Malaysia In-depth PESTLE Insights

Malaysia In-depth PESTLE Insights


This PESTLE country analysis report on Malaysia provides a holistic view of the country, with insightful analysis of current and future issues, supplemented with relevant quantitative data to support trend analysis.


  • Understand the political system in Malaysia through analysis of key figures in the country and governance indicators.
  • Understand the economic situation in Malaysia through a balanced assessment of core macroeconomic issues.
  • Understand customer demographics in Malaysia through analysis of income distribution and the rural-urban split, as well as healthcare and education.
  • Understand the technological landscape in Malaysia through analysis of relevant laws and policies, as well as patents data.
  • Understand the legal landscape in Malaysia through analysis of the judicial system as well as performance of the legal indicators
  • Understand the environmental landscape in Malaysia through analysis of the environmental regulations and the performance of the environmental indicators
  • The political landscape section discusses the evolution of the political scenario in Malaysia, as well as the country's economic, social, foreign, and defense policies. The section also discusses the country's performance according to World Bank Governance Indicators.
  • The economic landscape section outlines the evolution of Malaysia 's economy, as well as the country's performance in terms of GDP growth, composition by sector (agriculture, industry, and services), fiscal situation, international investment position, monetary situation, credit disbursement, banking sector, and employment.
  • The social landscape section analyzes the government's social welfare policies, as well as the country's performance in terms of healthcare, income distribution, and education.
Reasons to Buy
  • What is the outlook in Malaysia in terms of political stability, policies towards business, and the popularity of the government?
  • How does Malaysia perform in terms of GDP growth, its fiscal situation, international investment position, monetary situation, and employment?
  • How does Malaysia perform in terms of healthcare, income distribution, and education?
  • How does Malaysia perform in terms of technology-intensive sectors like IT, life sciences, and R&D expenditure trends?

1.1. Catalyst
1.2. Summary
1.2.1. Key findings
1.2.2. PESTLE highlights
1.3. Impact of COVID-19 on the Malaysian Economy
1.3.1. Snapshot
1.3.1. Government Measures
1.3.2. Lockdown Measures
1.3.3. Travel Restrictions
1.3.4. Stimulus Measures
1.3.5. Key fundamentals
2.1. Key facts
2.2. Geographical location
3.1. Summary
3.2. Political analysis
3.2.1. Overview
3.2.2. Current strengths
3.2.3. Current challenges
3.2.4. Future prospects
3.2.5. Future risks
3.3. Economic analysis
3.3.1. Overview
3.3.2. Current strengths
3.3.3. Current challenges
3.3.4. Future prospects
3.3.5. Future risks
3.4. Social analysis
3.4.1. Overview
3.4.2. Current strengths
3.4.3. Current challenges
3.4.4. Future prospects
3.4.5. Future risks
3.5. Technological analysis
3.5.1. Overview
3.5.2. Current strengths
3.5.3. Current challenges
3.5.4. Future prospects
3.5.5. Future risks
3.6. Legal analysis
3.6.1. Overview
3.6.2. Current strengths
3.6.3. Current challenges
3.6.4. Future prospects
3.6.5. Future risks
3.7. Environmental analysis
3.7.1. Overview
3.7.2. Current strengths
3.7.3. Current challenges
3.7.4. Future prospects
3.7.5. Future risks
4.1. Summary
4.2. Evolution
4.3. Structure and policies
4.3.1. Key political figures
4.3.2. Structure of government
4.3.3. Federal government
4.3.4. State government
4.3.5. Key political parties and alliances
4.3.6. Composition of government
4.3.7. Key policies
4.4. Performance
4.4.1. Governance indicators
4.5. Outlook
5.1. Summary
5.2. Evolution
5.3. Structure and policies
5.3.1. Financial authorities and regulators
5.3.2. Stock market
5.3.3. Key policies
5.4. Performance
5.4.1. GDP and growth rate
5.4.2. GDP composition by sector
5.4.3. Fiscal situation
5.4.4. Exports and imports
5.4.5. Current account position
5.4.6. External debt
5.4.7. International investment position
5.4.8. Monetary situation
5.4.9. Employment
5.5. Outlook
5.6. Summary
5.7. Evolution
5.8. Structure and policies
5.8.1. Composition by age and gender
5.8.2. Religious composition
5.8.3. Education
5.8.4. Healthcare
5.8.5. Social welfare
5.9. Performance
5.9.1. Healthcare
5.9.2. Income distribution
5.9.3. Education
5.10. Outlook
6.1. Summary
6.2. Evolution
6.3. Structure and policies
6.3.1. Intellectual property
6.4. Performance
6.4.1. Telecommunications
6.5. Outlook
7.1. Summary
7.2. Evolution
7.3. Structure and policies
7.3.1. Judicial system
7.3.2. Taxation
7.4. Performance
7.4.1. Effectiveness of the legal system
7.5. Outlook
8.1. Summary
8.2. Evolution
8.3. Structure and policies
8.3.1. Environmental regulations
8.3.2. Participation in global efforts, agreements, and pacts
8.4. Performance
8.4.1. Environmental impact
8.5. Outlook
9.1. ISO codes of selected countries
9.2. Ask the analyst
9.3. Disclaimer
List of Tables
Table 1: Malaysia’s key fundamentals, 2017-2024f
Table 2: Analysis of Malaysia's Political Landscape
Table 3: Analysis of Malaysia's Economic Landscape
Table 4: Analysis of Malaysia's Social Landscape
Table 5: Analysis of Malaysia's Technological Landscape
Table 6: Analysis of Malaysia's Legal Landscape
Table 7: Analysis of Malaysia's Environmental Landscape
Table 8: Patents Granted by the USPTO, 2014-2019
List of Figures
Figure 1: Malaysia Key Facts, 2020
Figure 2: Map of Malaysia
Figure 3: Malaysia - Key Macroeconomic Indicators, July 2019 - May 2020
Figure 4: Household debt, loans and debt securities (% of GDP), 2010-2018
Figure 5: Monthly Unemployment Rate (%), June 2019 - June 2020
Figure 6: Human Development Index Trends, 1990-2019
Figure 7: Total Youth Unemployment (Percentage of Total Labor Force Aged 15-24), 2012-2020
Figure 8: Patents Granted per Million Population, 2019
Figure 9: Malaysia Key Political Events Timeline
Figure 10: Malaysia - Key Political figures
Figure 11: Composition of the House of Representatives (Dewan Rakyat), 2019
Figure 12: Historical GDP Growth of Malaysia (%), 2010-2019
Figure 14: GDP and GDP Growth Rate in Malaysia (%), 2015-2024f
Figure 15: GDP Composition by Sector, 2019
Figure 16: Agricultural Output of Malaysia (MYR Billion/%), 2015-2020f
Figure 17: Industrial Output of Malaysia (MYR Billion/%), 2015-2020f
Figure 18: Services Output of Malaysia (MYR Billion/%), 2015-2020f
Figure 19: External Trade of Malaysia (US$ Billion), 2015-2019
Figure 20: Consumer Price Index and CPI-based Inflation in Malaysia, 2015-2024f
Figure 21: Unemployment in Malaysia (Millions/%), 2015-2024f
Figure 22: Major Religions in Malaysia, 2010 Estimate/Census
Figure 23: Total Expenditure on Healthcare in Malaysia (US$ Billion/%), 2011-2018
Figure 24: Total Expenditure on Education in Malaysia (US$ Billion/%), 2010-2016
Figure 25: Internet Users and Penetration (Millions/%), 2015-2019
Figure 26: Carbon Dioxide Emissions (Million Tonnes/%), 2010-2019

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