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Labour Market Information

Labour Market Review, Second Quarter 2021

Better year-on-year labour market situation was observed in Malaysia during Q2 2021 due to low base numbers in Q2 2020. However, escalation of COVID-19 cases hindered short-term labour market recovery as reported in Labour Market Review, First Quarter 2021. This report also features three articles entitled 'Exploring the Relationship Between Investment of Fixed Assets and the Labour Market', 'Special Study on the Personnel of Short-Term Employment Programme' and 'The Impact of Full Closure of Social and Economic Sector on Labour Demand: A Quick Survey'.

Release Date : Thursday 19, August 2021 1200

Labour Productivity of Second Quarter 2021

In the second quarter of 2021, Malaysia’s labour productivity as measured by value added per hour worked fell by 12.8 per cent.

Release Date : Wednesday 18, August 2021 1200

Employment Statistics Second Quarter 2021

During the second quarter of 2021, total jobs in the economic sector fell by 31 thousand from 8,383 thousand jobs to 8,352 thousand as compared to the second quarter of 2020. The rate of filled jobs remained at 97.9 per cent to record 8,174 thousand filled jobs. Meanwhile, the rate of job vacancies in this quarter were 2.1 per cent (178 thousand), increased by 0.1 percentage points from 2.0 per cent (170 thousand) in Q2 2020.

Release Date : Thursday 12, August 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