This publication presents statistics on accommodation services which obtained from the Annual Economic Survey 2018 for reference year 2017. Accommodation services comprise hotels (including resort hotels); budget hotels; apartment hotels; chalets and rest houses, guest houses, hostels, bed & breakfast and camping grounds. The main statistics such as the value of gross output, value of intermediate input, value added, number of persons engaged, salaries & wages paid as well as value of fixed assets owned are also presented in this publication.
PERFORMANCE OF ACCOMMODATION SERVICES
The accommodation services recorded gross output value of RM15.8 billion in 2017 as compared to RM13.9 billion in 2015 with the annual growth rate value of 6.7 per cent. In line with the growth in the value of gross output, the value of intermediate input also increased by RM0.8 billion to record RM6.8 billion with the annual growth rate of 6.2 per cent, thus resulting a value added of RM9.0 billion for the year 2017. The number of persons engaged in this sector also recorded an increase of 3.3 per cent to 139,410 persons as compared to 130,675 persons in 2015. Meanwhile, the salaries & wages paid in 2017 amounted to RM3.5 billion as compared to RM3.0 billion in 2015.
In the period of 2015 to 2017, the gross output value of accommodation services increased 6.7 per cent per annum. W.P. Kuala Lumpur remained as the main contributor to the gross output value for accommodation services in 2017, with a value of RM4,137.4 million (26.1%) as compared to RM3,702.7 million in 2015. This was followed by Selangor and Pahang with the gross output value of RM2,279.0 million (14.4%) and RM1,433.0 million (9.1%) respectively.
The performance of value added by state in 2017 indicated that three states i.e. W.P. Kuala Lumpur, Selangor and Pahang as the main contributors to the value added of accommodation services. W.P. Kuala Lumpur recorded the highest value added of RM2,476.5 million with a share of 27.4 per cent, followed by Selangor with RM1,313.3 million (14.6%) and Pahang with RM759.9 million (8.4%). Collectively, the share of value added to accommodation services for these three states were RM4,549.7 million (50.4%).
NUMBER OF PERSONS ENGAGED AND CATEGORY OF WORKERS
Paid full-time employees recorded a total of 130,397 persons with a share of 93.5 per cent, as against paid part-time employees (5,985 persons; 4.3%), working owners proprietors and unpaid family workers (3,028 persons; 2.2%). Based on the total number of paid full-time employees, clerical and related occupations recorded a total number of workers of 55,853 persons (40.1%), followed by elementary occupations (47,828 persons; 34.3%) and manager, professional & researcher (16,881 persons; 12.1%).
DATO' SRI DR. MOHD UZIR MAHIDIN
CHIEF STATISTICIAN MALAYSIA
DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS, MALAYSIA
9 April 2019
Public Relation Officer
Strategic Communication and International Division
Department of Statistics, Malaysia
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