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2017, gross output in Real Estate Services sector was RM32.8 bil.
2017, number of workers in Accommodation sector was 139,410 persons
Total revenue for wholesale and retail trade sector was RM1,321.7 billion in 2018

Annual Economic Statistics (AES) Services Sector, 2022

Release Date : Thursday 16, March 2023 1200



This publication presents statistics on Services sector which resulted from the Annual Economic Survey 2022 for reference year 2021. Main statistics such as 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.

Services sector recorded gross output value of RM1,174.5 billion in 2021 as compared to RM1,155.8 billion in 2020, with an annual growth rate of 1.6 per cent. In line with the growth in gross output, the value of intermediate input also increased by RM7.5 billion to record RM516.3 billion, with annual growth of 1.5 per cent, and thus resulting a value added of RM658.3 billion for year of 2021. The number of persons engaged in this sector recorded an increase of 0.1 per cent to 5,517,330 persons as compared to 5,513,840 persons in 2020. Meanwhile, the  salaries  &  wages  paid  in  2021  amounted  to RM180.4 billion, an increase of 0.6 per cent compared to 2020, and value of fixed assets amounted to RM1,134.5 billion (2.4%).


The full publication can be downloaded through eStatistik portal.


Released by:

16 March 2023


Contact person:

Baharudin Mohamad 
Public Relation Officer
Strategic Communication and International Division
Department of Statistics, Malaysia
Tel : +603-8885 7942
Fax : +603-8888 9248
Email : baharudin[at]dosm.gov.my

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