Selangor records highest value of construction work in Q1


KUALA LUMPUR: Selangor recorded the highest value of construction work in the first quarter of 2014 at RM5.97bil or 23.9% of all the states, indicating a pick-up in construction sector in the country.

The Statistics Department said Kuala Lumpur was second as with RM4bil or 16% of the total construction work; Johor at RM3.99bil (16%); Perak RM2.1bil (8.4%) while Sarawak accounted from RM1.65bil (6.6%).

"The contribution of these five states accounted for 70.9% of the total value of construction work done (at RM24.97bil)," it said.

The department said the RM24.97bil was a growth of 21.2% from the RM20.61bil a year ago and up 1.1% from RM24.69bil in the fourth quarter of 2013.

In Q1, 2014, the highest percentage share was contributed by civil engineering sub-sector which recorded 33.6%.

This was followed by non-residential buildings (32.2%), residential buildings (28.8%) and special trades (5.3%).

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