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Economic and Financial Data for Malaysia

Last updated: 24 May 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 Q1/19 361,893 379,383 Download GDP by Expenditure

DOSM
Agriculture
RM million Q1/19 25,730 27,561    
Mining and Quarrying
RM million Q1/19 34,212 34,731    
Manufacturing
RM million Q1/19 76,695 80,863    
Electricity, Gas and Water
RM million Q1/19 9,647 9,831    
Construction
RM million Q1/19 17,889 17,307    
Wholesale and Retail Trade, Accommodation and Restaurants
RM million Q1/19 71,126 79,174    
Transport, Storage and Communication
RM million Q1/19 34,539 34,013    
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Business Services
RM million Q1/19 40,953 41,259    
Other Services
RM million Q1/19 18,151 17,905    
Government Services
RM million Q1/19 28,789 32,346    
Less : FISIM 8 undistributed RM million Q1/19 - -    
Plus : Import duties
RM million Q1/19 4,162 4,394    
National Accounts (GDP) at 2015 prices RM million Q1/19 341,710 357,075 Download  
Agriculture
RM million Q1/19 24,593 25,944    
Mining and Quarrying
RM million Q1/19 26,111 27,118    
Manufacturing
RM million Q1/19 75,660 79,327    
Electricity, Gas and Water
RM million Q1/19 9,298 9,138    
Construction
RM million Q1/19 16,656 16,418    
Wholesale and Retail Trade, Accommodation and Restaurants
RM million Q1/19 67,399 73,757    
Transport, Storage and Communication
RM million Q1/19 33,399 32,977    
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Business Services
RM million Q1/19 39,540 39,766    
Other Services
RM million Q1/19 17,217 17,143    
Government Services
RM million Q1/19 27,983 31,424    
Less : FISIM 8 undistributed
RM million Q1/19 - -    
Plus : Import duties
RM million Q1/19 3,853 4,062    
Industrial Production Index 2015=100 Mar/19 115.6 103.8 Download DOSM
Employment million persons Q1/19 15.010 14.933 Download DOSM
Mar/19 15.035 15.027 Download
Employment % of labour force Q1/19 96.7 96.7 Download DOSM
Mar/19 96.6 96.7 Download
Unemployment million persons Q1/19 0.517 0.517 Download DOSM
Mar/19 0.521 0.516 Download
Unemployment % of labour force Q1/19 3.3 3.3 Download DOSM
Mar/19 3.4 3.3 Download
Average salaries and wages per employee in manufacturing sector RM per month Mar/19 3,732.9 3,705.7 Download DOSM
Consumer Price Index 2010=100 Apr/19 121.1 121.1 Download DOSM
Producer Price Index - Local Production 2010=100 Mar/19 104.7 105.0 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 Mar/19 21,965 20,177    
Expenditure
RM million Mar/19 25,628 22,851    
Overall balance
RM million Mar/19 -3,662 -2,674    
Domestic financing 2
RM million Mar/19 8,322 8,000    
Bank
RM million Mar/19 -1,850 2,959    
Non-bank
RM million Mar/19 10,172 5,041    
Foreign borrowing
RM million Mar/19 7,052 -3    
Central Government Debt         Download BNM
Current liabilities, total
RM million Q1/19 776,816 741,050    
Short-term debt
RM million Q1/19 6,500 6,500    
Medium-and long-term debt
RM million Q1/19 770,316 734,550    
Domestic debt 4
RM million Q1/19 584,345 562,203    
Short-term debt
RM million Q1/19 4,368 2,767    
Medium and long-term debt
RM million Q1/19 579,977 559,436    
External debt 5
RM million Q1/19 192,471 178,847    
Short-term debt
RM million Q1/19 2,132 3,733    
Medium and long-term debt
RM million Q1/19 190,339 175,114    
External debt by currency 5
           
RM 6 RM million Q1/19 168,744 162,139    
USD
RM million Q1/19 11,003 11,178    
Yen
RM million Q1/19 12,494 5,286    
Other
RM million Q1/19 230 243    
Debt guaranteed by Federal Government
RM million Q1/19 267,325 266,468    

