Malaysia’s Manufacturing sales grew by 5.2 per cent to RM76.1 billion in December 2019
Malaysia’s Manufacturing sales grew by 5.2 per cent in December 2019 to register at RM76.1 billion as compared to RM72.3 billion reported a year ago. The year-on-year growth was driven by the increase in Transport Equipment & Other Manufactures Products (7.7%), Petroleum, Chemical, Rubber and Plastic Products (5.9%) and Electrical & Electronics Products (2.7%).
Total employees engaged in the Manufacturing sector in December 2019 was 1,090,614 persons, an increase of 1.4 per cent or 14,979 persons as compared to 1,075,635 persons in December 2018. Salaries & wages paid amounted to RM4,329.2 million, went up 4.2 per cent or RM173.7 million in December 2019 as against the same month of the preceding year.
The sales value per employee grew by 3.7 per cent to record RM69,757 as compared with the same month in 2018. Meanwhile, the average salaries & wages per employee was RM3,970 in December 2019.
The sales value of the Manufacturing sector in the year 2019 registered a growth of 5.0 per cent to RM866.0 billion as compared to the same period of 2018. The number of employees engaged during the period grew by 1.4 per cent to register 1,090,614 persons while salaries & wages paid posted an increase of
4.3 per cent to RM48.4 billion. The sales value per employee during the reference period rose by 3.6 per cent to record RM794,065.
The full publication of the Monthly Manufacturing Statistics, December 2019 can be downloaded through eStatistik portal.
Data for December 2019
DATO' SRI DR. MOHD UZIR MAHIDIN
CHIEF STATISTICIAN MALAYSIA
DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS MALAYSIA
7 FEBRUARY 2020
Mohd Yusrizal Ab Razak
Public Relation Officer
Strategic Communication and International Division
Department of Statistics, Malaysia
Tel : +603-8885 7942
Fax : +603-8888 9248
Email : yusrizal.razak[at]dosm.gov.my