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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, March 2017

Release Date : Thursday 11, May 2017 1200

 

HIGHLIGHTS

Manufacturing Sales registered RM65.9 billion in March 2017

 

Malaysia’s March manufacturing sales recorded a strong growth of  13.6% (RM7.9 billion), rising to  RM65.9 billion as compared to RM58.0 billion reported a year ago.

Year-on-year, the significant increase in sales value in March 2017 was due to the increase in Electrical  and  Electronics  Products  (11.7%) Petroleum, Chemical, Rubber and Plastic Products  (17.9%) and Non-metallic Mineral Products, Basic Metal and Fabricated Metal  (10.1%). These three sub-sectors contributed 80.0% to the sales value of the manufacturing sector.

Total employees engaged in the Manufacturing sector in March 2017 was  1,046,040  persons, an increase of  2.1% or 21,865 persons as compared to 1,024,175 persons in March 2016.

Salaries & wages paid in March 2017 increased by  7.8% (RM248.4 million) to record  RM3,452.5 million.

Sales value per employee increased by  11.2% to record  RM63,008 as compared with the same month of the previous year.

 

*Notes:

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

 

Released By:

DR MOHD UZIR MAHIDIN
CHIEF STATISTICIAN MALAYSIA
DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS MALAYSIA

11 MAY 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