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Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by State, 2005-2006 (Update: 09/11/2009)
1. Data on Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by state was compiled in collaboration between EPU and Department of Statistics, with the advice of the consultant from the Asian Development Bank. The compilation was prepared based on the framework of SNA as recommended by the United Nations.
2. Presently, DOSM has finalised the GDP by state for year 2005 and 2006. The GDP for year 2007 is expected to be released by December 2009 and for the year 2008, by March 2010.
MAIN FINDINGS OF GDP BY STATE, 2006
1. Pulau Pinang recorded the highest economic growth, 9.9% in year 2006, followed by Negeri Sembilan (8.9%), WP Kuala Lumpur (8.9%), Melaka (8.4%), Kedah (7.5%), Pahang (6.8%), Terengganu (6.7%) and Perak (6.6%).
2. In year 2006, Selangor contributed 21.2% of the national GDP, followed by WP Kuala Lumpur (13.4%), Johor (9.8%), Sarawak (9.6%) and Pulau Pinang (8.7%). These states contributed 62.7% to the National GDP.
3. From the sectoral aspect or economic activity, the agriculture sector was led by Sabah and Sarawak, with the contribution of 20.5% and 19.8% respectively, followed by Johor (13.3%) and Pahang (11.3%). The subsectors of oil palm and forestry were the main contribution for Sabah and Sarawak. Johor contributed mainly on oil palm and food crops while Pahang on oil palm, forestry and food crops.
4. The manufacturing activity was centered to three main states which contributed 56.4% of total value added at national level. Selangor contributed 27.0%, Pulau Pinang (16.7%) and Johor (12.7%). The subsector of motor vehicles, transport equipment and subsector of radio, television & communication equipment were the two subsectors dominated the manufacturing sector in Selangor. While the manufacturing sector in Pulau Pinang was contributed by subsector of office, accounting & computing machinery and subsector of radio, television & communication equipment. For Johor the dominant subsector was manufacture of radio, television & communication equipment.
5. WP Kuala Lumpur (23.8%) and Selangor (22.6%) dominated the overall services sector, in line with their status as main trade centre equipped with various services centres in financial, communication and other related services for business.
6. GDP by state also showed that the state economic structure was varied and unique. The growth for national GDP was led by the services sector (52.0% from the total GDP) followed by manufacturing sector (30.9%). However, Pulau Pinang and Negeri Sembilan's contributions in manufacturing sector were higher than the services sector.
7. The growth of the economy in Pulau Pinang was led by the manufacturing sector. The contribution of manufacturing sector (56.5%) and services sector (39.3%) was more than 95% of the total GDP for the state.
8. The services sector contributed 88.5% to the GDP of WP Kuala Lumpur. The same scenario was seen for Kelantan (73.1%), WP Labuan (62.4%) and Perak (61.8%). For those states, contribution of services sector was higher than its contribution at the national level (52.0%).
9. For the construction sector, Selangor was the highest contributor (35.5%) followed by WP Kuala Lumpur (16.6%) and Johor (10.8%) whereby the three states made up 62.9% of the total sector.
10. WP Kuala Lumpur recorded the highest GDP per capita, at RM44,341, followed by Pulau Pinang (RM30,490), Sarawak (RM26,912) and WP Labuan (RM26,184). Kelantan recorded the lowest GDP per capita at RM6,012 compared with RM21,563 at the national level, followed by Kedah (RM10,386) and Sabah (RM10,921).
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|Table 2 :||GDP by State and Kind of Economy Activity, 2006|
|Table 3 :||GDP Per Capita by State at Current Prices, Annual Percentage Growth and Percentage Share to Malaysia GDP at Constant Year 2000 Prices|