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Economic and Financial Data for Malaysia

Last updated: 17 Aug 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 Q2/18 348,847 343,151 Download GDP by Expenditure

DOSM
Agriculture
RM million Q2/18 26,239 26,877    
Mining and Quarrying
RM million Q2/18 34,018 34,657    
Manufacturing
RM million Q2/18 78,103 74,379    
Electricity, Gas and Water
RM million Q2/18 9,262 8,801    
Construction
RM million Q2/18 16,688 17,365    
Wholesale and Retail Trade, Accommodation and Restaurants
RM million Q2/18 67,231 64,994    
Transport, Storage and Communication
RM million Q2/18 32,571 31,479    
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Business Services
RM million Q2/18 37,314 37,493    
Other Services
RM million Q2/18 15,244 14,839    
Government Services
RM million Q2/18 27,567 27,040    
Less : FISIM 8 undistributed RM million Q2/18 - -    
Plus : Import duties
RM million Q2/18 4,610 5,227    
National Accounts (GDP) at 2010 prices RM million Q2/18 300,089 295,288 Download  
Agriculture
RM million Q2/18 21,948 22,406    
Mining and Quarrying
RM million Q2/18 23,832 25,048    
Manufacturing
RM million Q2/18 70,844 67,342    
Electricity, Gas and Water
RM million Q2/18 7,714 7,446    
Construction
RM million Q2/18 13,530 14,093    
Wholesale and Retail Trade, Accommodation and Restaurants
RM million Q2/18 54,795 52,511    
Transport, Storage and Communication
RM million Q2/18 30,390 29,309    
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Business Services
RM million Q2/18 34,024 34,264    
Other Services
RM million Q2/18 13,473 13,232    
Government Services
RM million Q2/18 25,633 25,154    
Less : FISIM 8 undistributed
RM million Q2/18 - -    
Plus : Import duties
RM million Q2/18 3,907 4,484    
Industrial Production Index 2015=100 Jun/18 111.0 111.5 Download DOSM
Employment million persons Q2/18 14.767 14.684 Download DOSM
Jun/18 14.863 14.853 Download
Employment % of labour force Q2/18 96.7 96.7 Download DOSM
Jun/18 96.6 96.7 Download
Unemployment million persons Q2/18 0.511 0.509 Download DOSM
Jun/18 0.516 0.505 Download
Unemployment % of labour force Q2/18 3.3 3.3 Download DOSM
Jun/18 3.4 3.3 Download
Average salaries and wages per employee in manufacturing sector RM per month Jun/18 3,601.8 3,561.7 Download DOSM
Consumer Price Index 2010=100 Jun/18 119.6 121.1 Download DOSM
Producer Price Index - Local Production 2010=100 Jun/18 106.4 107.1 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 Jun/18 14,069 20,849    
Expenditure
RM million Jun/18 9,883 29,379    
Overall balance
RM million Jun/18 4,187 -8,530    
Domestic financing 2
RM million Jun/18 6,000 6,000    
Bank
RM million Jun/18 17,169 24,393    
Non-bank
RM million Jun/18 -11,169 -18,393    
Foreign borrowing
RM million Jun/18 -20 3    
Central Government Debt         Download BNM
Current liabilities, total
RM million Q2/18 725,242 705,014    
Short-term debt
RM million Q2/18 7,500 10,500    
Medium-and long-term debt
RM million Q2/18 717,742 694,514    
Domestic debt 4
RM million Q2/18 541,282 499,501    
Short-term debt
RM million Q2/18 4,952 5,609    
Medium and long-term debt
RM million Q2/18 536,330 493,892    
External debt 5
RM million Q2/18 183,960 205,513    
Short-term debt
RM million Q2/18 2,548 4,891    
Medium and long-term debt
RM million Q2/18 181,412 200,622    
External debt by currency 5
           
RM 6 RM million Q2/18 167,502 189,570    
USD
RM million Q2/18 10,929 10,453    
Yen
RM million Q2/18 5,264 5,218    
Other
RM million Q2/18 265 272    
Debt guaranteed by Federal Government
RM million Q2/18 n.a. n.a.    

