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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 2017

Release Date : Monday 11, September 2017 1200

 

HIGHLIGHTS

Manufacturing sector registered a sales value of RM63.9 billion in July 2017

Malaysia’s July manufacturing sales continues to record a strong growth of  22.2 per cent, rising to  RM63.9 billion as compared to RM52.3 billion reported a year ago.

Year-on-year, the significant increase in sales value in July 2017 was due to the increase  in  Electrical  and  Electronics  Products  (27.6%) Petroleum, Chemical, Rubber and Plastic Products (24.0%) and Non-metallic Mineral Products,  Basic Metal  and Fabricated Metal Products (10.2%). These three sub-sectors contributed 80.4 per cent to the sales value of the manufacturing sector.

Total employees engaged in the Manufacturing sector in July 2017 was  1,054,593 persons, an increase of  2.9 per cent or 29,770 persons as compared to 1,024,823 persons in July 2016.

Salaries & wages paid rose  11.3 per cent (RM356.4 million) to record  RM3,519.1 million, thus registering an average salaries & wages per employee of  RM3,337 in July 2017.

Sales value per employee gain  18.7 per cent to record  RM60,563 as compared with the same month of the previous year.

 

*Notes:

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

 

Released By:

DR MOHD UZIR MAHIDIN
CHIEF STATISTICIAN MALAYSIA
DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS MALAYSIA

11 SEPTEMBER 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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