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2015, gross output in Real Estate Services sector was RM28.1 bil.
2015, number of workers in Accommodation sector was 130,765 persons
2014, Distributive Trade recorded sales value of RM951.3b

Index Of Distributive Trade Fourth Quarter 2014

Release Date : Tuesday 10, February 2015 1200

HIGHLIGHTS

Sub-sector
(2010=100)
Volume Index
Original % Change
YoY
Seasonally
Adjusted
% Change
QoQ
Index of Distributive Trade 133.6 8.1 133.3 2.1
Index of Wholesale Trade
137.5 7.2 136.8 2.0
Index of Retail Trade
134.5 9.8 133.8 3.5
Index of Motor Vehicles
122.8 6.7 124.0 -0.7

The volume index of Distributive Trade posted a growth of 8.1 per cent in the fourth quarter 2014 as against the same period of the previous year. The growth was underpinned by the increase in all indices; Retail Trade (9.8%), Wholesale Trade (7.2%) and Motor Vehicles (6.7%).

The seasonally adjusted index of Distributive Trade in the current quarter went up by 2.1 per cent as compared to the third quarter of 2014. The increase was driven by the Retail Trade (3.5%) and Wholesale Trade (2.0%).

*Notes:

  1. Data for fourth quarter 2014 is provisional. The data will be updated based on the latest available figures and subsequently published in the publication first quarter 2015.

Released By:

THE OFFICE OF CHIEF STATISTICIAN MALAYSIA
DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS, MALAYSIA
10 February 2015

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]