Efficiency of Fishery Production in Malaysia Using Data Envelopment Analysis

  • Anis Atiqah Abdul RaisEmail author
  • Siti Shaliza Mohd Khairi
  • Zalina Zahid
  • Noor Asiah Ramli
Conference paper


Fish is among a low-fat and high-protein food sources that provides health benefits for human body. Meanwhile, fishery industries contributes to a wide range of employment and economic benefits for individuals and the country. As time past, the global fish stock has been fully exploited and the sign of recovery from it is tremendously low. Therefore, this research is conducted to find the efficiency level of fishery production in Malaysia using Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA). The Constant Return to Scale (CRS) with output orientation DEA model is applied. The result shows that Perak was the most efficient state throughout year 2004–2014 with mean score of 0.9440, followed by Perlis and Pahang with mean scores of 0.9036 and 0.8001 respectively. The least efficient state for the 11-year period was Negeri Sembilan with mean score of 0.1470. Overall, this research has successfully demonstrated the different efficiency score of fishery production for each state in Malaysia.


Fishery Efficiency level Data envelopment analysis DMU 



The authors would like to express their gratitude to Ministry of Education (MOE), Malaysia and Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) for funding this research project. (600-IRMI/RAGS 5/3 (71/2015))


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anis Atiqah Abdul Rais
    • 1
    Email author
  • Siti Shaliza Mohd Khairi
    • 1
  • Zalina Zahid
    • 1
  • Noor Asiah Ramli
    • 1
  1. 1.Universiti Teknologi MARAShah AlamMalaysia

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