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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, April 2018

Release Date : Monday 11, June 2018 1200

 

HIGHLIGHTS

Manufacturing sector registered a sales value of RM65.5 billion in April 2018

 

Malaysia’s April manufacturing sales recorded a growth of  8.2 per cent, rising to  RM65.5 billion as compared to RM60.5 billion reported a year ago.

Year-on-year, the significant increase in sales value in April 2018 was due to the  increase  in  Electrical  and  Electronics  Products  (13.9%), Petroleum, Chemical,  Rubber  and  Plastic  Products  (6.3%)  and  Food,  Beverages  and  Tobacco  Products  (6.4%).

Total employees engaged in the Manufacturing sector in April 2018 was  1,069,410 persons, an increase of  2.1 per cent or 22,100 persons as compared to 1,047,310 persons in April 2017.

Salaries & wages paid rose  10.2 per cent (RM353.5 million) to record  RM3,825.8 million, thus registering an average salaries & wages per employee of  RM3,577 in April 2018.

Sales value per employee gain  6.0 per cent to record  RM61,226 as compared with the same month of the previous year.

 

*Notes:

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

 

Released By:

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

11 JUNE 2018


Contact person:

Ho Mei Kei
Public Relation Officer
Strategic Communication and International Division
Department of Statistics, Malaysia
Tel : +603-8885 7942
Fax : +603-8888 9248
Email : mkho[at]dosm.gov.my

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