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Economic and Financial Data for Malaysia

Last updated: 16 Nov 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 Q3/18 363,085 348,847 Download GDP by Expenditure

DOSM
Agriculture
RM million Q3/18 29,659 26,239    
Mining and Quarrying
RM million Q3/18 33,260 34,018    
Manufacturing
RM million Q3/18 79,907 78,103    
Electricity, Gas and Water
RM million Q3/18 9,657 9,262    
Construction
RM million Q3/18 17,768 16,688    
Wholesale and Retail Trade, Accommodation and Restaurants
RM million Q3/18 73,211 67,231    
Transport, Storage and Communication
RM million Q3/18 33,147 32,571    
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Business Services
RM million Q3/18 38,644 37,446    
Other Services
RM million Q3/18 15,588 15,244    
Government Services
RM million Q3/18 28,990 27,567    
Less : FISIM 8 undistributed RM million Q3/18 - -    
Plus : Import duties
RM million Q3/18 3,255 4,610    
National Accounts (GDP) at 2010 prices RM million Q3/18 311,704 300,211 Download  
Agriculture
RM million Q3/18 25,709 21,948    
Mining and Quarrying
RM million Q3/18 22,630 23,832    
Manufacturing
RM million Q3/18 71,586 70,844    
Electricity, Gas and Water
RM million Q3/18 7,875 7,714    
Construction
RM million Q3/18 14,517 13,530    
Wholesale and Retail Trade, Accommodation and Restaurants
RM million Q3/18 59,336 54,795    
Transport, Storage and Communication
RM million Q3/18 31,031 30,390    
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Business Services
RM million Q3/18 35,404 34,146    
Other Services
RM million Q3/18 13,825 13,473    
Government Services
RM million Q3/18 26,967 25,633    
Less : FISIM 8 undistributed
RM million Q3/18 - -    
Plus : Import duties
RM million Q3/18 2,825 3,907    
Industrial Production Index 2015=100 Sep/18 112.1 112.5 Download DOSM
Employment million persons Q3/18 14.857 14.767 Download DOSM
Sep/18 14.927 14.897 Download
Employment % of labour force Q3/18 96.6 96.7 Download DOSM
Sep/18 96.7 96.6 Download
Unemployment million persons Q3/18 0.524 0.511 Download DOSM
Sep/18 0.516 0.525 Download
Unemployment % of labour force Q3/18 3.4 3.3 Download DOSM
Sep/18 3.3 3.4 Download
Average salaries and wages per employee in manufacturing sector RM per month Sep/18 3,633.4 3,605.5 Download DOSM
Consumer Price Index 2010=100 Sep/18 120.5 120.0 Download DOSM
Producer Price Index - Local Production 2010=100 Sep/18 107.9 106.6 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 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 Sep/18 20,263 17,404    
Expenditure
RM million Sep/18 21,671 20,408    
Overall balance
RM million Sep/18 -1,409 -3,005    
Domestic financing 2
RM million Sep/18 -3,856 500    
Bank
RM million Sep/18 -6,735 2,053    
Non-bank
RM million Sep/18 2,879 -1,553    
Foreign borrowing
RM million Sep/18 -122 3    
Central Government Debt         Download BNM
Current liabilities, total
RM million Q3/18 731,134 725,242    
Short-term debt
RM million Q3/18 7,500 7,500    
Medium-and long-term debt
RM million Q3/18 723,634 717,742    
Domestic debt 4
RM million Q3/18 547,335 541,282    
Short-term debt
RM million Q3/18 2,856 4,952    
Medium and long-term debt
RM million Q3/18 544,479 536,330    
External debt 5
RM million Q3/18 183,799 183,960    
Short-term debt
RM million Q3/18 4,644 2,548    
Medium and long-term debt
RM million Q3/18 179,155 181,412    
External debt by currency 5
           
RM 6 RM million Q3/18 167,207 167,502    
USD
RM million Q3/18 11,197 10,929    
Yen
RM million Q3/18 5,135 5,264    
Other
RM million Q3/18 260 265    
Debt guaranteed by Federal Government
RM million Q3/18 n.a. 258,392    

