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Malaysia Inflation Data: Rate, CPI, Food, Harmonised

Malaysia Inflation Indicators

Indicator Data Period
Consumer Price Index (CPI) 128 index points Aug/22
Food Inflation 7.2 % Aug/22
Inflation Rate YoY 4.7 % Aug/22
Inflation Rate Mom 0.2 % Aug/22
Core Inflation Rate 3.8 % Aug/22
CPI Housing Utilities 124 Index Points Aug/22
CPI Transportation 121 Index Points Aug/22


Latest data on Consumer Price Index (CPI) (index points)

Consumer Price Index (CPI)
                     Malaysia - Historical Data (index points)

What is CPI Index in Malaysia?

  • Consumer Price Index in Malaysia remained unchanged at 128 index points in August 2022. The maximum level was 123 index points and minimum was 24.3 index points.
  • Data published Monthly by Department of Statistics.

Historical Data (index points) by years

Data
Period
Date
128 Aug/22 23.09.2022
128 Jul/22 29.08.2022
127 Jun/22 22.07.2022
126 May/22 24.06.2022
126 Apr/22 25.05.2022
126 Mar/22 22.04.2022
125 Feb/22 25.03.2022
125 Jan/22 24.02.2022


Historical Chart by prime ministers (index points)

Consumer Price Index (CPI) in Malaysia by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Mahathir Mohamad 10.05.2018 - 120.9000 121.1000 121.1000 120.9000 0.17%
Najib Razak 03.04.2009 - 10.05.2018 97.9000 120.9000 121.3000 97.9000 23.49%
Abdullah Badawi 31.10.2003 - 03.04.2009 84.2000 98.1000 100.9000 84.2000 16.51%
Mahathir Mohamad 16.07.1981 - 31.10.2003 45.9000 84.2000 84.2000 45.9000 83.44%


Latest data on Food Inflation (%)

Food Inflation
                     Malaysia - Historical Data (%)

What is Food Inflation in Malaysia?

  • Food Inflation in Malaysia increased by 7.2 % in August 2022 over the same month in the previous year. The maximum level was 5.67 % and minimum was 0.4 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Department of Statistics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
7.2 Aug/22 23.09.2022
6.9 Jul/22 29.08.2022
6.1 Jun/22 22.07.2022
5.2 May/22 24.06.2022
4.1 Apr/22 25.05.2022
4 Mar/22 22.04.2022
3.7 Feb/22 25.03.2022
3.6 Jan/22 24.02.2022


Historical Chart by YoY prime ministers (%)

Food Inflation in Malaysia by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Mahathir Mohamad 10.05.2018 - 2.6000 2.2000 2.6000 2.2000 -15.38%
Najib Razak 03.04.2009 - 10.05.2018 3.6400 2.8000 5.6700 1.9700 -23.08%


Latest data on Inflation Rate YoY (%)

Inflation Rate YoY
                     Malaysia - Historical Data (%)

What is Inflation Rate in Malaysia?

  • Inflation Rate in Malaysia increased by 4.7 % in August 2022 over the same month in the previous year. The maximum level was 23.9 % and minimum was -2.9 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Department of Statistics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
4.7 Aug/22 23.09.2022
4.4 Jul/22 29.08.2022
3.4 Jun/22 22.07.2022
2.8 May/22 24.06.2022
2.3 Apr/22 25.05.2022
2.2 Mar/22 22.04.2022
2.2 Feb/22 25.03.2022
2.3 Jan/22 24.02.2022


Historical Chart by YoY prime ministers (%)

Inflation Rate YoY in Malaysia by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Mahathir Mohamad 10.05.2018 - 1.8000 1.8000 1.8000 1.8000 0.00%
Najib Razak 03.04.2009 - 10.05.2018 3.1000 3.7000 5.1000 -2.4000 19.35%
Abdullah Badawi 31.10.2003 - 03.04.2009 1.3000 3.5000 8.5000 0.9000 169.23%
Mahathir Mohamad 16.07.1981 - 31.10.2003 10.4000 1.1000 10.5000 -1.3000 -89.42%


Latest data on Inflation Rate Mom (%)

Inflation Rate Mom
                     Malaysia - Historical Data (%)

What is inflation rate in Malaysia 2022?

  • Inflation Rate in Malaysia increased by 0.2 % in August 2022 over the previous month. The maximum level was 3.94 % and minimum was -2.7 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Department of Statistics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
0.2 Aug/22 23.09.2022
0.4 Jul/22 29.08.2022
0.6 Jun/22 22.07.2022
0.6 May/22 24.06.2022
0.2 Apr/22 25.05.2022
0.3 Mar/22 22.04.2022
0.2 Feb/22 25.03.2022
0.3 Jan/22 24.02.2022


Historical Chart by MoM prime ministers (%)

Inflation Rate Mom in Malaysia by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Mahathir Mohamad 10.05.2018 - 0.2000 0.2000 0.2000 0.2000 0.00%


Latest data on Core Inflation Rate (%)

Core Inflation Rate
                     Malaysia - Historical Data (%)

What is Malaysia Core Inflation Rate?

