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In 2017, Fixed Assets of Manufacturing was RM335.7 billion
In 2017 there were 2,214,883 employees in Manufacturing
The value of gross output rose 5.7 per cent per annum to RM1,275.8 billion in 2017

Index Of Industrial Production, Malaysia May 2019

Release Date : Friday 12, July 2019 1200


Malaysia’s  Industrial Production Index (IPI) grew by 4.0  per cent  in May 2019

The Industrial Production Index (IPI) grew by 4.0 per cent  in May 2019 as compared with the same month of the previous year. The growth in May 2019 was driven by the increase in all indices: Electricity (5.7%), Manufacturing (4.2%) and Mining (3.0%).


The Manufacturing sector output rose by 4.2 per cent  in May 2019 as compared to May 2018 after recording a growth of 4.3 per cent in April 2019. The major sub-sectors contributing to the increase in May 2019 were Transport Equipment and Other Manufactures Products (6.9%), Electrical and Electronics Products (3.7%) and Petroleum, Chemical, Rubber and Plastic Products (3.2%).


The output of Mining sector increased by 3.0 per cent in May 2019 as compared to the same period of the previous year, which is the highest growth since September 2017. The growth was contributed by the Natural Gas index  (7.6%), while the Crude Oil index decreased by 2.0 per cent.


The Electricity sector output went up 5.7 per cent  in May 2019 as compared to May 2018.


The IPI of Malaysia for the period of January to May 2019 recorded a growth of  3.2 per cent as compared to the same period of the previous year. The increase was contributed by the growth in Electricity sector (5.8%) and Manufacturing sector (4.1%). Meanwhile, the Mining sector declined by 0.1 per cent.



Data for May 2019 is provisional. The data will be updated based on the latest available figures and subsequently published in the June 2019 publication.


Released By:

 DrUzir_Mahidin    Dr_Uzir

12 July 2019


Contact person:

Rohaida binti Mohamad 
Public Relation Officer
Strategic Communication and International Division
Department of Statistics, Malaysia
Tel : +603-8885 7942
Fax : +603-8888 9248
Email : rohaida.mohamad[at]dosm.gov.my