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Economic and Financial Data for Malaysia

Last updated: 18 Dec 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 Q3/17 342,753 329,514 Download GDP by Expenditure

DOSM
Agriculture
RM million Q3/17 31,915 28,006    
Mining and Quarrying
RM million Q3/17 28,518 30,073    
Manufacturing
RM million Q3/17 76,540 75,313    
Electricity, Gas and Water
RM million Q3/17 9,020 8,659    
Construction
RM million Q3/17 16,765 15,738    
Wholesale and Retail Trade, Accommodation and Restaurants
RM million Q3/17 66,346 61,601    
Transport, Storage and Communication
RM million Q3/17 30,470 29,911    
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Business Services
RM million Q3/17 35,900 34,944    
Other Services
RM million Q3/17 14,571 14,270    
Government Services
RM million Q3/17 27,961 26,320    
Less : FISIM 8 undistributed RM million Q3/17 - -    
Plus : Import duties
RM million Q3/17 4,748 4,678    
National Accounts (GDP) at 2010 prices RM million Q3/17 298,575 287,188 Download  
Agriculture
RM million Q3/17 26,028 22,507    
Mining and Quarrying
RM million Q3/17 23,756 24,405    
Manufacturing
RM million Q3/17 68,150 67,574    
Electricity, Gas and Water
RM million Q3/17 7,477 7,344    
Construction
RM million Q3/17 13,838 12,892    
Wholesale and Retail Trade, Accommodation and Restaurants
RM million Q3/17 54,178 50,873    
Transport, Storage and Communication
RM million Q3/17 28,725 28,129    
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Business Services
RM million Q3/17 33,082 32,140    
Other Services
RM million Q3/17 13,098 12,790    
Government Services
RM million Q3/17 26,008 24,484    
Less : FISIM 8 undistributed
RM million Q3/17 - -    
Plus : Import duties
RM million Q3/17 4,236 4,051    
Industrial Production Index 2010=100 Oct/17 136.7 133.1 Download DOSM
Employment million persons Q3/17 14.484 14.415 Download DOSM
Oct/17 14.582 14.544 Download
Employment % of labour force Q3/17 96.6 96.6 Download DOSM
Oct/17 96.6 96.6 Download
Unemployment million persons Q3/17 0.516 0.512 Download DOSM
Oct/17 0.509 0.515 Download
Unemployment % of labour force Q3/17 3.4 3.4 Download DOSM
Oct/17 3.4 3.4 Download
Average salaries and wages per employee in manufacturing sector RM per month Oct/17 3,362.4 3,391.5 Download DOSM
Consumer Price Index 2010=100 Oct/17 120.0 120.3 Download DOSM
Producer Price Index - Local Production 2010=100 Oct/17 107.5 108.1 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 Oct/17 21,708 17,656    
Expenditure
RM million Oct/17 25,722 20,638    
Overall balance
RM million Oct/17 -4,014 -2,983    
Domestic financing 2
RM million Oct/17 -4,181 -4,600    
Bank
RM million Oct/17 -9,501 -18,800    
Non-bank
RM million Oct/17 5,320 14,200    
Foreign borrowing
RM million Oct/17 -8 -135    
Central Government Debt         Download BNM
Current liabilities, total
RM million Q3/17 687,431 685,057    
Short-term debt
RM million Q3/17 6,500 9,500    
Medium-and long-term debt
RM million Q3/17 680,931 675,557    
Domestic debt 4
RM million Q3/17 492,335 496,256    
Short-term debt
RM million Q3/17 3,844 8,288    
Medium and long-term debt
RM million Q3/17 488,491 487,968    
External debt 5
RM million Q3/17 195,096 188,800    
Short-term debt
RM million Q3/17 2,656 1,212    
Medium and long-term debt
RM million Q3/17 192,440 187,588    
External debt by currency 5
           
RM 6 RM million Q3/17 177,809 171,067    
USD
RM million Q3/17 11,470 11,654    
Yen
RM million Q3/17 5,502 5,751    
Other
RM million Q3/17 315 328    
Debt guaranteed by Federal Government
RM million Q3/17 n.a. 217,370    

