16 from 33 selected agricultural commodities recorded self-sufficiency ratio (SSR) of more than 100 per cent in 2017
Selected agricultural commodities are divided into three categories namely crops (fruits and vegetables), livestock and fisheries. In 2017, a total of 33 agricultural commodities were covered and 16 of them recorded self-sufficiency ratio (SSR) more than 100 per cent.
Seven (7) out of 13 fruits recorded SSR more than 100 per cent. Watermelon with 151.7 per cent recorded the highest SSR followed by papaya (143.6%) and starfruit (136.0%). Per capita consumption (PCC) of coconut was the highest (19.4 kg/year) followed by banana (10.0 kg/year), pineapple (7.6 kg/year) and durian (6.4 kg/year).
Six (6) vegetables recorded SSR more than 100 per cent namely spinach, lady’s finger, long bean, brinjal, cucumber and tomato. PCC of round cabbage was the highest (5.4 kg/year) followed by mustard (4.4 kg/year), tomato (3.9 kg/year) and cucumber (2.3 kg/year).
SSR of chicken/duck egg (113.7%) was the highest followed by poultry meat (98.2%) and pork (92.1%) while mutton recorded the lowest SSR of 10.7 per cent. Poultry meat recorded the highest PCC of 52.0 kilogrammes per year followed by chicken/duck egg (22.2 kg/year) and pork (16.3 kg/year).
Cuttlefish recorded the highest SSR (104.8%) while mackerel was the lowest (82.9%). However, PCC of mackerel (5.2 kg/year) was the highest among other fisheries followed by shrimp (3.9 kg/year) and tuna (2.5 kg/year). Crab recorded the lowest PCC at 0.4 kilogrammes per year.
DATO' SRI DR. MOHD UZIR MAHIDIN
CHIEF STATISTICIAN MALAYSIA
DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS, MALAYSIA
30 November 2018
Ho Mei Kei
Public Relation Officer
Strategic Communication and International Division
Department of Statistics, Malaysia
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