Malaysia Unemployed Persons - Forecast

Unemployed Persons in Malaysia is expected to be 509.00 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Unemployed Persons in Malaysia to stand at 509.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Malaysia Unemployed Persons is projected to trend around 511.00 Thousand in 2020, according to our econometric models.


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Malaysia Labour Last Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19 Q3/19 2020
Unemployment Rate 3.4 3.2 3.2 3.1 3.1 3.1
Employed Persons 14896 14930 14950 14980 15010 15500
Unemployed Persons 525 509 509 509 510 511
Labor Force Participation Rate 68.4 68.7 68.8 69.1 69.2 70.7
Job Vacancies 246628 288000 352000 349000 347500 357000
Minimum Wages 1000 1000 1100 1100 1100 1100
Wages in Manufacturing 3604 3650 3690 3790 3820 4100
Population 32.05 32.6 32.9 32.9 32.9 33.2
Retirement Age Women 60 60 60 60 60 60
Retirement Age Men 60 60 60 60 60 60
Wages 2880 3020 3200 3200 3200 3400