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Economic and Financial Data for Malaysia

Last updated: 22 Mar 2019

The data shown on this page correspond to the data described on the International Monetary Fund's Dissemination Standards Bulletin Board (DSBB). For a fuller explanation of the DSBB and the statistical standards to which Malaysia has committed, please click on DSBB Home Page.

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Real Sector
SDDS Data Category and Component Unit Description Observations More info
Period of latest Latest data Data for previous period Back Series Data (xls)
National Accounts (GDP) at Current Prices RM million Q4/18 374,627 363,085 Download GDP by Expenditure

DOSM
Agriculture
RM million Q4/18 27,836 29,659    
Mining and Quarrying
RM million Q4/18 35,611 33,260    
Manufacturing
RM million Q4/18 81,423 79,907    
Electricity, Gas and Water
RM million Q4/18 9,753 9,657    
Construction
RM million Q4/18 16,988 17,768    
Wholesale and Retail Trade, Accommodation and Restaurants
RM million Q4/18 78,167 73,211    
Transport, Storage and Communication
RM million Q4/18 33,332 33,147    
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Business Services
RM million Q4/18 39,891 38,644    
Other Services
RM million Q4/18 15,576 15,588    
Government Services
RM million Q4/18 31,657 28,990    
Less : FISIM 8 undistributed RM million Q4/18 - -    
Plus : Import duties
RM million Q4/18 4,394 3,255    
National Accounts (GDP) at 2010 prices RM million Q4/18 322,596 311,704 Download  
Agriculture
RM million Q4/18 25,482 25,709    
Mining and Quarrying
RM million Q4/18 25,461 22,630    
Manufacturing
RM million Q4/18 73,565 71,586    
Electricity, Gas and Water
RM million Q4/18 7,832 7,875    
Construction
RM million Q4/18 13,695 14,517    
Wholesale and Retail Trade, Accommodation and Restaurants
RM million Q4/18 62,009 59,336    
Transport, Storage and Communication
RM million Q4/18 31,034 31,031    
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Business Services
RM million Q4/18 36,331 35,404    
Other Services
RM million Q4/18 13,924 13,825    
Government Services
RM million Q4/18 29,447 26,967    
Less : FISIM 8 undistributed
RM million Q4/18 - -    
Plus : Import duties
RM million Q4/18 3,816 2,825    
Industrial Production Index 2015=100 Jan/19 117.4 115.9 Download DOSM
Employment million persons Q4/18 14.933 14.857 Download DOSM
Jan/19 14.993 14.986 Download
Employment % of labour force Q4/18 96.7 96.6 Download DOSM
Jan/19 96.7 96.7 Download
Unemployment million persons Q4/18 0.517 0.524 Download DOSM
Jan/19 0.516 0.514 Download
Unemployment % of labour force Q4/18 3.3 3.4 Download DOSM
Jan/19 3.3 3.3 Download
Average salaries and wages per employee in manufacturing sector RM per month Jan/19 3,731.1 3,863.3 Download DOSM
Consumer Price Index 2010=100 Feb/19 120.8 120.5 Download DOSM
Producer Price Index - Local Production 2010=100 Jan/19 104.4 103.8 Download DOSM

Fiscal Sector
SDDS Data Category and Component Unit Description Observations More info
Period of latest Latest data Data for previous period Back Series Data (xls)
Public Sector Operations         Download Treasury
General Government
           
Revenue
RM million 2017 229,201 222,250    
Operating expenditure
RM million 2017 246,163 235,763    
Non-financial public enterprises' operating surplus
RM million 2017 99,726 81,636    
Public sector current account
RM million 2017 82,764 68,124    
Net development expenditure
RM million 2017 146,657 158,122    
Public sector overall balance
RM million 2017 -63,893 -89,998    
Domestic financing
RM million 2017 67344 47,645    
Bank
RM million 2017 47589 34,798    
Non-bank
RM million 2017 19755 12,847    
Foreign borrowing
RM million 2017 1017 11,065    
Central Government Operations 1         Download Treasury
Revenue
RM million Jan/19 21,545 21,418    
Expenditure
RM million Jan/19 22,321 29,763    
Overall balance
RM million Jan/19 -776 -8,345    
Domestic financing 2
RM million Jan/19 13,000 8,300    
Bank
RM million Jan/19 29,150 7,810    
Non-bank
RM million Jan/19 -16,150 490    
Foreign borrowing
RM million Jan/19 -6 -16    
Central Government Debt         Download BNM
Current liabilities, total
RM million Q4/18 741,050 731,134    
Short-term debt
RM million Q4/18 6,500 7,500    
Medium-and long-term debt
RM million Q4/18 734,550 723,634    
Domestic debt 4
RM million Q4/18 562,203 547,335    
Short-term debt
RM million Q4/18 2,767 2,856    
Medium and long-term debt
RM million Q4/18 559,436 544,479    
External debt 5
RM million Q4/18 178,846 183,799    
Short-term debt
RM million Q4/18 3,733 4,644    
Medium and long-term debt
RM million Q4/18 175,114 179,155    
External debt by currency 5
           
