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Economic and Financial Data for Malaysia

Last updated: 14 Jun 2018

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 Q1/18 343,151 356,009 Download GDP by Expenditure

DOSM
Agriculture
RM million Q1/18 26,877 30,404    
Mining and Quarrying
RM million Q1/18 34,657 31,962    
Manufacturing
RM million Q1/18 74,379 78,477    
Electricity, Gas and Water
RM million Q1/18 8,801 9,145    
Construction
RM million Q1/18 17,365 16,370    
Wholesale and Retail Trade, Accommodation and Restaurants
RM million Q1/18 64,994 71,371    
Transport, Storage and Communication
RM million Q1/18 31,479 30,752    
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Business Services
RM million Q1/18 37,493 37,572    
Other Services
RM million Q1/18 14,839 14,543    
Government Services
RM million Q1/18 27,040 30,221    
Less : FISIM 8 undistributed RM million Q1/18 - -    
Plus : Import duties
RM million Q1/18 5,227 5,192    
National Accounts (GDP) at 2010 prices RM million Q1/18 295,288 308,078 Download  
Agriculture
RM million Q1/18 22,406 25,597    
Mining and Quarrying
RM million Q1/18 25,048 25,343    
Manufacturing
RM million Q1/18 67,342 70,230    
Electricity, Gas and Water
RM million Q1/18 7,446 7,464    
Construction
RM million Q1/18 14,093 13,352    
Wholesale and Retail Trade, Accommodation and Restaurants
RM million Q1/18 52,511 57,000    
Transport, Storage and Communication
RM million Q1/18 29,309 28,842    
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Business Services
RM million Q1/18 34,264 34,351    
Other Services
RM million Q1/18 13,232 13,176    
Government Services
RM million Q1/18 25,154 28,111    
Less : FISIM 8 undistributed
RM million Q1/18 - -    
Plus : Import duties
RM million Q1/18 4,484 4,610    
Industrial Production Index 2015=100 Apr/18 108.1 112.1 Download DOSM
Employment million persons Q1/18 14.684 14.581 Download DOSM
Apr/18 14.803 14.733 Download
Employment % of labour force Q1/18 96.7 96.6 Download DOSM
Apr/18 96.7 96.7 Download
Unemployment million persons Q1/18 0.509 0.508 Download DOSM
Apr/18 0.510 0.509 Download
Unemployment % of labour force Q1/18 3.3 3.4 Download DOSM
Apr/18 3.3 3.3 Download
Average salaries and wages per employee in manufacturing sector RM per month Apr/18 3,577.5 3,617.0 Download DOSM
Consumer Price Index 2010=100 Apr/18 120.9 120.9 Download DOSM
Producer Price Index - Local Production 2010=100 Apr/18 106.8 106.3 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 2016 222,250 211,989    
Operating expenditure
RM million 2016 235,763 241,075    
Non-financial public enterprises' operating surplus
RM million 2016 81,636 77,392    
Public sector current account
RM million 2016 68,124 48,305    
Net development expenditure
RM million 2016 158,122 138,597    
Public sector overall balance
RM million 2016 -89,998 -90,292    
Domestic financing
RM million 2016 47,645 61,658    
Bank
RM million 2016 34,798 16,152    
Non-bank
RM million 2016 12,847 45,506    
Foreign borrowing
RM million 2016 11,065 15,731    
Central Government Operations 1         Download Treasury
Revenue
RM million Apr/18 17,552 23,975    
Expenditure
RM million Apr/18 32,710 23,123    
Overall balance
RM million Apr/18 -15,157 852    
Domestic financing 2
RM million Apr/18 10,500 4,908    
Bank
RM million Apr/18 19,320 -4,275    
Non-bank
RM million Apr/18 -8,820 9,183    
Foreign borrowing
RM million Apr/18 -10 -131    
Central Government Debt         Download BNM
Current liabilities, total
RM million Q1/18 705,014 686,838    
Short-term debt
RM million Q1/18 10,500 4,500    
Medium-and long-term debt
RM million Q1/18 694,514 682,338    
Domestic debt 4
RM million Q1/18 499,501 484,084    
Short-term debt
RM million Q1/18 5,609 1,169    
Medium and long-term debt
RM million Q1/18 493,892 482,916    
External debt 5
RM million Q1/18 205,513 202,753    
Short-term debt
RM million Q1/18 4,891 3,331    
Medium and long-term debt
RM million Q1/18 200,622 199,422    
External debt by currency 5
           
RM 6 RM million Q1/18 189,570 186,186    
USD
RM million Q1/18 10,453 10,988    
Yen
RM million Q1/18 5,218 5,286    
Other
RM million Q1/18 272 293    
Debt guaranteed by Federal Government
RM million Q1/18 n.a. 238,024    

