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Supply and Utilization Accounts Selected Agricultural Commodities, Malaysia 2013-2017

Release Date : Friday 30, November 2018 1200

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.

Crops

  • Fruits

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).

  • Vegetables

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).

Livestock

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).

Fisheries

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.

 

     

 

Released By:

DATO' SRI DR. MOHD UZIR MAHIDIN
CHIEF STATISTICIAN MALAYSIA
DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS, MALAYSIA
 DrUzir_Mahidin    Dr_Uzir

30 November 2018

 

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