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Malaysian Ringgit (MYR)

The Malaysian Ringgit is the primary currency of Malaysia. This currency is used by an estimated 31,528,585 people. Based on our estimate, Malaysian Ringgit is the #40 most popular currency is the world.

The currency code for the Malaysian Ringgit is "MYR". The ISO 4217 number for this currency is 458. The currency symbol for the Ringgit is "RM".

Malaysian Ringgit conversion rates, useful facts, and holiday schedule can be found below.

MYR Currency Demographics

The primary country using the Malaysian Ringgit is Malaysia.

There are approximately 31,528,585 people around the world who use the Malaysian Ringgit. The Malaysian Ringgit is the #40 most used widely currency is the world.

31,528,585 user population
Ranked #40 in the world

MYR Exchange Rates

1 Malaysian Ringgit equals:

Australian Dollar


Inverse: RM2.70


Inverse: RM4.71
British Pound


Inverse: RM5.39
Indian Rupee


Inverse: RM0.057
Japanese Yen


Inverse: RM0.040
US Dollar


Inverse: RM4.34

† Rates last updated at 39 minutes ago

‡ Rates are the interbank rate and are only available on large transactions

MYR Currency Facts

MYR Details

ISO 4217 CodeMYR
ISO 4217 Number458
Unit NameRinggit
Currency NicknamesN.a.

MYR Denominations

Minor Unit Namesen
Minor Unit Symbol sen
Minor Units2
Frequently Used banknotesRM1, RM5, RM10, RM50, RM100
Rarely Used BanknotesN.a.
Frequently Used Coinssen5, sen10, sen20, sen50
Rarely Used CoinsN.a.

MYR Issuance

Central BankBank Negara Malaysia
Central Bank Website

World Bank Statistics

Estimated User Population31,528,585 people
Population Rank#40
MYR Inflation Rate0.88%
Inflation Rank#98

† Population and Inflation rate as based on data from the World Bank.

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2020 MYR Currency Holidays

Based on holidays observed by the Bank Negara Malaysia. On these dates banks and payment systems may be closed. Settlement in Malaysian Ringgit may also be closed on these dates.

New Year's Day January 1, 2020 Closed
Lunar New Year January 25, 2020 Closed
Lunar New Year January 26, 2020 Closed
Federal Territory Day February 1, 2020 Closed
Thaipusam February 10, 2020 Closed
Labour Day May 1, 2020 Closed
Wesak Day May 7, 2020 Closed
Nuzul Al Quran May 10, 2020 Closed
Hari Raya Puasa May 24, 2020 Closed
Hari Raya Puasa May 25, 2020 Closed
Hari Raya Haji July 31, 2020 Closed
First Day of Muharram August 20, 2020 Closed
National Day August 31, 2020 Closed
Birthday of Yang DiPertuan Agong September 9, 2020 Closed
Malaysia Day September 16, 2020 Closed
Prophet's Birthday October 29, 2020 Closed
Deepavali November 16, 2020 Closed
Christmas Day December 25, 2020 Closed