A project of

CGIAR-GRISP-LOGO

Malaysia

malaysia


Basic Statistics


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Arable land (000 Ha)
788.50
814.80
839.20
850.00
870.40
871.10
884.50
973.60
977.80
1,023.40
1,043.70
1,060.20
1,069.70
1,057.50
1,085.40
1,065.40
1,095.40
1,095.00
1,110.30
1,102.70
1,090.00
1,048.40
1,043.70
1,001.80
1,037.00
1,036.40
1,033.00
1,031.90
1,014.00
1,019.70
1,018.00
1,004.80
1,002.70
998.30
986.70
993.30
985.70
966.90
951.00
951.30
913.90
922.10
911.90
918.00
957.60
926.70
935.50
920.90
928.00
931.00
954.00
950.00
954.00
Rice area (000 Ha)
516.49
544.22
552.95
555.78
581.90
573.00
597.60
660.37
684.23
704.77
734.53
766.18
751.64
740.00
750.34
733.00
723.00
583.00
738.00
716.80
711.00
682.00
666.00
624.00
654.97
650.88
658.95
671.76
664.14
680.65
683.64
672.75
693.43
698.62
672.79
685.47
690.98
674.40
692.39
698.70
673.60
678.50
671.80
680.70
676.20
645.00
673.24
656.60
674.93
677.88
687.52
684.54
671.68
689.73
Paddy yield (t/Ha)
2.11
2.07
2.15
2.00
2.16
2.14
2.02
2.17
2.32
2.39
2.47
2.40
2.63
2.83
2.66
2.72
2.63
2.57
2.84
2.85
2.84
2.76
2.60
2.52
2.66
2.64
2.47
2.53
2.63
2.77
2.82
2.99
3.03
3.06
3.16
3.25
3.07
2.88
2.94
3.06
3.11
3.24
3.36
3.33
3.42
3.39
3.53
3.58
3.72
3.64
3.75
3.80
3.88
3.84
Paddy Production (000 t)
1,089.08
1,125.34
1,190.21
1,109.78
1,255.61
1,226.68
1,205.07
1,433.95
1,590.60
1,681.42
1,816.92
1,837.32
1,979.94
2,095.00
1,997.00
1,995.00
1,898.00
1,498.00
2,095.00
2,044.60
2,019.90
1,883.60
1,734.32
1,571.67
1,745.37
1,718.22
1,626.70
1,696.24
1,743.44
1,884.98
1,926.35
2,012.73
2,104.45
2,138.79
2,127.27
2,228.49
2,119.61
1,944.24
2,036.64
2,140.80
2,095.00
2,197.35
2,257.00
2,264.00
2,314.00
2,187.00
2,375.00
2,353.00
2,511.04
2,464.83
2,575.99
2,599.38
2,603.65
2,645.12
Milled production (000 t)
726.41
750.60
793.87
740.22
837.49
818.19
803.78
956.45
1,060.93
1,121.50
1,211.89
1,225.49
1,320.62
1,397.36
1,332.00
1,330.66
1,265.97
999.17
1,397.36
1,363.75
1,347.27
1,256.36
1,156.80
1,048.31
1,164.16
1,146.05
1,085.01
1,131.39
1,162.88
1,257.28
1,284.88
1,342.49
1,403.67
1,426.57
1,418.89
1,486.40
1,413.78
1,296.81
1,358.44
1,427.91
1,397.36
1,465.63
1,505.42
1,510.09
1,543.44
1,458.73
1,584.12
1,569.45
1,674.87
1,644.04
1,718.18
Rice imports (000 t)
420.42
392.86
496.70
506.69
385.68
316.52
378.27
311.42
303.88
355.37
235.43
213.07
298.50
333.77
146.00
210.28
283.32
407.02
238.09
167.59
316.66
403.04
358.26
436.52
428.02
191.18
196.51
283.88
367.73
330.34
399.89
444.18
389.20
340.78
427.56
577.63
630.00
657.87
612.47
595.58
525.00
496.10
368.26
522.44
583.65
820.48
778.89
1,106.74
1,086.62
930.58
1,031.03
1,005.42
889.82
Rice exports (000 t)
20.54
22.72
9.74
7.10
25.04
13.35
3.07
2.27
1.15
0.19
1.56
14.23
10.87
0.05
0.00
0.00
0.01
0.20
0.02
10.38
0.00
10.14
2.00
0.92
1.53
5.00
0.07
0.11
0.68
0.13
0.13
1.16
2.42
0.12
0.07
2.09
0.11
0.10
0.15
2.70
8.79
8.23
5.39
4.47
0.22
0.91
0.56
0.41
0.66
0.92
10.76
Total rice consumption (000 t)
1,073.80
1,173.08
1,216.98
1,199.79
1,190.33
1,221.32
1,262.41
1,272.29
1,354.42
1,400.54
1,496.49
1,478.56
1,560.58
1,621.93
1,588.12
1,575.70
1,461.61
1,484.55
1,602.72
1,600.51
1,645.80
1,608.81
1,529.79
1,507.54
1,390.64
1,420.09
1,415.36
1,421.20
1,486.49
1,603.50
1,601.22
1,761.59
1,792.28
1,867.78
1,898.10
1,954.66
2,002.29
2,064.41
2,083.16
2,072.46
2,016.78
1,922.98
1,977.07
2,056.91
2,251.41
2,258.30
2,337.22
2,547.23
2,774.38
2,707.36
2,841.56
Fertilizer usage (NPK) (000 t)
94.52
95.25
93.71
97.74
112.13
132.13
132.28
125.10
155.58
188.56
164.09
201.68
250.02
213.84
228.51
280.50
292.22
336.62
391.25
410.81
367.06
422.36
471.40
645.84
601.16
635.18
723.72
859.68
880.57
891.93
924.36
960.29
1,028.22
1,159.27
1,106.72
1,138.63
1,270.16
1,454.13
1,392.01
1,249.11
1,237.25
1,177.02
1,304.13
1,627.81
1,457.35
1,662.10
1,836.52
2,026.90
1,493.91
2,119.90
2,241.37
1,637.35
1,726.62


Production



Imports and exports



Caloric intake (%/day) from rice relative to other sources



Protein intake (%/day) from rice relative to other sources


General information

  • GNI per capita at PPP$, 2011: 15,650
  • Internal renewable water resources, 2011: 580 km3/year
  • Incoming water flow, 2011: 0 km3/year
  • Main food consumed, 2009: rice, wheat, fish, meat, vegetables, fruits, sugar, milk
  • Rice consumption, 2009: 74 kg milled rice per person per year

Production seasons

 

Planting

Harvesting

Main, Peninsular
Sep-Oct
Nov-Mar
Main, Sabah
Jun-Sep
Dec-Apr
Main, Sarawak
Jan-May
Aug-Sep


Write-up taken from the IRRI's Rice Almanac (2013):


Malaysia consists of a peninsula bordering Thailand in the north, and the northwestern side of the island of Borneo, with a total area of 330,800 km2 and a population of 28.9 million (2011). Most of the peninsula is covered in tropical forest, much of it on a central mountain range. Coastal plains dominate the Borneo states and the interior is mountainous. About 13% of the workforce is engaged in agriculture; 5.5% of the land is arable (2009). Agriculture made up 11.9% of GDP in 2011.

Source: FAOSTAT database online and AQUASTAT database online, as of November 2012.




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