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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 2010 (Updated: 09/09/2010)

Release Date : Wednesday 06, April 2011 1057

PERFORMANCE IN JULY 2010

1. SALES VALUE

The sales value of the Manufacturing sector in July 2010 continued to post a year-on-year growth of 9.3% (RM3.9 billion) to record RM45.7 billion as compared to RM41.8 billion reported in July 2009. Month-on-month, the sales value also increased by 1.5% or RM691.3 million as compared with the preceding month. The sales value in June 2010 was a revised positive 14.1% year-on-year to record RM45.0 billion.

The year-on-year increase in the sales value during the current month as compared with the corresponding month of the previous year was generated by the growth in the sales value of 70 industries (60.3%) out of 116 industries covered in the survey. The five major industries whose sales value increased significantly were Manufacture of Motor Vehicle (118.3%), Manufacture of Television and Radio Receivers, Sound or Video Recording or Reproducing Apparatus, and Associated Goods (37.1%), Manufacture of Refined Petroleum Products (8.5%), Manufacture of Electronic Valves and Tubes and Printed Circuit Boards (19.0%), and Manufacture of Plastics in Primary Form and of Synthetic Rubber (39.6%).

The increase in the sales value during the current month as compared with the preceding month was generated by the growth in the sales value of 74 industries (63.8%) out of 116 industries covered in the survey. The four major industries whose sales value increased were Manufacture of Motor Vehicles (13.2%), Manufacture of Refined Petroleum Products (2.5%), Manufacture of Television and Radio Receivers, Sound or Video Recording or Reproducing Apparatus, and Associated Goods (4.1%), and Manufacture of Semi- Conductor Devices (1.8%).

2. NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES

Total employees engaged in the Manufacturing sector in July 2010 was 988,118, an increase of 5,358 persons or 0.5% compared with the preceding month. Year- on- year, the number of workers employed also increased 53,862 persons or 5.8%, as compared to 934,256 persons in July 2009. Total employees in June 2010 was a revised positive 5.4% year-on-year to record 982,760 workers.

3. SALARIES & WAGES

Salaries & wages paid in July 2010 increased 0.2% or RM3.9 million month-on-month to register RM2,210.7 million. The total amount paid in July 2010 also increased as compared with the corresponding month of the previous year, i.e. 10.5% or RM210.9 million. Salaries & wages paid in June 2010 was a revised positive 11.3% year-on-year to record RM2,206.8 million.

4. PRODUCTIVITY

Productivity or average sales value per employee in July 2010 increased 1.0% month-on-month to register RM46,202. Productivity in July 2010 also increased by 3.4% as compared with the corresponding month of the previous year. Productivity in June 2010 was a revised positive 8.3% year-on-year to record RM45,750.

 

PERFORMANCE IN THE PERIOD JANUARY- JULY, 2010

During January – July 2010, the sales value of the Manufacturing sector posted a double-digit growth of 19.0% or RM49.1 billion to register RM307.4 billion. The number of employees engaged also increased by 5.8% or 53,862 to 988,118 persons. Cumulatively, productivity or average sales value per employee in this period increased by 12.5% to record RM311,134.

 

Graph 1: Sales Value Of The Manufacturing Sector

Graph 2: Number Of Employees And Salaries & Wages In Manufacturing Sector

Table 1: Sales Value Of Manufacturing Industries (Percentage Change From Preceding Month)

Table 2: Sales Value Of Manufacturing Industries (Percentage Change From Corresponding Month Of Preceding Year)

 

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*1.The data are collected through the Monthly Manufacturing Survey. This survey covers 120 out of a total of 197 manufacturing industries, of which only 116 industries are published. Data for 20 industries are fully enumerated while for the remaining 96, only larger establishments above certain employment cut‑offs are covered. The main objective of this survey is to collect data on quantity produced of the main products of the Manufacturing sector, sales value, number of employees and salaries & wages paid.

2. The July 2010 data are provisional. The data would be updated based on the latest available figures and would be published in the August 2010 publication.

3. This report can be accessed through the website of the Department of Statistics, Malaysia (www.dosm.gov.my).