Manufacturing sector registered a sales value of RM67.1 billion in June 2018
Malaysia’s June manufacturing sales recorded a growth of 7.8 per cent, rising to RM67.1 billion as compared to RM62.3 billion reported a year ago.
Year-on-year, the significant increase in sales value in June 2018 was due to the increase in Electrical and Electronics Products (9.2%), Petroleum, Chemical, Rubber and Plastic Products (7.3%) and Non-Metallic Mineral Products, Basic Metal & Fabricated Metal Products (6.0%).
Total employees engaged in the Manufacturing sector in June 2018 was 1,070,776 persons, an increase of 2.2 per cent or 22,556 persons as compared to 1,048,220 persons in June 2017.
Salaries & wages paid rose 10.2 per cent (RM357.2 million) to record RM3,856.7 million, thus registering an average salaries & wages per employee of RM3,602 in June 2018.
Sales value per employee gain 5.5 per cent to record RM62,665 as compared with the same month of the previous year.
Data for June 2018
DATO' SRI DR. MOHD UZIR MAHIDIN
CHIEF STATISTICIAN MALAYSIA
DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS MALAYSIA
10 AUGUST 2018
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