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 Jun/18 416,479 417,393    
Broad money (M3)
RM million Jun/18 1,778,131 1,781,296    
Net claims on Government
RM million Jun/18 152,002 146,060    
Claims on the private sector
RM million Jun/18 1,804,016 1,790,210    
Net foreign assets
RM million Jun/18 529,856 539,352    
Analytical Accounts of the Central Bank         Download BNM
Reserve money
RM million Jul/18 154,609 159,816    
Net claims on Government
RM million Jul/18 -14,698 -8,882    
Claims on the private sector
RM million Jul/18 5,463 5,585    
Net foreign assets
RM million Jul/18 415,125 415,679    
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. Jul/18 3.25 3.25    
Discount rates on Treasury Bills (3-mth)
% p.a. Jun/18 - 3.27    
Market Indicative Yield on 5-year Federal Government securities
% p.a. Jun/18 3.85 3.85    
Market Indicative Yield on 10-year Federal Government securities
% p.a. Jun/18 4.20 4.20    
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     Q2/18 (BPM6) Q1/18 (BPM6) Download DOSM
Current Account RM million Q2/18 3,909 14,977    
Goods: Exports
RM million Q2/18 202,407 202,117    
Goods: Imports
RM million Q2/18 176,352 166,436    
Services: Credit
RM million Q2/18 39,043 38,307    
Services: Debit
RM million Q2/18 45,223 44,153    
Primary Income: Credit
RM million Q2/18 13,318 12,985    
Primary Income: Debit
RM million Q2/18 24,547 23,177    
Secondary Income: Credit
RM million Q2/18 3,574 3,730    
Secondary Income: Debit
RM million Q2/18 8,310 8,396    
Capital Account: RM million Q2/18 -37 -25    
Credit
RM million Q2/18 18 14    
Debit
RM million Q2/18 55 39    
Financial Account RM million Q2/18 9,151 15,236    
Direct Investment: Assets
RM million Q2/18 -3,219 -3,111    
Direct Investment: Liabilities
RM million Q2/18 2,503 13,815    
Portfolio & Financial Derivatives
RM million Q2/18 -38,486 -1,885    
Other Investment
RM million Q2/18 48,352 6,417    
Reserves Assets RM million Q2/18 888 -18,191    
Net Errors and Omissions RM million Q2/18 -13,912 -11,997    
International Reserves (RM) 3 RM billion Jul/31/18 422.8 423.1 Download BNM
International Reserves (USD) 3 USD billion Jul/31/18 104.5 104.6   BNM
Foreign Currency Reserves
USD billion Jul/31/18 98.2 98.0    
IMF Reserve Position
USD billion Jul/31/18 0.9 0.9    
SDRs
USD billion Jul/31/18 1.2 1.2    
Gold
USD billion Jul/31/18 1.5 1.5    
Other Reserve Assets
USD billion Jul/31/18 2.7 3.0    
Reserves Template         Download Reserve Template
Official Reserve Assets
USD billion Jun/18 104.7 108.5    
Other Foreign Currency Assets
USD billion Jun/18 0.1 0.9    
Merchandise Trade         Download DOSM
Total exports, f.o.b.
RM million Jun/18 78,656 82,110    
Total imports, c.i.f.
RM million Jun/18 72,611 73,994    
Balance
RM million Jun/18 6,045 8,117    
International Investment Position         Download DOSM
Assets
RM million Q2/18 1,683,020 1,670,103    
Direct investment
RM million Q2/18 580,792 606,471    
Portfolio investment
RM million Q2/18 350,037 334,098    
Equity and investment fund shares
RM million Q2/18 242,326 229,369    
Debt securities
RM million Q2/18 107,710 104,729    
Financial derivatives
RM million Q2/18 10,195 8,882    
Other investment
RM million Q2/18 318,672 304,321    
Reserve assets
RM million Q2/18 423,323 416,331    
Liabilities
RM million Q2/18 1,762,692 1,741,414    
Direct investment
RM million Q2/18 690,080 685,091    
Portfolio investment
RM million Q2/18 622,227 666,422    
Equity and investment fund shares
RM million Q2/18 288,329 311,564    
Debt securities
RM million Q2/18 333,898 354,859    
Financial derivatives
RM million Q2/18 8,161 6,121    
Other investment
RM million Q2/18 442,224 383,779    
Net international investment position
RM million Q2/18 -79,672 -71,311    
Gross External Debt 7 RM million Q2/18 936,489 893,409 Download BNM
General Government
RM million Q2/18 183,960 205,388    
Short-term
RM million Q2/18 2,548 4,891    
Long-term
RM million Q2/18 181,412 200,497    
Bonds
RM million Q2/18 175,799 194,907    
Loans
RM million Q2/18 5,613 5,590    
Monetary authorities
RM million Q2/18 11,645 12,041    
Banks
RM million Q2/18 354,114 303,694    
Short-term
RM million Q2/18 311,879 260,206    
Loans
RM million Q2/18 222,233 167,966    
Currency and deposits
RM million Q2/18 85,625 87,767    
Others
RM million Q2/18 4,020 4,473    
Long-term
RM million Q2/18 42,236 43,488    
Bond/Loans
RM million Q2/18 42,236 43,488    
Others
RM million Q2/18 0 0    
Other sectors
RM million Q2/18 386,770 372,286    
Short-term
RM million Q2/18 131,336 128,134    
Loans
RM million Q2/18 70,386 66,659    
Others
RM million Q2/18 60,951 61,476    
Long-term
RM million Q2/18 255,434 244,152    
Bonds/Loans
RM million Q2/18 246,638 236,979    
Others
RM million Q2/18 8,796 7,173    
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 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