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 Mar/19 427,587 422,239    
Broad money (M3)
RM million Mar/19 1,874,512 1,865,045    
Net claims on Government
RM million Mar/19 177,946 185,240    
Claims on the private sector
RM million Mar/19 1,873,852 1,864,836    
Net foreign assets
RM million Mar/19 527,292 522,993    
Analytical Accounts of the Central Bank         Download BNM
Reserve money
RM million Apr/19 160,521 159,718    
Net claims on Government
RM million Apr/19 -6,620 -17,752    
Claims on the private sector
RM million Apr/19 4,575 4,706    
Net foreign assets
RM million Apr/19 414,196 412,535    
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/19 3.00 3.25    
Discount rates on Treasury Bills (3-mth)
% p.a. Mar/19 3.25 -    
Market Indicative Yield on 5-year Federal Government securities
% p.a. Mar/19 3.54 3.71    
Market Indicative Yield on 10-year Federal Government securities
% p.a. Mar/19 3.77 3.90    
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     Q1/19 (BPM6) Q4/18 (BPM6) Download DOSM
Current Account RM million Q1/19 16,387 10,835    
Goods: Exports
RM million Q1/19 198,394 219,785    
Goods: Imports
RM million Q1/19 164,545 187,051    
Services: Credit
RM million Q1/19 41,458 42,104    
Services: Debit
RM million Q1/19 43,294 45,862    
Primary Income: Credit
RM million Q1/19 13,499 15,289    
Primary Income: Debit
RM million Q1/19 23,614 28,211    
Secondary Income: Credit
RM million Q1/19 3,957 4,133    
Secondary Income: Debit
RM million Q1/19 9,467 9,352    
Capital Account: RM million Q1/19 5 -16    
Credit
RM million Q1/19 16 7    
Debit
RM million Q1/19 11 23    
Financial Account RM million Q1/19 -13,816 -6,145    
Direct Investment: Assets
RM million Q1/19 -6,881 -10,044    
Direct Investment: Liabilities
RM million Q1/19 23,141 12,124    
Portfolio & Financial Derivatives
RM million Q1/19 1,816 -6,456    
Other Investment
RM million Q1/19 -31,892 -1,769    
Reserves Assets RM million Q1/19 -5,499 6,155    
Net Errors and Omissions RM million Q1/19 2,923 -10,824    
International Reserves (RM) 3 RM billion May/15/19 419.4 421.9 Download BNM
International Reserves (USD) 3 USD billion May/15/19 102.8 103.4   BNM
Foreign Currency Reserves
USD billion May/15/19 96.6 97.3    
IMF Reserve Position
USD billion May/15/19 1.1 1.1    
SDRs
USD billion May/15/19 1.1 1.1    
Gold
USD billion May/15/19 1.6 1.6    
Other Reserve Assets
USD billion May/15/19 2.4 2.3    
Reserves Template         Download Reserve Template
Official Reserve Assets
USD billion Mar/19 103.0 102.4    
Other Foreign Currency Assets
USD billion Mar/19 0.1 0.7    
Merchandise Trade         Download DOSM
Total exports, f.o.b.
RM million Mar/19 84,049 66,600    
Total imports, c.i.f.
RM million Mar/19 69,679 55,543    
Balance
RM million Mar/19 14,370 11,056    
International Investment Position         Download DOSM
Assets
RM million Q1/19 1,680,658 1,684,218    
Direct investment
RM million Q1/19 587,469 595,728    
Portfolio investment
RM million Q1/19 360,422 353,592    
Equity and investment fund shares
RM million Q1/19 262,353 245,203    
Debt securities
RM million Q1/19 98,069 108,389    
Financial derivatives
RM million Q1/19 9,507 9,586    
Other investment
RM million Q1/19 303,105 305,801    
Reserve assets
RM million Q1/19 420,155 419,511    
Liabilities
RM million Q1/19 1,769,546 1,761,866    
Direct investment
RM million Q1/19 763,918 734,884    
Portfolio investment
RM million Q1/19 614,610 598,997    
Equity and investment fund shares
RM million Q1/19 264,952 262,480    
Debt securities
RM million Q1/19 349,658 336,517    
Financial derivatives
RM million Q1/19 7,849 8,239    
Other investment
RM million Q1/19 383,170 419,746    
Net international investment position
RM million Q1/19 -88,889 -77,647    
Gross External Debt 7 RM million Q1/19 903,680 924,887 Download BNM
General Government
RM million Q1/19 192,471 178,847    
Short-term
RM million Q1/19 2,132 3,733    
Long-term
RM million Q1/19 190,339 175,114    
Bonds
RM million Q1/19 184,982 169,517    
Loans
RM million Q1/19 5,357 5,597    
Monetary authorities
RM million Q1/19 12,620 12,743    
Banks
RM million Q1/19 323,177 353,349    
Short-term
RM million Q1/19 275,443 306,173    
Loans
RM million Q1/19 177,493 204,315    
Currency and deposits
RM million Q1/19 93,558 98,238    
Others
RM million Q1/19 4,392 3,620    
Long-term
RM million Q1/19 47,733 47,175    
Bond/Loans
RM million Q1/19 47,733 47,175    
Others
RM million Q1/19 0 0    
Other sectors
RM million Q1/19 375,412 379,949    
Short-term
RM million Q1/19 85,876 90,430    
Loans
RM million Q1/19 30,744 29,337    
Others
RM million Q1/19 55,132 61,093    
Long-term
RM million Q1/19 289,537 289,519    
Bonds/Loans
RM million Q1/19 280,084 280,376    
Others
RM million Q1/19 9,452 9,143    
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