Malaysia's Manufacturing sales grew marginally 0.6 per cent in July 2021 to RM119.8 billion
Malaysia’s Manufacturing sales in July 2021 stood at RM119.8 billion, grew 0.6 per cent as compared to previous year. The rise in sales value in July 2021 was driven by Petroleum, Chemical, Rubber & Plastic Products (42.3%) and Food, Beverages & Tobacco Products (7.1%). Meanwhile, on month-on-month basis, the sales value decreased 3.6 per cent.
Total employees engaged in the Manufacturing sector in July 2021 was 2,210,084 persons, an increase of 0.8 per cent as compared to 2,192,260 persons in July 2020. Salaries & wages paid amounted to RM7,194.8 million, increased by 1.5 per cent or RM104.0 million in July 2021 as against the same month of the preceding year.
The sales value per employee decreased by 0.2 per cent to record RM54,222 as compared with the same month in 2020. Meanwhile, the average salaries & wages per employee was RM3,255 in July 2021.
The full publication of the Monthly Manufacturing Statistics, July 2021 can be downloaded through eStatistik portal.
DATO' SRI DR. MOHD UZIR MAHIDIN
CHIEF STATISTICIAN MALAYSIA
DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS MALAYSIA
10 SEPTEMBER 2021
Mohd Yusrizal Ab Razak
Public Relation Officer
Strategic Communication and International Division
Department of Statistics, Malaysia
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