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 24Master of Arts in Human Resource Management (Preview)24 February 2018 (10 - 12pm)
 26Collective Bargaining & Collective Agreement - The Law & Practice26 - 27 February 2018
 07Certified Trainer On-The-Job Training7 - 9 March 2018

Key Statistics
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2014 2015 2016 2017p 2018f
Key Indicators*   
Population (million)30.631.031.632.132.9
Real GDP (% Growth) - 5.75.0 - 5.5
Per Capita Income (RM)34,83936,08737,79140,71342,777
Per Capita Income (USD)10,6459,2389.0968,906N/A
CPI (2010 = 100)110.5112.8115.2119.5N/A
CPI (% Growth) - 3.5
Labour Indicators*   
Labour Force ('000)14,26414,51814,667.814,892.3N/A
Labour Force Particpation Rate (%)67.667.967.767.8N/A
Employment ('000)13,85314,06814,163.714,380.8N/A
Unemployment Rate (%)
Layoffs (persons)25,91744,34337,699N/AN/A
Foreign Workers ('000)2,0732,135.01,866.41,751.8N/A
Labour Productivity Growth (%)
No. of Employers Implemented PLWS77,35278,96280,607N/AN/A
No. of Employees Enjoying Benefits
from PLWS ('000)
No. of Collective Agreements signed,
Peninsular Malaysia
Collective Agreements signed, Peninsular Malaysia
(workers covered, thousands)
Average Salary Increase**
Executive (%)5.535.975.555.555.53
Non Executive (%)5.435.445.515.445.42
Average Bonus Granted**
Executive (months)
Non Executive (months)1.921.701.971.812.02
Source: * Data compiled from BNM Annual Reports and Ministry of Human Resources, Malaysia
             ** MEF Salary Surveys

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