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In 2015, Fixed Assets of Manufacturing was RM296.8 billion
In 2015 there were 2,119,158 employees in Manufacturing
Manufacturing Sales value in 2015 was RM1,078.1 billion

Monthly Manufacturing Statistics Malaysia, September 2018

Release Date : Friday 09, November 2018 1200

 

HIGHLIGHTS

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.

 

*Notes:

Data for September 2018 is  provisional. The data will be updated based on the latest available figures and subsequently published in the October 2018 publication.

 

Released By:

DATO' SRI DR. MOHD UZIR MAHIDIN
CHIEF STATISTICIAN MALAYSIA
DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS MALAYSIA
 DrUzir_Mahidin       dr_uzir

9 NOVEMBER 2018


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Strategic Communication and International Division
Department of Statistics, Malaysia
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Email : mkho[at]dosm.gov.my

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