Afghanistan: Food production index

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 Afghanistan

Food production index (2004-2006 = 100)

 Latest value 113.7
 Year 2021
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1961 - 2021
 Average 69.3
 Min - Max 41.5 - 118.1
 Source FAO
For that indicator, we provide data for Afghanistan from 1961 to 2021. The average value for Afghanistan during that period was 69.3 index points with a minimum of 41.5 index points in 1961 and a maximum of 118.1 index points in 2020. The latest value from 2021 is 113.7 index points. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 188 countries is 108.4 index points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Afghanistan - Food production index - recent values

Historical chart
Afghanistan - Food production index - historical chart - 1961-2021




Definition: Food production index covers food crops that are considered edible and that contain nutrients. Coffee and tea are excluded because, although edible, they have no nutritive value.


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 Forest area, percent 1.9 2021 percent
 Percent agricultural land 58.74 2021 percent
 Employment in agriculture 45.98 2020 percent
 GDP share of agriculture 33.48 2021 percent
 Agriculture value added 4.79 2021 billion U.S. dollars
 Agricultural land 383,130 2021 sq. km.
 Crop production index 121.5 2021 index points
 Precipitation 327 2020 mm per year
 Arable land, percent of land area 12.0 2021 percent
 Cereal crop yield by hectar 2,155 2021 kg per hectar
 Food production index 113.7 2021 index points
 Fertilizer use 5.2 2021 kg per hectare of arable land
 Livestock production index 102.0 2021 index points
 Forest area, sq.km 12,084.4 2021 sq. km
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