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Malaysia External and Government Debt

Malaysia National Debt Data

Indicator Data Period
Government Debt to GDP 63.3 % 2021
External Debt 1128266 MYR Million | 243.46 B USD 2Q/22


Latest data on Government Debt to GDP (%)

Government Debt to GDP
                     Malaysia - Historical Data (%)

What is Malaysia Government Debt to GDP Ratio?

  • Government Debt to GDP in Malaysia increased to 63.3 % in 2021. The maximum level was 80.74 % and minimum was 31.8 %
  • Data published Yearly by Ministry of Finance.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
63.3 2021 17.08.2022
60.7 2020 20.07.2021
52.7 2019 12.10.2020
51.8 2018 22.04.2019
50.9 2017 11.04.2018
52.7 2016 21.03.2018
54.5 2015 31.12.2015
52.7 2014 31.12.2014


Historical Chart by prime ministers (%)

Government Debt to GDP in Malaysia by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Najib Razak 03.04.2009 - 10.05.2018 52.8100 50.9000 54.7000 50.9000 -3.62%
Abdullah Badawi 31.10.2003 - 03.04.2009 45.1000 41.2400 45.7000 41.2200 -8.56%
Mahathir Mohamad 16.07.1981 - 31.10.2003 80.7400 43.1000 80.7400 31.8000 -46.62%


Latest data on External Debt (MYR Million)

External Debt
                     Malaysia - Historical Data (MYR Million)

What is external debt of Malaysia?

  • External Debt in Malaysia increased to 1128266 MYR Million (243.46 B USD) in the second quarter of 2022. The maximum debt was 1039656 MYR Million and minimum was 9063 MYR Million
  • Data published Quarterly by Central Bank.

Historical Data (MYR Million) by years

Data
Period
Date
1128266 2Q/22 25.08.2022
1111213 1Q/22 28.05.2022
1070267 4Q/21 19.02.2022
1056980 3Q/21 18.01.2022
1020665 2Q/21 14.08.2021
1039656 1Q/21 22.05.2021
958456 4Q/20 12.02.2021
953311 3Q/20 21.11.2020


Historical Chart by prime ministers (MYR Million)

External Debt in Malaysia by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Mahathir Mohamad 10.05.2018 - 893408.6200 893408.6200 893408.6200 893408.6200 0.00%
Najib Razak 03.04.2009 - 10.05.2018 357008.0000 883368.1900 908704.1200 357008.0000 147.44%
Abdullah Badawi 31.10.2003 - 03.04.2009 37284.0000 364495.0000 364495.0000 18231.0000 877.62%
Mahathir Mohamad 16.07.1981 - 31.10.2003 23759.0000 40185.0000 40185.0000 9063.0000 69.14%

Other budget indicators in Malaysia

Index Updated Actual Previous
Fiscal Expenditure  1Q/22 13.936 B USD 13.698
Government Budget to GDP 2021 -6.5 % -6.2
Military Expenditure 2020 3.91 B USD 3.769

Government Debt to GDP in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Bangladesh 2020 31.7 % 29.6
Jordan 2021 89.4 % 85.4
Kyrgyzstan 2021 60.3 % 68.1
Mongolia 2020 66 % 57
Nepal 2020 37.7 % 30.2
Palestine 2021 21.3 % 23.5
Tajikistan 2021 53.67 % 47.77
Cambodia 2021 38.7 % 34.3
China 2020 66.8 % 57.1
Georgia 2021 57.1 % 62.4
India 2020 73.95 % 73.72
Israel 2021 68.8 % 71.7
Pakistan 2021 84 % 88
South Korea 2020 42.6 % 36.4
Taiwan 2019 28.2 % 29.3
Vietnam 2020 46.7 % 43.5
Maldives 2021 66.6 % 86.2
Armenia 2020 62.79 % 49.91
Hong Kong 2016 38.4 % 37
Indonesia 2020 38.5 % 30.5
Japan 2020 266 % 238
Kazakhstan 2021 27.4 % 23.4
Lebanon 2020 172 % 174
Malaysia 2021 63.3 % 62.1
Philippines 2021 60.4 % 54.6
Qatar 2020 71.8 % 65.8
Singapore 2020 131 % 126
Sri Lanka 2020 101 % 86.8
Thailand 2021 59.61 % 50.5
Oman 2019 55.9 % 47.5
Iran 2021 41.5 % 45.4
Laos 2020 55.66 % 53.08
Azerbaijan 2021 18.2 % 20.1
Kuwait 2021 8.7 % 11.7
Saudi Arabia 2020 32.5 % 22.8
Bahrain 2020 128 % 103
United Arab Emirates 2021 38.3 % 36.9
Yemen 2021 63.1 % 84.2
Turkmenistan 2020 30.9 % 32.8
Uzbekistan 2021 38 % 40.4
Iraq 2021 59.3 % 84.2
Syria 2010 30.01 % 31.21
Afghanistan 2020 7.8 % 6.1
Bhutan 2021 135 % 131
Brunei 2021 1.8 % 2.9
Mauritius 2021 89 % 73.4