RM 6 RM million Q4/18 162,139 167,207    
USD
RM million Q4/18 11,178 11,197    
Yen
RM million Q4/18 5,286 5,135    
Other
RM million Q4/18 243 260    
Debt guaranteed by Federal Government
RM million Q4/18 266,468 258,860    

Financial Sector
SDDS Data Category and Component Unit Description Observations More info
Period of latest Latest data Data for previous period Back Series Data (xls)
Analytical Accounts of the Banking Sector         Download BNM
Narrow money (M1)
RM million Jan/19 428,104 427,538    
Broad money (M3)
RM million Jan/19 1,881,528 1,875,628    
Net claims on Government
RM million Jan/19 187,754 190,425    
Claims on the private sector
RM million Jan/19 1,866,820 1,856,380    
Net foreign assets
RM million Jan/19 519,929 521,909    
Analytical Accounts of the Central Bank         Download BNM
Reserve money
RM million Feb/19 159,978 164,788    
Net claims on Government
RM million Feb/19 -9,198 -11,992    
Claims on the private sector
RM million Feb/19 4,778 4,855    
Net foreign assets
RM million Feb/19 415,445 414,521    
Interest Rates (Average of deposit and lending rates)         Download BNM
Interbank rate (3-month)
% p.a. Daily       BNM
BNM Overnight Policy Rate (OPR) (w.e.f Apr/26/04)
% p.a. Mar/19 3.25 3.25    
Discount rates on Treasury Bills (3-mth)
% p.a. Jan/19 - 3.25    
Market Indicative Yield on 5-year Federal Government securities
% p.a. Jan/19 3.75 3.78    
Market Indicative Yield on 10-year Federal Government securities
% p.a. Jan/19 4.07 4.08    
Financial Soundness Indicators (FSIs) [PDF]           IMF [PDF]
Stock Market share price index Bursa Malaysia Composite Index, 1977=100 Daily       Bursa Malaysia
External Sector
SDDS Data Category and Component Unit Description Observations More info
Period of latest Latest data Data for previous period Back Series Data (xls)
Balance of Payments     Q4/18 (BPM6) Q3/18 (BPM6) Download DOSM
Current Account RM million Q4/18 10,834 3,784    
Goods: Exports
RM million Q4/18 219,995 211,842    
Goods: Imports
RM million Q4/18 186,963 185,248    
Services: Credit
RM million Q4/18 41,728 40,914    
Services: Debit
RM million Q4/18 46,065 44,251    
Primary Income: Credit
RM million Q4/18 15,274 12,230    
Primary Income: Debit
RM million Q4/18 28,208 27,252    
Secondary Income: Credit
RM million Q4/18 4,104 4,090    
Secondary Income: Debit
RM million Q4/18 9,032 8,542    
Capital Account: RM million Q4/18 -20 -24    
Credit
RM million Q4/18 7 22    
Debit
RM million Q4/18 27 45    
Financial Account RM million Q4/18 -6,145 2,307    
Direct Investment: Assets
RM million Q4/18 -10,044 -5,773    
Direct Investment: Liabilities
RM million Q4/18 12,124 6,097    
Portfolio & Financial Derivatives
RM million Q4/18 -6,456 817    
Other Investment
RM million Q4/18 -1,769 965    
Reserves Assets RM million Q4/18 6,155 3,427    
Net Errors and Omissions RM million Q4/18 -10,824 -9,494    
International Reserves (RM) 3 RM billion Mar/15/19 424.4 423.3 Download BNM
International Reserves (USD) 3 USD billion Mar/15/19 102.6 102.4   BNM
Foreign Currency Reserves
USD billion Mar/15/19 96.7 96.5    
IMF Reserve Position
USD billion Mar/15/19 0.9 0.9    
SDRs
USD billion Mar/15/19 1.1 1.1    
Gold
USD billion Mar/15/19 1.6 1.6    
Other Reserve Assets
USD billion Mar/15/19 2.3 2.3    
Reserves Template         Download Reserve Template
Official Reserve Assets
USD billion Jan/19 102.1 101.4    
Other Foreign Currency Assets
USD billion Jan/19 1.0 0.1    
Merchandise Trade         Download DOSM
Total exports, f.o.b.
RM million Jan/19 85,410 83,538    
Total imports, c.i.f.
RM million Jan/19 73,888 72,862    
Balance
RM million Jan/19 11,522 10,676    
International Investment Position         Download DOSM
Assets
RM million Q4/18 1,684,182 1,695,486    
Direct investment
RM million Q4/18 595,728 596,090    
Portfolio investment
RM million Q4/18 353,592 348,046    
Equity and investment fund shares
RM million Q4/18 245,203 246,687    
Debt securities
RM million Q4/18 108,389 101,359    
Financial derivatives
RM million Q4/18 9,586 9,657    
Other investment
RM million Q4/18 305,801 314,763    
Reserve assets
RM million Q4/18 419,475 426,930    
Liabilities
RM million Q4/18 1,761,866 1,793,124    
Direct investment
RM million Q4/18 734,884 727,207    
Portfolio investment
RM million Q4/18 598,997 627,620    
Equity and investment fund shares
RM million Q4/18 262,480 290,758    
Debt securities
RM million Q4/18 336,517 336,862    
Financial derivatives
RM million Q4/18 8,239 8,741    
Other investment
RM million Q4/18 419,746 429,556    
Net international investment position
RM million Q4/18 -77,684 -97,639    
Gross External Debt 7 RM million Q4/18 924,887 933,397 Download BNM
General Government
RM million Q4/18 178,847 183,799    
Short-term
RM million Q4/18 3,733 4,644    
Long-term
RM million Q4/18 175,114 179,155    
Bonds
RM million Q4/18 169,517 173,674    
Loans
RM million Q4/18 5,597 5,481    
Monetary authorities
RM million Q4/18 12,743 11,772    
Banks
RM million Q4/18 353,349 357,487    
Short-term
RM million Q4/18 306,173 310,680    
Loans
RM million Q4/18 204,315 211,879    
Currency and deposits
RM million Q4/18 98,238 94,860    
Others
RM million Q4/18 3,620 3,940    
Long-term
RM million Q4/18 47,175 46,808    
Bond/Loans
RM million Q4/18 47,175 46,808    
Others
RM million Q4/18 0 0    
Other sectors
RM million Q4/18 379,949 380,339    
Short-term
RM million Q4/18 90,430 90,341    
Loans
RM million Q4/18 29,337 26,881    
Others
RM million Q4/18 61,093 63,460    
Long-term
RM million Q4/18 289,519 289,998    
Bonds/Loans
RM million Q4/18 280,376 279,548    
Others
RM million Q4/18 9,143 10,450    
Exchange Rates RM per major Currencies Daily       Exchange Rates
Population
SDDS Data Category and Component Unit Description Observations More info
Period of latest Latest data Data for previous period Back Series Data (xls)
Population million persons 2018 32.4 32.0 Download DOSM

