Malaysia Unemployment Rate 1998-2014 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Unemployment Rate in Malaysia decreased to 2.70 percent in August of 2014 from 2.80 percent in July of 2014. Unemployment Rate in Malaysia averaged 3.28 Percent from 1998 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 4.50 Percent in March of 1999 and a record low of 2.70 Percent in August of 2012. Unemployment Rate in Malaysia is reported by the Department of Statistics Malaysia.

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Malaysia Unemployment Rate


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.70 2.70 4.50 2.70 1998 - 2014 percent Monthly
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In Malaysia, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Malaysia Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Malaysia Unemployment Rate - was last refreshed on Saturday, December 20, 2014.

Calendar GMT Event Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2014-09-25 05:00 AM
Unemployment Rate  Jul
2.8% 2.8% 2.9% 2.9%
2014-10-24 05:00 AM
Unemployment Rate  Aug
2.7% 2.8% 2.7% 2.7%
2014-11-25 05:00 AM
Unemployment Rate  Sep
2.7% 2.7% 2.7%
2014-12-24 05:00 AM
Unemployment Rate  Oct
2.7% 2.6%
2015-01-21 05:00 AM
Unemployment Rate  Nov
2015-02-21 05:00 AM
Unemployment Rate  Dec


Malaysia Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 2.70 2.70 4.50 2.70 percent [+]
Employed Persons 13634.60 12723.20 13634.60 5624.60 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 424.60 396.30 534.70 210.50 Thousand [+]
Job Vacancies 223128.00 246884.00 745205.00 7850.00 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 67.90 67.10 69.60 62.30 percent [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 2746.00 2728.00 2985.00 2391.00 MYR [+]
Population 29.95 29.52 29.95 8.20 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 60.00 60.00 60.00 55.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 60.00 60.00 60.00 55.00 [+]


Unemployment Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 6.30 Nov/14 6.20 10.90 4.00 percent [+]
Brazil 4.80 Nov/14 4.70 13.10 4.30 percent [+]
Canada 6.60 Nov/14 6.50 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
China 4.10 Aug/14 4.10 4.30 3.90 percent [+]
Euro Area 11.50 Oct/14 11.50 12.00 7.20 percent [+]
France 10.40 Aug/14 10.10 10.80 7.20 percent [+]
Germany 4.90 Oct/14 5.00 14.20 0.40 percent [+]
India 5.20 Dec/12 6.30 9.40 5.20 percent [+]
Indonesia 5.94 Aug/14 5.70 11.24 2.00 percent [+]
Italy 13.20 Oct/14 12.90 13.20 5.90 percent [+]
Japan 3.50 Oct/14 3.60 5.60 1.00 percent [+]
Mexico 4.53 Nov/14 4.78 5.93 2.22 percent [+]
Netherlands 8.00 Nov/14 8.00 8.80 3.40 percent [+]
Russia 5.20 Nov/14 5.10 14.10 4.80 percent [+]
South Korea 3.40 Nov/14 3.50 7.10 2.90 percent [+]
Spain 23.67 Aug/14 24.47 26.94 4.41 percent [+]
Switzerland 3.20 Nov/14 3.10 5.40 1.60 percent [+]
Turkey 10.50 Sep/14 10.10 16.10 8.00 percent [+]
United Kingdom 6.00 Oct/14 6.00 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
United States 5.80 Nov/14 5.80 10.80 2.50 percent [+]