This publication presents statistics on food and beverage services which obtained from the Annual Economic Survey 2018 for reference year 2017. Food and beverage services comprise activities of food services, event catering services and beverage services. The main statistics such as the value of gross output, value of intermediate input, value added, number of persons engaged, salaries & wages paid as well as value of fixed assets owned are also presented in this publication.
PERFORMANCE OF FOOD AND BEVERAGE SERVICES
The food and beverage services recorded gross output value of RM82.8 billion in 2017 as compared to RM66.4 billion in 2015 with the annual growth rate value of 11.7 per cent. In line with the growth in the value of gross output, the value of intermediate input also increased by RM9.1 billion to record RM47.5 billion with the annual growth rate of 11.2 per cent, thus resulting a value added of RM35.2 billion for the year 2017. The number of persons engaged in this subsector also reported an increase of 3.7 per cent to 958,803 persons as compared to 891,616 persons in 2015. Meanwhile, the salaries & wages paid in 2017 amounted to RM12.2 billion as compared to RM9.7 billion in 2015.
In the period of 2015 to 2017, the gross output value of food and beverage services increased 11.7 per cent per annum. Food services was the largest contributor of gross output value with RM67.1 billion (81.1%) in 2017. The second largest contributor was beverage services with RM8.8 billion (10.7%) followed by event catering services with RM6.8 billion (8.2%).
The total value added recorded in food and beverage services for 2017 was RM35.2 billion with an annual growth rate of 12.2 per cent within the period of two years. Food services recorded the highest value added in 2017 which amounted to RM28.3 billion (2015: RM22.4 billion). This was followed by the beverage services of RM3.9 billion (2015: RM3.0 billion) and event catering services of RM3.0 billion (2015: RM2.6 billion). In comparison, food services posted the highest value added increase of RM5.9 billion with an annual growth rate of 12.5 per cent for the period of 2015 to 2017.
NUMBER OF PERSONS ENGAGED
Food services registered the highest number of persons engaged of 758,992 persons or 79.2 per cent (2015: 79.7%). The second highest contributor was event catering services with 106,701 persons or 11.1 per cent (2015: 11.2%), followed by beverage services with 93,110 persons or 9.7 per cent (2015: 9.2%).
DATO' SRI DR. MOHD UZIR MAHIDIN
CHIEF STATISTICIAN MALAYSIA
DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS, MALAYSIA
29 March 2019
Ho Mei Kei
Public Relation Officer
Strategic Communication and International Division
Department of Statistics, Malaysia
Tel : +603-8885 7942
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Email : mkho[at]dosm.gov.my