China: Food production index

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 China

Food production index (2004-2006 = 100)

 Latest value 108.7
 Year 2021
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1961 - 2021
 Average 49.4
 Min - Max 11.1 - 108.7
 Source FAO
For that indicator, we provide data for China from 1961 to 2021. The average value for China during that period was 49.4 index points with a minimum of 11.1 index points in 1961 and a maximum of 108.7 index points in 2021. The latest value from 2021 is 108.7 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
China - Food production index - recent values

Historical chart
China - 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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 Agriculture value added 1,311.31 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Agricultural land 5,206,950 2021 sq. km.
 Crop production index 109.2 2021 index points
 Precipitation 645 2020 mm per year
 Arable land, percent of land area 11.6 2021 percent
 Cereal crop yield by hectar 6,320 2021 kg per hectar
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 Fertilizer use 374.8 2021 kg per hectare of arable land
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