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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 March 2010 (Updated:11/05/2010)

Release Date : Wednesday 06, April 2011 1110

PERFORMANCE IN MARCH 2010

1. SALES VALUE

The sales value of the Manufacturing sector in March 2010 continued to post a year-on-year double digit growth of 27.7% (RM10.1 billion) to record RM46.6 billion as compared to RM36.5 billion reported in March 2009. Month-on-month, the sales value also increased by 16.0% or RM6.4 billion as compared with the preceding month. The sales value in February 2010 was a revised positive 16.8% year-on-year to record RM40.1 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 88 industries (75.9%) out of 116 industries covered in the survey. The five major industries whose sales value increased significantly were Manufacture of Refined Petroleum Products (36.0%), Manufacture of Other Basic Industrial Chemicals except Fertilizers and Nitrogen Compounds (75.3%), Manufacture of Television and Radio Receivers, Sound or Video Recording or Reproducing Apparatus, and Associated Goods (47.8%), Manufacture of Motor Vehicle (55.5%), and Manufacture of Electronic Valves and Tubes and Printed Circuit Boards (35.4%).

The increase in the sales value during the current month as compared with the preceding month was the result in the growth of the sales value of 105 industries (90.5%) out of 116 industries covered in the survey. The five major industries whose sales value increased were Manufacture of Refined Petroleum Products (32.9%), Manufacture of Electronic Valves and Tubes and Printed Circuit Boards (28.7%), Manufacture of Semi- Conductor Devices (9.8%), Manufacture of Computer and Computer Peripherals (10.4%), and Manufacture of Television and Radio Receivers, Sound and Video Recording or Reproducing Apparatus, and Associated Goods (14.6%).

2. NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES

Total employees engaged in the Manufacturing sector in March 2010 was 962,833, an increase of 10,644 persons or 1.1% compared with the preceding month. Year- on- year, the number of workers employed also increased 8,407 persons or 0.9%, as compared to 954,426 persons in March 2009. Total employees in February 2010 was a revised negative 1.7% year-on-year to record 952,189 workers.

3. SALARIES & WAGES

Salaries & wages paid in March 2010 increased 0.6% or RM13.5 million month-on-month to register RM2,176.1 million. The total amount paid in March 2010 also increased as compared with the corresponding month of the previous year, i.e. 17.9% or RM331.2 million. Salaries & wages paid in February 2010 was a revised positive 14.6% year-on-year to record RM2,162.6 million.

4. PRODUCTIVITY

Productivity or average sales value per employee in March 2010 increased 14.8% month-on-month to register RM48,388. Productivity in March 2010 also increased by 26.6% as compared with the corresponding month of the previous year. Productivity in February 2010 was a revised positive 18.8% year-on-year to record RM42,163.

PERFORMANCE IN THE PERIOD JANUARY- MARCH, 2010

During January – March 2010, the sales value of the Manufacturing sector posted a double-digit growth of 24.5% or RM25.6 billion to register RM130.1 billion. The number of employees engaged also increased by 0.9% or 8,407 to 962,833 persons. Cumulatively, productivity or average sales value per employee in this period increased by 23.4% to record RM135,127.

 

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

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