Manufacturing sector registered a sales value of RM70.0 billion in July 2018
Malaysia’s July manufacturing sales recorded a growth of 9.6 per cent, rising to RM70.0 billion as compared to RM63.9 billion reported a year ago.
Year-on-year, the significant increase in sales value in July 2018 was due to the increase in Electrical and Electronics Products (12.0%), Petroleum, Chemical, Rubber and Plastic Products (7.3%) and Transport Equipment & Other Manufactures Products (17.3%).
Total employees engaged in the Manufacturing sector in July 2018 was 1,075,163 persons, an increase of 2.0 per cent or 20,570 persons as compared to 1,054,593 persons in July 2017.
Salaries & wages paid rose 10.1 per cent (RM355.8 million) to record RM3,874.9 million, thus registering an average salaries & wages per employee of RM3,604 in July 2018.
Sales value per employee gain 7.5 per cent to record RM65,115 as compared with the same month of the previous year.
Data for July 2018
DATO' SRI DR. MOHD UZIR MAHIDIN
CHIEF STATISTICIAN MALAYSIA
DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS MALAYSIA
7 SEPTEMBER 2018
Ho Mei Kei
Public Relation Officer
Strategic Communication and International Division
Department of Statistics, Malaysia
Tel : +603-8885 7942
Fax : +603-8888 9248
Email : mkho[at]dosm.gov.my