Performance Review – Indices (May 2022)
Without steel bars:
BCI without steel bars, all regions in Peninsular Malaysia posted increases of between 5.4 and 14.6 per cent for almost all building categories. The building category that recorded the highest increase was 5 Storey and Above (Reinforced Concrete) Building (For Office) for Peninsular Malaysia was in Pahang, followed by 5 Storey and Above (R.C.) Building (for Office) in Terengganu & Kelantan. Meanwhile, BCI without steel bars in Sabah and Sarawak increased between 4.9 and 12.0 per cent for almost all building categories.
With steel bars:
The BCI with steel bars for all areas in Peninsular Malaysia, Sabah and Sarawak showed increases for all building categories. The category of buildings that recorded the highest increase in Peninsular Malaysia was 5 Storey and Above (Reinforced Concrete) Building (For Office) in Perak, followed by 5 Storey and Above (R.C.) Building (For Accommodation) in Selangor, WP Kuala Lumpur, Melaka & Negeri Sembilan. The building category that recorded the highest increase in Sabah was for Single Storey Steel Frame (Tower Only) in Kota Kinabalu. Meanwhile, in Sarawak, the highest increase by building category was recorded for Reinforced Concrete Piling in Miri.
Changes in Unit Price Indices (May 2022)
The changes in unit price indices of building materials by top three (3) region are shown in Table 1.
The full publication of the Special Release 2 (For Building and Structural Works), May 2022 can be downloaded through eStatistik portal.
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