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In 2017, Fixed Assets of Manufacturing was RM335.7 billion
In 2017 there were 2,214,883 employees in Manufacturing
The value of gross output rose 5.7 per cent per annum to RM1,275.8 billion in 2017

Monthly Manufacturing Statistics Malaysia, January 2021

Release Date : Friday 12, March 2021 1200


Manufacturing sales continued to grow at 4.1 per cent in
January 2021


Malaysia’s Manufacturing sales in January 2021 stood at RM122.9 billion, grew 4.1 per cent as compared to previous year. The rise in sales value in January 2021 was driven by the increase in Food, Beverages & Tobacco Products (7.7%), Electrical & Electronics Products (6.4%) and Transport Equipment & Other Manufactures Products (5.5%). Meanwhile, on month-on-month basis, the sales value decreased 1.4 per cent.

Total employees engaged in the Manufacturing sector in January 2021 was 2,225,697 persons, a decrease of 2.4 per cent as compared to 2,280,951 persons in January 2020. Salaries & wages paid amounted to RM7,558.0 million, dropped by 1.4 per cent or RM105.6 million in January 2021 as against the same month of the preceding year.

The sales value per employee rose by 6.7 per cent to record RM55,213 as compared with the same month in 2020. Meanwhile, the average salaries & wages per employee was RM3,396 in January 2021.

The full publication of the Monthly Manufacturing Statistics, January 2021 can be downloaded through eStatistik portal.


Released By:

 DrUzir_Mahidin       dr_uzir

12 MARCH 2021

Contact person:

Mohd Yusrizal Ab Razak
Public Relation Officer
Strategic Communication and International Division
Department of Statistics, Malaysia
Tel : +603-8885 7942
Fax : +603-8888 9248
E-mail : yusrizal.razak[at]dosm.gov.my

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