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Median monthly salaries & wages in 2020 decrease 15.6 per cent to RM2,062
Labour force in Malaysia increased 0.6% to 15.7 million persons in 2020
Female LFPR recorded at 55.3 per cent in 2020

Labour Market Information

Labour Market Review, Second Quarter 2022

Labour market situation throughout the second quarter of 2022 had encouraged more demand in the economy, hence had stimulated the increase in labour demand and subsequently increased the number of employed persons and reduced unemployment as reported in Labour Market Review, Second Quarter 2022. This report also features an article entitled “Construction Sector: A Review of the Labour Market Situation".

Release Date : Friday 19, August 2022 1200

Labour Productivity of Second Quarter 2022

Malaysia’s labour productivity per employment rose 5.5 per cent in tandem with the expansion of the country’s GDP at 8.9 per cent.

Release Date : Thursday 18, August 2022 1200

Employment Statistics Second Quarter 2022

During the second quarter of 2022, total jobs in the economic sector were 8.619 million jobs, expanded by 3.2 per cent as compared to 8.352 million jobs in Q2 2021. The rate of filled jobs decreased to 97.8 per cent to record 8.427 million filled jobs in this quarter (Q2 2021: 97.9%), whereas the rate of job vacancies increased marginally by 0.1 percentage point registering 2.2 per cent (Q2 2021: 2.1%) with 191 thousand job vacancies (Q2 2021: 178 thousand). The number of jobs created increased at a faster pace to 29.4 thousand as compared to 16.2 thousand in the second quarter of 2021. Analysing the quarter-on-quarter performance, the number of jobs created continued to rise from 25.8 thousand to 29.4 thousand during this quarter. For the record, the number of jobs created in this quarter was the highest number recorded during the pandemic period.

Release Date : Wednesday 10, August 2022 1200

Graduates Statistics 2021

In 2021, the number of graduates in Malaysia increased by 4.7 per cent to record 5.61 million persons (2020: 5.36 million persons). The number of graduates in the labour force which encompassed of employed and unemployed rose 4.6 per cent to 4.77 million persons (2020: 4.56 million persons). Meanwhile, graduates’ labour force participation rate (GLFPR) remained as in the previous year at 85.0 per cent.

Release Date : Wednesday 27, July 2022 1200

Labour Force Survey Report, Malaysia, 2021

HEALTHIER GROWTH OF MALAYSIA’S LABOUR FORCE IN 2021 FOLLOWING CONTINUOUS RESUMPTIONS OF ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL ACTIVITIES AMID TARGETED CONTAIMENT MEASURES TO MANAGE THE UNCERTAIN OF CURRENT HEALTH CRISIS

Release Date : Wednesday 27, April 2022 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