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Special Release 2 (For Building and Structural Works) September 2016

Release Date : Monday 10, October 2016 1200

Peninsular Malaysia

The Building Material Cost Index (BCI) (without steel bars and with steel bars) by category of building in all regions showed increases in September 2016 except for (R.C.) piling building category in region B-Perak (-0.1%) and F-Eastern (-0.2%) compared to the previous month.

The unit price index of building materials that showed changes in September 2016 compared to the previous month are as follows:

                                   

 

Sabah

The Building Material Cost Index (BCI) (without steel bars and with steel bars) in all regions in Sabah recorded increases for several categories of buildings in September 2016, except for single storey steel frame (building) (-0.1%) and single storey steel frame (tower only) (-0.3%) in Kota Kinabalu which showed decreases as compared to August 2016. 

Changes in unit price index 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 Kuching and Miri showed decreases for several categories of buildings in September 2016. In contrast, the BCI in Sibu recorded increases in almost all categories of buildings as compared to August 2016.

Changes in unit price index for building materials by region in Sarawak are as follows:

           

 

Notes:

R.C. = Reinforced Concrete
 
*Regions:


A = Pulau Pinang, Kedah dan 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 October 2016


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