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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, July 2018

Release Date : Friday 07, September 2018 1200

 

HIGHLIGHTS

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.

 

*Notes:

Data for July 2018 is  provisional. The data will be updated based on the latest available figures and subsequently published in the August 2018 publication.

 

Released By:

DATO' SRI DR. MOHD UZIR MAHIDIN
CHIEF STATISTICIAN MALAYSIA
DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS MALAYSIA
 DrUzir_Mahidin       dr_uzir

7 SEPTEMBER 2018


Contact person:

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

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