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 Oct/17 403,064 397,922    
Broad money (M3)
RM million Oct/17 1,710,152 1,699,620    
Net claims on Government
RM million Oct/17 139,093 133,003    
Claims on the private sector
RM million Oct/17 1,717,586 1,708,428    
Net foreign assets
RM million Oct/17 535,018 530,391    
Analytical Accounts of the Central Bank         Download BNM
Reserve money
RM million Nov/17 144,134 142,055    
Net claims on Government
RM million Nov/17 -1,268 -1,933    
Claims on the private sector
RM million Nov/17 6,236 6,330    
Net foreign assets
RM million Nov/17 422,278 420,802    
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/17 3.00 3.00    
Discount rates on Treasury Bills (3-mth)
% p.a. Oct/17 - -    
Market Indicative Yield on 5-year Federal Government securities
% p.a. Oct/17 3.67 3.58    
Market Indicative Yield on 10-year Federal Government securities
% p.a. Oct/17 3.95 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     Q3/17 (BPM6) Q2/17 (BPM6) Download DOSM
Current Account RM million Q3/17 12,518 9,642    
Goods: Exports
RM million Q3/17 206,584 195,946    
Goods: Imports
RM million Q3/17 174,860 168,901    
Services: Credit
RM million Q3/17 41,177 39,540    
Services: Debit
RM million Q3/17 46,074 44,550    
Primary Income: Credit
RM million Q3/17 13,144 14,091    
Primary Income: Debit
RM million Q3/17 21,762 22,247    
Secondary Income: Credit
RM million Q3/17 3,791 4,444    
Secondary Income: Debit
RM million Q3/17 9,482 8,683    
Capital Account: RM million Q3/17 45 1    
Credit
RM million Q3/17 69 23    
Debit
RM million Q3/17 24 21    
Financial Account RM million Q3/17 -1,196 7,318    
Direct Investment: Assets
RM million Q3/17 -7,734 -15,560    
Direct Investment: Liabilities
RM million Q3/17 13,921 8,422    
Portfolio & Financial Derivatives
RM million Q3/17 -4,129 15,762    
Other Investment
RM million Q3/17 -3,254 -1,307    
Reserves Assets RM million Q3/17 -2,896 -2,662    
Net Errors and Omissions RM million Q3/17 -8,471 -14,299    
International Reserves (RM) 3 RM billion Nov/30/17 430.4 429.0 Download BNM
International Reserves (USD) 3 USD billion Nov/30/17 101.9 101.5   BNM
Foreign Currency Reserves
USD billion Nov/30/17 95.4 95.0    
IMF Reserve Position
USD billion Nov/30/17 0.8 0.8    
SDRs
USD billion Nov/30/17 1.2 1.2    
Gold
USD billion Nov/30/17 1.5 1.5    
Other Reserve Assets
USD billion Nov/30/17 3.0 3.0    
Reserves Template         Download Reserve Template
Official Reserve Assets
USD billion Oct/17 101.5 101.2    
Other Foreign Currency Assets
USD billion Oct/17 0.9 1.8    
Merchandise Trade         Download DOSM
Total exports, f.o.b.
RM million Oct/17 82,412 78,258    
Total imports, c.i.f.
RM million Oct/17 71,852 69,654    
Balance
RM million Oct/17 10,561 8,604    
International Investment Position         Download DOSM
Assets
RM million Q3/17 1,698,043 1,717,183    
Direct investment
RM million Q3/17 659,296 673,578    
Portfolio investment
RM million Q3/17 325,043 333,667    
Equity and investment fund shares
RM million Q3/17 213,714 227,224    
Debt securities
RM million Q3/17 111,329 106,442    
Financial derivatives
RM million Q3/17 9,195 10,853    
Other investment
RM million Q3/17 276,849 274,324    
Reserve assets
RM million Q3/17 427,660 424,762    
Liabilities
RM million Q3/17 1,676,589 1,674,835    
Direct investment
RM million Q3/17 663,918 656,740    
Portfolio investment
RM million Q3/17 656,034 651,652    
Equity and investment fund shares
RM million Q3/17 293,718 292,561    
Debt securities
RM million Q3/17 362,316 359,091    
Financial derivatives
RM million Q3/17 6,759 7,529    
Other investment
RM million Q3/17 349,878 358,914    
Net international investment position
RM million Q3/17 21,454 42,349    
Gross External Debt 7 RM million Q3/17 873,846 877,503 Download BNM
General Government
RM million Q3/17 195,096 188,800    
Short-term
RM million Q3/17 2,656 1,212    
Long-term
RM million Q3/17 192,440 187,588    
Bonds
RM million Q3/17 186,484 181,368    
Loans
RM million Q3/17 5,956 6,221    
Monetary authorities
RM million Q3/17 13,461 14,925    
Banks
RM million Q3/17 309,299 319,426    
Short-term
RM million Q3/17 268,549 277,952    
Loans
RM million Q3/17 166,456 192,350    
Currency and deposits
RM million Q3/17 90,752 78,809    
Others
RM million Q3/17 11,341 6,793    
Long-term
RM million Q3/17 40,749 41,474    
Bond/Loans
RM million Q3/17 40,749 40,076    
Others
RM million Q3/17 0 1,398    
Other sectors
RM million Q3/17 355,991 354,352    
Short-term
RM million Q3/17 107,770 100,857    
Loans
RM million Q3/17 36,983 35,685    
Others
RM million Q3/17 70,787 65,172    
Long-term
RM million Q3/17 248,221 253,495    
Bonds/Loans
RM million Q3/17 243,070 249,172    
Others
RM million Q3/17 5,152 4,323    
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