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Labour Market Information

Labour Market Review, First Quarter 2021

With adoption of targeted health containment measure in managing the public health crisis at the beginning of 2021, the labour market in Q1 2021 experienced modest short-term recovery as reported in Labour Market Review, First Quarter 2021. This report also features an article entitled 'The Other Side of The Coin: Outside Labour Force and Its Potential'.

Release Date : Friday 21, May 2021 1200

Labour Productivity of First Quarter 2021

Malaysia’s labour productivity as measured by value added per hour worked rebounded to 0.4 per cent in the first quarter of 2021.

Release Date : Thursday 20, May 2021 1200

Employment Statistics First Quarter 2021

During the first quarter of 2021, total jobs in the economic sector fell by 130 thousand from 8,567 thousand jobs to 8,437 thousand as compared to the first quarter of 2020. The rate of filled jobs also decreased to 97.9 per cent (8,260 thousand) this quarter (Q1 2020: 98.1%; 8,401 thousand). Meanwhile, the rate of job vacancies in this quarter were 2.1 per cent (178 thousand), increased by 0.2 percentage points from 1.9 per cent (166 thousand) in Q1 2020.

Release Date : Monday 10, May 2021 1200

Salaries & Wages Survey Report, Malaysia, 2019

The median monthly salaries & wages recorded an increase from RM2,308 to RM2,442 (5.8%). Meanwhile, the mean monthly salaries & wages increased from RM3,087 to RM3,224 (4.4%) within the same period.

Release Date : Thursday 17, September 2020 1200

Graduates Statistics 2019

In 2019, 83.5 per cent of the 5.29 million graduates in Malaysia were in the labour force while 16.5 per cent are outside labour force. Graduates Labour Force Participation Rate (LFPR) decreased 0.1 percentage points in 2019 (83.5%) from 2018 (83.6%).

Release Date : Thursday 16, July 2020 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