Manufacturing sector registered a sales value of RM71.8 billion in November 2018
Malaysia’s November 2018 Manufacturing sales recorded a growth of 7.7 per cent, rising to RM71.8 billion as compared to RM66.6 billion reported a year ago.
Year-on-year, the growth registered in sales value in November 2018 was due to the increase in Transport Equipment & Other Manufactures Products (11.6%), Petroleum, Chemical, Rubber and Plastic Products (10.9%) and Electrical and Electronics Products (7.2%).
Total employees engaged in the Manufacturing sector in November 2018 was 1,075,925 persons, an increase of 2.0 per cent or 21,220 persons as compared to 1,054,705 persons in November 2017.
Salaries & wages paid rose 9.0 per cent or RM316.6 million to record RM3,846.6 million, thus registering an average salaries & wages per employee of RM3,575 in November 2018.
Sales value per employee gained 5.6 per cent to record RM66,709 as compared with the same month of the previous year.
Data for November 2018
DATO' SRI DR. MOHD UZIR MAHIDIN
CHIEF STATISTICIAN MALAYSIA
DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS MALAYSIA
11 JANUARY 2019
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]dosm.gov.my