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Economic and Financial Data for Malaysia

Last updated: 13 Jan 2017

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 Q3/16 312,035 298,521 Download GDP by Expenditure

DOSM
Agriculture
RM million Q3/16 30,024 25,461    
Mining and Quarrying
RM million Q3/16 24,015 25,779    
Manufacturing
RM million Q3/16 68,823 67,781    
Electricity, Gas and Water
RM million Q3/16 8,459 8,193    
Construction
RM million Q3/16 15,469 14,177    
Wholesale and Retail Trade, Accommodation and Restaurants
RM million Q3/16 59,961 55,339    
Transport, Storage and Communication
RM million Q3/16 27,975 27,475    
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Business Services
RM million Q3/16 33,539 32,458    
Other Services
RM million Q3/16 13,571 13,328    
Government Services
RM million Q3/16 26,257 24,501    
Less : FISIM 8 undistributed RM million Q3/16 - -    
Plus : Import duties
RM million Q3/16 3,941 4,028    
National Accounts (GDP) at 2010 prices RM million Q3/16 281,083 271,282 Download  
Agriculture
RM million Q3/16 25,069 21,206    
Mining and Quarrying
RM million Q3/16 23,155 24,356    
Manufacturing
RM million Q3/16 63,724 63,814    
Electricity, Gas and Water
RM million Q3/16 7,227 7,192    
Construction
RM million Q3/16 13,062 11,899    
Wholesale and Retail Trade, Accommodation and Restaurants
RM million Q3/16 50,379 47,285    
Transport, Storage and Communication
RM million Q3/16 26,595 26,104    
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Business Services
RM million Q3/16 31,412 30,312    
Other Services
RM million Q3/16 12,404 12,136    
Government Services
RM million Q3/16 24,425 23,387    
Less : FISIM 8 undistributed
RM million Q3/16 - -    
Plus : Import duties
RM million Q3/16 3,630 3,591    
Industrial Production Index 2010=100 Nov/16 128.4 132.2 Download DOSM
Employment million persons Q3/16 14.202 14.162 Download DOSM
Oct/16 14.253 14.250 Download
Employment % of labour force Q3/16 96.5 96.6 Download DOSM
Oct/16 96.5 96.5 Download
Unemployment million persons Q3/16 0.509 0.504 Download DOSM
Oct/16 0.512 0.513 Download
Unemployment % of labour force Q3/16 3.5 3.4 Download DOSM
Oct/16 3.5 3.5 Download
Average salaries and wages per employee in manufacturing sector RM per month Nov/16 3,136.3 3,139.0 Download DOSM
Consumer Price Index 2010=100 Nov/16 116.9 115.7 Download DOSM
Producer Price Index - Local Production 2010=100 Nov/16 103.8 102.7 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 2015 215,998 204,941    
Operating expenditure
RM million 2015 245,032 243,393    
Non-financial public enterprises' operating surplus
RM million 2015 90,678 126,090    
Public sector current account
RM million 2015 61,644 87,637    
Net development expenditure
RM million 2015 161,452 154,567    
Public sector overall balance
RM million 2015 -99,808 -66,929    
Domestic financing
RM million 2015 65,890 57,394    
Bank
RM million 2015 8,732 29,738    
Non-bank
RM million 2015 57,157 27,656    
Foreign borrowing
RM million 2015 22,986 388    
Central Government Operations 1         Download Treasury
Revenue
RM million Nov/16 18,787 18,977    
Expenditure
RM million Nov/16 20,587 21,898    
Overall balance
RM million Nov/16 -1,800 -2,921    
Domestic financing 2
RM million Nov/16 -6,000 8,500    
Bank
RM million Nov/16 6,796 2,525    
Non-bank
RM million Nov/16 -12,796 5,975    
Foreign borrowing
RM million Nov/16 -15 -8    
Central Government Debt         Download BNM
Current liabilities, total
RM million Q3/16 643,599 655,745    
Short-term debt
RM million Q3/16 4,500 4,500    
Medium-and long-term debt
RM million Q3/16 639,099 651,245    
Domestic debt 4
RM million Q3/16 411,436 424,909    
Short-term debt
RM million Q3/16 1,000 1,141    
Medium and long-term debt
RM million Q3/16 410,436 423,768    
External debt 5
RM million Q3/16 232,163 230,836    
Short-term debt
RM million Q3/16 3,500 3,359    
Medium and long-term debt
RM million Q3/16 228,663 227,477    
External debt by currency 5
           
RM 6 RM million Q3/16 211,759 206,182    
USD
RM million Q3/16 13,752 18,196    
Yen
RM million Q3/16 6,276 6,080    
Other
RM million Q3/16 376 378    
Debt guaranteed by Federal Government
RM million Q3/16 191,085 180,966    

