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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, January 2019

Release Date : Thursday 14, March 2019 1200

 

HIGHLIGHTS

Malaysia’s Manufacturing sales grew 7.0 per cent in January 2019 to RM72.5 billion

Malaysia’s January 2019 Manufacturing sales posted an increase of  7.0 per cent, rising to  RM72.5 billion as compared to RM67.8 billion reported a year ago. The growth was supported by the increase in Petroleum, Chemical, Rubber and Plastic Products (9.2%), Transport Equipment & Other Manufactures Products (7.7%) and Electrical and Electronics Products (6.3%).

Total employees engaged in the Manufacturing sector in January 2019 was  1,091,560 persons, an increase of  2.0 per cent or  21,011 persons as compared to 1,070,549 persons in January 2018.

Salaries & wages paid rose  8.9 per cent or  RM332.7 million to record  RM4,072.7 million, thus registering an average salaries & wages per employee of  RM3,731 in January 2019.

Sales value per employee grew by  4.9 per cent to record  RM66,392 as compared with the same month of the previous year.

 

*Notes:

Data for January 2019 is  provisional. The data will be updated based on the latest available figures and subsequently published in the February 2019 publication.

 

Released By:

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

14 MARCH 2019


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Email : mkho[at]dosm.gov.my

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