Malaysia’s Manufacturing sales grew by 5.3 per cent to RM70.6 billion in June 2019
Malaysia’s Manufacturing sales grew by 5.3 per cent in June 2019 to register at RM70.6 billion as compared to RM67.1 billion reported a year ago. The year-on-year growth registered in sales value in June 2019 was driven by the increase in Non-Metallic Mineral Products, Basic Metal & Fabricated Metal Products (7.4%), Petroleum, Chemical, Rubber & Plastic Products (5.5%) and Electrical & Electronics Products (4.0%).
Total employees engaged in the Manufacturing sector in June 2019 was 1,082,444 persons, an increase of 1.1 per cent or 11,668 persons as compared to 1,070,776 persons in June 2018. Salaries & wages paid amounted to RM3,977.5 million, went up 3.1 per cent or RM120.8 million in June 2019 as against the same month of the preceding year.
The sales value per employee grew by 4.2 per cent to record RM65,266 as compared with the same month in 2018. Meanwhile, the average salaries & wages per employee was RM3,675 in June 2019.
Sales value of the Manufacturing sector rose 6.3 per cent to RM210.3 billion in the second quarter 2019 as compared to 6.1 per cent registered in the previous quarter. The growth was supported by the increase in Transport Equipment & Other Manufactures Products (10.2%), Non-Metallic Mineral Products, Basic Metal & Fabricated Metal Products (7.3%) and Electrical & Electronics Products (5.7%). The number of employees and salaries & wages grew 1.1 per cent and 3.9 per cent respectively in the second quarter 2019.
Data for June 2019
DATO' SRI DR. MOHD UZIR MAHIDIN
CHIEF STATISTICIAN MALAYSIA
DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS MALAYSIA
9 AUGUST 2019
Rohaida binti Mohamad
Public Relation Officer
Strategic Communication and International Division
Department of Statistics, Malaysia
Tel : +603-8885 7942
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Email : rohaida.mohamad[at]dosm.gov.my