Manufacturing Sales registered RM61.5 billion in December 2016
The sales value of the Manufacturing sector in December 2016 recorded RM61.5 billion, an increase of 10.6% (RM5.9 billion) as compared to RM55.6 billion reported a year ago.
Total employees engaged in the Manufacturing sector in December 2016 was 1,032,897 persons, an increase of 0.6% or 5,853 persons as compared to 1,027,044 persons in December 2015.
Salaries & wages paid in December 2016 increased by 5.9% (RM193.8 million) to record RM3,454.5 million.
Productivity increased by 10.0% to record RM59,534 as compared with the same month of the previous year.
Data for December
THE OFFICE OF CHIEF STATISTICIAN MALAYSIA
DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS, MALAYSIA
10 FEBRUARY 2017
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