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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, First Quarter 2018

Release Date : Thursday 10, May 2018 1200

 

Performance of the construction sector.

The value of construction work done in the first quarter 2018 recorded a moderate growth of 5.9 per cent year-on-year to record RM37.1 billion (Q4 2017: RM35.1 billion).

The expansion in value of construction work done was driven by positive growth in Civil engineering sub-sector with 19.5 per cent and Special trades activities sub-sector with 8.6 per cent. However, the Non-residential and Residential buildings sub-sector declined to 1.2 per cent and 3.4 per cent respectively.

In terms of contributions, Civil engineering sub-sector continued to dominate the performance of value of construction work done with 39.6 per cent share, followed by Non-residential buildings (28.8%), Residential buildings (26.6%) and Special trades activities (5.0%).

The private sector continued to propelled the construction activity with 60.9 per cent share (RM22.6 billion) as compared to the public sector with 39.1 per cent share (RM14.5 billion).

 

*Notes:

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

 

Released By:

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