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Special Release 2 (For Building and Structural Works) January 2021

Release Date : Wednesday 10, February 2021 1200

Performance Review – Indices (January 2021)

Without steel bars:

As compared to the previous month, the BCI for almost all region in Peninsular Malaysia increased between 0.1 and 2.0 per cent for almost all building categories. Meanwhile, the BCI in region E (Pahang) and F (Terengganu & Kelantan) decreased between 0.1 and 1.0 per cent for almost all categories of building.

The BCI in Kota Kinabalu and Sandakan increased between 0.1 and 0.6 per cent for almost all categories of building except for (R.C.) Piling in Kota Kinabalu which decreased by 0.1 per cent. However, the BCI in Tawau decreased 0.1 per cent for 2-4 Storey (R.C.) Building (Flat Roof), 2-4 Storey (R.C.) Building (Pitched Roof), Timber Building and Single Storey Steel Frame (Building).

The BCI in Kuching and Miri increased between 0.1 and 1.5 per cent for almost all building categories.

With steel bars:

The BCI for almost all region in Peninsular Malaysia increased between 0.1 and 2.1 per cent for almost all building categories except for 5 Storey and Above (R.C.) Building (For Accommodation) and 5 Storey and Above (R.C.) Building (For Office) in region D (Johor).

 The BCI in Kota Kinabalu and Sandakan increased between 0.2 and 3.4 per cent for almost all building categories. The BCI in Tawau decreased 0.1 per cent for 5 Storey and Above (R.C.) Building (For Accommodation), 5 Storey and Above (R.C.) Building (For Office) and Timber Building.

The BCI in Kuching and Miri increased between 0.1 and 1.8 per cent for almost all building categories.

Changes in Unit Price Indices (January 2021)

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

The full publication of the Special Release 2 (For Building and Structural Works), January 2021 can be downloaded through eStatistik portal.

 

 

Released By:

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

10 February  2021

Contact person:

Mohd Yusrizal Ab Razak 
Public Relation Officer
Strategic Communication and International Division
Department of Statistics, Malaysia
Tel : +603-8885 7942
Fax : +603-8888 9248
E-mail : yusrizal.razak[at]dosm.gov.my

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