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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, October 2019

Release Date : Thursday 12, December 2019 1200



Malaysia’s Manufacturing sales grew by 2.2 per cent to RM74.6 billion in October 2019


Malaysia’s Manufacturing sales grew by 2.2 per cent in October 2019 to register at RM74.6 billion as compared to RM73.1 billion reported a year ago. The year-on-year growth was driven by the increase in Transport Equipment & Other Manufactures Products (6.8%), Non-Metallic Mineral Products, Basic Metal & Fabricated Metal Products (5.5%) and Electrical & Electronics Products (2.1%).

Total employees engaged in the Manufacturing sector in October 2019 was 1,086,908 persons, an increase of 1.0 per cent or 10,531 persons as compared to 1,076,377 persons in October 2018. Salaries & wages paid amounted to RM3,997.9 million, went up 2.5 per cent or RM96.3 million in October 2019 as against the same month of the preceding year.

The sales value per employee grew by 1.2 per cent to record RM68,680 as compared with the same month in 2018. Meanwhile, the average salaries & wages per employee was RM3,678 in October 2019.

The full publication of the Monthly Manufacturing Statistics, October 2019 can be downloaded through eStatistik portal.



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


Released By:

 DrUzir_Mahidin       dr_uzir

12 DECEMBER 2019


Contact person:

Rohaida binti Mohamad 
Public Relation Officer
Strategic Communication and International Division
Department of Statistics, Malaysia
Tel : +603-8885 7942
Fax : +603-8888 9248
Email : rohaida.mohamad[at]dosm.gov.my