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In 2015, Fixed Assets of Manufacturing was RM296.8 billion
In 2015 there were 2,119,158 employees in Manufacturing
Manufacturing Sales value in 2015 was RM1,078.1 billion

Monthly Manufacturing Statistics Malaysia, April 2017

Release Date : Friday 09, June 2017 1200

 

HIGHLIGHTS

Manufacturing Sales registered RM60.5 billion in April 2017

Malaysia’s April manufacturing sales continues to record a strong growth of  15.6%, rising to RM60.5 billion as compared to RM52.3 billion reported a year ago.

Year-on-year, the significant increase in sales value in April 2017 was due to the  increase  in  Electrical  and  Electronics  Products  (17.3%) Petroleum, Chemical, Rubber and Plastic Products (18.2%) and Non-metallic Mineral Products, Basic Metal and Fabricated Metal (12.3%). These three sub-sectors contributed 80.1% to the sales value of the manufacturing sector.

Total employees engaged in the Manufacturing sector in April 2017 was  1,047,310 persons, an increase of  2.6% or 26,346 persons as compared to 1,020,964 persons in April 2016.

Salaries & wages paid in April 2017 increased by  10.5% (RM330.2 million) to record  RM3,472.3 million.

Sales value per employee increased by  12.7% to record  RM57,757 as compared with the same month of the previous year.

 

*Notes:

Data for April 2017  is  provisional. The data will be updated based on the latest available figures and subsequently published in the May 2017 publication.

 

Released By:

DR MOHD UZIR MAHIDIN
CHIEF STATISTICIAN MALAYSIA
DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS MALAYSIA

9 JUNE 2017

Contact person:

Ho Mei Kei
Public Relation Officer
Corporate and User Services Division
Department of Statistics, Malaysia
Tel : +603-8885 7942
Fax : +603-8888 9248
Email : mkho[at]stats.gov.my

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