 2017

Argentina (%)

13.10

Jun 2020

quarterly

Dec 2002 - Jun 2020

Armenia (%)

17.50

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Jun 2020

Australia (%)

6.94

Sep 2020

monthly

Feb 1978 - Sep 2020

Austria (%)

5.52

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1993 - Sep 2020

Azerbaijan (%)

6.46

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Jun 2020

Bahrain (%)

4.30

2016

yearly

1991 - 2016

Bangladesh (%)

4.15

2020

yearly

1991 - 2020

Belarus (%)

0.20

Oct 2020

monthly

Oct 2004 - Oct 2020

Belgium (%)

5.10

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1983 - Aug 2020

Bolivia (%)

3.40

2017

yearly

1999 - 2017

Bosnia and Herzegovina (%)

15.70

2019

yearly

2006 - 2019

Botswana (%)

18.72

2020

yearly

1991 - 2020

Brazil (%)

14.40

Aug 2020

monthly

Mar 2012 - Aug 2020

Brunei (%)

9.04

2020

yearly

1991 - 2020

Bulgaria (%)

4.80

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Sep 2020

Cambodia (%)

0.10

2017

yearly

2007 - 2017

Canada (%)

9.00

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1976 - Sep 2020

Chile (%)

12.30

Sep 2020

monthly

Mar 2009 - Sep 2020

China (%)

4.19

Sep 2020

quarterly

Dec 1999 - Sep 2020

Colombia (%)

15.77

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Sep 2020

Croatia (%)

6.40

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Jun 2020

Cyprus (%)

7.40

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Aug 2020

Czech Republic (%)

2.75

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1993 - Aug 2020

Denmark (%)

6.10

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 2007 - Aug 2020

Ecuador (%)

6.64

Sep 2020

quarterly

Dec 2013 - Sep 2020

Egypt (%)

7.30

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Sep 2020

Estonia (%)

7.10

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1989 - Jun 2020

European Union (%)

6.20

Jan 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Jan 2020

Finland (%)

8.30

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1988 - Oct 2020

France (%)

9.00

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1975 - Sep 2020

Georgia (%)

11.57

2019

yearly

1991 - 2019

Germany (%)

4.50

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1991 - Sep 2020

Ghana (%)

4.51

2020

yearly

1991 - 2020

Greece (%)

16.80

Aug 2020

monthly

Apr 1998 - Aug 2020

Hong Kong SAR, China (%)

6.40

Sep 2020

monthly

Oct 1981 - Sep 2020

Hungary (%)

4.60

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Aug 2020

Iceland (%)

5.60

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Sep 2020

India (%)

5.40

2020

yearly

1991 - 2020

Indonesia (%)

5.28

2019

yearly

1984 - 2019

Iran (%)

10.60

Mar 2020

quarterly

Jun 2001 - Mar 2020

Ireland (%)

5.40

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1998 - Sep 2020

Israel (%)

4.69

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2012 - Sep 2020

Italy (%)

9.61

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1983 - Sep 2020

Ivory Coast (%)

3.42

2020

yearly

1991 - 2020

Japan (%)

3.00

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1953 - Sep 2020

Jordan (%)

23.00

May 2020

quarterly

Feb 2000 - May 2020

Kazakhstan (%)

5.00

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Jul 2020

Kenya (%)

2.65

2020

yearly

1991 - 2020

South Korea (%)

4.20

Oct 2020

monthly

Jun 1999 - Oct 2020

Kosovo (%)

29.10

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2016 - Mar 2020

Kuwait (%)

2.09

2018

yearly

1999 - 2018

Kyrgyzstan (%)

5.50

2019

yearly

1992 - 2019

Laos (%)

0.60

2020

yearly

1991 - 2020

Latvia (%)

8.40

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1998 - Sep 2020

Lebanon (%)

11.35

2018

yearly

2004 - 2018

Lithuania (%)

9.80

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1998 - Sep 2020

Luxembourg (%)

6.35

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Sep 2020

Macau SAR, China (%)

2.90

Sep 2020

monthly

Sep 1996 - Sep 2020

North Macedonia (%)

16.70

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Jun 2020

Malawi (%)

6.60

2013

yearly

2005 - 2013

Malaysia (%)

5.40

May 2020

monthly

Jan 2016 - May 2020

Malta (%)

