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Median monthly salaries & wages in 2020 decrease 15.6 per cent to RM2,062
Labour force in Malaysia increased 0.6% to 15.7 million persons in 2020
Female LFPR recorded at 55.3 per cent in 2020

Labour Market Information

Labour Market Review, Third Quarter 2021

Malaysia’s labour market situation has yet to return to the pre-pandemic level in Q3 2021 albeit posting better quarter-on-quarter performance as the country went through the four-phase exit strategy from the pandemic as reported in Labour Market Review, Third Quarter 2021. This report also features two articles entitled 'Sticky Wages: An evidence in Malaysia’s Manufacturing Sector' and 'Developing the Labour Market Information Analytics Platform (LMIAP)'.

Release Date : Friday 19, November 2021 1200

Labour Productivity of Third Quarter 2021

Malaysia’s labour productivity in the third quarter of 2021 as measured by value added per hour worked recorded marginal declined of 0.6 per cent.

Release Date : Thursday 18, November 2021 1200

Employment Statistics Third Quarter 2021

During Q3 2021, total jobs in economic sector dropped by 0.8 per cent, recorded a total of 8,406 thousand jobs as compared to Q3 2020. The rate of filled jobs remained at 97.9 per cent with a record of 8,231 thousand jobs this quarter. Based on the year-on-year performance, the rate of job vacancies remained at 2.1 per cent recorded 174 thousand vacancies (Q3 2020: 179 thousand). In fact, comparing with the last quarter, the rate of job vacancies also remained the same.

Release Date : Thursday 11, November 2021 1200

Graduates Statistics 2020

In 2020, 85.0 per cent of the 5.36 million graduates in Malaysia were in the labour force while 15.0 per cent are outside labour force. Graduates Labour Force Participation Rate (LFPR) increased 1.5 percentage points in 2020 (85.0%) from 2019 (83.5%).

Release Date : Tuesday 27, July 2021 1200

Employment and Salaries & Wages Statistics 2018

This publication presents the Employment and Salaries & Wages Statistics obtained from Annual Economic Survey 2018 for reference year 2017 covers employees working in the formal private sector in Malaysia. In this publication, the Employment and Salaries & Wages Statistics are analysed from various dimensions.

Release Date : Monday 30, December 2019 1800