  • Core Inflation Rate in Malaysia increased by 3.8 % in August 2022. The maximum level was 3.6 % and minimum was -0.2 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Department of Statistics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
3.8 Aug/22 23.09.2022
3.4 Jul/22 29.08.2022
3 Jun/22 22.07.2022
2.4 May/22 24.06.2022
2.1 Apr/22 25.05.2022
2 Mar/22 22.04.2022
1.8 Feb/22 15.04.2022
1.6 Jan/22 07.03.2022


Historical Chart by YoY prime ministers (%)

Core Inflation Rate in Malaysia by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on CPI Housing Utilities (Index Points)

CPI Housing Utilities
                     Malaysia - Historical Data (Index Points)

What is Malaysia CPI Index for Housing Utilities?

  • CPI Housing Utilities in Malaysia increased to 124 Index Points in August 2022. The maximum level was 123 Index Points and minimum was 99.4 Index Points.
  • Data published Monthly by Department of Statistics.

Historical Data (Index Points) by years

Data
Period
Date
124 Aug/22 23.09.2022
123 Jul/22 29.08.2022
123 Jun/22 23.07.2022
123 May/22 24.06.2022
123 Apr/22 25.05.2022
123 Mar/22 22.04.2022
123 Feb/22 25.03.2022
122 Jan/22 24.02.2022


Historical Chart by prime ministers (Index Points)

CPI Housing Utilities in Malaysia by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on CPI Transportation (Index Points)

CPI Transportation
                     Malaysia - Historical Data (Index Points)

What is Malaysia CPI Index for Transportation?

  • CPI Transportation in Malaysia remained unchanged at 121 Index Points in August 2022. The maximum level was 121 Index Points and minimum was 90 Index Points.
  • Data published Monthly by Department of Statistics.

Historical Data (Index Points) by years

Data
Period
Date
121 Aug/22 23.09.2022
142 Jul/22 29.08.2022
120 Jun/22 23.07.2022
119 May/22 24.06.2022
118 Apr/22 25.05.2022
117 Mar/22 22.04.2022
116 Feb/22 25.03.2022
116 Jan/22 24.02.2022


Historical Chart by prime ministers (Index Points)

CPI Transportation in Malaysia by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End

Other inflation indicators in Malaysia

Index Updated Actual Previous
Gasoline Prices Oct/19 0.5 USD/Liter
GDP Deflator 2Q/22 119 in. pt. 116
Producer Prices Aug/22 121 in. pt. 121

Inflation Rate YoY in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Bangladesh Jul/22 7.48 % 7.56
Jordan Aug/22 5.4 % 5.3
Kyrgyzstan Aug/22 15.6 % 13.8
Mongolia Aug/22 14.4 % 15.7
Nepal Aug/22 8.26 % 8.08
Palestine Aug/22 3.16 % 3.95
Tajikistan Jul/22 8.3 % 8.3
Cambodia Jun/22 7.9 % 7.2
China Aug/22 2.5 % 2.7
Georgia Sep/22 11.5 % 10.9
India Aug/22 7 % 6.71
Israel Aug/22 4.6 % 5.2
Pakistan Sep/22 23.2 % 27.26
South Korea Sep/22 5.6 % 5.7
Taiwan Sep/22 2.75 % 2.66
Vietnam Sep/22 3.94 % 2.89
Maldives Jul/22 2.5 % 5.2
Armenia Sep/22 9.9 % 9.1
Hong Kong Aug/22 1.9 % 1.9
Indonesia Sep/22 5.95 % 4.69
Japan Aug/22 3 % 2.6
Kazakhstan Sep/22 17.7 % 16.1
Lebanon Aug/22 162 % 168
Macau Aug/22 1.13 % 1.38
Malaysia Aug/22 4.7 % 4.4
Philippines Sep/22 6.9 % 6.3
Qatar Aug/22 4.8 % 4.98
Singapore Aug/22 7.5 % 7
Sri Lanka Sep/22 69.8 % 64.3
Thailand Sep/22 6.41 % 7.86
Oman Aug/22 2.41 % 2.57
Iran Aug/22 52.2 % 54
Laos Aug/22 30.1 % 25.62
Azerbaijan Aug/22 14.2 % 13.7
Kuwait Aug/22 4.15 % 4.24
Saudi Arabia Aug/22 3 % 2.7
Bahrain Aug/22 4 % 3.9
North Korea Jul/13 55 % 70
United Arab Emirates Dec/21 2.5 % 2.6
Yemen Jun/17 0.77 % 0.45
Turkmenistan 2021 14.95 % 7.58
Uzbekistan 2022 12.3 % 12.3
Iraq Jul/22 5.4 % 5.5
Syria Aug/21 139 % 134
Afghanistan Jun/21 1.56 % 1.35
Bhutan Jul/22 6.61 % 6.54
Brunei Jun/22 3.9 % 3.8
Mauritius Aug/22 11.5 % 11