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Paper ID: 112

Food Security of Paddy Farm Households Based on The Proportion of Food Expenditure and Energy Consumption in Jogorogo Ngawi

A D P M Larasati, Darsono and S Marwanti

Department of Agribusiness, Faculty of Agriculture, Universitas Sebelas Maret, ID


Ngawi is the sixth paddy producer in Indonesia certainly has an influence on food security of paddy farmers’ households. This study aims to analyze the proportion of food expenditure (PFE), energy and protein consumption, the relationship between food expenditure and energy consumption, and the condition of food security. The basic method used descriptive analytics. The number of respondents based on the slovin formula as many as 87 respondents. The sample selection used stratified random sampling. The data analysis method used correlation using SPSS 22 and cross indicator between PFE and the level of energy consumption. The results showed that average of PFE was 58.81%. The average energy consumption was 4,272.2 kcal/household/day with an energy consumption level of 81.93% while the average protein consumption was 122.1 grams/household/day lower than the average household RDA consumption. Food expenditure has a significant relationship to energy consumption with a correlation coefficient of 0.923 including a very strong and unidirectional relationship. The contribution of household food security conditions was 28.7% secure; 32.2% vulnerable; 10.3% less secure; 28.87% insecure.

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