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Construction sector recorded value of gross output RM204.4 billion in 2017
Value of gross output for civil engineering sub-sector was RM63.7 billion in 2017
In 2017 1,330,266 persons engaged in construction sector

Quarterly Construction Statistics, First Quarter 2022

Release Date : Wednesday 11, May 2022 1200

HIGHLIGHTS

Value of construction work done contracted 6.1 per cent to RM29.5 billion in the first quarter 2022

The value of construction work done in the first quarter 2022 continued improving at -6.1 per cent (Q4 2021: -12.9%) year-on-year basis, amounting to RM29.5 billion (Q4 2021: RM27.6 billion).

For the first quarter of 2022, Special trades activities subsector continued a double digit growth of 24.1 per cent whereas the Non-residential buildings subsector recorded an increase of 4.2 per cent in the value of construction work done. Meanwhile, the growth of Residential buildings and Civil engineering contracted by 11.9 per cent and 15.5 per cent respectively (Q4 2021: -18.2% and -20.3%).

The Department of Statistics Malaysia also reports that in the first quarter of 2022, the Civil engineering subsector remained dominant as the main contributor to the value of construction work done with  35.1 per cent share. Besides that, Non-residential buildings subsector contributed 30.4 per cent while Residential buildings and Special trades activities contributed 24.2 per cent and 10.2 per cent respectively.

The report also stated that the private sector grew 3.2 per cent with 60.7 per cent share of total value of construction work done (RM17.9 billion) as compared to the public sector continued improving to -17.6 per cent (Q4 2021: -18.8%) with 39.3 per cent share of total value of construction work done (RM11.6 billion).

 

The full publication of the Quarterly Construction Statistics, First Quarter 2022 can be downloaded through eStatistik portal.

 

Released By:

THE OFFICE OF CHIEF STATISTICIAN MALAYSIA
DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS MALAYSIA

 

11 MAY 2022

 

Contact person:

Mohd Yusrizal Ab Razak 
Public Relation Officer
Strategic Communication and International Division
Department of Statistics, Malaysia
Tel : +603-8885 7942
Fax : +603-8888 9248
E-mail : yusrizal.razak[at]dosm.gov.my

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