FOOD & AGRICULTURE

S.M. ABBAS ZAIDI, S.KAMAL HAYDER KAZMI,
Research Analyst
, PAGE
Mar 16 - 22, 2009

AGRICULTURE IN PAKISTAN
FISCAL YEAR CROPPED AREA
(MILLION HECTARES)
IMPROVED SEED
DISTRIBUTION
(000 TONNES)
WATER
AVAILABILITY (MAF)
FERTILIZER OFF-TAKE
(000 N/T)
CREDIT DISBURSED
(RS MILLION)
2000-01 22.04 193.80 134.77 2,966.03 44,790.40
2001-02 22.12 191.57 134.63 2,929.00 52,446.30
2002-03 21.85 172.07 134.48 3,020.00 58,915.27
2003-04 22.94 178.77 134.78 3,222.00 73,445.86
2004-05 22.78 213.75 135.68 3,694.04 108,732.91
2005-06 23.13 305.11 137.78 3,804.19 137,474.31
2006-07 23.51 293.54 137.80 3,672.00 168,830.45
2007-08 P 23.51 231.67 138.10 2,839.00 138,596.72
Various sources P : Provisional


AGRICULTURE IN PAKISTAN
FISCAL YEAR NUMBER OF TUBEWELLS (A) PRODUCTION OF
TRACTORS (NOS)
PRODUCTION OF
MEAT (000 TONNES)
MILK(HUMAN
CONSUMPTION)
(000 TONNES)
FISH PRODUCTION ( 000 TONNES) TOTAL FOREST
PRODUCTION
(000 CU.MTR.)
00-01 545,569 32,553 2,015 26,284 629 736
01-02 680,473 24,311 2,072 27,031 654.5 726
02-03 762,902 27,101 2,132 27,811 562 823
03-04 941,752 36,059 2,188 28,624 567 819
04-05 954,842 42,035 2,271 29,438 574 576
05-06 957,916 44,095 2,515 31,970 599 499
06-07 983,312 54,431 2,618 32,996 578 325
07-08 P - 37,272 2,728 34,064 640 280
Various sources Provisional (July-March) Public and private tube wells.


AREA UNDER IMPORTANT CROPS
(000 hectares)
FISCAL YEAR WHEAT RICE BAJRA JOWAR MAIZE BARLEY TOTAL FOOD GRAINS GRAM SUGAR CANE R&M SESA MUM COTTON TOB
00-01 8,181 2,377 390 354 944 113 12,359 905 961 273 101 2,927 46
01-02 8,058 2,114 417 358 942 111 12,000 934 1,000 269 136 3,116 49
02-03 8,034 2,225 349 338 935 108 11,989 963 1,100 256 88 2,794 47
03-04 8,216 2,461 539 392 947 102 12,657 982 1,074 259 60 2,989 46
04-05 8,358 2,519 343 308 982 93 12,603 1,094 966 243 66 3,193 50
05-06 8,448 2,621 441 254 1,042 90 12,896 1,029 907 217 82 3,103 56
06-07 8,578 2,581 504 292 1,017 94 13,066 1,052 1,029 256 71 3,075 51
07-08 P 8,414 2,515 531 281 1,015 92 12,848 1,046 1,241 228 76 3,054 45
R&M: RAPESEED & MUSTARD
Various sources P: Provisional (Jul-Mar). 1 ha = 2.47 acres


FISCAL
YEAR
 

PRODUCTION OF IMPORTANT FRUIT
(000 tonnes)

EXPORT

CITRUS MANGO APPLE BANANA APRI-COT ALMO-NDS GRAP-ES GUAVA (000 TONS) VALUE (MLN. RS)
00-01 1,865 990 439 139 126 33 51 526 260 4,586
01-02 1,830 1,037 367 150 125 26 53 538 290 5,097
02-03 1,702 1,035 315 143 130 24 52 532 263 4,861
03-04 1,760 1,056 334 175 211 24 51 550 354 5,912
04-05 1,843 1,671 352 158 205 23 49 572 281 5,408
05-06 2,458 1,754 351 164 197 23 49 552 455 7,508
06-07 1,473 1,720 348 150 177 24 47 555 343 6,894
07-08 P 1,450 1,750 346 151 160 23 44 563 282 7,313
Various Sources


PRODUCTION OF IMPORTANT CROPS
 

COTTON

 
FISCAL YEAR WHEAT RICE BAJRA JOWAR MAIZE BARL-EY TOTAL FOOD GRAINS GRAM SUGAR-
CANE
R&M SESA-MUM (000 tons) (000 BALES) TOBA-CCO
00-01 19,024 4,803 199 219 1,643 99 25,987 397 43,606 230 50.7 1,826 10,732 85
01-02 18,226 3,882 216 222 1,664 100 24,311 362 48,042 221 69.6 1,805 10,613 94
02-03 19,183 4,478 189 202 1,737 100 25,889 675 52,056 215 19.3 1,737 10,211 88
03-04 19,500 4,848 274 238 1,897 98 26,855 611 53,419 221 25 1,709 10,048 86
04-05 21,612 5,025 193 186 2,797 92 29,905 868 47,244 203 30 2,426 14,263 101
05-06 21,277 5,547 221 153 3,110 88 30,396 480 44,666 172 35 2,215 13,019 113
06-07 23,295 5,438 238 180 3,088 94 32,337 838 54,742 212 30 2,187 12,856 103
07-08 P 21,749 5,563 305 170 3,313 98 31,198 823 63,920 271 33 1,982 11,655 95
R&M: RAPESEED & MUSTARD
P: Provisional (Jul-Mar) Source: 1. Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock.

AGRICULTURE GROWTH IN PERCENT

YEARS

AGRICULTURE MAJOR CROPS MINOR CROPS
2002-03 4.1 6.8 1.9
2003-04 2.4 1.7 3.9
2004-05 6.5 17.7 1.5
2005-06 6.3 -3.9 0.4
2006-07 3.7 8.3 -1.3
2007-08 1.5 -3.0 4.9
Average 4.1 4.6 1.9
Source : FBS


LAND UTILIZATION IN PAKISTAN
(Million hectares)
  CULTIVATED AREA  

FISCAL YEAR

TOTAL
AREA
REPOR-TED
AREA
FOREST AREA NAC CULTUR-ABLE WASTE CURRENT FALLOW NET AREA SOWN TOTAL AREA CULTI-VATED (7+8) AREA SOWN MORE THAN ONCE (8+10) TOTAL CROPPED AREA

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

00-01

79.61

59.44

3.77

24.37

9.17

6.73

15.4

22.13

6.64

22.04

01-02

79.61

59.33

3.8

24.31

8.95

6.6

15.67

22.27

6.45

22.12

02-03

79.61

59.45

4.04

24.25

8.95

6.61

15.6

22.21

6.25

21.85

03-04

79.61

59.46

4.01

24.23

9.1

6.23

15.89

22.12

7.05

22.94

04-05

79.61

59.48

4.02

24.39

8.94

6.86

15.27

22.13

7.51

22.78

05-06

79.61

57.22

4.03

22.88

8.12

6.47

15.58

22.05

7.55

23.13

06-07

79.61

57.25

4.2

22.7

8.32

6.44

15.59

22.03

7.92

23.51

07-08 P

79.61

57.25

4.2

22.7

8.32

6.44

15.59

22.03

7.92

23.51

NAC: NOT AVAILABLE FOR CULTIVATION
Various sources. P: Provisional