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Labour Market Information

Labour Productivity Fourth Quarter 2017*New

Malaysia’s labour productivity grew 3.6 per cent (Q3 2017: 4.1%) at RM85,031 in the fourth quarter of 2017. During this quarter, Malaysia’s economy expanded 5.9 per cent (Q3 2017: 6.2%) while employment rose 2.2 per cent (Q3 2017: 2.0%).

For the year 2017, labour productivity increased 3.6 per cent (2016: 3.5%) with a value of RM81,039 (2016: RM78,244). In line with the expansion of value added at 5.9 per cent (2016: 4.2%), employment increased 2.2 per cent (2016: 0.7%).

Release Date : Thursday 22, February 2018 1200

Employment And Salaries & Wages Statistics 2016

Based on the Economic Census 2016, there were 8.7 million persons working in the formal private sector as compared to 6.9 million persons in 2010. It showed an increase of 25.7 per cent growth with 4.7 per cent average growth rate. The total salaries & wages paid for all sectors in Malaysia in 2015 amounted to RM245.69 billion, as compared to RM154.10 billion in 2010 with annual average growth rate of 9.8 per cent.

Release Date : Tuesday 19, December 2017 1700