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17 from 33 selected agricultural commodities recorded SSR more than 100% in 2015
In 2015, total marine fish landings 1,486.1 thousand tonnes
The number of chickens in 2015 was 308.1 million chickens
Oil palm was a major contributor to the GDP of agriculture sector at 46.9% in 2015
In 2015, agriculture sector contributed RM94.1 billion (8.9%) to the GDP
Production of natural rubber 722.1 thousand tonnes in 2015

Selected Agricultural Indicators, Malaysia 2015

Release Date : Monday 30, November 2015 1200

1.  Crops Sub-Sector

1.1 Production

The production of country’s staple food crops i.e paddy has increased by 41.0 thousand tonnes (1.6%) in 2014 as compared to the previous year. Fresh fruit bunches (oil palm) showed an increase on its production by 338.2 thousand tonnes (0.4%) while natural rubber recorded a decrease by 157.8 thousand tonnes (19.1%) in 2014.

Production of selected crops, Malaysia, 2014

    

 

1.2  Planted Area

In 2014, planted area for cocoa, oil palm, cocoa, paddy and rubber has increased as compared to 2013 by 2.3 thousand hectares (16.7%), 162.3 thousand hectares (3.1%), 18.0 thousand hectares (2.7%) and 2.8 thousand hectares (0.4%) respectively.

Planted area for cocoa, oil palm, paddy and rubber, Malaysia, 2014

 

 

2.  Livestock Sub-sector

In 2014, the numbers of duck showed the highest increase of 12.4 per cent as compared to 2013 followed by chicken (6.4%), goat (5.0%) and cattle (1.3%). 

Number of livestock by type, Malaysia, 2014

 

3.   Fisheries Sub-sector

The total of marine fish landing in 2014 was 1,446.4 thousand tonnes, decreased by 2.5 per cent as compared to 2013 (1,482.9 thousand tonnes). Production of freshwater aquaculture and brackishwater aquaculture showed a decrease of 6.2 thousand tonnes (5.5%) and 38.6 thousand tonnes (8.3%) respectively as compared to the previous year.

Landings of marine fish, aquaculture production of freshwater and brackishwater, Malaysia, 2014

                            

Released By:

THE OFFICE OF CHIEF STATISTICIAN MALAYSIA
DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS, MALAYSIA
30 November 2015
 

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Corporate and User Services Division
Department of Statistics, Malaysia
Tel : +603-8885 7942
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