Botswana: Food production index

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 Botswana

Food production index (2004-2006 = 100)

 Latest value 96.9
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1961 - 2022
 Average 81.1
 Min - Max 34.0 - 130.8
 Source FAO
For that indicator, we provide data for Botswana from 1961 to 2022. The average value for Botswana during that period was 81.1 index points with a minimum of 34 index points in 1961 and a maximum of 130.8 index points in 2011. The latest value from 2022 is 96.9 index points. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 188 countries is 109.8 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
Botswana - Food production index - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Botswana - Food production index - historical chart - 1961-2022




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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 Percent agricultural land 45.63 2021 percent
 Employment in agriculture 17.64 2022 percent
 GDP share of agriculture 1.76 2022 percent
 Agriculture value added 0.31 2023 billion U.S. dollars
 Agricultural land 258,620 2021 sq. km.
 Crop production index 138.3 2022 index points
 Precipitation 416 2020 mm per year
 Arable land, percent of land area 0.5 2021 percent
 Cereal crop yield by hectar 684 2022 kg per hectar
 Food production index 96.9 2022 index points
 Fertilizer use 59.3 2021 kg per hectare of arable land
 Livestock production index 90.3 2022 index points
 Forest area, sq.km 151,364.0 2021 sq. km
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