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Economic and Financial Data for Malaysia

Last updated: 7 Aug 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 Q1/20 367,223 395,823 Download GDP by Expenditure

DOSM
Agriculture
RM million Q1/20 25,365 28,586    
Mining and Quarrying
RM million Q1/20 30,851 32,240    
Manufacturing
RM million Q1/20 79,281 84,114    
Electricity, Gas and Water
RM million Q1/20 10,296 10,522    
Construction
RM million Q1/20 16,753 17,542    
Wholesale and Retail Trade, Accommodation and Restaurants
RM million Q1/20 73,547 85,263    
Transport, Storage and Communication
RM million Q1/20 35,805 36,589    
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Business Services
RM million Q1/20 42,898 43,989    
Other Services
RM million Q1/20 18,742 19,178    
Government Services
RM million Q1/20 30,121 33,602    
Less : FISIM 8 undistributed RM million Q1/20 - -    
Plus : Import duties
RM million Q1/20 3,563 4,198    
National Accounts (GDP) at 2015 prices RM million Q1/20 344,155 370,128 Download  
Agriculture
RM million Q1/20 22,503 24,572    
Mining and Quarrying
RM million Q1/20 25,255 26,365    
Manufacturing
RM million Q1/20 76,745 81,740    
Electricity, Gas and Water
RM million Q1/20 9,784 9,656    
Construction
RM million Q1/20 15,350 16,575    
Wholesale and Retail Trade, Accommodation and Restaurants
RM million Q1/20 68,884 79,034    
Transport, Storage and Communication
RM million Q1/20 34,453 35,262    
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Business Services
RM million Q1/20 41,192 42,208    
Other Services
RM million Q1/20 17,478 18,136    
Government Services
RM million Q1/20 29,275 32,653    
Less : FISIM 8 undistributed
RM million Q1/20 - -    
Plus : Import duties
RM million Q1/20 3,237 3,926    
Industrial Production Index 2015=100 Jun/20 114.8 90.9 Download DOSM
Employment million persons Q2/20 14.880 15.240 Download DOSM
Jun/20 14.990 14.890 Download
Employment % of labour force Q2/20 94.9 96.5 Download DOSM
Jun/20 95.1 94.7 Download
Unemployment million persons Q2/20 0.792 0.547 Download DOSM
Jun/20 0.773 0.826 Download
Unemployment % of labour force Q2/20 5.1 3.5 Download DOSM
Jun/20 4.9 5.3 Download
Average salaries and wages per employee in manufacturing sector RM per month Jun/20 3,250.8 3,203.4 Download DOSM
Consumer Price Index 2010=100 Jun/20 119.1 117.9 Download DOSM
Producer Price Index - Local Production 2010=100 Jun/20 100.3 99.7 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 Jun/20 18,042 19,171    
Expenditure
RM million Jun/20 23,968 22,075    
Overall balance
RM million Jun/20 -5,926 -2,904    
Domestic financing 2
RM million Jun/20 10,000 -1,500    
Bank
RM million Jun/20 2,363 11,700    
Non-bank
RM million Jun/20 7,637 -13,200    
Foreign borrowing
RM million Jun/20 -18 0    
Central Government Debt         Download BNM
Current liabilities, total
RM million Q1/20 823,790 792,999    
Short-term debt
RM million Q1/20 6,000 4,500    
Medium-and long-term debt
RM million Q1/20 817,790 788,499    
Domestic debt 4
RM million Q1/20 631,322 585,316    
Short-term debt
RM million Q1/20 4,302 2,989    
Medium and long-term debt
RM million Q1/20 627,020 582,327    
External debt 5
RM million Q1/20 192,468 207,683    
Short-term debt
RM million Q1/20 1,698 1,511    
Medium and long-term debt
RM million Q1/20 190,771 206,172    
External debt by currency 5
           
RM 6 RM million Q1/20 167,220 183,662    
USD
RM million Q1/20 11,646 11,032    
Yen
RM million Q1/20 13,410 12,794    
Other
RM million Q1/20 193 194    
Debt guaranteed by Federal Government
RM million Q1/20 280,382 275,379    

