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Economic and Financial Data for Malaysia

Last updated: 21 Sep 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 Q2/17 329,514 324,592 Download GDP by Expenditure

DOSM
Agriculture
RM million Q2/17 28,006 28,547    
Mining and Quarrying
RM million Q2/17 30,073 32,638    
Manufacturing
RM million Q2/17 75,313 71,285    
Electricity, Gas and Water
RM million Q2/17 8,659 8,243    
Construction
RM million Q2/17 15,738 16,337    
Wholesale and Retail Trade, Accommodation and Restaurants
RM million Q2/17 61,601 59,837    
Transport, Storage and Communication
RM million Q2/17 29,911 29,000    
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Business Services
RM million Q2/17 34,944 34,385    
Other Services
RM million Q2/17 14,270 13,893    
Government Services
RM million Q2/17 26,320 25,766    
Less : FISIM 8 undistributed RM million Q2/17 - -    
Plus : Import duties
RM million Q2/17 4,678 4,660    
National Accounts (GDP) at 2010 prices RM million Q2/17 287,188 280,095 Download  
Agriculture
RM million Q2/17 22,507 21,787    
Mining and Quarrying
RM million Q2/17 24,405 25,096    
Manufacturing
RM million Q2/17 67,574 63,953    
Electricity, Gas and Water
RM million Q2/17 7,344 7,135    
Construction
RM million Q2/17 12,892 13,398    
Wholesale and Retail Trade, Accommodation and Restaurants
RM million Q2/17 50,873 49,026    
Transport, Storage and Communication
RM million Q2/17 28,129 27,238    
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Business Services
RM million Q2/17 32,140 31,809    
Other Services
RM million Q2/17 12,790 12,599    
Government Services
RM million Q2/17 24,484 23,968    
Less : FISIM 8 undistributed
RM million Q2/17 - -    
Plus : Import duties
RM million Q2/17 4,051 4,084    
Industrial Production Index 2010=100 Jul/17 133.5 133.9 Download DOSM
Employment million persons Q2/17 14.415 14.356 Download DOSM
Jul/17 14.497 14.520 Download
Employment % of labour force Q2/17 96.6 96.5 Download DOSM
Jul/17 96.5 96.6 Download
Unemployment million persons Q2/17 0.512 0.514 Download DOSM
Jul/17 0.519 0.508 Download
Unemployment % of labour force Q2/17 3.4 3.5 Download DOSM
Jul/17 3.5 3.4 Download
Average salaries and wages per employee in manufacturing sector RM per month Jul/17 3,336.9 3,338.5 Download DOSM
Consumer Price Index 2010=100 Aug/17 119.9 118.8 Download DOSM
Producer Price Index - Local Production 2010=100 Jul/17 106.0 106.3 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 2016 222,250 211,989    
Operating expenditure
RM million 2016 235,763 241,075    
Non-financial public enterprises' operating surplus
RM million 2016 81,636 77,392    
Public sector current account
RM million 2016 68,124 48,305    
Net development expenditure
RM million 2016 158,122 138,597    
Public sector overall balance
RM million 2016 -89,998 -90,292    
Domestic financing
RM million 2016 47,645 61,658    
Bank
RM million 2016 34,798 16,152    
Non-bank
RM million 2016 12,847 45,506    
Foreign borrowing
RM million 2016 11,065 15,731    
Central Government Operations 1         Download Treasury
Revenue
RM million Jul/17 20,404 15,096    
Expenditure
RM million Jul/17 17,881 18,581    
Overall balance
RM million Jul/17 2,523 -3,486    
Domestic financing 2
RM million Jul/17 10,000 3,500    
Bank
RM million Jul/17 7,248 -4,167    
Non-bank
RM million Jul/17 2,752 7,667    
Foreign borrowing
RM million Jul/17 -6 165    
Central Government Debt         Download BNM
Current liabilities, total
RM million Q2/17 685,057 664,482    
Short-term debt
RM million Q2/17 9,500 9,500    
Medium-and long-term debt
RM million Q2/17 675,557 654,982    
Domestic debt 4
RM million Q2/17 496,256 489,473    
Short-term debt
RM million Q2/17 8,288 8,451    
Medium and long-term debt
RM million Q2/17 487,968 481,023    
External debt 5
RM million Q2/17 188,800 175,009    
Short-term debt
RM million Q2/17 1,212 1,049    
Medium and long-term debt
RM million Q2/17 187,588 173,959    
External debt by currency 5
           
RM 6 RM million Q2/17 171,067 156,719    
USD
RM million Q2/17 11,654 14,622    
Yen
RM million Q2/17 5,751 5,914    
Other
RM million Q2/17 328 341    
Debt guaranteed by Federal Government
RM million Q2/17 n.a. 195,692    

