Malaysia recorded a Government Budget deficit equal to 3.70 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2018. Government Budget in Malaysia averaged -2.99 percent of GDP from 1988 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 2.40 percent of GDP in 1997 and a record low of -6.70 percent of GDP in 2009. source: Ministry of Finance Malaysia

Government Budget in Malaysia is expected to be -2.60 percent of GDP by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Malaysia Government Budget is projected to trend around -2.60 percent of GDP in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Malaysia Government Budget

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-3.70 -3.00 2.40 -6.70 1988 - 2018 percent of GDP Yearly

Malaysia Government Budget
Government Budget is an itemized accounting of the payments received by government (taxes and other fees) and the payments made by government (purchases and transfer payments). A budget deficit occurs when an government spends more money than it takes in. The opposite of a budget deficit is a budget surplus.

Malaysia Government Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Government Debt to GDP 51.80 50.70 80.74 31.80 percent [+]
Government Budget -3.70 -3.00 2.40 -6.70 percent of GDP [+]
Government Budget Value -25.70 -3230.10 11959.00 -10913.60 MYR Million [+]
Government Spending 40557.00 39496.00 53738.00 12420.00 MYR Million [+]
Government Revenues 68775.10 62085.90 68775.10 2735.00 MYR Million [+]
Fiscal Expenditure 68800.80 65316.00 68800.80 2759.00 MYR Million [+]
Credit Rating 70.00 [+]
Military Expenditure 3208.00 3495.00 4344.00 169.00 USD Million [+]