This report presents statistics on the personal services and other activities that was compiled based on Economic Census undertaken in 2016 for reference year 2015. Personal services and other activities comprise activities of membership organisations; repair of computers and personal & household goods; and other personal service activities.
PERFORMANCE OF PERSONAL SERVICES AND OTHER ACTIVITIES
The results of the census showed that a total of 45,384 establishments operated in personal services and other activities compared to 36,729 establishments in 2010, increased by 8,655 establishments. The annual growth rate was 4.3 per cent.
Value of gross output generated by this services in 2015 was RM8.1 billion, increased by RM3.4 billion or 11.1 per cent per year. In line with value of gross output, the value added recorded an increase of annual growth is about 9.0 posted at RM3.9 billion.
Number of persons engaged in the personal services and other activities was 113,624 persons in 2015 compared to 95,490 persons in 2010, to register annual growth rate at 3.5 per cent. This services recorded a total of 74,503 persons as paid full-time employees with a percentage share of 65.6 per cent while working proprietor's & unpaid family workers 34,297 persons (30.2%) and paid part-time employees 4,824 persons (4.2%). Meanwhile, the total salaries & wages paid in 2015 was RM1.5 billion compared to RM1.0 billion in 2010 with annual growth rate of 9.8 per cent.
In 2015, there were 12,899 women-owned establishments in the personal services and other activities compared to 12,103 establishments in 2010 posted 1.3 per cent per year. It was accounted for 28.4 per cent of the total establishments in this services.
THE OFFICE OF CHIEF STATISTICIAN MALAYSIA
DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS, MALAYSIA
1 AUGUST 2017
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