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 Jul/17 392,773 397,680    
Broad money (M3)
RM million Jul/17 1,675,019 1,680,493    
Net claims on Government
RM million Jul/17 138,455 146,214    
Claims on the private sector
RM million Jul/17 1,695,338 1,691,502    
Net foreign assets
RM million Jul/17 517,352 511,402    
Analytical Accounts of the Central Bank         Download BNM
Reserve money
RM million Aug/17 144,741 141,166    
Net claims on Government
RM million Aug/17 -7,645 -10,178    
Claims on the private sector
RM million Aug/17 6,448 6,455    
Net foreign assets
RM million Aug/17 423,552 418,930    
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. Sep/17 3.00 3.00    
Discount rates on Treasury Bills (3-mth)
% p.a. Jul/17 - 3.05    
Market Indicative Yield on 5-year Federal Government securities
% p.a. Jul/17 3.69 3.61    
Market Indicative Yield on 10-year Federal Government securities
% p.a. Jul/17 3.99 3.93    
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     Q2/17 (BPM6) Q1/17 (BPM6) Download DOSM
Current Account RM million Q2/17 9,642 5,269    
Goods: Exports
RM million Q2/17 195,946 194,948    
Goods: Imports
RM million Q2/17 168,901 169,669    
Services: Credit
RM million Q2/17 39,540 36,415    
Services: Debit
RM million Q2/17 44,550 42,645    
Primary Income: Credit
RM million Q2/17 14,091 13,127    
Primary Income: Debit
RM million Q2/17 22,247 23,002    
Secondary Income: Credit
RM million Q2/17 4,444 4,581    
Secondary Income: Debit
RM million Q2/17 8,683 8,485    
Capital Account: RM million Q2/17 1 18    
Credit
RM million Q2/17 23 27    
Debit
RM million Q2/17 21 9    
Financial Account RM million Q2/17 7,318 -8,804    
Direct Investment: Assets
RM million Q2/17 -15,560 -2,677    
Direct Investment: Liabilities
RM million Q2/17 8,422 10,931    
Portfolio & Financial Derivatives
RM million Q2/17 15,762 -31,221    
Other Investment
RM million Q2/17 -1,307 14,163    
Reserves Assets RM million Q2/17 -2,662 1,775    
Net Errors and Omissions RM million Q2/17 -14,299 1,742    
International Reserves (RM) 3 RM billion Sep/15/17 432.8 431.7 Download BNM
International Reserves (USD) 3 USD billion Sep/15/17 100.8 100.5   BNM
Foreign Currency Reserves
USD billion Sep/15/17 94.3 94.0    
IMF Reserve Position
USD billion Sep/15/17 0.8 0.8    
SDRs
USD billion Sep/15/17 1.2 1.2    
Gold
USD billion Sep/15/17 1.5 1.5    
Other Reserve Assets
USD billion Sep/15/17 3.0 3.0    
Reserves Template         Download Reserve Template
Official Reserve Assets
USD billion Jul/17 99.4 98.9    
Other Foreign Currency Assets
USD billion Jul/17 0.8 0.9    
Merchandise Trade         Download DOSM
Total exports, f.o.b.
RM million Jul/17 78,621 73,083    
Total imports, c.i.f.
RM million Jul/17 70,592 63,191    
Balance
RM million Jul/17 8,030 9,892    
International Investment Position         Download DOSM
Assets
RM million Q2/17 1,717,183 1,739,439    
Direct investment
RM million Q2/17 673,578 672,593    
Portfolio investment
RM million Q2/17 333,667 338,641    
Equity and investment fund shares
RM million Q2/17 227,224 227,222    
Debt securities
RM million Q2/17 106,442 111,420    
Financial derivatives
RM million Q2/17 10,853 11,822    
Other investment
RM million Q2/17 274,324 294,284    
Reserve assets
RM million Q2/17 424,762 422,100    
Liabilities
RM million Q2/17 1,674,835 1,676,432    
Direct investment
RM million Q2/17 656,740 665,131    
Portfolio investment
RM million Q2/17 651,652 626,587    
Equity and investment fund shares
RM million Q2/17 292,561 276,178    
Debt securities
RM million Q2/17 359,091 350,410    
Financial derivatives
RM million Q2/17 7,529 8,897    
Other investment
RM million Q2/17 358,914 375,817    
Net international investment position
RM million Q2/17 42,349 63,007    
Gross External Debt 7 RM million Q2/17 877,503 897,049 Download BNM
General Government
RM million Q2/17 188,800 177,597    
Short-term
RM million Q2/17 1,212 1,049    
Long-term
RM million Q2/17 187,588 176,548    
Bonds
RM million Q2/17 181,368 170,116    
Loans
RM million Q2/17 6,221 6,431    
Monetary authorities
RM million Q2/17 14,925 13,614    
Banks
RM million Q2/17 319,426 337,507    
Short-term
RM million Q2/17 277,952 295,277    
Loans
RM million Q2/17 192,350 211,626    
Currency and deposits
RM million Q2/17 78,809 77,777    
Others
RM million Q2/17 6,793 5,874    
Long-term
RM million Q2/17 41,474 42,230    
Bond/Loans
RM million Q2/17 40,076 41,433    
Others
RM million Q2/17 1,398 797    
Other sectors
RM million Q2/17 354,352 368,332    
Short-term
RM million Q2/17 100,857 102,719    
Loans
RM million Q2/17 35,685 35,177    
Others
RM million Q2/17 65,172 67,543    
Long-term
RM million Q2/17 253,495 265,612    
Bonds/Loans
RM million Q2/17 249,172 261,609    
Others
RM million Q2/17 4,323 4,004    
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 2017 32.0 31.6 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