Malaysia posted the highest ever growth of 72.5 per cent in April 2021 with Manufacturing sales value amounting to RM130.6 billion
Malaysia’s Manufacturing sales in April 2021 stood at RM130.6 billion, grew 72.5 per cent as compared to previous year. The rise in sales value in April 2021 was driven by the increase in Transport Equipment & Other Manufactures Products (332.4%), Electrical & Electronics Products (80.2%) and Petroleum, Chemical, Rubber & Plastic Products (49.1%). Meanwhile, on month-on-month basis, the sales value increased 2.9 per cent.
Total employees engaged in the Manufacturing sector in April 2021 was 2,235,004 persons, an increase of 3.0 per cent as compared to 2,169,473 persons in April 2020. Salaries & wages paid amounted to RM7,385.6 million, increased by 8.2 per cent or RM560.2 million in April 2021 as against the same month of the preceding year.
The sales value per employee rose by 67.4 per cent to record RM58,454 as compared with the same month in 2020. Meanwhile, the average salaries & wages per employee was RM3,304 in April 2021.
The full publication of the Monthly Manufacturing Statistics, April 2021 can be downloaded through eStatistik portal.
DATO' SRI DR. MOHD UZIR MAHIDIN
CHIEF STATISTICIAN MALAYSIA
DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS MALAYSIA
11 JUNE 2021
Mohd Yusrizal Ab Razak
Public Relation Officer
Strategic Communication and International Division
Department of Statistics, Malaysia
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