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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 May 2010 (Updated:08/07/2010)

Release Date : Wednesday 06, April 2011 1104

PERFORMANCE IN MAY 2010

1. SALES VALUE

The sales value of the Manufacturing sector in May 2010 continued to post a year-on-year double digit growth of 19.9% (RM7.31 billion) to record RM44.1 billion as compared to RM36.8 billion reported in May 2009. Month-on-month, the sales value also increased by 2.6% or RM1.12 billion as compared with the preceding month. The sales value in April 2010 was a revised positive 19.9% year-on-year to record RM43.0 billion.

The year-on-year increase in the sales value during the current month as compared with the corresponding month of the previous year was generated by the growth in the sales value of 68 industries (58.6%) out of 116 industries covered in the survey. The five major industries whose sales value increased significantly were Manufacture of Refined Petroleum Products (28.1%), Manufacture of Motor Vehicle (83.0%), Manufacture of Television and Radio Receivers, Sound or Video Recording or Reproducing Apparatus, and Associated Goods (40.0%), Manufacture of Basic Iron and Steel Products (50.1%), and Manufacture of Other Basic Industrial Chemicals except Fertilizers and Nitrogen Compounds (34.4%).

The increase in the sales value during the current month as compared with the preceding month was generated by the growth in the sales value of 49 industries (42.2%) out of 116 industries covered in the survey. The four major industries whose sales value increased were Manufacture of Refined Petroleum Products (11.9%), Manufacture of Other Basic Industrial Chemicals except Fertilizers and Nitrogen Compounds (19.2%), Manufacture of Semi- Conductor Devices (8.6%), and Manufacture of Television and Radio Receivers, Sound or Video Recording or Reproducing Apparatus, and Associated Goods (6.9%).

2. NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES

Total employees engaged in the Manufacturing sector in May 2010 was 976,297, an increase of 6,074 persons or 0.6% compared with the preceding month. Year- on- year, the number of workers employed also increased 44,597 persons or 4.8%, as compared to 931,700 persons in May 2009. Total employees in April 2010 was a revised positive 2.8% year-on-year to record 970,223 workers.

3. SALARIES & WAGES

Salaries & wages paid in May 2010 decreased 0.2% or RM4.6 million month-on-month to register RM2,166.7 million. The total amount paid in May 2010, however, increased as compared with the corresponding month of the previous year, i.e. 15.8% or RM296.1 million. Salaries & wages paid in April 2010 was a revised positive 18.1% year-on-year to record RM2,171.3 million.

4. PRODUCTIVITY

Productivity or average sales value per employee in May 2010 increased 2.0% month-on-month to register RM45,193. Productivity in May 2010 also increased by 14.4% as compared with the corresponding month of the previous year. Productivity in April 2010 was a revised positive 16.6% year-on-year to record RM44,322

PERFORMANCE IN THE PERIOD JANUARY- MAY, 2010

During January – May 2010, the sales value of the Manufacturing sector posted a double-digit growth of 22.3% or RM39.6 billion to register RM216.7 billion. The number of employees engaged also increased by 4.8% or 44,597 to 976,297 persons. Cumulatively, productivity or average sales value per employee in this period increased by 16.7% to record RM222,010.

 

Graph 1: Sales Value Of The Manufacturing Sector

Graph 2: Number Of Employees And Salaries & Wages In Manufacturing Sector

Table 1: Sales Value Of Manufacturing Industries ( Percentage Change From Preceding Month )

Table 2: Sales Value Of Manufacturing Industries ( Percentage Change From Corresponding Month Of Preceding Year )

 

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*1.The data are collected through the Monthly Manufacturing Survey. This survey covers 120 out of a total of 197 manufacturing industries, of which only 116 industries are published. Data for 20 industries are fully enumerated while for the remaining 96, only larger establishments above certain employment cut‑offs are covered. The main objective of this survey is to collect data on quantity produced of the main products of the Manufacturing sector, sales value, number of employees and salaries & wages paid.

2. The May 2010 data are provisional. The data would be updated based on the latest available figures and would be published in the June 2010 publication.

3. This report can be accessed through the website of the Department of Statistics, Malaysia (www.dosm.gov.my).