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Environmental protection expenditures by industry in Malaysia 2014: RM2.2 billion
2015, emission of pollutants to the atmosphere from motor vehicles: 2.1 million tones
2015, volume of water supplied in Malaysia: 16,159 million litres per day
2015, the scheduled waste generated in Malaysia: 2.9 million tonnes
In 2015, a forested area in Malaysia was 18.3 million hectares

Report on The Survey of Environmental Protection Expenditure, Malaysia 2013

Release Date : Tuesday 01, July 2014 1200

Main Indicators

A total of RM2,321.4 million was spent on environmental protection in 2012. Operating expenditure accounted for 63.1 per cent (RM1,463.9 million) of the total environmental protection expenditures. The rest was capital expenditure.

Chart 1: Principal statistics of environmental protection expenditure, 2012



There were four types of environmental protection expenditures i.e. expenditure for environmental media, waste management, environmental assessment & audit and environmental charges expenditure as well as other environmental protection expenditures. Expenditure for environmental media surpassed all types of expenditure amounting to RM1,647.9 million (71.0%).

Number of establishments with environmental protection expenditure

Environmental Protection Expenditure Survey (PPPMAS) 2013 covers a total of 7,601 establishments in the agriculture, forestry & fisheries; mining & quarrying; manufacturing; construction and services sectors.

Publication: Report on The Survey of Environmental Protection Expenditure, Malaysia 2013

Released By:

1 July 2014

Contact person:

Norrita binti Amran
Public Relation Officer
Corporate and User Services Division
Department of Statistics, Malaysia
Tel : +603-8885 7942
Fax : +603-8888 9248
Email : [email protected]