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/18 414,427 410,935    
Broad money (M3)
RM million Sep/18 1,804,889 1,794,141    
Net claims on Government
RM million Sep/18 165,148 151,147    
Claims on the private sector
RM million Sep/18 1,824,311 1,827,697    
Net foreign assets
RM million Sep/18 528,144 520,543    
Analytical Accounts of the Central Bank         Download BNM
Reserve money
RM million Oct/18 152,662 154,181    
Net claims on Government
RM million Oct/18 -6,101 -6,203    
Claims on the private sector
RM million Oct/18 5,156 5,282    
Net foreign assets
RM million Oct/18 413,678 419,158    
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/18 3.25 3.25    
Discount rates on Treasury Bills (3-mth)
% p.a. Sep/18 3.27 3.25    
Market Indicative Yield on 5-year Federal Government securities
% p.a. Sep/18 3.76 3.70    
Market Indicative Yield on 10-year Federal Government securities
% p.a. Sep/18 4.07 4.04    
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     Q3/18 (BPM6) Q2/18 (BPM6) Download DOSM
Current Account RM million Q3/18 3,784 3,909    
Goods: Exports
RM million Q3/18 211,842 202,407    
Goods: Imports
RM million Q3/18 185,248 176,352    
Services: Credit
RM million Q3/18 40,914 39,043    
Services: Debit
RM million Q3/18 44,251 45,223    
Primary Income: Credit
RM million Q3/18 12,230 13,318    
Primary Income: Debit
RM million Q3/18 27,252 24,547    
Secondary Income: Credit
RM million Q3/18 4,090 3,574    
Secondary Income: Debit
RM million Q3/18 8,542 8,310    
Capital Account: RM million Q3/18 -24 -37    
Credit
RM million Q3/18 22 18    
Debit
RM million Q3/18 45 55    
Financial Account RM million Q3/18 188 9,151    
Direct Investment: Assets
RM million Q3/18 -5,774 -3,219    
Direct Investment: Liabilities
RM million Q3/18 5,831 2,503    
Portfolio & Financial Derivatives
RM million Q3/18 946 -38,486    
Other Investment
RM million Q3/18 -816 48,352    
Reserves Assets RM million Q3/18 3,427 888    
Net Errors and Omissions RM million Q3/18 -7,375 -13,912    
International Reserves (RM) 3 RM billion Oct/31/18 421.5 426.1 Download BNM
International Reserves (USD) 3 USD billion Oct/31/18 101.7 102.8   BNM
Foreign Currency Reserves
USD billion Oct/31/18 96.0 97.0    
IMF Reserve Position
USD billion Oct/31/18 0.9 0.9    
SDRs
USD billion Oct/31/18 1.1 1.1    
Gold
USD billion Oct/31/18 1.5 1.5    
Other Reserve Assets
USD billion Oct/31/18 2.2 2.3    
Reserves Template         Download Reserve Template
Official Reserve Assets
USD billion Sep/18 103.0 104.4    
Other Foreign Currency Assets
USD billion Sep/18 0.3 0.1    
Merchandise Trade         Download DOSM
Total exports, f.o.b.
RM million Sep/18 83,049 81,810    
Total imports, c.i.f.
RM million Sep/18 67,784 80,197    
Balance
RM million Sep/18 15,265 1,613    
International Investment Position         Download DOSM
Assets
RM million Q3/18 1,698,860 1,683,020    
Direct investment
RM million Q3/18 595,512 580,792    
Portfolio investment
RM million Q3/18 348,825 350,037    
Equity and investment fund shares
RM million Q3/18 246,684 242,326    
Debt securities
RM million Q3/18 102,141 107,710    
Financial derivatives
RM million Q3/18 9,576 10,195    
Other investment
RM million Q3/18 318,017 318,672    
Reserve assets
RM million Q3/18 426,930 423,323    
Liabilities
RM million Q3/18 1,811,028 1,762,692    
Direct investment
RM million Q3/18 718,928 690,080    
Portfolio investment
RM million Q3/18 636,347 622,227    
Equity and investment fund shares
RM million Q3/18 299,466 288,329    
Debt securities
RM million Q3/18 336,882 333,898    
Financial derivatives
RM million Q3/18 8,751 8,161    
Other investment
RM million Q3/18 447,002 442,224    
Net international investment position
RM million Q3/18 -112,168 -79,672    
Gross External Debt 7 RM million Q3/18 947,878 936,489 Download BNM
General Government
RM million Q3/18 183,799 183,960    
Short-term
RM million Q3/18 4,644 2,548    
Long-term
RM million Q3/18 179,155 181,412    
Bonds
RM million Q3/18 173,674 175,799    
Loans
RM million Q3/18 5,481 5,613    
Monetary authorities
RM million Q3/18 11,772 11,645    
Banks
RM million Q3/18 353,269 354,114    
Short-term
RM million Q3/18 309,600 311,879    
Loans
RM million Q3/18 210,775 222,233    
Currency and deposits
RM million Q3/18 94,885 85,625    
Others
RM million Q3/18 3,940 4,020    
Long-term
RM million Q3/18 43,669 42,236    
Bond/Loans
RM million Q3/18 43,669 42,236    
Others
RM million Q3/18 0 0    
Other sectors
RM million Q3/18 399,038 386,770    
Short-term
RM million Q3/18 117,887 131,336    
Loans
RM million Q3/18 52,640 70,386    
Others
RM million Q3/18 65,246 60,951    
Long-term
RM million Q3/18 281,151 255,434    
Bonds/Loans
RM million Q3/18 272,495 246,638    
Others
RM million Q3/18 8,656 8,796    
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