Malaysia Unemployment Rate 1998-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Unemployment Rate in Malaysia remained unchanged at 3.10 percent in June from 3.10 percent in May of 2015. Unemployment Rate in Malaysia averaged 3.26 percent from 1998 until 2015, 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
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.10 3.10 4.50 2.70 1998 - 2015 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, August 29, 2015.


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2015-06-25 05:00 AM Apr 3.0% 3.0% 3%
2015-07-24 05:00 AM May 3.1% 3.0% 3%
2015-08-25 06:00 AM Jun 3.1% 3.1% 3.1% 3.1%
2015-09-25 05:00 AM Jul 3.1% 3.1%
2015-10-26 05:00 AM Aug 3%
2015-11-25 05:00 AM Sep 3%

Malaysia Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 3.10 3.10 4.50 2.70 percent [+]
Employed Persons 13838.00 13763.00 13838.00 5624.60 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 450.00 438.00 534.70 210.50 Thousand [+]
Job Vacancies 347690.00 214472.00 745205.00 7850.00 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 67.80 67.50 69.60 62.30 percent [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 2957.00 2859.00 2994.00 2391.00 MYR/Month [+]
Population 30.40 29.95 30.40 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 [+]
Minimum Wages 900.00 900.00 900.00 900.00 MYR/Month [+]


Unemployment Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 6.30 Jul/15 6.00 10.90 4.00 percent [+]
Brazil 7.50 Jul/15 6.90 13.10 4.30 percent [+]
Canada 6.80 Jul/15 6.80 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
China 4.04 Jun/15 4.10 4.30 3.90 percent [+]
Euro Area 11.10 Jun/15 11.10 12.10 7.20 percent [+]
France 10.30 Mar/15 10.40 10.80 7.20 percent [+]
Germany 4.70 Jun/15 4.70 14.20 0.40 percent [+]
India 4.90 Dec/13 5.20 9.40 4.90 percent [+]
Indonesia 5.81 Mar/15 5.94 11.24 2.00 percent [+]
Italy 12.70 Jun/15 12.50 13.00 5.80 percent [+]
Japan 3.30 Jul/15 3.40 5.60 1.00 percent [+]
Mexico 4.72 Jul/15 4.41 5.93 2.22 percent [+]
Netherlands 6.80 Jul/15 6.90 7.90 3.60 percent [+]
Russia 5.30 Jul/15 5.40 14.10 4.80 percent [+]
South Korea 3.70 Jul/15 3.90 7.10 2.90 percent [+]
Spain 22.37 Jun/15 23.78 26.94 4.41 percent [+]
Switzerland 3.10 Jul/15 3.10 5.40 1.60 percent [+]
Turkey 9.30 May/15 9.60 14.80 7.30 percent [+]
United Kingdom 5.60 Jun/15 5.60 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
United States 5.30 Jul/15 5.30 10.80 2.50 percent [+]