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.

   
 
 

Malaysia Unemployment Rate


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.70 2.80 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 Friday, October 31, 2014.

Calendar GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
2014-07-25 05:00 AM Malaysia
Unemployment Rate
May 2014 2.9% 2.9% 3%
2014-08-25 05:00 AM Malaysia
Unemployment Rate
Jun 2014 2.8% 2.9% 3.1%
2014-09-25 05:00 AM Malaysia
Unemployment Rate
Jul 2014 2.8% 2.8% 2.9% 2.9%
2014-10-24 05:00 AM Malaysia
Unemployment Rate
Aug 2014 2.7% 2.8% 2.7% 2.7%
2014-11-21 05:00 AM Malaysia
Unemployment Rate
Sep 2014 2.7% 2.6%


Malaysia Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 2.70 2.80 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 246884.00 353030.00 745205.00 7850.00 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 67.40 67.50 69.60 62.30 Percent [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 2868139.00 2863032.00 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 [+]