4.40

Jun 2020

quarterly

Dec 2000 - Jun 2020

Mauritius (%)

7.10

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

Mexico (%)

3.26

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2005 - Mar 2020

Moldova (%)

4.22

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Jun 2020

Mongolia (%)

7.30

Sep 2020

quarterly

Sep 2006 - Sep 2020

Montenegro (%)

15.20

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Jun 2020

Morocco (%)

12.70

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Sep 2020

Mozambique (%)

3.24

2020

yearly

1991 - 2020

Myanmar (%)

1.71

2020

yearly

1991 - 2020

Nepal (%)

1.47

2020

yearly

1991 - 2020

Netherlands (%)

3.80

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Mar 2020

New Zealand (%)

5.30

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1986 - Sep 2020

Nigeria (%)

27.11

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Jun 2020

Norway (%)

5.30

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1989 - Aug 2020

Oman (%)

2.90

Sep 2020

monthly

Mar 2018 - Sep 2020

Pakistan (%)

5.79

2018

yearly

1980 - 2018

Palestinian Territory (%)

28.50

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Sep 2020

Panama (%)

7.10

2019

yearly

2003 - 2019

Paraguay (%)

7.58

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2017 - Jun 2020

Peru (%)

16.53

Sep 2020

monthly

Mar 2001 - Sep 2020

Philippines (%)

10.00

Jul 2020

quarterly

Jul 1982 - Jul 2020

Poland (%)

6.10

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1990 - Sep 2020

Portugal (%)

7.70

Sep 2020

monthly

Feb 1998 - Sep 2020

Qatar (%)

0.10

2018

yearly

1997 - 2018

Romania (%)

5.20

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1997 - Sep 2020

Russia (%)

6.17

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jun 2020

Saudi Arabia (%)

8.98

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Jun 2020

Serbia (%)

7.30

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Jun 2020

Singapore (%)

3.60

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1987 - Sep 2020

Slovakia (%)

7.43

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2006 - Sep 2020

Slovenia (%)

5.20

Jun 2020

quarterly

Jun 1997 - Jun 2020

South Africa (%)

30.80

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Sep 2020

Spain (%)

16.26

Sep 2020

quarterly

Sep 1976 - Sep 2020

Sri Lanka (%)

5.40

Jun 2020

quarterly

Jun 2012 - Jun 2020

Sudan (%)

20.30

2010

yearly

1993 - 2010

Sweden (%)

9.16

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1983 - Sep 2020

Switzerland (%)

5.31

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1991 - Sep 2020

Syria (%)

14.90

2011

yearly

2000 - 2011

Taiwan (%)

3.77

Oct 2020

monthly

Apr 1993 - Oct 2020

Tajikistan (%)

2.30

Apr 2018

monthly

Jan 2000 - Apr 2018

Thailand (%)

2.10

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Oct 2020

Tunisia (%)

16.20

Sep 2020

quarterly

Jun 2011 - Sep 2020

Turkey (%)

13.20

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 2005 - Aug 2020

Ukraine (%)

9.80

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Jun 2020

United Arab Emirates (%)

2.23

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

United Kingdom (%)

4.76

Aug 2020

monthly

Feb 1971 - Aug 2020

United States (%)

6.90

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1948 - Oct 2020

Uruguay (%)

11.00

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2006 - Sep 2020

Uzbekistan (%)

9.30

2018

yearly

2000 - 2018

Venezuela (%)

6.35

Dec 2018

monthly

Jan 1999 - Dec 2018

Vietnam (%)

2.50

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Sep 2020

Yemen (%)

13.50

2014

yearly

1994 - 2014

Zambia (%)

11.41

2020

yearly

1991 - 2020

Malaysia Key Series

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All Indicators
National Accounts
Production
Construction and Properties
Government and Public Finance
Demographic and Labour Market
Domestic Trade and Household Survey
Inflation
Foreign Trade
Balance of Payments
Monetary
Banking Statistics
Interest and Foreign Exchange Rates
Energy
Tourism
Business and Economic Survey
Financial Market
Transport and Telecommunications
National Accounts Last Frequency Range
Nominal GDP (USD mn)

87,631.1

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1991 - Sep 2020

Real GDP Growth (%)

-2.7

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2001 - Sep 2020

Nominal GDP Growth (%)

-3.688

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1992 - Sep 2020

GDP per Capita (USD)

