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Value of construction work done edged 12.8% in 2014
Civil engineering value reached RM32.7 billion in 2014
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Quarterly Construction Statistics, Third Quarter 2017

Release Date : Thursday 09, November 2017 1200

 

Performance of the construction sector.

The value of construction work done in the third quarter 2017 recorded a growth of  8.1 per cent year-on-year to record  RM34.5 billion (Q2 2017: RM33.8 billion). The expansion in value of construction work done was driven by positive growth in all sub-sectors: Civil engineering (18.0%), Special trades activities (10.5%), Non-residential  buildings (2.8%) and Residential buildings (1.6%) sub-sector.

In terms of contributions, Civil engineering sub-sector continued to dominate the performance of value of construction work done with  38.1 per cent share, followed by Non-residential buildings (29.2%), Residential buildings (28.2%) and Special trades activities (4.5%).

The private sector continued to propelled the construction activity with  62.6 per cent share (RM21.6 billion) as compared to the public sector with  37.4 per cent share (RM12.9 billion).

 

*Notes:

Data for third quarter 2017 is provisional. The data will be updated based on the latest available figures and subsequently published in the publication fourth quarter 2017.

 

Released By:

THE OFFICE OF CHIEF STATISTICIAN MALAYSIA
DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS, MALAYSIA
9 November 2017

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 : mkho[at]stats.gov.my

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