Malaysia: Unemployment rate

(measure: percent, source: Department of Statistics Malaysia)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Unemployment rate, percent in Malaysia, January 2010 - November 2021:

For that indicator, we provide data for Malaysia from January 2010 to November 2021. The average value for Malaysia during that period was 3.42 percent with a minimum of 2.7 percent in August 2012 and a maximum of 5.3 percent in May 2020. Click on the following link to see the values of Unemployment rate, percent around the world.
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Measure: percent
Source: Department of Statistics Malaysia



Definition: The unemployment rate represents the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
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