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Value of construction work done edged 12.8% in 2014
Civil engineering value reached RM32.7 billion in 2014
Selangor recorded 1/4 of construction value 2014

Quarterly Construction Statistics, Second Quarter 2018

Release Date : Friday 10, August 2018 1200

 


Performance of construction sector

The value of construction work done in the second quarter 2018 recorded a moderate growth of 5.3 per cent year-on-year to record RM35.6 billion (Q1 2018: RM37.1 billion).

The expansion in value of construction work done was driven by positive growth in Civil engineering sub-sector with 23.6 per cent and Special trades activities sub-sector with 12.6 per cent. However, the Residential buildings and Non-residential sub-sector declined to 7.6 per cent and 4.8 per cent respectively.

In terms of contributions, Civil engineering sub-sector continued to dominate the performance of value of construction work done with 41.7 per cent share, followed by Non-residential buildings (28.2%), Residential buildings (25.0%) and Special trades activities (5.1%).

The private sector continued to propelled the construction activity with 56.4 per cent share (RM20.1 billion) as compared to the public sector with 43.6 per cent share (RM15.5 billion).
 

 

*Notes:

Data for second quarter 2018 is provisional. The data wil be updated based on the latest available figures and subsequently published in the publication third quarter 2018.

 

Released By:

DATO' SRI DR. MOHD UZIR MAHIDIN
CHIEF STATISTICIAN MALAYSIA
DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS, MALAYSIA
 DrUzir_Mahidin    Dr_Uzir

10 August 2018

 

Contact person:

Ho Mei Kei
Public Relation Officer
Strategic Communication and International Division
Department of Statistics, Malaysia
Tel : +603-8885 7942
Fax : +603-8888 9248
Email : mkho[at]dosm.gov.my

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