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Special Release 2 (For Building and Structural Works) March 2017

Release Date : Monday 10, April 2017 1200

The Building Material Cost Index (without steel bars and with steel bars) for almost all categories of buildings in all regions showed increases in March 2017 compared to February 2017 

 

Peninsular Malaysia

The Building Material Cost Index (BCI) (without steel bars and with steel bars) for almost all categories of building in all regions showed increases in March 2017 except for region D-Johor which remained unchanged as compared to the previous month.

The unit price indices of building materials that showed changes (increase/decrease) in March 2017 as compared to the previous month are as follows:

                     

 

Sabah

The Building Material Cost Index (BCI) (without steel bars) in Sabah recorded an increase of 0.1 per cent for single storey steel frame (tower only) in Kota Kinabalu and single storey (R.C.) building in Tawau  in March 2017. While, the BCI in Sandakan remained unchanged as compared to the previous month. 

The BCI (with steel bars) for almost all categories of building in Kota Kinabalu and Tawau showed increases in March 2017. While, the BCI in Sandakan remained unchanged as compared to the previous month.   

The changes in the unit price indices for building materials by region in Sabah are as follows:

   

 

Sarawak

The Building Material Cost Index (BCI) (without steel bars and with steel bars) in Sarawak showed increases for almost all categories of buildings in March 2017 as compared to the previous month.

The changes in the unit price indices for building materials by region in Sarawak are as follows:

 

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:

 

THE OFFICE OF CHIEF STATISTICIAN MALAYSIA
DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS, MALAYSIA
10 April 2017


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

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