Malaysia Inflation Rate

Last Release
Jul 2019
Actual
1.4 %
Forecast
1.6 %
Previous
1.5 %
Frequency
Monthly
Units In
%
Next Release
Sep 25, 2019
Time to Release
1 Months 2 Days 5 Hours
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Highest
Lowest
Average
Date Range
Source
23.9 %
Mar 1974
-2.4 %
Jul 2009
3.53 % 1973 - 2019N/A
In Malaysia, the most important categories in the consumer price index are Food and non-alcoholic beverages (30 percent of total weight) and Housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (23 percent of total weight). Others include: Transport (15 percent); Communication (6 percent); Recreation and culture (5 percent) and Furnishings, household equipment and routine household maintenance (4 percent). The remaining components are Restaurants and hotels at 3.2 percent and miscellaneous goods and services at 6.3 percent.

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Malaysia's annual inflation rate edged down to 1.4 percent in July 2019 from a 13-month high of 1.5 percent in the previous month and below market expectations of 1.5 percent. Housing & utilities inflation slowed while transport prices continued to drop.

Malaysia Inflation Rate History

Last 12 readings

Latest Releases and Calendar Events

DATETIMETITLE
Aug 14, 201911:30Malaysia Inflation Rate Eases to 1.4% in July
Jul 24, 201910:29Malaysia Inflation Rate Rises to 13-Month High
Jun 26, 201909:33Malaysia Inflation Rate Steady for 3rd Month at 0.2%
May 24, 201910:15Malaysia April Inflation Rate Below Estimates
Apr 24, 201907:24Malaysia Consumer Prices Rise Less than Expected
Mar 22, 201912:27Malaysia Consumer Prices Fall More than Expected

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Indicator
Last
Previous
Min
Max
Unit
Frequency
Range
Core Inflation Rate
2
Jul 2019
1.9
Jun 2019
-0.2
Jul 2018
3.6
Feb 2016
%Monthly2016 - 2019
Cpi Housing Utilities
121.1
Jul 2019
121.1
Jun 2019
99.4
Jan 2010
121.1
May 2019
Index PointsMonthly2010 - 2019
CPI Transportation
114.6
Jul 2019
114.4
Jun 2019
97.1
Mar 2016
120.4
Nov 2017
Index PointsMonthly2010 - 2019
Consumer Price Index CPI
121.5
Jul 2019
121.4
Jun 2019
24.3
Jan 1972
121.5
Jul 2019
Index PointsMonthly1972 - 2019
GDP Deflator
105
Jun 2019
105
Mar 2019
65
Mar 2000
105
Dec 2018
Index PointsQuarterly2000 - 2019
Export Prices
115.2
Jun 2019
115.3
May 2019
92.5
Feb 2008
116.3
Oct 2018
Index PointsMonthly2008 - 2019

Inflation Rate across Asia

Inflation Rate global view
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Country
Last
Previous
Min
Max
Unit
Frequency
Range
Afghanistan
4
Jun 2019
4.9
May 2019
-18.39
May 2009
13.97
Apr 2011
%Monthly2005 - 2019
Azerbaijan
2.7
Jul 2019
2.5
Jun 2019
-1.8
Jun 2009
25.4
Jun 2008
%Monthly2007 - 2019
Bhutan
3.9
Apr 2019
3.4
Mar 2019
0
Mar 2004
13.53
Jun 2012
%Monthly2001 - 2019
Brunei
-0.6
May 2019
-0.1
Apr 2019
-1.6
Dec 2016
3.59
Oct 2008
%Monthly2007 - 2019
Cambodia
2
Feb 2019
1.5
Jan 2019
-5.69
May 2009
35.57
May 2008
%Monthly1995 - 2019
China
2.8
Jul 2019
2.7
Jun 2019
-2.2
May 1999
28.4
Feb 1989
%Monthly1986 - 2019
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