Agriculture and Environment Statistics Division
Department of Census and Statistics, Sri Lanka.
 

Cost of Production of coconut per 1,000 nuts, 2003/04 to 2014/15

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Item   2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18
(i) General charges   4,688.53 6,722.02 6,789.24 7,218.55                

          (a)Salaries to supt & Staff

  2,135.81 3,062.14 3,092.76 3,288.33

(b)Kanganies

  843.24 1,208.96 1,221.05 1,298.26

(c)Watchers

  1,709.49 2,450.92 2,475.43 2,631.96                
                           
(ii) Other Charges   857.61 1,091.33 1,102.24 1,021.97                

(a) Visiting

  175.76 251.99 254.51 270.60                

(b)Provident fund contribution

  681.85 839.34 847.73 751.36                
                           
(iii) Building & Equipment   582.96 704.72 739.95 908.24

(a)Upkeep & Maintenance Bang.

  464.74 608.04 638.44 766.12

(b)Maintenance Of tools & equip

  118.22 96.68 101.51 142.12                
(iv) Transport (a) Upkeep of carts & vehicles   749.04 469.83 476.87 691.47
               
(v) Services and charges   709.04 758.51 780.43 1,187.47                

(a) Medical and maternity Be.

  102.40 174.59 178.95 214.75                

(b) Insurance

  78.69 59.54 62.52 155.05                

(c) Rent

  62.07 29.92 31.42 122.29

(d) Contribution to EPF

  256.86 311.56 319.35 283.05

(e) Interest charges

  2.53 16.59 17.42 4.99

(f) local taxes

  25.56 11.90 12.50 50.37

(g) Stationary postage

  181.17 154.41 158.27 356.97                
                           
(vi) Up-keep and maintenance   1,946.24 1,658.10 1,694.32 2,210.09                

(a) Clearing boundaries, weeding

  1,574 1,292.61 1,321.34 1,717.74                

(b) Control of pests and diseases

  117.29 183.91 188.04 225.65                

(c) Drainage

  153.21 98.17 99.40 149.09                

(d) Estate roads

  100.99 83.41 85.54 117.61                
                           
(vii) Cultivation   3,986.97 2,928.43 2,997.65 3,121.94

(i)Cemical Fert. (a) Cost of Manure

  2,498.30 1,675.02 1,716.53 1,710.16                

(b) Appl. Labour chagers

  1,025.46 688.43 704.57 701.96                

(ii) Cattle manuaring cost of labour

  302.70 229.53 236.13 330.58

(iii) Cultural operations
(a) ploughing

  115.47 242.12 244.90 272.83

(b) harrowing

  45.04 93.33 95.52 106.41                
                           
(viii) Crop works   1,732.05 2,055.14 2,106.01 2,481.00                

(a) Plucking labour charges allowance

  985.77 1,149.09 1,181.84 1,418.20                

(b) Collecting transport etc.

  746.28 906.05 924.17 1,062.80                
                           
Cost of production
  15,252.69 16,388.08 16,686.71 18,840.72                
                   

 

  Agriculture and Environmental Statistics Division
Department of Census and Statistics, Colombo, Sri Lanka.