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Economic and Financial Data for Malaysia

Last updated: 22 Oct 2020

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 Q2/20 301,889 367,210 Download GDP by Expenditure

DOSM
Agriculture
RM million Q2/20 26,619 25,365    
Mining and Quarrying
RM million Q2/20 20,798 30,851    
Manufacturing
RM million Q2/20 66,092 79,281    
Electricity, Gas and Water
RM million Q2/20 9,306 10,296    
Construction
RM million Q2/20 9,609 16,753    
Wholesale and Retail Trade, Accommodation and Restaurants
RM million Q2/20 54,934 73,547    
Transport, Storage and Communication
RM million Q2/20 30,587 35,805    
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Business Services
RM million Q2/20 35,420 42,886    
Other Services
RM million Q2/20 14,977 18,742    
Government Services
RM million Q2/20 30,299 30,121    
Less : FISIM 8 undistributed RM million Q2/20 - -    
Plus : Import duties
RM million Q2/20 3,248 3,563    
National Accounts (GDP) at 2015 prices RM million Q2/20 289,564 344,142 Download  
Agriculture
RM million Q2/20 24,527 22,503    
Mining and Quarrying
RM million Q2/20 20,891 25,255    
Manufacturing
RM million Q2/20 64,512 76,745    
Electricity, Gas and Water
RM million Q2/20 8,734 9,784    
Construction
RM million Q2/20 8,916 15,350    
Wholesale and Retail Trade, Accommodation and Restaurants
RM million Q2/20 51,609 68,884    
Transport, Storage and Communication
RM million Q2/20 29,509 34,453    
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Business Services
RM million Q2/20 34,195 41,180    
Other Services
RM million Q2/20 13,947 17,478    
Government Services
RM million Q2/20 29,445 29,275    
Less : FISIM 8 undistributed
RM million Q2/20 - -    
Plus : Import duties
RM million Q2/20 3,278 3,237    
Industrial Production Index 2015=100 Aug/20 114.9 116.2 Download DOSM
Employment million persons Q2/20 14.880 15.240 Download DOSM
Aug/20 15.150 15.070 Download
Employment % of labour force Q2/20 94.9 96.5 Download DOSM
Aug/20 95.3 95.3 Download
Unemployment million persons Q2/20 0.792 0.547 Download DOSM
Aug/20 0.742 0.745 Download
Unemployment % of labour force Q2/20 5.1 3.5 Download DOSM
Aug/20 4.7 4.7 Download
Average salaries and wages per employee in manufacturing sector RM per month Aug/20 3,246.6 3,234.5 Download DOSM
Consumer Price Index 2010=100 Sep/20 120.1 120.1 Download DOSM
Producer Price Index - Local Production 2010=100 Aug/20 101.7 100.7 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 2019 237,236 230,488    
Operating expenditure
RM million 2019 300,920 265,372    
Non-financial Public Corporation operating surplus
RM million 2019 104,632 110,803    
Public sector current account
RM million 2019 40,948 75,919    
Net development expenditure
RM million 2019 139,138 141,958    
Public sector overall balance
RM million 2019 -98,190 -66,039    
Domestic financing
RM million 2019 62,686 80,670    
Bank
RM million 2019 5,328 87,661    
Non-bank
RM million 2019 57,358 -6,991    
Foreign borrowing
RM million 2019 -3,380 7,888    
Central Government Operations 1         Download Treasury
Revenue
RM million Aug/20 20,702 11,271    
Expenditure
RM million Aug/20 19,013 25,358    
Overall balance
RM million Aug/20 1,689 -14,087    
Domestic financing 2
RM million Aug/20 -6,173 15,000    
Bank
RM million Aug/20 -23,103 16,476    
Non-bank
RM million Aug/20 16,930 -1,476    
Foreign borrowing
RM million Aug/20 0 -6    
Central Government Debt         Download BNM
Current liabilities, total
RM million Q2/20 854,069 823,790    
Short-term debt
RM million Q2/20 24,500 6,000    
Medium-and long-term debt
RM million Q2/20 829,569 817,790    
Domestic debt 4
RM million Q2/20 649,234 631,322    
Short-term debt
RM million Q2/20 20,743 4,302    
Medium and long-term debt
RM million Q2/20 628,492 627,020    
External debt 5
RM million Q2/20 204,835 192,468    
Short-term debt
RM million Q2/20 3,757 1,698    
Medium and long-term debt
RM million Q2/20 201,078 190,771    
External debt by currency 5
           
RM 6 RM million Q2/20 179,758 167,220    
USD
RM million Q2/20 11,518 11,646    
Yen
RM million Q2/20 13,380 13,410    
Other
RM million Q2/20 179 193    
Debt guaranteed by Federal Government
RM million Q2/20 286,269 280,382    

