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In 2010, Fixed Assets of Manufacturing was RM210.4 bil.
In 2014 there were 1,030,757 employees in Manufacturing
Manufacturing Sales value in 2014 was RM656.4 billion

Monthly Manufacturing Statistics Malaysia, May 2017

Release Date : Wednesday 12, July 2017 1200

 

HIGHLIGHTS

Manufacturing Sales registered RM61.9 billion in May 2017

Malaysia’s May manufacturing sales continues to record a strong growth of  19.5%, rising to  RM61.9 billion as compared to  RM51.8 billion reported a year ago.

Year-on-year,  the significant  increase  in  sales  value in May 2017 was due to the increase in Electrical and Electronics  Products  (24.0%) Petroleum, Chemical, Rubber and Plastic Products (20.5%) and Non-metallic Mineral Products, Basic Metal and Fabricated Metal  (13.3%). These three sub-sectors contributed 79.8% to the sales value of the manufacturing sector.

Total employees engaged in the Manufacturing sector in May 2017 was  1,051,923 persons, an increase of  2.7% or 27,164 persons as compared to 1,024,759 persons in May 2016.

Salaries & wages paid in May 2017 increased by 13.3%  (RM405.8 million)  to record  RM3,464.2 million.

Sales value per employee increased by  16.4% to record  RM58,863  as compared with the same month of the previous year.

 

*Notes:

Data for May 2017  is  provisional. The data will be updated based on the latest available figures and subsequently published in the June 2017 publication.

 

Released By:

DR MOHD UZIR MAHIDIN
CHIEF STATISTICIAN MALAYSIA
DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS MALAYSIA

12 JULY 2017

Contact person:

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

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