Malaysia Unemployed Persons  1985-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The number of unemployed persons in Malaysia decreased to 515.5 Thousand in September of 2017 from 516.90 Thousand in August of 2017. Unemployed Persons in Malaysia averaged 415.65 Thousand from 1985 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 534.70 Thousand in December of 1988 and a record low of 210.50 Thousand in December of 1996.

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Malaysia Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 3.40 3.40 4.50 2.70 percent [+]
Employed Persons 14544.30 14513.40 14544.30 5624.60 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 515.50 516.90 534.70 210.50 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 67.90 67.80 69.60 62.30 percent [+]
Job Vacancies 444659.00 315358.00 745205.00 7850.00 [+]
Minimum Wages 1000.00 1000.00 1000.00 900.00 MYR/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 3392.00 3347.00 3392.00 2391.00 MYR/Month [+]
Population 31.70 31.20 31.70 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 [+]
Wages 2463.00 2312.00 2463.00 1814.00 MYR/Month [+]


Malaysia Unemployed Persons

In Malaysia, unemployed persons are individuals who are without a job and actively seeking to work. This page provides - Malaysia Unemployed Persons - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Malaysia Unemployed Persons - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
515.50 516.90 534.70 210.50 1985 - 2017 Thousand Monthly
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unemployed persons by Country
Country Last
Australia 701.48 Oct/17
Brazil 12.74 Oct/17
Canada 1156.50 Nov/17
China 979.00 Sep/17
Euro Area 14242.00 Oct/17
France 3483.60 Oct/17
Germany 2368.41 Nov/17
India 44.85 Dec/16
Indonesia 7005262.00 Dec/17
Italy 2879.00 Oct/17
Japan 1870.00 Oct/17
Mexico 1931269.00 Sep/17
Netherlands 404.00 Oct/17
Russia 3.86 Oct/17
South Korea 997.00 Oct/17
Spain 3425.67 Nov/17
Switzerland 139556.05 Oct/17
Turkey 3404.00 Aug/17
United Kingdom 806.10 Oct/17
United States 6610.00 Nov/17