Ilocos Region’s Fisheries Production Decreases In 1st Quarter 2021 (Results From The Fisheries Production Survey, 1st Quarter 2021)

Issue No.: 

2021-69

Release Date: 

Monday, August 2, 2021

The overall fisheries production in Ilocos Region decreased by 0.53 percent in 1st quarter 2021 compared to same period of 2020.  From 35,714 metric tons in 1st quarter 2020, it went down to 35,524 metric tons in 1st quarter 2021. Ilocos Region contributed 3.63 percent  to the 978,618 metric tons fisheries production of the entire country.  It ranked 10th place among the regions in terms of volume of fisheries production.  

Compared to their respective levels in the same period of 2020, volume of fisheries production in La Union increased in 1st Quarter 2021  while the rest of the provinces posted decreases in outputs.

By subsector, Aquaculture registered gain in output of 0.87 percent  in 1st quarter 2021. On the other hand, commercial and municipal subsectors recorded decreases of 8.81 percent and 4.77 percent, respectively.

Bulk of the total production in Ilocos Region was contributed  by aquaculture with 77.27 percent, followed by municipal fisheries with a share of 21.30 percent, and commercial fisheries with 1.43 percent share. 

In terms of provincial distribution, the province of Pangasinan shared  the bulk of production in the region in 1st quarter 2021 with 80.37 percent. The overall volume of production of the province was posted  at 28,551 metric tons. All the subsectors contributed to the overall decrease in the province’s output during the quarter.

La Union contributed 10.88 percent to the total volume of fisheries production in the region. Its production went up by 32.70 percent  in 1st quarter 2021 with an output of 3,866 metric tons. All the subsectors contributed to the overall positive performance of the province in terms  of volume of fisheries production.

 

Meanwhile, Ilocos Sur shared 4.64 percent to the total volume  of production in the region. The fisheries production of the province  was recorded at 1,646 metric tons in 1st quarter 2021, lower  by 8.12 percent than the production in 1st quarter 2020. All the three subsectors contributed to the overall decrement in output of the province.

           

Likewise, Ilocos Norte that shared 4.11 percent to the total fisheries production of Ilocos Region, recorded drop in total fisheries production  of 6.67 percent. From 1,565 metric tons in 1st quarter 2020, it went down to 1,461 metric tons in 1st quarter 2021. Both aquaculture and municipal fisheries contributed to the lower output of the province. 

 

 

 

 

SGD. ATTY. SHEILA O. DE GUZMAN
Officer-in-Charge, RSSO I
 

 

 

 

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