Money Supply

In general, Malaysia's money supply is the total value of ringgit in circulation at a given point in time. However, there are several ways of measuring this value, depending on what assets are included in the definition of 'money'. This dashboard uses the 3 most common empirical measures - M1, M2, and M3 - to analyse Malaysia's money supply on a monthly basis.

Last updated: 30 Jun 2024, 15:00

Next update: 31 Jul 2024, 15:00

What are the various ways to measure the supply of money in Malaysia?

Data as of May 2024

M1 is comprised of 'narrow money', covering only the most liquid assets. M2 is comprised of M1 and narrow quasi-money. M3 is comprised of M2 and broad money. The table below summarises the definitions in detail:

How is the money supply trending?

Data as of May 2024



A deeper look at M1 (narrow money)

Data as of May 2024

A deeper look at M2 (quasi money)

Data as of May 2024