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 Jun/20 488,233 479,420    
Broad money (M3)
RM million Jun/20 2,019,911 2,006,708    
Net claims on Government
RM million Jun/20 244,892 249,678    
Claims on the private sector
RM million Jun/20 2,005,806 1,997,348    
Net foreign assets
RM million Jun/20 542,716 538,298    
Analytical Accounts of the Central Bank         Download BNM
Reserve money
RM million Jun/20 128,126 131,566    
Net claims on Government
RM million Jun/20 -5,505 -3,674    
Claims on the private sector
RM million Jun/20 3,038 3,118    
Net foreign assets
RM million Jun/20 435,107 437,838    
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. Jul/20 1.75 2.00    
Discount rates on Treasury Bills (3-mth)
% p.a. Jun/20 1.98 2.07    
Market Indicative Yield on 5-year Federal Government securities
% p.a. Jun/20 2.47 2.48    
Market Indicative Yield on 10-year Federal Government securities
% p.a. Jun/20 2.87 2.81    
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     Q1/20 (BPM6) Q4/19 (BPM6) Download DOSM
Current Account RM million Q1/20 9,504 7,500    
Goods: Exports
RM million Q1/20 190,660 210,616    
Goods: Imports
RM million Q1/20 161,786 178,329    
Services: Credit
RM million Q1/20 33,057 42,511    
Services: Debit
RM million Q1/20 41,010 46,516    
Primary Income: Credit
RM million Q1/20 14,258 13,804    
Primary Income: Debit
RM million Q1/20 20,251 29,043    
Secondary Income: Credit
RM million Q1/20 3,714 3,914    
Secondary Income: Debit
RM million Q1/20 9,317 9,448    
Capital Account: RM million Q1/20 -93 343    
Credit
RM million Q1/20 6 371    
Debit
RM million Q1/20 99 28    
Financial Account RM million Q1/20 -13,335 -120    
Direct Investment: Assets
RM million Q1/20 -1,770 -5,647    
Direct Investment: Liabilities
RM million Q1/20 5,163 10,005    
Portfolio & Financial Derivatives
RM million Q1/20 -38,833 -1,953    
Other Investment
RM million Q1/20 22,105 -2,524    
Reserves Assets RM million Q1/20 8,669 2,164    
Net Errors and Omissions RM million Q1/20 -4,745 -9,887    
International Reserves (RM) 3 RM billion Jul/30/20 446.4 445.4 Download BNM
International Reserves (USD) 3 USD billion Jul/30/20 104.2 104.0   BNM
Foreign Currency Reserves
USD billion Jul/30/20 97.2 95.7    
IMF Reserve Position
USD billion Jul/30/20 1.3 1.3    
SDRs
USD billion Jul/30/20 1.1 1.1    
Gold
USD billion Jul/30/20 2.2 2.2    
Other Reserve Assets
USD billion Jul/30/20 2.4 3.7    
Reserves Template         Download Reserve Template
Official Reserve Assets
USD billion Jun/20 103.4 102.9    
Other Foreign Currency Assets
USD billion Jun/20 1.1 0.9    
Merchandise Trade         Download DOSM
Total exports, f.o.b.
RM million Jun/20 82,867 62,650    
Total imports, c.i.f.
RM million Jun/20 61,975 52,263    
Balance
RM million Jun/20 20,892 10,387    
International Investment Position         Download DOSM
Assets
RM million Q1/20 1,837,452 1,779,649    
Direct investment
RM million Q1/20 593,210 573,356    
Portfolio investment
RM million Q1/20 439,481 437,518    
Equity and investment fund shares
RM million Q1/20 340,933 343,725    
Debt securities
RM million Q1/20 98,549 93,793    
Financial derivatives
RM million Q1/20 28,728 13,463    
Other investment
RM million Q1/20 336,035 331,279    
Reserve assets
RM million Q1/20 439,997 424,032    
Liabilities
RM million Q1/20 1,810,380 1,823,780    
Direct investment
RM million Q1/20 780,179 779,524    
Portfolio investment
RM million Q1/20 544,098 607,537    
Equity and investment fund shares
RM million Q1/20 190,410 245,744    
Debt securities
RM million Q1/20 353,688 361,793    
Financial derivatives
RM million Q1/20 30,099 12,875    
Other investment
RM million Q1/20 456,003 423,844    
Net international investment position
RM million Q1/20 27,073 -44,132    
Gross External Debt 7 RM million Q1/20 975,907 945,419 Download BNM
General Government
RM million Q1/20 192,468 207,683    
Short-term
RM million Q1/20 1,698 1,511    
Long-term
RM million Q1/20 190,771 206,172    
Bonds
RM million Q1/20 185,176 200,753    
Loans
RM million Q1/20 5,595 5,418    
Monetary authorities
RM million Q1/20 12,984 12,631    
Banks
RM million Q1/20 396,188 362,274    
Short-term
RM million Q1/20 338,060 308,134    
Loans
RM million Q1/20 227,311 201,497    
Currency and deposits
RM million Q1/20 106,147 102,928    
Others
RM million Q1/20 4,602 3,709    
Long-term
RM million Q1/20 58,128 54,140    
Bond/Loans
RM million Q1/20 58,128 54,140    
Others
RM million Q1/20 0 0    
Other sectors
RM million Q1/20 374,266 362,831    
Short-term
RM million Q1/20 76,817 76,595    
Loans
RM million Q1/20 18,052 16,881    
Others
RM million Q1/20 58,765 59,714    
Long-term
RM million Q1/20 297,449 286,236    
Bonds/Loans
RM million Q1/20 287,197 277,280    
Others
RM million Q1/20 10,252 8,956    
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