11,197.665

2019

yearly

1957 - 2019

GDP Deflator Growth (%)

-1.1

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2001 - Sep 2020

Private Consumption Expenditure (USD mn)

54,714.809

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1991 - Sep 2020

Private Consumption: % of GDP (%)

62.4

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1991 - Sep 2020

Public Consumption Expenditure (USD mn)

10,526.788

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1991 - Sep 2020

Public Consumption: % of GDP (%)

12.0

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1991 - Sep 2020

Investment: % of GDP (%)

17.9

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1991 - Sep 2020

Gross Fixed Capital Formation (USD mn)

18,420.271

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1991 - Sep 2020

Gross National Product (GNP) (USD mn)

85,449.009

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Sep 2020

Gross Savings Rate (%)

25.6

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Sep 2020

Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita (PPP Intl $)

37,715.371

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita (USD)

14,765.668

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Forecast: Real GDP Growth (%)

5.000

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Total Trade of Goods & Services: % of Nominal GDP (%)

117.182

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1991 - Jun 2020

BNM Forecast: GDP: 2015p: YoY: Exports of Goods & Services: Exports (%)

-13.600

2020

yearly

2020 - 2020

BNM Forecast: GDP: 2015p: YoY: Domestic Demand (DD) (%)

1.100

2020

yearly

2020 - 2020

Production Last Frequency Range
Industrial Production Index Growth (%)

1.1

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2011 - Sep 2020

Minerals Production (Metric Ton)

93,166,200.000

2018

yearly

2009 - 2018

Gold Production (kg)

2,124.000

2017

yearly

1990 - 2017

Silver Production (Metric Ton)

0.180

2016

yearly

1986 - 2016

Motor Vehicle Production (Unit)

571,632.000

2019

yearly

1997 - 2019

Construction and Properties Last Frequency Range
House Prices Growth (%)

0.4

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Jun 2020

Nominal Residential Property Price Index (2010=100)

194.999

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 1988 - Dec 2019

Nominal Residential Property Price Index Growth (%)

0.819

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 1989 - Dec 2019

Real Residential Property Price Index (2010=100)

159.687

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 1988 - Dec 2019

Real Residential Property Price Index Growth (%)

-0.171

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 1989 - Dec 2019

MY: No of Property Sales: Residential (Unit)

197,385.000

2018

yearly

1989 - 2018

MY: No of Property Sales: Commercial (Unit)

23,936.000

2018

yearly

1989 - 2018

MY: No of Property Sales: Industrial (Unit)

6,032.000

2018

yearly

1989 - 2018

MY: No of Property Sales: Agricultural (Unit)

67,329.000

2018

yearly

1989 - 2018

No of Property Sales: Total (Unit)

89,245.000

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Sep 2020

No of Property Sales: Residential (Unit)

55,845.000

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Sep 2020

No of Property Sales: Commercial (Unit)

5,652.000

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Sep 2020

No of Property Sales: Industrial (Unit)

1,323.000

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Sep 2020

No of Property Sales: Agricultural (Unit)

20,764.000

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Sep 2020

No of Property Sales: Development Land (Unit)

5,661.000

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Sep 2020

No of Property Sales: Other (Unit)

2.000

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Jun 2020

MY: Property Sales: Residential (MYR mn)

68,748.710

2018

yearly

1989 - 2018

MY: Property Sales: Commercial (MYR mn)

29,513.120

2018

yearly

1989 - 2018

MY: Property Sales: Industrial (MYR mn)

15,012.610

2018

yearly

1989 - 2018

MY: Property Sales: Agricultural (MYR mn)

13,001.690

2018

yearly

1989 - 2018

Property Sales: Total (MYR mn)

33,775.480

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Sep 2020

Property Sales: Residential (MYR mn)

19,371.447

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Sep 2020

Property Sales: Commercial (MYR mn)

4,914.210

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Sep 2020

Property Sales: Industrial (MYR mn)

3,620.961

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Sep 2020

Property Sales: Agricultural (MYR mn)

3,884.095

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Sep 2020

Property Sales: Development Land (MYR mn)

1,984.768

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Sep 2020

Property Sales: Other (MYR mn)

0.000

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Sep 2020

MY: Residential Property: Stock: Construction Started (CS) (Unit)

28,067.000

Dec 2018

quarterly

Sep 2000 - Dec 2018

MY: Residential Property: Stock: Completion (CO) (Unit)

