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GDP constant prices are now expressed in 2015 prices
Malaysia’s economy registered a growth of 4.5% in Q1 2019

National Accounts

Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Performance 2018

Malaysia’s SMEs GDP for year 2018 grew at 6.2 per cent as compared to 7.1 per cent in 2017. This performance exceeded Malaysia’s GDP and Non SMEs which registered 4.7 per cent and 3.8 per cent respectively. The contribution of SMEs GDP to Malaysia’s GDP rose to 38.3 per cent from 37.8 per cent in the previous year.

Value added of SMEs at constant 2015 prices was RM521.7 billion as compared to RM491.2 billion in 2017. In nominal terms, SMEs GDP recorded RM551.7 billion in 2018 (2017: RM519.1 billion).


Release Date : Wednesday 31, July 2019 1200

Gross Domestic Income 2018

The contribution of Compensation of Employees (CE) to Malaysia’s GDP expanded to 35.7 per cent with a growth of 6.0 per cent in 2018.

Release Date : Wednesday 24, July 2019 1200

State Socioeconomic Report 2018

Malaysia’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has been rebased from 2010 to 2015 base year. Rebasing of GDP is a normal statistical procedure performed by National Statistical Office around the world to ensure the statistics reflect the current economic structure. Subsequently, the rebasing exercise has also been implemented to the compilation of GDP by state.


For the year 2018, Malaysia’s economy grew 4.7 per cent at 2015 constant prices as compared to 5.7 per cent in 2017. All sectors posted a positive growth with the exception of Mining & quarrying. Services and Manufacturing sectors served as the main contributors to the economy with a combined share of 79.1 per cent.

Release Date : Wednesday 24, July 2019 1200

Gross Fixed Capital Formation 2018

Gross Fixed Capital Formation (GFCF) for year 2015 to 2018 has been realigned with the rebasing of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) to year 2015. In 2018, Malaysia’s GFCF at current prices recorded a value of RM350.3 billion, an increase of RM6.4 billion from year 2017 and GFCF at constant prices amounted to RM335.6 billion (Chart 1). GFCF posted a growth at 1.4 per cent from 6.1 per cent in the preceding year led by acquisition of fixed assets in Services and Construction.

Release Date : Tuesday 23, July 2019 1200

Rebasing of Malaysia's Gross Domestic Product to Base Year 2015

Department of Statistics Malaysia (DOSM) has completed the rebasing of Malaysia’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) from base year 2010 to 2015. GDP Constant prices are now expressed in 2015 prices. Rebasing of GDP is a normal statistical procedure performed by National Statistical Office around the world to ensure the statistics reflect the current economic structure.

In 2018, Malaysia’s economy reached a new height of RM1.45 trillion at current prices after rebasing exercise. Consequently, Gross National Income (GNI) per capita registered RM43,086 in 2018, approximately USD10,043. Eleventh Malaysia Plan expected GNI per capita to reach RM47,720 by 2020.

Release Date : Monday 06, May 2019 1200

Capital Stock Statistics 2017

Net Capital Stock (NKS) which represents the wealth of Malaysia's economy increased to RM2.3 trillion and grew by 4.5 per cent.

Release Date : Tuesday 13, November 2018 1200

Tourism Satellite Account 2017

Tourism Industry Contribution to Malaysia’s Economy Increased to 14.9%

Tourism industry continued its significant contribution to the Malaysia’s economy with a share of 14.9 per cent in 2017 as compared to 10.4 per cent in 2005. Retail trade remained the largest share at 44.8 per cent (2005: 41.0%) and posted a double-digit growth of 12.4 per cent as compared to 10.5 per cent in the preceding year. This was followed by food & beverage serving services (16.3%) and accommodation (12.8%). The value added of tourism industry in Malaysia has been in upward trend since 2005 and is growing rapidly with an average annual growth rate of 11.2 per cent over the past twelve years.

Release Date : Friday 14, September 2018 1200

The Performance of State's Economy, 2017

Malaysia's economic performance expanded to 5.9 per cent in 2017 as compared to 4.2 per cent in 2016. This performance was supported by a better growth recorded by most states in Malaysia. The growth was driven by the increase in manufacturing and services as well as rebound in the agriculture sector. 

Release Date : Tuesday 08, May 2018 1200

Social Accounting Matrix 2014

Social Accounting Matrix (SAM) integrates the economic and social statistics in a single framework. SAM presents the distribution of income and expenditure in a balanced structure within the factors of production and institutions, namely households, financial & non-financial corporations, government and rest of the world. 

Release Date : Monday 20, November 2017 1200

Final National Accounts Statistics, 2005

Final National Accounts Statistics (FNAS) 2005 provides a new benchmark for Malaysia’s economic statistics. The benchmarking includes the statistics that are used for the purpose of rebasing The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and Producer Price Index (PPI)

Release Date : Friday 28, January 2011 1405