According to tradingeconomics.com:
The number of unemployed persons in Malaysia increased to 478 Thousand in December of 2015 from 453 Thousand in November of 2015. Unemployed Persons in Malaysia averaged 394.41 Thousand from 1985 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 534.70 Thousand in December of 1988 and a record low of 210.50 Thousand in December of 1996. Unemployed Persons in Malaysia is reported by the Department of Statistics Malaysia.
Please refer to graph below of Malaysian unemployed persons for the past 10 years
Reference: tradingeconomics.com (2016) Malaysia Unemployed Persons . Available from < http://www.tradingeconomics.com/malaysia/unemployed-persons > [19 Feb 2016]