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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, Fourth Quarter 2017

Release Date : Friday 09, February 2018 1200

 

Performance of the construction sector.

The value of construction work done in the fourth quarter 2017 recorded a growth of  7.7 per cent year-on-year to record  RM35.1 billion (Q3 2017: RM34.5 billion).

The expansion in value of construction work done was driven by positive growth in all sub-sectors: Civil engineering  (18.4%), Special trades activities  (9.5%), Non-residential  buildings  (1.5%) and Residential buildings  (1.2%) sub-sector.

In terms of contributions, Civil engineering sub-sector continued to dominate the performance of value of construction work done with  38.8 per cent share, followed by Non-residential buildings  (28.8%), Residential buildings  (27.7%) and Special trades activities  (4.6%).

The private sector continued to propelled the construction activity with  63.3 per cent share  (RM22.2 billion) as compared to the public sector with  36.7 per cent share  (RM12.9 billion).

 

*Notes:

Data for fourth quarter 2017 is provisional. The data will be updated based on the latest available figures and subsequently published in the publication first quarter 2018.

 

Released By:

THE OFFICE OF CHIEF STATISTICIAN MALAYSIA
DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS, MALAYSIA
9 February 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]stats.gov.my

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