AVERAGE YIELD FOR MAJOR CROPS IN GHANA: 2011-2012

COMPARISON OF 2011 AND 2012 AVERAGE YIELD – CEREALS

REGION

Maize

Rice

Millet

Sorghum

YR 2011 YR 2012

% Change

YR 2011 YR 2012

% Change

YR 2011 YR 2012

% Change

YR 2011 YR 2012

% Change

WESTERN

1.42

1.55

8.93

1.33

1.29

-3.32

0.00

0.00

CENTRAL

1.93

1.83

-5.43

1.24

1.86

50.10

0.00

0.00

EASTERN

2.09

2.29

9.90

3.35

3.36

0.26

0.00

0.00

GREATER ACCRA

1.13

1.26

10.90

6.45

6.45

-0.01

0.00

0.00

VOLTA

1.81

1.76

-3.00

3.31

3.26

-1.52

0.00

0.00

1.21

1.20

-1.12

ASHANTI

1.13

1.33

17.72

2.69

2.70

0.57

0.00

0.00

BRONG AHAFO

1.84

2.33

26.76

1.60

1.61

0.13

0.00

0.00

1.12

1.29

15.04

NORTHERN

1.43

1.50

5.19

2.33

2.39

2.28

1.45

1.45

0.44

1.85

1.77

-3.90

UPPER EAST

1.74

1.44

-17.09

2.14

2.73

27.29

0.84

0.92

8.98

1.05

1.08

3.05

UPPER WEST

1.23

1.83

49.48

1.35

1.41

4.04

0.85

0.78

-7.74

0.80

0.88

11.04

AVERAGE YIELD

1.66

1.87

12.68

2.36

2.54

7.57

1.03

1.04

1.21

1.18

1.21

2.87

 

 

COMPARISON OF 2011 AND 2012 CROPPED AREA – STARCHY STAPLES

REGION

Cassava

Yam

Cocoyam

Plantain

YR 2011 YR 2012

% Change

YR 2011 YR 2012

% Change

YR 2011 YR 2012

% Change

YR 2011 YR 2012

% Change

WESTERN 73,250 79,392

8.38

10,150 11,722

15.49

37,810 39,662

4.90

56,850 58,729

3.31

CENTRAL 122,275 112,377

-8.09

2,818 2,970

5.38

15,944 11,866

-25.58

17,862 18,130

1.50

EASTERN 186,165 186,291

0.07

39,209 40,092

2.25

31,018 28,415

-8.39

84,768 85,377

0.72

GREATER ACCRA 6,742 6,406

-4.98

                 
VOLTA 105,169 84,924

-19.25

27,356 30,466

11.37

6,268 6,439

2.73

7,899 9,378

18.72

ASHANTI 121,541 125,516

3.27

33,938 33,303

-1.87

64,109 60,111

-6.24

96,216 97,646

1.49

BRONG AHAFO 184,903 183,438

-0.79

125,473 134,708

7.36

49,214 49,835

1.26

72,901 68,033

-6.68

NORTHERN 89,320 90,207

0.99

138,553 144,357

4.19

           
UPPER EAST                        
UPPER WEST       26,302 28,725

9.21

           
TOTAL

889,364

868,550

-2.34

403,798

426,343

5.58

204,363

196,328

-3.93

336,497

337,293

0.24

 

Source:  Statistics, Research and Info. Directorate (SRID), Min. of Food & Agric.- February, 2013