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Capital Stock Statistics 2020

Release Date : Tuesday 16, November 2021 1200

 

CAPITAL STOCK STATISTICS 2020

Gross Capital Stock (GKS), which reflects Malaysia's accumulated investments of fixed assets, amounted to RM5.2 trillion with a growth of 2.7 per cent in 2020. Concurrently, Net Capital Stock (NKS) that represents the wealth of Malaysia's economy grew slower by 1.8 per cent with a value of RM3.2 trillion. Productive assets that are measured through Productive Capital Stock (PKS) recorded RM4.2 trillion compared to the previous year RM4.1 trillion. Meanwhile, Consumption of Fixed Capital (COFC) which represents the value of the assets used up in the production process in 2020 posted RM227.0 billion with a growth of 1.9 per cent. The slower growth of GKS, PKS and NKS are the effects of the reduction in investments as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic which has influenced the performance of all economic activities.

 

          Capital stock statistics at constant prices 2015

 

NET CAPITAL STOCK BY KIND OF ECONOMIC ACTIVITY

NKS grew at a slower rate of 1.8 per cent in 2020 compared to 3.6 per cent in 2019, recording a value of RM3.2 trillion. The growth was supported by Services, Mining & quarrying and Manufacturing sectors. The Services sector posted the highest value of fixed assets compared to other economic activities, with a value of RM2.2 trillion and a share of 67.8 per cent. Meanwhile, the Mining & quarrying sector contributed 17.3 per cent and the Manufacturing sector 11.8 per cent to the total NKS.

 

NKS by kind of economic activity at constant prices 2015

 

The Services sector was supported by Finance, insurance, real estate and business services activities with a share of 30.9 per cent. Transportation & storage and information & communication and Utilities contributed 20.0 per cent and 9.5 per cent to the Services sector respectively.

 

The Manufacturing sector grew marginally at 0.4 per cent in 2020 compared to 3.5 per cent in 2019. The slower growth was attributed by Petroleum, chemicals, rubber & plastic products with a growth of 0.8 per cent (2019: 5.7%) and Electrical, electronic & optical products at  0.6 per cent (2019: 3.9%). However, both subsectors remained as the main contributors to the Manufacturing sector with a share of 36.0 per cent and 33.3 per cent respectively.

 

NET CAPITAL STOCK BY TYPE OF ASSETS

Structure remained as the main contributor to NKS at 80.2 per cent and registered a growth of 3.0 per cent. Machinery & equipment was the second highest contributor with 11.4 per cent, supported by other machinery & equipment and computer, and followed by Other assets with a contribution of 8.4 per cent. In terms of growth, the Machinery and equipment declined at 5.3 per cent while Other assets grew at 0.6 per cent.

The full publication of National Accounts Capital Stock Statistics 2020 can be downloaded through eStatistik portal.

 

NKS by type of assets at constant prices 2015

 

 

 

Released By:

DATO' SRI DR. MOHD UZIR MAHIDIN
CHIEF STATISTICIAN MALAYSIA
DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS, MALAYSIA
 DrUzir_Mahidin    Dr_Uzir

16 November 2021

 

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Mohd Yusrizal Ab Razak 
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Strategic Communication and International Division
Department of Statistics, Malaysia
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