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Economic and Financial Data for Malaysia

Last updated: 24 Feb 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 Q4/16 328,048 311,818 Download GDP by Expenditure

DOSM
Agriculture
RM million Q4/16 28,319 29,945    
Mining and Quarrying
RM million Q4/16 28,337 23,877    
Manufacturing
RM million Q4/16 72,849 68,823    
Electricity, Gas and Water
RM million Q4/16 8,551 8,459    
Construction
RM million Q4/16 15,170 15,469    
Wholesale and Retail Trade, Accommodation and Restaurants
RM million Q4/16 64,902 59,961    
Transport, Storage and Communication
RM million Q4/16 28,340 27,975    
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Business Services
RM million Q4/16 34,724 33,539    
Other Services
RM million Q4/16 13,573 13,571    
Government Services
RM million Q4/16 28,901 26,257    
Less : FISIM 8 undistributed RM million Q4/16 - -    
Plus : Import duties
RM million Q4/16 4,382 3,941    
National Accounts (GDP) at 2010 prices RM million Q4/16 290,565 280,915 Download  
Agriculture
RM million Q4/16 23,041 25,026    
Mining and Quarrying
RM million Q4/16 25,461 23,030    
Manufacturing
RM million Q4/16 66,796 63,724    
Electricity, Gas and Water
RM million Q4/16 7,180 7,227    
Construction
RM million Q4/16 12,572 13,062    
Wholesale and Retail Trade, Accommodation and Restaurants
RM million Q4/16 53,137 50,379    
Transport, Storage and Communication
RM million Q4/16 26,787 26,595    
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Business Services
RM million Q4/16 32,207 31,412    
Other Services
RM million Q4/16 12,498 12,404    
Government Services
RM million Q4/16 26,885 24,425    
Less : FISIM 8 undistributed
RM million Q4/16 - -    
Plus : Import duties
RM million Q4/16 4,001 3,630    
Industrial Production Index 2010=100 Dec/16 133.9 128.4 Download DOSM
Employment million persons Q4/16 14.261 14.202 Download DOSM
Dec/16 14.277 14.317 Download
Employment % of labour force Q4/16 96.5 96.5 Download DOSM
Dec/16 96.5 96.6 Download
Unemployment million persons Q4/16 0.511 0.509 Download DOSM
Dec/16 0.512 0.511 Download
Unemployment % of labour force Q4/16 3.5 3.5 Download DOSM
Dec/16 3.5 3.4 Download
Average salaries and wages per employee in manufacturing sector RM per month Dec/16 3,344.5 3,136.3 Download DOSM
Consumer Price Index 2010=100 Jan/17 118.2 116.9 Download DOSM
Producer Price Index - Local Production 2010=100 Dec/16 107.5 103.8 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 2015 215,998 204,941    
Operating expenditure
RM million 2015 245,032 243,393    
Non-financial public enterprises' operating surplus
RM million 2015 90,678 126,090    
Public sector current account
RM million 2015 61,644 87,637    
Net development expenditure
RM million 2015 161,452 154,567    
Public sector overall balance
RM million 2015 -99,808 -66,929    
Domestic financing
RM million 2015 65,890 57,394    
Bank
RM million 2015 8,732 29,738    
Non-bank
RM million 2015 57,157 27,656    
Foreign borrowing
RM million 2015 22,986 388    
Central Government Operations 1         Download Treasury
Revenue
RM million Dec/16 21,004 18,787    
Expenditure
RM million Dec/16 18,867 20,587    
Overall balance
RM million Dec/16 2,137 -1,800    
Domestic financing 2
RM million Dec/16 1,500 -6,000    
Bank
RM million Dec/16 5,076 6,796    
Non-bank
RM million Dec/16 -3,576 -12,796    
Foreign borrowing
RM million Dec/16 -56 -15    
Central Government Debt         Download BNM
Current liabilities, total
RM million Q4/16 648,475 643,599    
Short-term debt
RM million Q4/16 4,500 4,500    
Medium-and long-term debt
RM million Q4/16 643,975 639,099    
Domestic debt 4
RM million Q4/16 435,625 411,436    
Short-term debt
RM million Q4/16 2,724 1,000    
Medium and long-term debt
RM million Q4/16 432,901 410,436    
External debt 5
RM million Q4/16 212,851 232,163    
Short-term debt
RM million Q4/16 1,776 3,500    
Medium and long-term debt
RM million Q4/16 211,074 228,663    
External debt by currency 5
           
RM 6 RM million Q4/16 191,764 211,759    
USD
RM million Q4/16 14,822 13,752    
Yen
RM million Q4/16 5,909 6,276    
Other
RM million Q4/16 356 376    
Debt guaranteed by Federal Government
RM million Q4/16 n.a. 191,085    