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 Apr/18 416,003 417,198    
Broad money (M3)
RM million Apr/18 1,778,346 1,777,357    
Net claims on Government
RM million Apr/18 132,666 123,389    
Claims on the private sector
RM million Apr/18 1,787,402 1,772,481    
Net foreign assets
RM million Apr/18 554,591 540,460    
Analytical Accounts of the Central Bank         Download BNM
Reserve money
RM million May/18 161,613 157,119    
Net claims on Government
RM million May/18 -6,518 -5,720    
Claims on the private sector
RM million May/18 5,681 5,757    
Net foreign assets
RM million May/18 411,360 415,465    
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. May/18 3.25 3.25    
Discount rates on Treasury Bills (3-mth)
% p.a. Apr/18 - 3.13    
Market Indicative Yield on 5-year Federal Government securities
% p.a. Apr/18 3.79 3.55    
Market Indicative Yield on 10-year Federal Government securities
% p.a. Apr/18 4.14 3.95    
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     Q1/18 (BPM6) Q4/17 (BPM6) Download DOSM
Current Account RM million Q1/18 14,977 13,916    
Goods: Exports
RM million Q1/18 202,117 211,391    
Goods: Imports
RM million Q1/18 166,436 177,335    
Services: Credit
RM million Q1/18 38,307 40,895    
Services: Debit
RM million Q1/18 44,153 47,867    
Primary Income: Credit
RM million Q1/18 12,985 13,819    
Primary Income: Debit
RM million Q1/18 23,177 22,227    
Secondary Income: Credit
RM million Q1/18 3,730 3,860    
Secondary Income: Debit
RM million Q1/18 8,396 8,621    
Capital Account: RM million Q1/18 -25 -23    
Credit
RM million Q1/18 14 11    
Debit
RM million Q1/18 39 34    
Financial Account RM million Q1/18 15,236 5,965    
Direct Investment: Assets
RM million Q1/18 -3,111 -580    
Direct Investment: Liabilities
RM million Q1/18 13,815 5,879    
Portfolio & Financial Derivatives
RM million Q1/18 -1,885 10,188    
Other Investment
RM million Q1/18 6,417 -9,523    
Reserves Assets RM million Q1/18 -18,191 -2,119    
Net Errors and Omissions RM million Q1/18 -11,997 -17,739    
International Reserves (RM) 3 RM billion May/31/18 419.0 422.5 Download BNM
International Reserves (USD) 3 USD billion May/31/18 108.5 109.4   BNM
Foreign Currency Reserves
USD billion May/31/18 102.1 102.8    
IMF Reserve Position
USD billion May/31/18 0.8 0.8    
SDRs
USD billion May/31/18 1.2 1.2    
Gold
USD billion May/31/18 1.6 1.6    
Other Reserve Assets
USD billion May/31/18 2.8 3.0    
Reserves Template         Download Reserve Template
Official Reserve Assets
USD billion Apr/18 109.5 107.8    
Other Foreign Currency Assets
USD billion Apr/18 0.4 1.3    
Merchandise Trade         Download DOSM
Total exports, f.o.b.
RM million Apr/18 84,242 84,467    
Total imports, c.i.f.
RM million Apr/18 71,174 69,779    
Balance
RM million Apr/18 13,068 14,688    
International Investment Position         Download DOSM
Assets
RM million Q1/18 1,670,103 1,681,091    
Direct investment
RM million Q1/18 606,471 625,490    
Portfolio investment
RM million Q1/18 334,098 340,037    
Equity and investment fund shares
RM million Q1/18 229,369 236,180    
Debt securities
RM million Q1/18 104,729 103,858    
Financial derivatives
RM million Q1/18 8,882 9,651    
Other investment
RM million Q1/18 304,321 291,321    
Reserve assets
RM million Q1/18 416,331 414,591    
Liabilities
RM million Q1/18 1,741,414 1,706,300    
Direct investment
RM million Q1/18 685,091 670,542    
Portfolio investment
RM million Q1/18 666,422 667,994    
Equity and investment fund shares
RM million Q1/18 311,564 305,208    
Debt securities
RM million Q1/18 354,859 362,787    
Financial derivatives
RM million Q1/18 6,121 6,517    
Other investment
RM million Q1/18 383,779 361,246    
Net international investment position
RM million Q1/18 -71,311 -25,209    
Gross External Debt 7 RM million Q1/18 893,409 879,768 Download BNM
General Government
RM million Q1/18 205,513 202,753    
Short-term
RM million Q1/18 4,891 3,331    
Long-term
RM million Q1/18 200,622 199,422    
Bonds
RM million Q1/18 195,032 193,737    
Loans
RM million Q1/18 5,590 5,685    
Monetary authorities
RM million Q1/18 12,041 12,109    
Banks
RM million Q1/18 303,682 312,149    
Short-term
RM million Q1/18 260,206 268,246    
Loans
RM million Q1/18 167,966 172,585    
Currency and deposits
RM million Q1/18 87,767 91,093    
Others
RM million Q1/18 4,473 4,568    
Long-term
RM million Q1/18 43,476 43,902    
Bond/Loans
RM million Q1/18 43,476 43,902    
Others
RM million Q1/18 0 0    
Other sectors
RM million Q1/18 372,173 352,757    
Short-term
RM million Q1/18 128,134 103,391    
Loans
RM million Q1/18 66,659 37,320    
Others
RM million Q1/18 61,476 66,071    
Long-term
RM million Q1/18 244,038 249,366    
Bonds/Loans
RM million Q1/18 236,866 243,746    
Others
RM million Q1/18 7,173 5,620    
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 2017 32.0 31.6 Download DOSM

1 Refers to 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