Malaysia Manufacturing sales retained a double digit growth of
37.2 per cent in May 2021 to RM122.7 billion
Malaysia’s Manufacturing sales in May 2021 stood at RM122.7 billion, grew 37.2 per cent as compared to previous year. The rise in sales value in May 2021 was driven by the increase in Transport Equipment & Other Manufactures Products (59.5%), Petroleum, Chemical, Rubber & Plastic Products (48.7%) and Electrical & Electronics Products (31.0%). Meanwhile, on month-on-month basis, the sales value decreased 6.1 per cent.
Total employees engaged in the Manufacturing sector in May 2021 was 2,236,459 persons, an increase of 2.8 per cent as compared to 2,175,145 persons in May 2020. Salaries & wages paid amounted to RM7,415.7 million, increased by 6.4 per cent or RM447.8 million in May 2021 as against the same month of the preceding year.
The sales value per employee rose by 33.4 per cent to record RM54,875 as compared with the same month in 2020. Meanwhile, the average salaries & wages per employee was RM3,316 in May 2021.
The full publication of the Monthly Manufacturing Statistics, May 2021 can be downloaded through eStatistik portal.
DATO' SRI DR. MOHD UZIR MAHIDIN
CHIEF STATISTICIAN MALAYSIA
DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS MALAYSIA
12 JULY 2021
Mohd Yusrizal Ab Razak
Public Relation Officer
Strategic Communication and International Division
Department of Statistics, Malaysia
Tel : +603-8885 7942
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E-mail : yusrizal.razak[at]dosm.gov.my