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Economic and Financial Data for Malaysia

Last updated: 15 Nov 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 Q3/19 381,534 371,024 Download GDP by Expenditure

DOSM
Agriculture
RM million Q3/19 30,047 25,427    
Mining and Quarrying
RM million Q3/19 28,490 34,336    
Manufacturing
RM million Q3/19 82,183 81,185    
Electricity, Gas and Water
RM million Q3/19 10,471 10,168    
Construction
RM million Q3/19 18,160 17,274    
Wholesale and Retail Trade, Accommodation and Restaurants
RM million Q3/19 80,063 73,586    
Transport, Storage and Communication
RM million Q3/19 36,264 35,662    
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Business Services
RM million Q3/19 41,908 41,256    
Other Services
RM million Q3/19 19,105 18,580    
Government Services
RM million Q3/19 30,502 29,190    
Less : FISIM 8 undistributed RM million Q3/19 - -    
Plus : Import duties
RM million Q3/19 4,341 4,359    
National Accounts (GDP) at 2015 prices RM million Q3/19 360,136 348,767 Download  
Agriculture
RM million Q3/19 28,029 24,192    
Mining and Quarrying
RM million Q3/19 23,003 26,019    
Manufacturing
RM million Q3/19 79,938 79,011    
Electricity, Gas and Water
RM million Q3/19 9,679 9,578    
Construction
RM million Q3/19 16,950 16,064    
Wholesale and Retail Trade, Accommodation and Restaurants
RM million Q3/19 75,542 69,939    
Transport, Storage and Communication
RM million Q3/19 34,981 34,346    
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Business Services
RM million Q3/19 40,364 39,751    
Other Services
RM million Q3/19 17,954 17,516    
Government Services
RM million Q3/19 29,645 28,369    
Less : FISIM 8 undistributed
RM million Q3/19 - -    
Plus : Import duties
RM million Q3/19 4,051 3,982    
Industrial Production Index 2015=100 Sep/19 114.1 114.5 Download DOSM
Employment million persons Q3/19 15.160 15.080 Download DOSM
Sep/19 15.230 15.190 Download
Employment % of labour force Q3/19 96.7 96.7 Download DOSM
Sep/19 96.7 96.7 Download
Unemployment million persons Q3/19 0.512 0.520 Download DOSM
Sep/19 0.521 0.520 Download
Unemployment % of labour force Q3/19 3.3 3.3 Download DOSM
Sep/19 3.3 3.3 Download
Average salaries and wages per employee in manufacturing sector RM per month Sep/19 3,689.7 3,676.9 Download DOSM
Consumer Price Index 2010=100 Sep/19 121.8 121.8 Download DOSM
Producer Price Index - Local Production 2010=100 Sep/19 105.3 104.6 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 2018 227,486 224,306    
Operating expenditure
RM million 2018 260,923 245,121    
Non-financial Public Corporation operating surplus
RM million 2018 96,208 117,206    
Public sector current account
RM million 2018 62,771 96,391    
Net development expenditure
RM million 2018 143,284 139,456    
Public sector overall balance
RM million 2018 -80,513 -43,065    
Domestic financing
RM million 2018 80,673 55,944    
Bank
RM million 2018 81,339 47,560    
Non-bank
RM million 2018 -666 8,384    
Foreign borrowing
RM million 2018 8,605 -3,198    
Central Government Operations 1         Download Treasury
Revenue
RM million Sep/19 23,374 23,457    
Expenditure
RM million Sep/19 27,633 26,453    
Overall balance
RM million Sep/19 -4,259 -2,997    
Domestic financing 2
RM million Sep/19 -2,500 4,000    
Bank
RM million Sep/19 -511 3,957    
Non-bank
RM million Sep/19 -1,989 43    
Foreign borrowing
RM million Sep/19 -128 -3    
Central Government Debt         Download BNM
Current liabilities, total
RM million Q3/19 804,845 799,109    
Short-term debt
RM million Q3/19 9,500 7,500    
Medium-and long-term debt
RM million Q3/19 795,345 791,609    
Domestic debt 4
RM million Q3/19 608,211 609,092    
Short-term debt
RM million Q3/19 6,913 5,687    
Medium and long-term debt
RM million Q3/19 601,297 603,405    
External debt 5
RM million Q3/19 196,634 190,017    
Short-term debt
RM million Q3/19 2,587 1,813    
Medium and long-term debt
RM million Q3/19 194,047 188,204    
External debt by currency 5
           
RM 6 RM million Q3/19 172,087 165,569    
USD
RM million Q3/19 11,281 11,158    
Yen
RM million Q3/19 13,057 13,069    
Other
RM million Q3/19 209 220    
Debt guaranteed by Federal Government
RM million Q3/19 n.a. 273,847    