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 Dec/16 380,841 368,253    
Broad money (M3)
RM million Dec/16 1,642,449 1,629,437    
Net claims on Government
RM million Dec/16 113,552 108,996    
Claims on the private sector
RM million Dec/16 1,648,208 1,623,032    
Net foreign assets
RM million Dec/16 520,691 503,234    
Analytical Accounts of the Central Bank         Download BNM
Reserve money
RM million Jan/17 148,121 141,295    
Net claims on Government
RM million Jan/17 -8,455 -5,028    
Claims on the private sector
RM million Jan/17 6,656 6,606    
Net foreign assets
RM million Jan/17 417,821 415,981    
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. Jan/17 3.00 3.00    
Discount rates on Treasury Bills (3-mth)
% p.a. Dec/16 3.12 -    
Market Indicative Yield on 5-year Federal Government securities
% p.a. Dec/16 3.70 4.04    
Market Indicative Yield on 10-year Federal Government securities
% p.a. Dec/16 4.23 4.41    
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     Q4/16 (BPM6) Q3/16 (BPM6) Download DOSM
Current Account RM million Q4/16 12,249 5,998    
Goods: Exports
RM million Q4/16 189,668 172,231    
Goods: Imports
RM million Q4/16 158,315 145,694    
Services: Credit
RM million Q4/16 35,970 34,761    
Services: Debit
RM million Q4/16 41,964 39,856    
Primary Income: Credit
RM million Q4/16 12,878 9,678    
Primary Income: Debit
RM million Q4/16 21,893 20,491    
Secondary Income: Credit
RM million Q4/16 4,501 3,982    
Secondary Income: Debit
RM million Q4/16 8,595 8,614    
Capital Account: RM million Q4/16 -2 -7    
Credit
RM million Q4/16 9 0    
Debit
RM million Q4/16 11 7    
Financial Account RM million Q4/16 -13,200 -6,310    
Direct Investment: Assets
RM million Q4/16 -7,916 -11,326    
Direct Investment: Liabilities
RM million Q4/16 13,840 14,307    
Portfolio & Financial Derivatives
RM million Q4/16 -23,519 -10,669    
Other Investment
RM million Q4/16 4,395 1,379    
Reserves Assets RM million Q4/16 -19,180 -14,622    
Net Errors and Omissions RM million Q4/16 20,134 14,941    
International Reserves (RM) 3 RM billion Feb/15/17 426.2 426.0 Download BNM
International Reserves (USD) 3 USD billion Feb/15/17 95.0 95.0   BNM
Foreign Currency Reserves
USD billion Feb/15/17 88.0 88.0    
IMF Reserve Position
USD billion Feb/15/17 0.8 0.8    
SDRs
USD billion Feb/15/17 1.1 1.1    
Gold
USD billion Feb/15/17 1.4 1.4    
Other Reserve Assets
USD billion Feb/15/17 3.7 3.7    
Reserves Template         Download Reserve Template
Official Reserve Assets
USD billion Dec/16 94.5 96.4    
Other Foreign Currency Assets
USD billion Dec/16 0.5 0.3    
Merchandise Trade         Download DOSM
Total exports, f.o.b.
RM million Dec/16 75,553 72,828    
Total imports, c.i.f.
RM million Dec/16 66,834 63,798    
Balance
RM million Dec/16 8,719 9,030    
International Investment Position         Download DOSM
Assets
RM million Q4/16 1,734,859 1,636,333    
Direct investment
RM million Q4/16 678,080 639,776    
Portfolio investment
RM million Q4/16 327,171 310,277    
Equity and investment fund shares
RM million Q4/16 220,950 205,994    
Debt securities
RM million Q4/16 106,221 104,284    
Financial derivatives
RM million Q4/16 14,641 12,066    
Other investment
RM million Q4/16 290,868 269,295    
Reserve assets
RM million Q4/16 424,099 404,919    
Liabilities
RM million Q4/16 1,653,638 1,609,860    
Direct investment
RM million Q4/16 654,231 625,424    
Portfolio investment
RM million Q4/16 628,198 648,410    
Equity and investment fund shares
RM million Q4/16 250,391 262,096    
Debt securities
RM million Q4/16 377,807 386,314    
Financial derivatives
RM million Q4/16 11,152 9,972    
Other investment
RM million Q4/16 360,057 326,055    
Net international investment position
RM million Q4/16 81,220 26,472    
Gross External Debt 7 RM million Q4/16 908,704 865,283 Download BNM
General Government
RM million Q4/16 212,851 232,163    
Short-term
RM million Q4/16 1,776 3,500    
Long-term
RM million Q4/16 211,074 228,663    
Bonds
RM million Q4/16 204,632 221,800    
Loans
RM million Q4/16 6,442 6,863    
Monetary authorities
RM million Q4/16 16,193 17,101    
Banks
RM million Q4/16 317,110 286,042    
Short-term
RM million Q4/16 262,961 235,942    
Loans
RM million Q4/16 170,982 148,931    
Currency and deposits
RM million Q4/16 86,184 82,577    
Others
RM million Q4/16 5,794 4,434    
Long-term
RM million Q4/16 54,150 50,100    
Bond/Loans
RM million Q4/16 53,446 49,542    
Others
RM million Q4/16 704 559    
Other sectors
RM million Q4/16 362,551 329,976    
Short-term
RM million Q4/16 103,752 85,459    
Loans
RM million Q4/16 36,920 27,387    
Others
RM million Q4/16 66,833 58,072    
Long-term
RM million Q4/16 258,798 244,517    
Bonds/Loans
RM million Q4/16 255,207 241,033    
Others
RM million Q4/16 3,591 3,484    
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 2016 31.7 31.2 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