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Economic and Financial Data for Malaysia

Last updated: 15 Jul 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 May/19 116.0 112.4 Download DOSM
Employment million persons Q1/19 15.010 14.933 Download DOSM
May/19 15.123 15.090 Download
Employment % of labour force Q1/19 96.7 96.7 Download DOSM
May/19 96.7 96.6 Download
Unemployment million persons Q1/19 0.517 0.517 Download DOSM
May/19 0.520 0.523 Download
Unemployment % of labour force Q1/19 3.3 3.3 Download DOSM
May/19 3.3 3.4 Download
Average salaries and wages per employee in manufacturing sector RM per month May/19 3,657.5 3,672.9 Download DOSM
Consumer Price Index 2010=100 May/19 121.4 121.1 Download DOSM
Producer Price Index - Local Production 2010=100 May/19 105.5 105.3 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 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 May/19 20,816 20,914    
Expenditure
RM million May/19 26,259 29,783    
Overall balance
RM million May/19 -5,443 -8,869    
Domestic financing 2
RM million May/19 12,000 500    
Bank
RM million May/19 18,386 14,380    
Non-bank
RM million May/19 -6,386 -13,880    
Foreign borrowing
RM million May/19 14 -13    
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 May/19 434,386 425,208    
Broad money (M3)
RM million May/19 1,889,746 1,881,656    
Net claims on Government
RM million May/19 193,705 191,834    
Claims on the private sector
RM million May/19 1,880,229 1,873,616    
Net foreign assets
RM million May/19 517,876 525,269    
Analytical Accounts of the Central Bank         Download BNM
Reserve money
RM million Jun/19 162,632 167,200    
Net claims on Government
RM million Jun/19 -21,158 -11,875    
Claims on the private sector
RM million Jun/19 4,392 4,482    
Net foreign assets
RM million Jun/19 417,644 409,679    
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/19 3.00 3.00    
Discount rates on Treasury Bills (3-mth)
% p.a. May/19 - -    
Market Indicative Yield on 5-year Federal Government securities
% p.a. May/19 3.55 3.60    
Market Indicative Yield on 10-year Federal Government securities
% p.a. May/19 3.80 3.79    
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 Jun/28/19 425.4 418.7 Download BNM
International Reserves (USD) 3 USD billion Jun/28/19 102.7 102.6   BNM
Foreign Currency Reserves
USD billion Jun/28/19 96.6 96.3    
IMF Reserve Position
USD billion Jun/28/19 1.1 1.1    
SDRs
USD billion Jun/28/19 1.1 1.1    
Gold
USD billion Jun/28/19 1.8 1.6    
Other Reserve Assets
USD billion Jun/28/19 2.1 2.5    
Reserves Template         Download Reserve Template
Official Reserve Assets
USD billion May/19 102.3 103.4    
Other Foreign Currency Assets
USD billion May/19 0.1 0.3    
Merchandise Trade         Download DOSM
Total exports, f.o.b.
RM million May/19 84,145 85,155    
Total imports, c.i.f.
RM million May/19 75,063 74,346    
Balance
RM million May/19 9,082 10,809    
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 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