24,808.000

Dec 2018

quarterly

Jun 2000 - Dec 2018

MY: Office: Completion: No of Building (Unit)

9.000

Sep 2018

quarterly

Jun 2000 - Sep 2018

Commercial Complex: Completion (CO): No of Bldg (Unit)

10.000

Sep 2018

quarterly

Jun 2000 - Sep 2018

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)

6,207.543

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1980 - Jun 2020

Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%)

8.9

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1991 - Jun 2020

National Government Debt (USD mn)

208,269.6

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1978 - Sep 2020

Government Debt: % of GDP (%)

61.0

Sep 2020

quarterly

Dec 2010 - Sep 2020

Forecast: Government Expenditure (MYR bn)

470.258

2025

yearly

1990 - 2025

Forecast: Government Net Debt (MYR bn)

1,298.128

2025

yearly

1990 - 2025

Forecast: Government Revenue (MYR bn)

404.429

2025

yearly

1990 - 2025

Central Government Operations: ytd: Revenue (MYR mn)

148,174.000

Sep 2020

monthly

Mar 2000 - Sep 2020

Central Government Operations: ytd: Expenditure (MYR mn)

227,862.000

Sep 2020

monthly

Mar 2000 - Sep 2020

Central Government Operations: ytd: Overall Balance (MYR mn)

-79,687.000

Sep 2020

monthly

Mar 2000 - Sep 2020

Central Govt Current Expenditure: Total (MYR mn)

64,626.400

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Jun 2020

Govt Debt: Domestic (MYR mn)

658,954.000

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Sep 2020

Govt Debt: External (MYR mn)

215,314.000

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Sep 2020

Demographic and Labour Market Last Frequency Range
Population (Person mn)

32.6

2019

yearly

1947 - 2019

Labour Force Participation Rate (%)

68.4

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2015 - Sep 2020

Employed Persons (Person)

15,193,100.000

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2009 - Sep 2020

Unemployment Rate (%)

5.40

May 2020

monthly

Jan 2016 - May 2020

Monthly Earnings (USD)

792

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2013 - Sep 2020

Labour Productivity Growth (%)

-2.23

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2001 - Sep 2020

Forecast: Population (Person mn)

35.086

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Forecast: Employment (Person mn)

0.000

yearly

-

Forecast: Unemployment Rate (%)

3.300

2025

yearly

1985 - 2025

Mid Year Population: 2010 Census (Person mn)

32.581

2019

yearly

2010 - 2019

Number of Job Vacancies (Unit)

25,472.000

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 2004 - Aug 2020

Payroll: Wholesale, Retail, Motor Vehicle & Services (MYR mn)

24,798.414

Dec 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2018

Payroll: Wholesale, Retail & Motor Vehicle (MYR mn)

12,309.939

Dec 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2018

Employment: Urban (Person mn)

11.204

2017

yearly

1995 - 2017

Employment: Rural (Person mn)

3.246

2017

yearly

1995 - 2017

Labour Force: Female (Person mn)

6.078

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Labour Force: Male (Person mn)

9.504

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Employment: Male (Person mn)

9.202

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Employment: Female (Person mn)

5.871

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Unemployment: Male (Person mn)

0.301

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Unemployment: Female (Person mn)

0.207

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Hours Worked: Mean (Hour)

45.100

2019

yearly

2003 - 2019

Hours Worked: Mean: Manufacturing (Hour)

47.000

2019

yearly

2010 - 2019

Domestic Trade and Household Survey Last Frequency Range
Retail Sales Growth (%)

-1.5

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 2014 - Aug 2020

Number of Registered Vehicles (Unit)

17,092,540

Jun 2020

quarterly

Jun 1996 - Jun 2020

Motor Vehicles Sales (Unit)

56,670

Oct 2020

monthly

Jul 1994 - Oct 2020

Motor Vehicles Sales Growth (%)

5.2

Oct 2020

monthly

Jul 1995 - Oct 2020

Motor Vehicle Sales: Commercial Cars (Unit)

54,108.000

Dec 2019

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2019

Motor Vehicle Sales: Passenger Cars (Unit)

550,179.000

Dec 2019

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2019

Consumer Confidence: Net Balance (% Point)

-8.5

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1988 - Sep 2020

Consumer Confidence Growth (% Point)

