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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 2014

Release Date : Tuesday 10, February 2015 1200

Performance of Construction Sector, Fourth Quarter 2014

The total value of construction work done in the fourth quarter 2014 recorded a growth of 9.7 per cent year-on-year to RM27.1 billion. The quarter-on-quarter percentage change showed a highly increase of 7.1 per cent as compared to the previous quarter as shown in Table A.
 

Chart A portrays the annual percentage change (YoY) for the fourth quarter 2011 to the fourth quarter of 2014. As shown in the chart, the construction sector recorded a positive growth since the fourth quarter of 2011.
 

Construction activity by type

In the fourth quarter of 2014, the highest percentage share was contributed by construction of non-residential buildings sub-sector which recorded 34.6 per cent. This was followed by civil engineering sub-sector (30.6%), residential buildings (29.7%), and special trades (5.1%) as shown in Table B.
 

Value of construction work done by location of project

In the current quarter, Selangor continued to record the highest value of construction work done at RM6.63 billion or 24.5 per cent among the states. This was followed by Johor, RM4.47 billion (16.5 %); Wilayah Persekutuan at RM4.27 billion (15.8 %); Sarawak, RM2.32 billion (8.6 %) and Pulau Pinang, RM1.73 billion (6.4 %). The contribution of these five states accounted for 71.8 per cent of the total value of construction work done as shown in Chart B.
 

Construction by project owner

In terms of construction activity by project owner, private sector continued to dominate with share of 70.0 per cent in the third quarter of 2014 as shown in Table C. Chart D shows the trend of construction activity by project owner.
 

 
*Notes:

Data for  fourth quarter 2014 is provisional. The data wil be updated based on the latest available figures and subsequently published in the publication first quarter 2015.
 

Released By:

THE OFFICE OF CHIEF STATISTICIAN MALAYSIA
DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS, MALAYSIA
10 February 2015

Contact person:

Norrita binti Amran
Public Relation Officer
Corporate and User Services Division
Department of Statistics, Malaysia
Tel : +603-8885 7942
Fax : +603-8888 9248
Email : [email protected]