1 Refers to preliminary monthly data
2 In some instances, data on domestic financing from banking sources and the Accountant General would differ due to the differences in timing when the transactions are recorded.
3 Fortnightly data
4 Following the redefinition of external debt (see Box Article on the 'Redefinition of External Debt' in BNM Quarterly  Bulletin: First Quarter 2014), the domestic debt composition excludes non-resident holdings of ringgit-denominated Federal Government debt (MGS, GII, T-bills etc)
5 Refers to the redefined external debt, which includes non-resident holdings of Federal Government debt (MGS, GII, T-bills, etc) which was classified as domestic debt under the previous definition
6 Refers to non-resident holdings of ringgit-denominated Federal Government debt (MGS, GII, T-bills, etc)
7 Refers to the redefined external debt which include loans obtained and bonds and notes issued abroad, non-resident (NR) holdings of ringgit-denominated debt securities, NR deposit, trade credit and other debt liabilities. For more information, please refer to the box article entitled 'The Redefinition of External Debt' in the Bank Negara Malaysia Quarterly Bulletin: Economic and Financial Developments in the First Quarter of 2014.
Source: Treasury & Joint International Investment Position (IIP) Report by Residence Companies by Department of Statistic, Malaysia and Bank Negara Malaysia.
8In accordance to the latest SNA 2008, beginning 1Q 2012 publication , FISIM are now distributed across the various economic sector