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

Release Date : Monday 11, September 2017 1200

Peninsular Malaysia

The Building Material Cost Index (BCI) (without steel bars and with steel bars) in all regions showed a decrease in August 2017 as compared to the previous month except the BCI (with steel bar) for (R.C.) piling building category increased in region A-Northern, B-Perak, C-Central and F-Eastern.

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

                                                 

 

Sabah

The Building Material Cost Index (BCI) (without steel bars and with stell bars) in Sabah recorded increases for almost all categories of building in Kota Kinabalu and Sandakan in August 2017. In contrast, the BCI in Tawau showed decreases as compared to the previous month.

The changes in the unit price indices for 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) in Sarawak showed increases for almost all categories of building in Kuching and Miri in August 2017. While, the BCI in Sibu remained unchanged 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
11 September 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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