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 Nov/16 368,253 360,877    
Broad money (M3)
RM million Nov/16 1,629,437 1,626,472    
Net claims on Government
RM million Nov/16 108,996 89,319    
Claims on the private sector
RM million Nov/16 1,623,032 1,625,598    
Net foreign assets
RM million Nov/16 513,276 516,025    
Analytical Accounts of the Central Bank         Download BNM
Reserve money
RM million Dec/16 141,295 136,082    
Net claims on Government
RM million Dec/16 -5,028 -666    
Claims on the private sector
RM million Dec/16 6,606 6,787    
Net foreign assets
RM million Dec/16 415,863 391,823    
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. Nov/16 3.00 3.00    
Discount rates on Treasury Bills (3-mth)
% p.a. Nov/16 - -    
Market Indicative Yield on 5-year Federal Government securities
% p.a. Nov/16 4.04 3.31    
Market Indicative Yield on 10-year Federal Government securities
% p.a. Nov/16 4.41 3.61    
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     Q3/16 (BPM6) Q2/16 (BPM6) Download DOSM
Current Account RM million Q3/16 5,998 1,884    
Goods: Exports
RM million Q3/16 172,231 162,575    
Goods: Imports
RM million Q3/16 145,694 142,767    
Services: Credit
RM million Q3/16 34,761 35,273    
Services: Debit
RM million Q3/16 39,856 39,907    
Primary Income: Credit
RM million Q3/16 9,678 12,948    
Primary Income: Debit
RM million Q3/16 20,491 21,178    
Secondary Income: Credit
RM million Q3/16 3,982 3,850    
Secondary Income: Debit
RM million Q3/16 8,614 8,910    
Capital Account: RM million Q3/16 -7 118    
Credit
RM million Q3/16 0 128    
Debit
RM million Q3/16 7 11    
Financial Account RM million Q3/16 -6,310 9,496    
Direct Investment: Assets
RM million Q3/16 -11,326 -3,829    
Direct Investment: Liabilities
RM million Q3/16 14,307 9,133    
Portfolio & Financial Derivatives
RM million Q3/16 -10,669 89    
Other Investment
RM million Q3/16 1,379 4,102    
Reserves Assets RM million Q3/16 -14,622 -8,771    
Net Errors and Omissions RM million Q3/16 14,941 -2,726    
International Reserves (RM) 3 RM billion Dec/30/16 424.2 399.7 Download BNM
International Reserves (USD) 3 USD billion Dec/30/16 94.6 96.4   BNM
Foreign Currency Reserves
USD billion Dec/30/16 87.6 89.0    
IMF Reserve Position
USD billion Dec/30/16 0.8 0.8    
SDRs
USD billion Dec/30/16 1.1 1.1    
Gold
USD billion Dec/30/16 1.4 1.6    
Other Reserve Assets
USD billion Dec/30/16 3.7 3.9    
Reserves Template         Download Reserve Template
Official Reserve Assets
USD billion Nov/16 96.4 97.8    
Other Foreign Currency Assets
USD billion Nov/16 0.3 0.3    
Merchandise Trade         Download DOSM
Total exports, f.o.b.
RM million Nov/16 72,828 69,195    
Total imports, c.i.f.
RM million Nov/16 63,798 59,439    
Balance
RM million Nov/16 9,030 9,756    
International Investment Position         Download DOSM
Assets
RM million Q3/16 1,636,333 1,570,382    
Direct investment
RM million Q3/16 639,776 605,183    
Portfolio investment
RM million Q3/16 310,277 288,997    
Equity and investment fund shares
RM million Q3/16 205,994 191,826    
Debt securities
RM million Q3/16 104,284 97,171    
Financial derivatives
RM million Q3/16 12,066 12,234    
Other investment
RM million Q3/16 269,295 273,670    
Reserve assets
RM million Q3/16 404,919 390,297    
Liabilities
RM million Q3/16 1,609,860 1,575,250    
Direct investment
RM million Q3/16 625,424 598,048    
Portfolio investment
RM million Q3/16 648,410 640,669    
Equity and investment fund shares
RM million Q3/16 262,096 254,819    
Debt securities
RM million Q3/16 386,314 385,850    
Financial derivatives
RM million Q3/16 9,972 10,220    
Other investment
RM million Q3/16 326,055 326,314    
Net international investment position
RM million Q3/16 26,472 -4,868    
Gross External Debt 7 RM million Q3/16 865,283 848,242 Download BNM
General Government
RM million Q3/16 232,163 230,836    
Short-term
RM million Q3/16 3,500 3,359    
Long-term
RM million Q3/16 228,663 227,477    
Bonds
RM million Q3/16 221,800 220,814    
Loans
RM million Q3/16 6,863 6,663    
Monetary authorities
RM million Q3/16 17,101 20,388    
Banks
RM million Q3/16 286,042 291,282    
Short-term
RM million Q3/16 235,942 239,736    
Loans
RM million Q3/16 148,931 158,181    
Currency and deposits
RM million Q3/16 82,577 77,330    
Others
RM million Q3/16 4,434 4,225    
Long-term
RM million Q3/16 50,100 51,546    
Bond/Loans
RM million Q3/16 49,542 51,127    
Others
RM million Q3/16 559 419    
Other sectors
RM million Q3/16 329,976 305,736    
Short-term
RM million Q3/16 85,459 77,098    
Loans
RM million Q3/16 27,387 20,188    
Others
RM million Q3/16 58,072 56,909    
Long-term
RM million Q3/16 244,517 228,638    
Bonds/Loans
RM million Q3/16 241,033 225,533    
Others
RM million Q3/16 3,484 3,105    
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 2016 31.7 31.2 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