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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, September 2017

Release Date : Thursday 09, November 2017 1200

 

HIGHLIGHTS

Manufacturing sector registered a sales value of RM65.4 billion in September 2017

Malaysia’s September manufacturing sales continues to record a strong growth of  10.6 per cent, rising to  RM65.4 billion as compared to RM59.1 billion reported a year ago.

Year-on-year, the significant increase in sales value in September 2017 was due to the increase in Electrical and Electronic Products (9.2%), Petroleum, Chemical, Rubber and Plastic Products (15.5%) and Non-metallic Mineral Products, Basic Metal and Fabricated Metal Products (6.9%). These three sub-sectors contributed 80.6 per cent to the sales value of the manufacturing sector.

Total employees engaged in the Manufacturing sector in September 2017 was  1,054,682 persons, an increase of  2.5 per cent or 25,943 persons as compared to 1,028,739 persons in September 2016.

Salaries & wages paid rose  10.0 per cent (RM325.2 million) to record  RM3,577.0 million, thus registering an average salaries & wages per employee of  RM3,392 in September 2017.

Sales value per employee gain  7.9 per cent to record  RM61,997 as compared with the same month of the previous year.

 

*Notes:

Data for September 2017  is  provisional. The data will be updated based on the latest available figures and subsequently published in the October 2017 publication.

 

Released By:

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

9 NOVEMBER 2017

Contact person:

Ho Mei Kei
Public Relation Officer
Corporate and User Services Division
Department of Statistics, Malaysia
Tel : +603-8885 7942
Fax : +603-8888 9248
Email : mkho[at]stats.gov.my

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