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In 2017, Fixed Assets of Manufacturing was RM335.7 billion
In 2017 there were 2,214,883 employees in Manufacturing
The value of gross output rose 5.7 per cent per annum to RM1,275.8 billion in 2017

Monthly Manufacturing Statistics Malaysia, April 2019

Release Date : Tuesday 11, June 2019 1200



Malaysia’s Manufacturing sales grew by 6.8 per cent to RM69.9 billion

in April 2019

Malaysia’s Manufacturing sales grew by 6.8 per cent in April 2019 to register at RM69.9 billion as compared to RM65.5 billion reported a year ago. The year-on-year growth registered in sales value in April 2019 was driven by the increase in Non-Metallic Mineral Products, Basic Metal & Fabricated Metal Products (7.5%) and Electrical & Electronics Products (6.7%) and Petroleum, Chemical, Rubber & Plastic Products (5.8%).

Total employees engaged in the Manufacturing sector in April 2019 was 1,087,774 persons, an increase of 1.7 per cent or 18,364 persons as compared to 1,069,410 persons in April 2018. Salaries & wages paid amounted to RM3,995.3 million, went up 4.4 per cent or RM169.5 million in April 2019 as against the same month of the preceding year.

The sales value per employee grew by 5.0 per cent to record RM64,300 as compared with the same month in 2018. Meanwhile, the average salaries & wages per employee was RM3,673 in April 2019.

The sales value of the Manufacturing sector in the period January to April 2019 registered a growth of 6.2 per cent to RM280.6 billion as compared to the same period of 2018. The number of employees engaged during the period grew by 1.7 per cent to register 1,087,774 persons while salaries & wages paid posted an increase of 6.4 per cent to RM16.2 billion. The sales value per employee during the reference period rose by 4.5 per cent to record RM257,912.



Data for April 2019 is  provisional. The data will be updated based on the latest available figures and subsequently published in the May 2019 publication.


Released By:

 DrUzir_Mahidin       dr_uzir

11 JUNE 2019

Contact person:

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Strategic Communication and International Division
Department of Statistics, Malaysia
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Email : jpbkkp[at]dosm.gov.my