Tax Revenue (Local Currency) rose 2.36% to MYR 169 bil in Malaysia in 2016

Tax Revenue (Local Currency) (MYR bil)
Economy | Malaysia | May 17, 2019
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Tax revenue reached 169 MYR bil in 2016 in Malaysia, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 2.36 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, tax revenue in Malaysia reached an all time high of 169 MYR bil in 2016 and an all time low of 42.4 MYR bil in 1999. When compared to Malaysia's main peers, tax revenue in Cambodia amounted to 12,045 KHR bil, 58.7 SGD bil in Singapore and 2,241 THB bil in Thailand in 2016.

Malaysia has been ranked 60th within the group of 112 countries we follow in terms of tax revenue, 6 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Tax revenue refers to compulsory transfers to the central government for public purposes.

Tax Revenue (Local Currency) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Cambodia KHR bil 5,287 6,282 7,408 9,864 10,707
China CNY bil 5,032 5,524 5,875 6,229 6,459 ...
Indonesia IDR bil 873,874 980,518 1,077,310 1,145,283 1,239,483
Laos LAK bil 9,236 11,103 12,896 14,770 15,836
Malaysia MYR bil 135 152 156 164 165
Myanmar MMK bil ... ... ... 2,319 3,208 3,809 4,367
Philippines PHP bil 1,202 1,361 1,536 1,719 1,815
Singapore SGD bil 46.0 50.1 51.1 54.1 55.6
Thailand THB bil 1,850 1,908 2,197 2,091 2,217
Vietnam VND bil 617,368 615,867 683,514 ... ... ... ...