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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 2018

Release Date : Tuesday 13, March 2018 1200

 

HIGHLIGHTS

Manufacturing sector registered a sales value of RM67.8 billion in January 2018

Malaysia’s January manufacturing sales continues to record a strong growth of 10.8 per cent, rising to RM67.8 billion as compared to RM61.2 billion reported a year ago.

Year-on-year, the significant increase in sales value in January 2018 was due to the increase in Electrical and Electronic Products (14.3%), Petroleum, Chemical, Rubber and Plastic Products (10.9%) and Non-metallic Mineral Products, Basic Metal and Fabricated Metal Products (8.1%). These three sub-sectors contributed 80.2 per cent to the sales value of the manufacturing sector.

Total employees engaged in the Manufacturing sector in January 2018 was 1,070,549 persons, an increase of 2.5 per cent or 26,203 persons as compared to 1,044,346 persons in January 2017.

Salaries & wages paid rose 13.3 per cent (RM439.7 million) to record RM3,740.0 million, thus registering an average salaries & wages per employee of RM3,494 in January 2018.

Sales value per employee gain 8.0 per cent to record RM63,292 as compared with the same month of the previous year.

 

*Notes:

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

 

Released By:

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

13 MARCH 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]stats.gov.my