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

Release Date : Wednesday 10, March 2021 1200

Performance Review – Indices (February 2021)

Without steel bars:

As compared to the previous month, the BCI for almost all region in Peninsular Malaysia increased between 0.1 and 1.9 per cent for almost all building categories. Meanwhile, the BCI in region B (Perak) and E (Pahang) decreased between 0.1 and 2.0 per cent for almost all categories of building.

The BCI in Kota Kinabalu increased between 0.1 and 3.8 per cent for almost all building categories. Meanwhile, the BCI in Sandakan decreased between 0.1 and 0.4 per cent for almost all categories of building. The BCI in Tawau recorded a decrease of 0.1 per cent for 5 Storey and Above (R.C.) Building (For Office) and (R.C.) Piling.

The BCI in Kuching increased between 0.2 and 0.8 per cent for almost all building categories except for (R.C.) Piling that recorded a decrease of 0.4 per cent. The BCI in Sibu increased 0.1 per cent for 2-4 Storey (R.C.) Building (Flat Roof). Meanwhile, the BCI in Miri increased between 0.4 and 1.7 per cent for almost all building categories.

With steel bars:

The BCI for almost all region in Peninsular Malaysia increased between 0.1 and 2.6 per cent for almost all building categories. However, the BCI in region B (Perak) recorded a decrease between 0.3 and 0.4 per cent for almost all categories of building except for Timber Building and Timber Piling where each registered an increase of 1.7 per cent and 1.9 per cent.

The BCI in all region in Sabah increased between 0.1 and 3.9 per cent for almost all building categories.

The BCI in all region in Sarawak increased between 0.1 and 1.6 per cent for almost all building categories.

Changes in Unit Price Indices (February 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), February 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 March 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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