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Special Release 2 (For Building and Structural Works) August 2018

Release Date : Wednesday 12, September 2018 1200

Peninsular Malaysia

The Building Material Cost Index (BCI) (without steel bars) in all regions for all categories of building increased in August 2018 as compared to July 2018. 

The BCI (with steel bars) in all regions showed increases for almost all categories of building except for several categories of building in region C-Central (Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Melaka, Negeri Sembilan and Selangor) and E-Pahang which showed a decrease  0.1 per cent as compared to the previous month.

The changes in unit price indices of building materials by regions in Peninsular Malaysia are shown in Table 1.

 

     

 

Sabah

The Building Material Cost Index (BCI) (without steel bars and with steel bars) in all regions increased for almost all categories of building in August 2018 as compared to July 2018.

The changes in unit price indices of building materials by region in Sabah are shown in Table 2.

        

Sarawak

The Building Material Cost Index (BCI) (without steel bars and with steel bars) for almost all categories of building in Kuching and Miri increased in August 2018. Meanwhile, the BCI in Sibu was unchanged as compared to the previous month.

The changes in unit price indices of building materials by region in Sarawak are shown in Table 3.   

 

Notes:

R.C. = Reinforced Concrete

*Region:

A = Pulau Pinang, Kedah and Perlis
B = Perak
C = Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Melaka, Negeri Sembilan and Selangor
D = Johor
E = Pahang
F = Kelantan and Terengganu

 

Released By:


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


12 September 2018

Contact person:
Ho Mei Kei
Public Relation Officer
Strategic Communication and International Division
Department of Statistics, Malaysia
Tel : +603-8885 7942
Fax : +603-8888 9248
Email : mkho[at]dosm.gov.my

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