7.5

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1989 - Sep 2020

Household Expenditure per Capita (USD)

3,393.106

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

Household Income per Capita (USD)

4,820.581

2016

yearly

2002 - 2016

Wholesale Sales (MYR mn)

154,454.050

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Sep 2020

Retail Sales (MYR mn)

135,144.949

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Sep 2020

Household Income: Mean: Total (MYR th)

6.958

2016

yearly

1970 - 2016

Expenditure Per Household: Monthly Average (MA) (MYR)

4,533.526

2019

yearly

1994 - 2019

Inflation Last Frequency Range
Consumer Price Index CPI Growth (%)

-1.5

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1958 - Oct 2020

Core CPI Change (%)

0.835

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2016 - Oct 2020

CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change (%)

1.500

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2006 - Oct 2020

Producer Price Index Growth (%)

-3.9

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2011 - Sep 2020

Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth (%)

2.013

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

CPI: Food (2010=100)

134.100

Feb 2019

monthly

Jan 2010 - Feb 2019

CPI: Non Food (2010=100)

115.700

Feb 2019

monthly

Jan 2010 - Feb 2019

CPI: Services (2010=100)

127.700

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2010 - Oct 2020

CPI: Transport (2010=100)

103.100

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2005 - Oct 2020

Consumer Price Index (CPI ) (2010=100)

120.200

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2005 - Oct 2020

CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverages (FB) (2010=100)

135.300

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2005 - Oct 2020

CPI: Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco (2010=100)

168.700

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2005 - Oct 2020

CPI: Housing,Water,Electricity,Gas & Other Fuels (HW) (2010=100)

118.100

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2005 - Oct 2020

Consumer Price Index (CPI): Core (2010=100)

120.800

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2015 - Oct 2020

Producer Price Index (PPI): For Local Production (LP) (2010=100)

101.200

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2014 - Sep 2020

PPI: LP: Agri, forestry & fishing (2010=100)

113.500

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2014 - Sep 2020

PPI: LP: Mining (2010=100)

58.600

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2014 - Sep 2020

PPI: LP: Manufacturing (2010=100)

104.600

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2014 - Sep 2020

PPI: LP: Electricity and gas (2010=100)

116.400

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2014 - Sep 2020

PPI: LP: Water Supply (2010=100)

112.700

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2014 - Sep 2020

Producer Price Index: 2010p: YoY (%)

-3.894

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2015 - Sep 2020

Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%)

3.532

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Trade Balance (USD mn)

5,856.7

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1990 - Sep 2020

Total Exports (USD mn)

21,899.1

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1990 - Sep 2020

Total Exports Growth (%)

14.8

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1991 - Sep 2020

Aluminum: Exports (USD th)

2,730,869.671

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Exports: Medicament (USD th)

223,478.290

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th)

235,792.966

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Total Imports (USD mn)

16,042.4

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1990 - Sep 2020

Total Imports Growth (%)

-3.8

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1991 - Sep 2020

Imports: Medicament (USD th)

1,398,795.865

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th)

471,604.233

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Total Exports to USA (USD mn)

2,488.375

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1976 - Sep 2020

Total Imports from USA (USD mn)

1,421.774

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1976 - Oct 2020

Total Exports to China (USD mn)

3,750.530

Sep 2020

monthly

Jun 1976 - Sep 2020

Total Imports from China (USD mn)

3,687.291

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1976 - Sep 2020

Trade Balance: sa (MYR mn)

24,292.262

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1990 - Sep 2020

Imports: Taiwan (MYR mn)

4,690.016

Mar 2019

monthly

Jan 1986 - Mar 2019

Imports: Value: Electrical & Electronic Products (MYR mn)

22,333.809

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1989 - Sep 2020

Imports: Value: Machinery, Appliances and Parts (MYR mn)

5,500.607

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1989 - Sep 2020

Imports: Value: Optical and Scientific Equipment (MYR mn)

2,132.004

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Sep 2020

Exports: Value: Electrical & Electronic Products (MYR mn)

38,874.796

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1989 - Sep 2020

Exports: Value: Machinery, Appliances and Parts (MYR mn)

3,441.052

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1989 - Sep 2020

Exports: Value: Optical and Scientific Equipment (MYR mn)

4,311.620

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Sep 2020

Export Volume index; sa (2010=100)