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 Sep/19 434,267 426,561    
Broad money (M3)
RM million Sep/19 1,916,361 1,908,653    
Net claims on Government
RM million Sep/19 177,579 171,392    
Claims on the private sector
RM million Sep/19 1,944,304 1,933,130    
Net foreign assets
RM million Sep/19 509,045 522,402    
Analytical Accounts of the Central Bank         Download BNM
Reserve money
RM million Oct/19 163,756 161,318    
Net claims on Government
RM million Oct/19 -8,225 -11,166    
Claims on the private sector
RM million Oct/19 3,965 4,067    
Net foreign assets
RM million Oct/19 424,440 423,528    
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/19 3.00 3.00    
Discount rates on Treasury Bills (3-mth)
% p.a. Sep/19 3.02 -    
Market Indicative Yield on 5-year Federal Government securities
% p.a. Sep/19 3.24 3.24    
Market Indicative Yield on 10-year Federal Government securities
% p.a. Sep/19 3.35 3.31    
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     Q3/19 (BPM6) Q2/19 (BPM6) Download DOSM
Current Account RM million Q3/19 11,452 14,257    
Goods: Exports
RM million Q3/19 205,243 203,060    
Goods: Imports
RM million Q3/19 174,470 174,956    
Services: Credit
RM million Q3/19 44,170 41,330    
Services: Debit
RM million Q3/19 45,797 44,767    
Primary Income: Credit
RM million Q3/19 14,493 19,440    
Primary Income: Debit
RM million Q3/19 26,665 24,979    
Secondary Income: Credit
RM million Q3/19 3,766 4,976    
Secondary Income: Debit
RM million Q3/19 9,287 9,846    
Capital Account: RM million Q3/19 -11 -13    
Credit
RM million Q3/19 10 10    
Debit
RM million Q3/19 21 23    
Financial Account RM million Q3/19 -1,334 -18,552    
Direct Investment: Assets
RM million Q3/19 -3,238 -11,475    
Direct Investment: Liabilities
RM million Q3/19 2,450 3,239    
Portfolio & Financial Derivatives
RM million Q3/19 -25,853 -10,616    
Other Investment
RM million Q3/19 25,307 300    
Reserves Assets RM million Q3/19 -6,440 1,359    
Net Errors and Omissions RM million Q3/19 -3,667 2,948    
International Reserves (RM) 3 RM billion Oct/31/19 432.2 432.7 Download BNM
International Reserves (USD) 3 USD billion Oct/31/19 103.2 103.3   BNM
Foreign Currency Reserves
USD billion Oct/31/19 96.8 96.7    
IMF Reserve Position
USD billion Oct/31/19 1.1 1.1    
SDRs
USD billion Oct/31/19 1.1 1.1    
Gold
USD billion Oct/31/19 1.9 1.9    
Other Reserve Assets
USD billion Oct/31/19 2.3 2.5    
Reserves Template         Download Reserve Template
Official Reserve Assets
USD billion Sep/19 103.0 103.5    
Other Foreign Currency Assets
USD billion Sep/19 0.1 0.1    
Merchandise Trade         Download DOSM
Total exports, f.o.b.
RM million Sep/19 77,704 81,357    
Total imports, c.i.f.
RM million Sep/19 69,367 70,461    
Balance
RM million Sep/19 8,337 10,896    
International Investment Position         Download DOSM
Assets
RM million Q3/19 1,765,115 1,780,761    
Direct investment
RM million Q3/19 592,889 612,392    
Portfolio investment
RM million Q3/19 420,758 394,662    
Equity and investment fund shares
RM million Q3/19 324,711 300,370    
Debt securities
RM million Q3/19 96,047 94,292    
Financial derivatives
RM million Q3/19 13,580 11,111    
Other investment
RM million Q3/19 306,675 337,228    
Reserve assets
RM million Q3/19 431,213 425,366    
Liabilities
RM million Q3/19 1,778,144 1,800,322    
Direct investment
RM million Q3/19 760,695 770,126    
Portfolio investment
RM million Q3/19 596,609 617,302    
Equity and investment fund shares
RM million Q3/19 246,811 267,048    
Debt securities
RM million Q3/19 349,798 350,253    
Financial derivatives
RM million Q3/19 13,390 8,859    
Other investment
RM million Q3/19 407,451 404,036    
Net international investment position
RM million Q3/19 -13,029 -19,562    
Gross External Debt 7 RM million Q3/19 916,441 931,083 Download BNM
General Government
RM million Q3/19 196,634 190,017    
Short-term
RM million Q3/19 2,587 1,813    
Long-term
RM million Q3/19 194,047 188,204    
Bonds
RM million Q3/19 188,563 182,628    
Loans
RM million Q3/19 5,484 5,576    
Monetary authorities
RM million Q3/19 12,685 12,722    
Banks
RM million Q3/19 354,308 348,383    
Short-term
RM million Q3/19 301,161 297,787    
Loans
RM million Q3/19 206,733 202,142    
Currency and deposits
RM million Q3/19 90,489 91,301    
Others
RM million Q3/19 3,939 4,344    
Long-term
RM million Q3/19 53,147 50,597    
Bond/Loans
RM million Q3/19 53,147 50,597    
Others
RM million Q3/19 0 0    
Other sectors
RM million Q3/19 352,814 379,961    
Short-term
RM million Q3/19 85,111 83,788    
Loans
RM million Q3/19 29,672 30,689    
Others
RM million Q3/19 55,438 53,098    
Long-term
RM million Q3/19 267,703 296,173    
Bonds/Loans
RM million Q3/19 258,772 286,108    
Others
RM million Q3/19 8,931 10,065    
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 2019 32.6 32.4 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