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 Aug/20 502,304 497,169    
Broad money (M3)
RM million Aug/20 2,031,377 2,029,668    
Net claims on Government
RM million Aug/20 254,074 257,387    
Claims on the private sector
RM million Aug/20 2,020,700 2,015,753    
Net foreign assets
RM million Aug/20 553,911 550,325    
Analytical Accounts of the Central Bank         Download BNM
Reserve money
RM million Sep/20 129,937 130,408    
Net claims on Government
RM million Sep/20 726 2,742    
Claims on the private sector
RM million Sep/20 2,795 2,884    
Net foreign assets
RM million Sep/20 428,536 438,882    
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/20 1.75 1.75    
Discount rates on Treasury Bills (3-mth)
% p.a. Aug/20 - -    
Market Indicative Yield on 5-year Federal Government securities
% p.a. Aug/20 2.11 2.12    
Market Indicative Yield on 10-year Federal Government securities
% p.a. Aug/20 2.62 2.55    
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     Q2/20 (BPM6) Q1/20 (BPM6) Download DOSM
Current Account RM million Q2/20 7,556 9,504    
Goods: Exports
RM million Q2/20 165,159 190,660    
Goods: Imports
RM million Q2/20 139,253 161,786    
Services: Credit
RM million Q2/20 18,442 33,057    
Services: Debit
RM million Q2/20 30,907 41,010    
Primary Income: Credit
RM million Q2/20 15,699 14,258    
Primary Income: Debit
RM million Q2/20 19,651 20,251    
Secondary Income: Credit
RM million Q2/20 4,704 3,714    
Secondary Income: Debit
RM million Q2/20 6,639 9,137    
Capital Account: RM million Q2/20 -50 -93    
Credit
RM million Q2/20 12 6    
Debit
RM million Q2/20 61 99    
Financial Account RM million Q2/20 -19,766 -13,335    
Direct Investment: Assets
RM million Q2/20 -1,411 -1,770    
Direct Investment: Liabilities
RM million Q2/20 164 5,163    
Portfolio & Financial Derivatives
RM million Q2/20 22,817 -38,833    
Other Investment
RM million Q2/20 -41,336 22,105    
Reserves Assets RM million Q2/20 6,362 8,669    
Net Errors and Omissions RM million Q2/20 5,898 -4,745    
International Reserves (RM) 3 RM billion Oct/15/20 437.2 436.5 Download BNM
International Reserves (USD) 3 USD billion Oct/15/20 105.2 105.0   BNM
Foreign Currency Reserves
USD billion Oct/15/20 96.0 97.8    
IMF Reserve Position
USD billion Oct/15/20 1.4 1.3    
SDRs
USD billion Oct/15/20 1.2 1.2    
Gold
USD billion Oct/15/20 2.3 2.3    
Other Reserve Assets
USD billion Oct/15/20 4.3 2.4    
Reserves Template         Download Reserve Template
Official Reserve Assets
USD billion Aug/20 104.4 104.2    
Other Foreign Currency Assets
USD billion Aug/20 1.6 0.9    
Merchandise Trade         Download DOSM
Total exports, f.o.b.
RM million Aug/20 79,143 92,559    
Total imports, c.i.f.
RM million Aug/20 65,915 67,383    
Balance
RM million Aug/20 13,228 25,176    
International Investment Position         Download DOSM
Assets
RM million Q2/20 1,914,803 1,837,452    
Direct investment
RM million Q2/20 609,242 593,210    
Portfolio investment
RM million Q2/20 464,921 439,481    
Equity and investment fund shares
RM million Q2/20 364,554 340,933    
Debt securities
RM million Q2/20 100,367 98,549    
Financial derivatives
RM million Q2/20 26,387 28,728    
Other investment
RM million Q2/20 371,215 336,035    
Reserve assets
RM million Q2/20 443,038 439,997    
Liabilities
RM million Q2/20 1,857,510 1,810,380    
Direct investment
RM million Q2/20 783,892 780,179    
Portfolio investment
RM million Q2/20 599,567 544,098    
Equity and investment fund shares
RM million Q2/20 212,762 190,410    
Debt securities
RM million Q2/20 386,805 353,688    
Financial derivatives
RM million Q2/20 27,585 30,099    
Other investment
RM million Q2/20 446,466 456,003    
Net international investment position
RM million Q2/20 57,293 27,073    
Gross External Debt 7 RM million Q2/20 1,002,956 975,907 Download BNM
General Government
RM million Q2/20 204,835 192,468    
Short-term
RM million Q2/20 3,757 1,698    
Long-term
RM million Q2/20 201,078 190,771    
Bonds
RM million Q2/20 195,525 185,176    
Loans
RM million Q2/20 5,553 5,595    
Monetary authorities
RM million Q2/20 12,959 12,984    
Banks
RM million Q2/20 385,214 396,188    
Short-term
RM million Q2/20 327,734 338,060    
Loans
RM million Q2/20 225,390 227,311    
Currency and deposits
RM million Q2/20 98,821 106,147    
Others
RM million Q2/20 3,523 4,602    
Long-term
RM million Q2/20 57,480 58,128    
Bond/Loans
RM million Q2/20 57,480 58,128    
Others
RM million Q2/20 0 0    
Other sectors
RM million Q2/20 399,948 374,266    
Short-term
RM million Q2/20 78,074 76,817    
Loans
RM million Q2/20 17,225 18,052    
Others
RM million Q2/20 60,850 58,765    
Long-term
RM million Q2/20 321,874 297,449    
Bonds/Loans
RM million Q2/20 311,359 287,197    
Others
RM million Q2/20 10,515 10,252    
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 2020 32.7 32.5 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