Manufacturing sales grew 2.1 per cent in November 2020,
remained positive for the sixth consecutive month
Malaysia’s Manufacturing sales in November 2020 stood at RM119.9 billion, grew 2.1 per cent as compared to previous year. The rise in sales value in November 2020 was driven by the increase in Transport Equipment & Other Manufactures Products (10.5%), Electrical & Electronics Products (5.3%) and Food, Beverages & Tobacco Products (5.1%). Meanwhile, on month-on-month basis, the sales value decreased 1.7 per cent.
Total employees engaged in the Manufacturing sector in November 2020 was 2,195,488 persons, a decrease of 2.2 per cent as compared to 2,245,373 persons in November 2019. Salaries & wages paid amounted to RM7,190.3 million, dropped by 1.3 per cent or RM91.8 million in November 2020 as against the same month of the preceding year.
The sales value per employee rose by 4.5 per cent to record RM54,599 as compared with the same month in 2019. Meanwhile, the average salaries & wages per employee was RM3,275 in November 2020.
The full publication of the Monthly Manufacturing Statistics, November 2020 can be downloaded through eStatistik portal.
DATO' SRI DR. MOHD UZIR MAHIDIN
CHIEF STATISTICIAN MALAYSIA
DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS MALAYSIA
11 JANUARY 2021
Mohd Yusrizal Ab Razak
Public Relation Officer
Strategic Communication and International Division
Department of Statistics, Malaysia
Tel : +603-8885 7942
Fax : +603-8888 9248
E-mail : yusrizal.razak[at]dosm.gov.my