Consumer Price Index (2010 = 100%) rose to 120% in Malaysia in 2017

Consumer Price Index (2010 = 100%) (%)
Economy | Malaysia | May 17, 2019
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Consumer price index based in 2010 reached 120 % in 2017 in Malaysia, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 3.87 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, consumer price index based in 2010 in Malaysia reached an all time high of 120 % in 2017 and an all time low of 21.3 % in 1961. When compared to Malaysia's main peers, consumer price index based in 2010 in Cambodia amounted to 125 %, 113 % in Singapore, 111 % in Thailand and 156 % in Vietnam in 2017.

Malaysia has been ranked 84th within the group of 156 countries we follow in terms of consumer price index based in 2010, 57 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

The consumer price index reflects changes in the cost to the average consumer of acquiring a basket of goods and services that may be fixed or changed at specified intervals, such as yearly.

Consumer Price Index (2010 = 100%) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Cambodia % 105% 109% 112% 116% 117%
China % 106% 108% 111% 113% 115%
Indonesia % 105% 110% 117% 124% 132%
Laos % 108% 112% 119% 124% 126%
Malaysia % 103% 105% 107% 110% 113%
Myanmar % 105% 107% 112% 118% 129%
Philippines % 105% 108% 111% 115% 115%
Singapore % 105% 110% 113% 114% 113%
Thailand % 104% 107% 109% 111% 110%
Vietnam % 119% 129% 138% 145% 146%