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In 2017, Fixed Assets of Manufacturing was RM335.7 billion
In 2017 there were 2,214,883 employees in Manufacturing
The value of gross output rose 5.7 per cent per annum to RM1,275.8 billion in 2017

Monthly Manufacturing Statistics Malaysia, February 2019

Release Date : Thursday 11, April 2019 1200



Malaysia’s Manufacturing sales grew by 5.5 per cent to RM65.8 billion in February 2019

Malaysia’s Manufacturing sales grew by 5.5 per cent in February 2019 to register at RM65.8 billion as compared to RM62.3 billion reported a year ago. The increase was driven by the growth registered in Transport Equipment and Other Manufactures Products (9.1%), Electrical and Electronics Products (5.7%) and Petroleum, Chemical, Rubber and Plastic Products (4.8%).

Total employees engaged in the Manufacturing sector in February 2019 was 1,087,120 persons, an increase of 2.0 per cent or 21,271 persons as compared to 1,065,849 persons in February 2018. Salaries & wages paid amounted to RM4,028.6 million, went up 7.2 per cent or RM269.8 million in February 2019 as against the same month of the preceding year.

The sales value per employee grew by 3.4 per cent to record RM60,487 as compared with the same month in 2018. Meanwhile, the average salaries & wages per employee was RM3,706 in February 2019.



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


Released By:

 DrUzir_Mahidin       dr_uzir

11 APRIL 2019

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Department of Statistics, Malaysia
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