Burkina Faso: Food production index

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 Burkina Faso

Food production index (2004-2006 = 100)

 Latest value 118.8
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1961 - 2022
 Average 44.3
 Min - Max 10.2 - 119.3
 Source FAO
For that indicator, we provide data for Burkina Faso from 1961 to 2022. The average value for Burkina Faso during that period was 44.3 index points with a minimum of 10.2 index points in 1961 and a maximum of 119.3 index points in 2019. The latest value from 2022 is 118.8 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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Burkina Faso - Food production index - Recent values chart

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Burkina Faso - 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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 Forest area, percent 22.5 2021 percent
 Percent agricultural land 46.56 2021 percent
 Employment in agriculture 74.21 2022 percent
 GDP share of agriculture 18.50 2022 percent
 Agriculture value added 3.32 2023 billion U.S. dollars
 Agricultural land 127,400 2021 sq. km.
 Crop production index 122.7 2022 index points
 Precipitation 748 2020 mm per year
 Arable land, percent of land area 22.3 2021 percent
 Cereal crop yield by hectar 1,204 2022 kg per hectar
 Food production index 118.8 2022 index points
 Fertilizer use 11.9 2021 kg per hectare of arable land
 Livestock production index 96.5 2022 index points
 Forest area, sq.km 61,664.0 2021 sq. km
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