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Special Release 2 (For Building and Structural Works) April 2019

Release Date : Friday 10, May 2019 1200

Peninsular Malaysia

The Building Material Cost Index (BCI) (without steel bars and with steel bars) for almost all categories of building in all regions increased between 0.1 and 1.7 per cent in April 2019 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) for all categories of building in Kota Kinabalu, Sandakan and Tawau increased between 0.1 and 1.7 per cent in April 2019 except for (R.C.) Piling in Tawau decreased by 0.8 per cent as compared to the previous month.

Likewise, the BCI (with steel bars) for almost all categories of building in all regions increased between 0.1 and 1.7 per cent in April 2019. However, the BCI for 5 storey & above (R.C.) bulding (for accommodation) in Kota Kinabalu and Tawau decreased by 0.1 per cent during the same period. While, (R.C.) Piling in Kota Kinabalu and Tawau decreased by 0.6 and 0.9 per cent as compared to the previous month.

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 all categories of building in all regions increased between 0.1 and 0.6 per cent in April 2019 as compared to the previous month. However, the BCI (without steel bars) in Sibu remained unchange 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

 

Released By:
 

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

10 May 2019

 

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Department of Statistics, Malaysia
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