Manufacturing Sales registered RM55.9 billion in August 2016
The sales value of the Manufacturing sector in August 2016 recorded RM55.9 billion, a decrease of 0.6% (RM0.3 billion) as compared to RM56.2 billion reported a year ago.
Total employees engaged in the Manufacturing sector in August 2016 was 1,028,091 persons, an increase of 0.2% or 1,548 persons as compared to 1,026,543 persons in August 2015.
Salaries & wages paid in August 2016 increased by 6.8% (RM203.2 million) to record RM3,191.2 million.
Productivity decreased by 0.7% to record RM54,356 as compared with the same month of the previous year.
THE OFFICE OF CHIEF STATISTICIAN MALAYSIA
DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS, MALAYSIA
12 OCTOBER 2016
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