Malaysia Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) Statistics

12, Nov 2019, EST.

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Country or Region: Malaysia › Change country
Economic Indicator: Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) › See all Malaysia indicators, › See Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) data for all countries
Detailed Analysis for Year: 2015 › Change year
Full Dataset: from 1980 to 2019
Dataset updated: 17th March 2015
Data Source: International Monetary Fund (IMF)
National or Regional Currency: Malaysian Ringgit (or Malaysian Dollar)
Currency Symbol: MYR

Source: CEIC/IMF staff/NSO Latest actual data: 2014 Employment type: National definition Primary domestic currency: Malaysian ringgit Data last updated: 03/2016

Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) Statistics for Malaysia , Year 2015 - In Detail

Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for Malaysia in year 2015 is 3.15 %.

This makes Malaysia No. 98 in world rankings according to Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) in year 2015. The world's average Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) value is 4.44 %; Malaysia is 1.29 less than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for Malaysia was 2.85 % Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for Malaysia in 2015 was or will be 10.53% more than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for Malaysia was or will be 3.15 %, which is 0.00% more than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for Malaysia, in other Years
Year %
  2021 3.15
  2020 3.15
  2019 3.15
  2018 3.15
  2017 3.15
  2016 3.15
2015 3.15
  2014 2.85
  2013 3.1
  2012 3.025
  2011 3.05
  2010 3.3
  2009 3.675
  2008 3.325
  2007 3.225
  2006 3.325
  2005 3.55
  2004 3.55
  2003 3.6
  2002 3.475
  2001 3.675
  2000 3.1
  1999 3.425
  1998 3.225
  1997 2.445
  1996 2.516
  1995 3.143
  1994 2.947
  1993 3.026
  1992 3.718
  1991 4.345
  1990 5.055
  1989 6.715
  1988 8.079
  1987 8.207
  1986 8.261
  1985 6.893
  1984 n/a
  1983 n/a
  1982 n/a
  1981 n/a
  1980 n/a