Unit                                           :     Ratio / Percentage


Definition                               :     Extent sown under paddy for both Maha and Yala season compared to total asweddumized extent during the cultivation year



X 100




Method of computation   :



ESP  =

Sum of sown extent during Maha and Yala Season in a given cultivation year






ASP  =

The extent asweddumized in a given cultivation year






Limitations                             :     Reported asweddumized and sown extent under cultivation by enumerators, but not based on a cadastral survey



Source                                      :     Bi-annual survey on Paddy, DCS


Coverage                                 :     National / District / Divisional Secretariat


Reference period                :     Cultivation year