155.200

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2012 - Sep 2020

Import Volume Index (IVI): Total (2010=100)

135.200

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2014 - Sep 2020

Import Volume Index; sa (2010=100)

135.300

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2012 - Sep 2020

Export Volume Index (EVI): Total (2010=100)

151.300

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2014 - Sep 2020

Terms of Trade: Total (2010=100)

98.100

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2014 - Sep 2020

Imports: MG: Iron and Steel (MYR mn)

1,554.530

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1990 - Sep 2020

Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn)

2,239.1

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Sep 2020

Current Account Balance (USD mn)

6,216.5

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Sep 2020

Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%)

7.1

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Sep 2020

Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn)

1,507.9

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Sep 2020

Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%)

1.7

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Sep 2020

Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn)

-605.2

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Dec 2019

Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%)

-0.6

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Sep 2020

Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn)

-562.795

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Sep 2020

Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn)

3,250.307

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Dec 2019

External Debt (USD mn)

227,099.6

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2009 - Sep 2020

External Debt: % of GDP (%)

62.6

2019

yearly

2009 - 2019

External Debt: Short Term (USD mn)

88,165.9

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2009 - Sep 2020

External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%)

25.9

2019

yearly

2009 - 2019

Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn)

3.763

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Net International Investment Position (USD mn)

-10,657.875

2019

yearly

2001 - 2019

BoP: CA: GS: Services: Net (MYR mn)

-13,319.437

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Sep 2020

BoP: CA: PI: Debit (MYR mn)

20,481.523

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Sep 2020

Balance of Payment (BoP): Current Account (CA) (MYR mn)

26,095.488

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Sep 2020

BoP: CA: GS: Goods: Net (MYR mn)

41,489.319

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Sep 2020

BoP: Financial Acc (MYR mn)

-35,238.140

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Sep 2020

BoP: Capital Account (MYR mn)

-167.761

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Sep 2020

BoP: CA: Secondary Income: Credit (MYR mn)

14,321.515

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Sep 2020

BoP: CA: Secondary Income: Debit (MYR mn)

7,235.975

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Sep 2020

BoP: CA: Secondary Income: Net (MYR mn)

7,085.540

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Sep 2020

BoP: CA: GS: Services: Credit (MYR mn)

19,742.596

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Sep 2020

BoP: Financial Acc: Direct Investment (MYR mn)

-3,069.052

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Sep 2020

BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (MYR mn)

7,667.552

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Sep 2020

BoP: Financial Acc: Direct Investment: Liabilities (MYR mn)

6,329.983

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Sep 2020

BoP: Financial Acc: Direct Investment: Asset (MYR mn)

-9,399.035

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Sep 2020

BoP: Financial Acc: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities (MYR mn)

-2,362.484

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Sep 2020

BoP: Financial Acc: Portfolio Investment: Asset (MYR mn)

-20,740.106

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Sep 2020

BoP: Financial Acc: Portfolio Investment (MYR mn)

-23,102.590

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Sep 2020

BoP: Financial Acc: Financial Derivatives (MYR mn)

-532.870

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Sep 2020

BoP: Financial Acc: Other Investment (MYR mn)

-8,533.628

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Sep 2020

BoP: CA: GS: Goods: Credit (MYR mn)

204,886.752

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Sep 2020

BoP: Reserves Assets (MYR mn)

1,642.861

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Sep 2020

BoP: CA: GS: Goods: Debit (MYR mn)

163,397.433

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Sep 2020

BoP: CA: GS: Services: Debit (MYR mn)

33,062.033

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Sep 2020

BoP: CA: Primary Income (PI): Net (MYR mn)

-9,159.934

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Sep 2020

BoP: CA: PI: Credit (MYR mn)

11,321.589

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Sep 2020

External Debt: Medium and Long Term (ML) (MYR mn)

583,200.000

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2009 - Sep 2020

External Debt: Serv: Repayment: ML Term: Total (MYR mn)

104,425.000

2019

yearly

2010 - 2019

External Debt: Serv: Interest: ML Term: Total (MYR mn)

15,785.000

2019

yearly

2010 - 2019

Funds Inflow: Direct Investment Assets (DIA) (MYR mn)

18,479.362

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Jun 2020

Number of Bankruptcies (Unit)

945.000

Dec 2019

monthly

Jan 1998 - Dec 2019

Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%)

