Supply and Utilization Accounts (SUA) of Selected Agricultural Commodities, Malaysia, shows statistics on production, exports and imports; indicators of self-sufficiency ratio (SSR), import dependency ratio (IDR) and per capita consumption (PCC) for selected agricultural commodities. These statistics and indicators are important indicators to the national agriculture situation, particularly in determining sufficient food supply security.
SSR explains the extent to which a country's supply of agricultural commodities to meet domestic demands. SSR that reaches 100 percent or more indicates production is sufficient to meet domestic needs. IDR explains a country's dependence on imports of agricultural commodities to meet domestic needs. The higher IDR shows the more supply of agricultural commodities to be imported. PCC refers to the amount of food consumed by each person per year.
The followings are important highlight of SSR, IDR and PCC in 2013 and 2014 comprising of selected crops, livestock and fisheries.
In 2014, SSR for rice was 71.6 per cent as compared to 71.7 per cent in 2013. Selected fruits of pineapple, watermelon, rambutan, durian, mangosteen and jackfruit recorded SSR above 100 per cent. Meanwhile, selected vegetables that recorded SSR above 100 per cent were tomato, cucumber, brinjal, long bean, lady’s finger and spinach. For selected livestock, only chicken/duck egg recorded SSR above 100 per cent and two selected fisheries namely shrimp and cuttlefish also recorded SSR above 100 per cent.
In 2014, the following agricultural commodities showed increases in IDR as compared to 2013:
ii. Livestock: beef, mutton, pork and poultry meat
iii. Fisheries: tuna and crab
PCC for rice in 2014 was 78.6 kilogrammes per year as compared to 78.8 kilogrammes per year in 2013. The following agricultural commodities showed increases in PCC as compared to 2013:
ii. Livestock: mutton, poultry meat and chicken/duck egg
iii.Fisheries: shrimp and cuttlefish
THE OFFICE OF CHIEF STATISTICIAN MALAYSIA
DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS, MALAYSIA
31 December 2015
Ho Mei Kei
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Department of Statistics, Malaysia
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