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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 2017

Release Date : Thursday 10, August 2017 1200

 

Performance of the construction sector.

The value of construction work done in the second quarter 2017 recorded double digit growth of 11.2 per cent year-on-year to record RM33.8 billion (Q1 2017: RM35.1 billion). The expansion in value of construction work done was driven by positive growth in all sub-sectors: Civil engineering (19.3%), Special trades activities (11.6%), Non-residential  buildings (9.7%) and Residential buildings (3.8%) sub-sector.

In terms of contributions, Civil engineering sub-sector continued to dominate the performance of value of construction work done with 35.5 per cent share, followed by Non-residential buildings (31.2%), Residential buildings (28.5%) and Special trades activities (4.8%).

The private sector continued to propelled the construction activity with 63.8 per cent share (RM21.6 billion) as compared to the public sector with 36.2 per cent share (RM12.2 billion).

 

*Notes:

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

 

Released By:

THE OFFICE OF CHIEF STATISTICIAN MALAYSIA
DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS, MALAYSIA
10 August 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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