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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, August 2018

Release Date : Thursday 11, October 2018 1200

 

HIGHLIGHTS

Manufacturing sector registered a sales value of RM70.4 billion in August 2018

Malaysia’s August manufacturing sales recorded a growth of  8.1 per cent, rising to  RM70.4 billion as compared to RM65.1 billion reported a year ago.

Year-on-year, the significant increase in sales value in August 2018  was  due  to  the  increase  in  Electrical and Electronics Products  (9.3%), Petroleum, Chemical, Rubber and Plastic Products  (7.7%) and Transport Equipment & Other Manufactures Products (10.1%).

Total employees engaged in the Manufacturing sector in August 2018 was  1,074,099 persons, an increase of  1.9 per cent or 19,617 persons as compared to 1,054,482 persons in August 2017.

Salaries & wages paid rose  9.7 per cent (RM343.1 million) to record  RM3,872.7 million, thus registering an average salaries & wages per employee of  RM3,606 in August 2018.

Sales value per employee gained  6.1 per cent to record  RM65,528 as compared with the same month of the previous year.

 

*Notes:

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

 

Released By:

DATO' SRI DR. MOHD UZIR MAHIDIN
CHIEF STATISTICIAN MALAYSIA
DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS MALAYSIA
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11 OCTOBER 2018


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