Malaysia Property Outlook H1 2022 [Infographic Edition]

November 11, 2022

Malaysia’s National Property Information Centre (NAPIC) recently released its Property Market Activity and Status reports for the first half of 2022 (H1 2022). The property market has improved since the COVID-19 pandemic, seeing notable growth year-on-year.

1. Summary

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H1 2022 saw an increase of 36.1% and 34.5% in property transaction value and volume, respectively, compared to the same period in 2021.

The property market saw a transaction value of RM84.40 billion and a total volume of 188,002 units in H1 2022.

2. Transaction Value By Sub-sector

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H1 2022 showed a total of RM84.40 billion in total transaction value. The highest contributor was the residential sector, bringing in a total of RM45.62 billion, followed by the commercial sector, with a value of RM10.75 billion.

Residential RM45.62 billion
Commercial RM14.02 billion
Industrial RM10.75 billion
Agriculture RM8.58 billion
Development land & others RM5.43 billion


3. Transaction Volume By Sub-sector

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H1 2022 saw a total of 188,002 transactions, with the highest contributor being the residential sector, bringing in 61.8% of the total transaction volume, followed by the agriculture sector with 22.1%.

Residential 116,178 units
Commercial 15,168 units
Industrial 3,830 units
Agriculture 41,595 units
Development land & others 11,231 units


4. Transaction Volume By Region

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The Northern region brought in the most transactions in H1 2022, making up 27.8% of the total transactions in the period. The Central and Southern areas follow closely behind, at 23.9% and 21.5%, respectively.


5. Transaction Volume: Year-on-Year (Y-o-Y) Change

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The volume of transactions in H1 2022 had a significant jump compared to the previous period, with a growth of 34.5% at 188,002 transactions. The last period, H1 2021, showed several 139,752 transactions.


6. Newly Launched Residential Units

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malaysia property outlook summary

In H1 2022, 2,009 residential high-rise units were launched, and some 8,543 units of landed homes, making up a total of 10,552 units.

From this total, 249 units of high-rises and 1,892 units of landed homes were sold, comprising 12.4% and 22.1% of the total units, respectively. 2,141 units were sold, 20.3% of the total number of units.

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