In the first quarter of 2018, Malaysia’s labour productivity grew 3.0 per cent (RM80,440) after registering 3.8 per cent (RM85,281) in Q4 2017. During this quarter, Malaysia’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) expanded 5.4 per cent (Q4 2017: 5.9%) while employment increased 2.3 per cent (Q4 2017: 2.0%).
Release Date : Friday 25, May 2018 1200
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