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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 April 2011 (Updated: 09/06/2011)

Release Date : Thursday 09, June 2011 1201

PERFORMANCE IN APRIL 2011

1. SALES VALUE

The sales value of the Manufacturing sector in April 2011 continued to post a year-on-year double digit growth of 15.5% (RM6.7 billion) to record RM49.7 billion as compared to RM43.1 billion reported in April 2010. Month-on-month, the sales value, however, decreased by 5.9% or RM3.1 billion as compared with the preceding month. The sales value in March 2011 was a revised positive 14.4% year-on-year to record RM52.8 billion.

The year-on-year increase in the sales value during the current month as compared with the corresponding month of the previous year was generated by the growth in the sales value of 86 industries (74.1%) out of 116 industries covered in the survey. The five major industries whose sales value increased significantly were Manufacture of Refined Petroleum Products (55.7%), Manufacture of Other Basic Industrial Chemicals except Fertilizers and Nitrogen Compounds (33.0%), Manufacture of Semi- Conductor Devices (17.4%), Rubber Remilling and Latex Processing (50.8%), and Manufacture of Electronic Valves and Tubes and Printed Circuit Board (15.5%).

The decrease in the sales value during the current month as compared with the preceding month was the result in the drop of the sales value of 77 industries (66.4%) out of 116 industries covered in the survey. The five major industries whose sales value decreased were Manufacture of Refined Petroleum Products (9.9%), Manufacture of Television and Radio Receivers, Sound or Video Recording or Reproducing Apparatus, and Associated Goods (22.0%), Manufacture of Semi- Conductor Devices (11.6%), Manufacture of Other Basic Industrial Chemicals except Fertilizers and Nitrogen Compounds (14.1%), and Manufacture of Motor Vehicle (16.1%).

2. NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES

Total employees engaged in the Manufacturing sector in April 2011 was 1,029,240, an increase of 1,969 persons or 0.2% compared with the preceding month. Year- on- year, the number of workers employed also increased by 61,569 persons or 6.4%, as compared to 967,671 persons in April 2010. Total employees in March 2011 was a revised positive 7.4% year-on-year to record 1,027,271 workers.

3. SALARIES & WAGES

Salaries & wages paid in April 2011 increased 0.2% or RM5.2 million month-on-month to register RM2,311.6 million. The total amount paid in April 2011 also increased as compared with the corresponding month of the previous year, i.e. 6.9% or RM148.4 million. Salaries & wages paid in March 2011 was a revised positive 5.4% year-on-year to record RM2,306.4 million.

4. AVERAGE SALARIES & WAGES PER EMPLOYEE

Average salaries & wages paid per employee in April 2011 increased 0.1% month- on- month to register RM2,246. Average salaries & wages paid per employee in April 2011 also increased by 0.5% as compared with the corresponding month of the previous year. Average salaries & wages paid per employee in March 2011 was a revised negative 1.8% year-on-year to record RM 2,245.

5. PRODUCTIVITY

Productivity or average sales value per employee in April 2011 decreased 6.0% month-on-month to register RM48,310. Productivity in April 2011, however, increased by 8.5% as compared with the corresponding month of the previous year. Productivity in March 2011 was a revised positive 6.5% year-on-year to record RM51,414.

 

 

PERFORMANCE IN THE PERIOD JANUARY- APRIL, 2011

During January – April 2011, the sales value of the Manufacturing sector posted a double digit growth of 11.9% or RM20.6 billion to register RM193.6 billion. The number of employees engaged also increased by 6.4% or 61,569 to 1,029,240 persons. Cumulatively, productivity or average sales value per employee in this period increased by 5.2% to record RM188,068.

 

 


Note:

*1.The data are collected through the Monthly Manufacturing Survey. This survey covers 120 out of a total of 197 manufacturing industries, of which only 116 industries are published. Data for 20 industries are fully enumerated while for the remaining 96, only larger establishments above certain employment cut‑offs are covered. The main objective of this survey is to collect data on quantity produced of the main products of the Manufacturing sector, sales value, number of employees and salaries & wages paid.

2. The April 2011 data are provisional. The data would be updated based on the latest available figures and would be published in the May 2011 publication.

3. This report can be accessed through the website of the Department of Statistics, Malaysia (www.dosm.gov.my).