1.4

Sep 2020

monthly

Dec 2005 - Sep 2020

Household Debt: % of GDP (%)

82.7

2019

yearly

2002 - 2019

Non-Performing Loans (USD mn)

6,085.526

Sep 2020

monthly

Dec 2005 - Sep 2020

Money Supply M1 (USD mn)

123,734.353

Sep 2020

monthly

Dec 1969 - Sep 2020

Money Supply M2 (USD mn)

490,207.862

Sep 2020

monthly

Dec 1969 - Sep 2020

M2 Growth (%)

6.8

Sep 2020

monthly

Dec 1970 - Sep 2020

Reserve Requirement Ratio (%)

2.0

Sep 2020

monthly

Jun 1959 - Sep 2020

Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn)

99,600.0

Oct 2020

monthly

Apr 2000 - Oct 2020

Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%)

2.000

Sep 2020

monthly

Jun 1959 - Sep 2020

Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA)

6.0

Oct 2020

monthly

Apr 2000 - Oct 2020

Gold Reserves (USD mn)

2,400.000

Oct 2020

monthly

Dec 1956 - Oct 2020

Total Deposits Growth (%)

4.5

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 2008 - Aug 2020

Total Deposits (USD mn)

500,646.053

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2007 - Sep 2020

Domestic Credit (USD mn)

550,565.1

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1987 - Sep 2020

Domestic Credit Growth (%)

7.6

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1988 - Sep 2020

Debt Service Ratio: Private Non-Financial Sector (%)

13.300

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Mar 2020

Credit to Households (USD bn)

238.473

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Mar 2020

Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector (USD bn)

479.582

Mar 2020

quarterly

Jun 1964 - Mar 2020

Household Debt (USD mn)

301,877.7

2019

yearly

2002 - 2019

Total Loans (USD mn)

439,782.971

Sep 2020

monthly

Dec 1996 - Sep 2020

Total Loans Growth (%)

4.35

Aug 2020

monthly

Dec 1997 - Aug 2020

Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%)

127.93

Jun 2020

quarterly

Dec 2001 - Jun 2020

Money Supply M3 (MYR mn)

2,038,661.193

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2013 - Sep 2020

Banking System: Demand Deposits (MYR mn)

329,103.228

Oct 2018

monthly

Jan 2007 - Oct 2018

Banking System: Demand Deposits: Business Enterprises (MYR mn)

257,620.455

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2007 - Sep 2020

Banking Statistics Last Frequency Range
Liquid Assets Ratio (%)

30.9

Sep 2020

monthly

Dec 1996 - Sep 2020

Capital Adequacy Ratio (%)

18.4

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2013 - Sep 2020

Commercial Banks: Total Assets (MYR mn)

2,904,735.206

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2007 - Sep 2020

Banking System: Total Risk Weighted Assets (MYR mn)

1,677,099.923

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2013 - Sep 2020

Banking System: Tier 1 Capital Ratio (%)

15.152

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2013 - Sep 2020

Interest and Foreign Exchange Rates Last Frequency Range
Bank Lending Rate (% pa)

3.644

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1996 - Sep 2020

Exchange Rate against USD (MYR/USD)

4.150

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Oct 2020

Policy Rate (% pa)

1.75

Oct 2020

monthly

Apr 2004 - Oct 2020

Short Term Interest Rate (% pa)

1.95

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1988 - Oct 2020

Long Term Interest Rate (% pa)

2.62

Oct 2020

monthly

Feb 1992 - Oct 2020

Real Effective Exchange Rate (2005=100)

91.2

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Oct 2020

Short Term Government Bond Yield (% pa)

1.54

28 Oct 2020

daily

25 Jul 2005 - 28 Oct 2020

Base Rate: Period Average: Commercial Banks (% pa)

2.425

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2015 - Sep 2020

Forex: Month Average: Malaysian Ringgit to Euro Dollar (MYR/EUR)

4.888

Oct 2020

monthly

Feb 1999 - Oct 2020

Real Effective Exchange Rate Index: BIS: 2010=100: Broad (2010=100)

84.930

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Oct 2020

Energy Last Frequency Range
Electricity Production (GWh)

14,100

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1989 - Aug 2020

Natural Gas Production: OPEC: Marketed Production (Cub m mn)

68,009.000

2019

yearly

1969 - 2019

Natural Gas: Exports (Cub m mn)

