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

Release Date : Friday 10, June 2016 1200

Peninsular Malaysia

The Building Material Cost Index (BCI) (without steel bars and with steel bars) by category of building in several regions showed changes in May 2016 except for timber building and piling which remained unchanged as compared to the previous month.

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

                       

 

Sabah

The Building Material Cost Index (BCI) (without steel bars and with steel bars) in Kota Kinabalu recorded increases in May 2016 as compared to the previous month.  Meanwhile, the BCI in Kota Kinabalu and Tawau remained unchanged from the previous month.

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 increases in May 2016 as compared to the previous month. Meanwhile, the BCI in Sibu remained unchanged from the previous month.

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 June 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 : [email protected]