Malaysia Unemployment Rate

Unemployment Rate in Malaysia decreased to 2.90 percent in April of 2014 from 3 percent in March of 2014. Unemployment Rate in Malaysia averaged 3.30 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
2.90 3.00 4.50 2.70 1998 - 2014 Percent Monthly
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.

Calendar GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
2014-03-28 05:00 AM Malaysia
Unemployment Rate
Jan 2014 3.3% 3.0% 3.1%
2014-04-25 05:00 AM Malaysia
Unemployment Rate
Feb 2014 3.2% 3.3% 3%
2014-05-26 05:00 AM Malaysia
Unemployment Rate
Mar 2014 3.0% 3.2% 3.1%
2014-06-25 05:00 AM Malaysia
Unemployment Rate
Apr 2014 2.9% 3.0% 3.1%
2014-07-25 05:00 AM Malaysia
Unemployment Rate
May 2014 2.9% 3%


Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 2.90 3.00 4.50 2.70 Percent [+]
Employed Persons 12723.20 12123.00 12723.20 5624.60 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 396.30 382.90 534.70 210.50 Thousand [+]
Job Vacancies 353030.00 366203.00 745205.00 7850.00 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 67.30 66.90 69.60 62.30 Percent [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 2817152.00 2861658.00 3090050.00 83781.00 MYR THO [+]
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 [+]





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