Manufacturing sector registered a sales value of RM70.8 billion in September 2018
Malaysia’s September 2018 Manufacturing sales recorded a growth of 8.2 per cent, rising to RM70.8 billion as compared to RM65.4 billion reported a year ago.
Year-on-year, the growth registered in sales value in September 2018 was due to the increase in Electrical and Electronics Products (9.1%), Petroleum, Chemical, Rubber and Plastic Products (10.4%) and Non-Metallic Mineral Products, Basic Metal & Fabricated Metal Products (5.1%).
Total employees engaged in the Manufacturing sector in September 2018 was 1,074,292 persons, an increase of 1.9 per cent or 19,610 persons as compared to 1,054,682 persons in September 2017.
Salaries & wages paid rose 9.1 per cent or RM326.3 million to record RM3,903.3 million, thus registering an average salaries & wages per employee of RM3,633 in September 2018.
Sales value per employee gained 6.3 per cent to record RM65,875 as compared with the same month of the previous year.
Data for September 2018
DATO' SRI DR. MOHD UZIR MAHIDIN
CHIEF STATISTICIAN MALAYSIA
DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS MALAYSIA
9 NOVEMBER 2018
Ho Mei Kei
Public Relation Officer
Strategic Communication and International Division
Department of Statistics, Malaysia
Tel : +603-8885 7942
Fax : +603-8888 9248
Email : mkho[at]dosm.gov.my