Manufacturing Sales registered RM61.2 billion in January 2017
The sales value of the Manufacturing sector in January 2017 recorded RM61.2 billion, an increase of 10.7% (RM5.9 billion) as compared to RM55.3 billion reported a year ago.
Total employees engaged in the Manufacturing sector in January 2017 was 1,044,346 persons, an increase of 1.4% or 14,193 persons as compared to 1,030,153 persons in January 2016.
Salaries & wages paid in January 2017 increased by 1.5% (RM49.3 million) to record RM3,300.3 million.
Productivity increased by 9.2% to record RM58,580 as compared with the same month of the previous year.
Data for January 2017
DR MOHD UZIR MAHIDIN
CHIEF STATISTICIAN MALAYSIA
DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS MALAYSIA
13 MARCH 2017
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