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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 January 2010 (Updated:11/03/2010)

Release Date : Wednesday 06, April 2011 1121

PERFORMANCE IN JANUARY 2010

1. SALES VALUE

The sales value of the Manufacturing sector in January 2010 posted a year-on-year double digit growth of 28.8% (RM9.7 billion) to record RM43.3 billion as compared to RM33.6 billion reported in January 2009. Month-on-month, the sales value also increased marginally by 0.3% or RM125.5 million as compared with the preceding month. The sales value in December 2009 was a revised positive 15.9% year-on-year to record RM43.2 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 76 industries (65.5%) out of 116 industries covered in the survey. The five major industries whose sales value increased significantly were Manufacture of Semi- Conductor Devices (54.4%), Manufacture of Television and Radio Receivers, Sound or Video Recording or Reproducing Apparatus, and Associated Goods (70.6%), Manufacture of Other Basic Industrial Chemicals except Fertilizers and Nitrogen Compounds (60.5%), Manufacture of Electronic Valves and Tubes and Printed Circuit Boards (29.4%), and Manufacture of Refined Petroleum Products (7.4%).

The month-on-month 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 75 industries (64.7%) out of 116 industries covered in the survey. The five major industries whose sales value increased were Manufacture of Computer and Computer Peripherals (7.3%), Manufacture of Motor Vehicles (16.1%), Manufacture of Other Basic Industrial Chemicals except Fertilizers and Nitrogen Compounds (10.5%), Manufacture of Basic Iron and Steel Products (3.1%), and Manufacture of Television and Radio Receivers, Sound and Video Recording or Reproducing Apparatus, and Associated Goods (1.3%).

 

2. NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES

Total employees engaged in the Manufacturing sector in January 2010 was 949,872, an increase of 6,286 persons or 0.7% compared with the preceding month. Year- on- year, the number of workers employed, however, decreased 37,082 persons or 3.8%, as compared to 986,954 persons in January 2009. Total employees in December 2009 was a revised negative 4.9% year-on-year to record 943,586 workers.

 

3. SALARIES & WAGES

Salaries & wages paid in January 2010 increased 0.4% or RM8.3 million month-on-month to register RM2,145.4 million. The total amount paid in January 2010 also increased as compared with the corresponding month of the previous year, i.e. 12.5% or RM238.7 million. Salaries & wages paid in December 2009 was a revised negative 0.9% year-on-year to record RM2,137.1 million.

4. PRODUCTIVITY

Productivity or average sales value per employee in January 2010 decreased 0.4% month-on-month to register RM45,612. Productivity in January 2010, however, increased by 33.8% as compared with the corresponding month of the previous year. Productivity in December 2009 was a revised positive 21.9% year-on-year to record RM45,783.

 

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 January 2010 data are provisional. The data would be updated based on the latest available figures and would be published in the February 2010 publication.

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