36,441.000

2019

yearly

1960 - 2019

Natural Gas: Imports (Cub m mn)

4,141.667

2019

yearly

1975 - 2019

Natural Gas: Consumption (Cub ft/Day bn)

4.091

2019

yearly

1970 - 2019

Crude Oil: Production (Barrel/Day th)

608.734

2019

yearly

1980 - 2019

Crude Oil: Exports (Barrel/Day th)

287.000

2019

yearly

1980 - 2019

Crude Oil: Imports (Barrel/Day th)

285.417

2019

yearly

1986 - 2019

Oil Consumption (Barrel/Day th)

829.303

2019

yearly

1965 - 2019

Coal Consumption (TOE mn)

21.122

2018

yearly

1965 - 2018

Tourism Last Frequency Range
Visitor Arrivals (Person)

6,585

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1989 - Jun 2020

Visitor Arrivals Growth (%)

-99.7

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1990 - Jun 2020

Tourism Revenue (USD mn)

20,804

2019

yearly

1981 - 2019

Tourism Revenue Growth (%)

2.4

2019

yearly

1982 - 2019

Tourist Arrival (Person)

2,096,889.000

Sep 2018

monthly

Jan 1989 - Sep 2018

Tourist Arrival: Asia: Asean: Brunei (Person)

110.000

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1997 - Jun 2020

Tourist Expenditure: Total (MYR mn)

86,143.500

2019

yearly

2000 - 2019

Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Global Competitiveness Index (Score)

74.602

2019

yearly

2017 - 2019

Business Confidence: Net Balance (% Point)

-13.7

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Sep 2020

Business Confidence Growth (% Point)

17.3

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Sep 2020

Financial Market Last Frequency Range
Equity Market Index (01Jan1977=100)

1,466.9

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1974 - Oct 2020

Market Capitalization: % of GDP (%)

108.1

2019

yearly

1981 - 2019

Market Capitalization (USD mn)

371,308.508

Sep 2020

monthly

Aug 2009 - Sep 2020

P/E ratio (NA)

16.680

Oct 2020

monthly

Jul 2009 - Oct 2020

Bursa Malaysia: Market Capitalization (MYR bn)

1,622.202

Oct 2020

monthly

May 2000 - Oct 2020

Bursa Malaysia: Turnover: Value (MYR mn)

91,713.864

Oct 2020

monthly

Mar 2000 - Oct 2020

Bursa Malaysia: Turnover: Volume (Share mn)

141,217.390

Oct 2020

monthly

Mar 2000 - Oct 2020

Bursa Malaysia: PE Ratio: FTSE Composite Index (NA)

16.680

Oct 2020

monthly

Jul 2009 - Oct 2020

Bursa Malaysia: Dividend Yield: FTSE Composite Index (% pa)

2.220

Oct 2020

monthly

Jul 2009 - Oct 2020

Transport and Telecommunications Last Frequency Range
Motor Vehicle Registered (Unit th)

13,308.716

2015

yearly

2005 - 2015

Container Port Throughput (TEU)

26,215,100.000

2019

yearly

2008 - 2019

Liner Shipping Connectivity Index (2004=100)

109.860

2018

yearly

2004 - 2018

Number of Subscriber Fixed Line (Unit)

6,474,400.000

2019

yearly

1960 - 2019

Number of Subscriber Mobile (Person)

44,601,400.000

2019

yearly

1960 - 2019

Teledensity: Fixed Line (Number)

20.264

2019

yearly

1960 - 2019

Teledensity: Mobile (Number)

139.598

2019

yearly

1960 - 2019

Information Technology Networked Readiness (Score)

4.911

2016

yearly

2012 - 2016

Exports: ICT Goods (USD th)

81,959,683.890

2018

yearly

2000 - 2018

Exports: Telecommunication Equipment (USD th)

6,102,148.644

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Exports: Television (USD th)

1,886,073.817

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Imports: ICT Goods (USD th)

54,448,628.230

2018

yearly

2000 - 2018

Imports: Telecommunication Equipment (USD th)

4,486,915.367

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Imports: Television (USD th)

411,211.822

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Transportation: Port: Cargo Traffic (FWT th)

28,395.000

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1998 - Jun 2020

Passenger Carried: SBK MRT (Person)

4,178,686.000

Mar 2018

monthly

Jan 2017 - Mar 2018

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