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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, October 2018

Release Date : Wednesday 12, December 2018 1200

 

HIGHLIGHTS

Manufacturing sector registered a sales value of RM73.1 billion in October 2018

Malaysia’s October 2018 Manufacturing sales recorded a growth of  10.2 per cent, rising to  RM73.1 billion as compared to RM66.3 billion reported a year ago.

Year-on-year, the growth registered in sales value in October 2018 was due to the increase in Transport Equipment & Other Manufactures Products  (13.3%), Electrical and Electronics Products  (11.5%) and Petroleum, Chemical, Rubber and Plastic Products  (11.5%).

Total employees engaged in the Manufacturing sector in October 2018 was  1,076,377 persons, an increase of  2.2 per cent or  23,042 persons as compared to 1,053,335 persons in October 2017.

Salaries & wages paid rose  10.2 per cent or  RM359.9 million to record  RM3,901.6 million, thus registering an average salaries & wages per employee of  RM3,625 in October 2018.

Sales value per employee gained  7.8 per cent to record  RM67,889 as compared with the same month of the previous year.

 

*Notes:

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

 

Released By:

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

12 DECEMBER 2018


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Ho Mei Kei
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Strategic Communication and International Division
Department of Statistics, Malaysia
Tel : +603-8885 7942
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Email : mkho[at]dosm.gov.my

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