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China vs Malaysia: Economic Indicators Comparison

China with a GDP of $13.6T ranked the 2nd largest economy in the world, while Malaysia ranked 37th with $358.6B. By GDP 5-years average growth and GDP per capita, China and Malaysia ranked 12th vs 29th and 76th vs 67th, respectively.

Gross Domestic Product & Income

StatChinaMalaysia
GDP$13.6T$358.6B
GDP growth, 1 year6.6%4.7%
GDP growth, 5-years average6.9%5.2%
Population1.4B31.6M
GDP per capita$9.8k$11k
GDP per capita growth6.08%3.33%
Purchasing Power Parity conversion factor3.541.44
Price level ratio of PPP conversion factor GDP to market exchange rate0.540.36
GDP per capita, PPP adjusted$18k$31k
GNI, Atlas method$13.2T$333.8B
GNI per capita$9.5k$11k
GNI, PPP adjusted$25.3T$966.3B
GNI per capita, PPP adjusted$18k$31k

Financial system and Human development

StatChinaMalaysia
Income Tax Rate45%25%
Corporate Tax Rate25%25%
Inflation, consumer prices2.1%1%
Inflation, GDP deflator2.9%0.7%
Unemployment4.4%3.4%
Economic Freedom Index59.574.7
Personal Freedom Index66.23
Human Freedom Index6.116.38
Property Rights Index60.986.5
Judical Effectiveness Index76.374.6
Business Freedom Index76.887.8
Fiscal Health Index67.580.2
Labor Freedom Index64.474.5
Investment Freedom Index2060
Financial Freedom Index2050
Trade Freedom Index72.482
Monetary Freedom Index71.181.6
Government Spending Index67.984.6
Tax Burden Index70.485.7
Government Integrity Index4649.4
Corruption Perceptions Index3947
Life expectancy at birth, years76.575.8
Suicide mortality rate, per 100,000 people9.75.5
Mortality caused by road traffic injury, per 100,000 people18.223.6
Intentional homicides, per 100,000 people0.62.1
International tourism, number of arrivals62.9M25.8M

Government debt & reserves

StatChinaMalaysia
Central government debt, % of GDP50.5%56.2%
External debt stocks, % of GNI14.5%N/A
External debt stocks$2TN/A
Short-term debt, % of total reserves38.5%N/A
Total debt service, % of exports and primary income8.2%N/A
Adjusted net savings including particulate emission damage, % of GNI20.1%10%
Gross savings, % of GDP46.3%25.7%
Gross capital formation, % of GDP44.1%23.6%
Total reserves including gold$3.2T$101.5B
Foreign direct investment net inflows$203.5B$8.6B

Exports, imports and economic structure

StatChinaMalaysia
Exports of goods and services, % of GDP19.5%68.8%
Imports of goods and services, % of GDP18.7%61.7%
Current account balance (balance of payments)$49.1B$7.6B
Revenue excluding grants, % of GDP15.8%16.1%
Grants excluding technical cooperation, BoP$191.6M$26.2M
Personal remittances received$24.3B$1.7B
Industry including construction value added, % of GDP40.7%38.3%
Agriculture, forestry and fishing value added, % of GDP7.2%7.5%
Charges for the use of intellectual property, payments BoP$35.8B$2B
Charges for the use of intellectual property, receipts BoP$5.6B$267.4M
Expense, % of GDPN/A15.9%
Government Expenditure, % of GDP32.7%22.6%

Compare with countries close by GDP per capita

China vs

CountryGDP
per capita
Population
Panama
$16k
3.86M
Poland
$15k
38.5M
Croatia
$15k
4.11M
Romania
$12k
19.6M
Costa Rica
$12k
4.87M
Argentina
$12k
44.9M
Russia
$11k
147M
Mauritius
$11k
1.26M
Grenada
$11k
108k
Saint Lucia
$11k
179k
Maldives
$10k
345k
Equatorial Guinea
$10k
1.22M
Nauru
$9.9k
13.7k
Kazakhstan
$9.8k
18M
Mexico
$9.7k
131M
Turkey
$9.4k
82M
Bulgaria
$9.3k
7.27M
Brazil
$8.9k
208M
Montenegro
$8.8k
622k
Cuba
$8.8k
11.3M
Lebanon
$8.3k
4.47M
Botswana
$8.3k
2.02M
Dominican Republic
$8.1k
10.4M
Gabon
$8k
1.67M
Dominica
$7.7k
72k
Saint Vincent
$7.4k
109k
Thailand
$7.3k
65.9M
Serbia
$7.2k
7.02M
Libya
$7.2k
5.66M
Turkmenistan
$7k
5.13M

Malaysia vs

CountryGDP
per capita
Population
Uruguay
$17k
3.41M
Trinidad and Tobago
$17k
1.34M
Antigua and Barbuda
$17k
101k
Seychelles
$16k
95.8k
Oman
$16k
3.63M
Hungary
$16k
9.97M
Venezuela
$16k
28.5M
Chile
$16k
18.1M
Palau
$16k
20.9k
Panama
$16k
3.86M
Poland
$15k
38.5M
Croatia
$15k
4.11M
Romania
$12k
19.6M
Costa Rica
$12k
4.87M
Argentina
$12k
44.9M
Russia
$11k
147M
Mauritius
$11k
1.26M
Grenada
$11k
108k
Saint Lucia
$11k
179k
Maldives
$10k
345k
Equatorial Guinea
$10k
1.22M
Nauru
$9.9k
13.7k
Kazakhstan
$9.8k
18M
Mexico
$9.7k
131M
Turkey
$9.4k
82M
Bulgaria
$9.3k
7.27M
Brazil
$8.9k
208M
Montenegro
$8.8k
622k
Cuba
$8.8k
11.3M
Lebanon
$8.3k
4.47M