Malaysia’s Manufacturing sales grew by 6.0 per cent to RM74.2 billion in July 2019
Malaysia’s Manufacturing sales grew by 6.0 per cent in July 2019 to register at RM74.2 billion as compared to RM70.0 billion reported a year ago. The year-on-year growth registered in sales value in July 2019 was driven by the increase in Non-Metallic Mineral Products, Basic Metal & Fabricated Metal Products (7.4%), Petroleum, Chemical, Rubber & Plastic Products (5.9%) and Electrical & Electronics Products (5.8%).
Total employees engaged in the Manufacturing sector in July 2019 was 1,088,616 persons, an increase of 1.3 per cent or 13,453 persons as compared to 1,075,163 persons in July 2018. Salaries & wages paid amounted to RM4,006.8 million, went up 3.4 per cent or RM131.9 million in July 2019 as against the same month of the preceding year.
The sales value per employee grew by 4.7 per cent to record RM68,193 as compared with the same month in 2018. Meanwhile, the average salaries & wages per employee was RM3,681 in July 2019.
Data for July 2019
DATO' SRI DR. MOHD UZIR MAHIDIN
CHIEF STATISTICIAN MALAYSIA
DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS MALAYSIA
11 SEPTEMBER 2019
Rohaida binti Mohamad
Public Relation Officer
Strategic Communication and International Division
Department of Statistics, Malaysia
Tel : +603-8885 7942
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Email : rohaida.mohamad[at]dosm.gov.my