Malaysia has a population of 30.2 million people, and a land mass of 328 000 km2. Life expectancy is 75 years, and with a per capita GDP of USD 11414, the country is classified as a higher middle income country. The country's GDP grew in 2019 with 4.3%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 364.6 billion.
Malaysia is ranked at place 12 in the World Bank Doing Business Index, out of 190 countries in total. On Transparency International's corruption perception index, Malaysia is ranked at place 57, out of 180 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to Malaysia in 2020 were NOK 1.833 billion. The same year, Norway imported goods from Malaysia at a value of NOK3.1 billion.