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Malaysia Inflation Data: Rate, CPI, Food, Harmonised

Malaysia Inflation Indicators

Indicator Data Period
Consumer Price Index (CPI) 131 index points Aug/23
Food Inflation 4.1 % Aug/23
Inflation Rate YoY 2 % Aug/23
Inflation Rate Mom 0.2 % Aug/23
Core Inflation Rate 2.5 % Aug/23
CPI Housing Utilities 126 Index Points Aug/23
CPI Transportation 121 Index Points Aug/23


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 increased to 131 index points in August 2023. 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
131 Aug/23 22.09.2023
130 Jul/23 25.08.2023
130 Jun/23 24.07.2023
130 May/23 23.06.2023
130 Apr/23 26.05.2023
130 Mar/23 20.04.2023
130 Feb/23 24.03.2023
130 Jan/23 24.02.2023


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 4.1 % in August 2023 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
4.1 Aug/23 22.09.2023
4.4 Jul/23 25.08.2023
4.7 Jun/23 24.07.2023
5.9 May/23 23.06.2023
6.3 Apr/23 26.05.2023
6.9 Mar/23 20.04.2023
7 Feb/23 24.03.2023
6.7 Jan/23 24.02.2023


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 2 % in August 2023 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
2 Aug/23 22.09.2023
2 Jul/23 25.08.2023
2.4 Jun/23 24.07.2023
2.8 May/23 23.06.2023
3.3 Apr/23 26.05.2023
3.4 Mar/23 20.04.2023
3.7 Feb/23 24.03.2023
3.7 Jan/23 24.02.2023


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 2024?

  • Inflation Rate in Malaysia increased by 0.2 % in August 2023 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/23 22.09.2023
0.1 Jul/23 25.08.2023
0.2 Jun/23 24.07.2023
0.2 May/23 23.06.2023
0.1 Apr/23 26.05.2023
0.1 Mar/23 20.04.2023
0.2 Feb/23 24.03.2023
0.2 Jan/23 24.02.2023


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 2.5 % in August 2023. 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
2.5 Aug/23 22.09.2023
2.8 Jul/23 25.08.2023
3.1 Jun/23 24.07.2023
3.5 May/23 23.06.2023
3.6 Apr/23 26.05.2023
3.8 Mar/23 20.04.2023
3.9 Feb/23 24.03.2023
3.9 Jan/23 24.02.2023


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 126 Index Points in August 2023. 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
126 Aug/23 22.09.2023
125 Jul/23 25.08.2023
125 Jun/23 24.07.2023
125 May/23 24.06.2023
125 Apr/23 26.05.2023
125 Mar/23 20.04.2023
125 Feb/23 24.03.2023
124 Jan/23 24.02.2023


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 2023. 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/23 22.09.2023
121 Jul/23 25.08.2023
120 Jun/23 24.07.2023
120 May/23 24.06.2023
120 Apr/23 26.05.2023
120 Mar/23 20.04.2023
120 Feb/23 24.03.2023
120 Jan/23 24.02.2023


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/23 115 in. pt. 115
Producer Prices Aug/23 119 in. pt. 118

Inflation Rate YoY in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Bangladesh Sep/23 9.63 % 9.92
Jordan Aug/23 0.88 % 0.92
Kyrgyzstan Aug/23 9.5 % 10.3
Mongolia Aug/23 10 % 9.2
Nepal Aug/23 7.52 % 7.44
Palestine Aug/23 4.9 % 3.63
Tajikistan Aug/23 4.2 % 2.3
Cambodia -5.69 -0.3 % -0.5
China Aug/23 0.1 % -0.3
Georgia Sep/23 0.7 % 0.9
India Aug/23 6.83 % 7.44
Israel Aug/23 4.1 % 3.3
Pakistan Sep/23 31.4 % 27.38
South Korea Sep/23 3.7 % 3.4
Taiwan Sep/23 2.93 % 2.53
Vietnam Sep/23 3.66 % 2.96
Maldives Aug/23 2.4 % 2.38
Armenia Sep/23 0.1 % -0.17
Hong Kong Aug/23 1.8 % 1.8
Indonesia Sep/23 2.28 % 3.27
Japan Aug/23 3.2 % 3.3
Kazakhstan Sep/23 11.8 % 13.1
Lebanon Aug/23 230 % 252
Macau Aug/23 0.99 % 0.78
Malaysia Aug/23 2 % 2
Philippines Sep/23 6.1 % 5.3
Qatar Aug/23 2.38 % 3.11
Singapore Aug/23 4 % 4.1
Sri Lanka Sep/23 1.3 % 4
Thailand Sep/23 0.3 % 0.88
Oman Aug/23 0.8 % 0.4
Iran Sep/23 39.5 % 39.8
Laos Sep/23 25.69 % 25.88
Azerbaijan Sep/23 10.9 % 11.7
Kuwait Aug/23 3.8 % 3.8
Saudi Arabia Aug/23 2 % 2.3
Bahrain Aug/23 0 % -0.1
North Korea Jul/13 55 % 70
United Arab Emirates Aug/23 2.28 % 1.02
Yemen Jun/17 0.77 % 0.45
Turkmenistan 2023 6.72 % 11.48
Uzbekistan 2023 9.2 % 8.96
Iraq Jul/23 3.48 % 3.41
Syria Aug/20 139 % 134
Afghanistan Jun/23 -6.5 % -2.8
Bhutan Aug/23 4.75 % 4
Brunei Jun/23 0.2 % 0.8
Mauritius Sep/23 5.2 % 5.9