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. Recovery of the economy from the COVID-19 crisis
1.3.1. Snapshot
1.3.2. Vaccination
1.3.3. Government Measures
1.3.4. Stimulus Measures
1.3.5. Impact on the economy
1.3.6. 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. General government gross debt position
5.4.7. International investment position
5.4.8. Monetary situation
5.4.9. Employment
5.5. Outlook
6.1. Summary
6.2. Evolution
6.3. Structure and policies
6.3.1. Composition by age and gender
6.3.2. Religious composition
6.3.3. Education
6.3.4. Healthcare
6.3.5. Social welfare
6.4. Performance
6.4.1. Healthcare
6.4.2. Income distribution
6.4.3. Education
6.5. Outlook
7.1. Summary
7.2. Evolution
7.3. Structure and policies
7.3.1. Intellectual property
7.4. Performance
7.4.1. Telecommunications
7.5. Outlook
8.1. Summary
8.2. Evolution
8.3. Structure and policies
8.3.1. Judicial system
8.3.2. Taxation
8.4. Performance
8.4.1. Effectiveness of the legal system
8.5. Outlook
9.1. Summary
9.2. Evolution
9.3. Structure and policies
9.3.1. Environmental regulations
9.3.2. Participation in global efforts, agreements, and pacts
9.4. Performance
9.4.1. Environmental impact
9.5. Outlook
10.1. ISO codes of selected countries
10.2. Ask the analyst
10.3. Disclaimer
List of Tables
Table 1: Malaysia’s key fundamentals, 2018-2025f
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: Malaysia - Mid-Year Population by Age (Percentage of Population), 2020
Table 9: Patents Granted by the USPTO, 2013-2020
List of Figures
Figure 1: Malaysia Key Facts, 2021
Figure 2: Map of Malaysia, 2021
Figure 3: Macroeconomic Indicators, March 2020 - June 2021
Figure 4: Household debt, loans and debt securities (% of GDP), 2010-2019
Figure 5: Human Development Index Trends, 1990-2020
Figure 6: Total Youth Unemployment (Percentage of Total Labor Force Aged 15-24), 2012-2019
Figure 7: Patents Granted per Million Population, 2020
Figure 8: Malaysia Key Political Events Timeline
Figure 9: Malaysia - Key Political figures
Figure 10: Composition of the House of Representatives (Dewan Rakyat), 2021
Figure 11: Historical GDP Growth of Malaysia (%), 2011-2020
Figure 12: Malaysia’s FTSE Bursa KLCI Index, August 2020-August 2021
Figure 13: GDP and GDP Growth Rate in Malaysia (%), 2016-2025f
Figure 14: GDP Composition by Sector, 2020
Figure 15: Agricultural Output of Malaysia (MYR Billion/%), 2016-2021f
Figure 16: Industrial Output of Malaysia (MYR Billion/%), 2016-2021f
Figure 17: Services Output of Malaysia (MYR Billion/%), 2016-2021f
Figure 18: External Trade of Malaysia (US$ Billion), 2016-2025f
Figure 19: Consumer Price Index and CPI-based Inflation in Malaysia, 2016-2025f
Figure 20: Unemployment rate in Malaysia (Millions/%), 2016-2025f
Figure 21: Major Religions in Malaysia, 2010 Estimate/Census
Figure 22: Total Expenditure on Healthcare in Malaysia (US$ Billion/%), 2016-2020
Figure 23: Total Expenditure on Education in Malaysia (US$ Billion/%), 2016-2020
Figure 24: Internet Users and Penetration (Millions/%), 2016-2020
Figure 25: Carbon Dioxide Emissions (Million Tonnes/%), 2011-2020

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