Costa Rica: Food production index

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 Costa Rica

Food production index (2004-2006 = 100)

 Latest value 102.7
 Year 2021
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1961 - 2021
 Average 53.2
 Min - Max 12.3 - 105.7
 Source FAO
For that indicator, we provide data for Costa Rica from 1961 to 2021. The average value for Costa Rica during that period was 53.2 index points with a minimum of 12.3 index points in 1961 and a maximum of 105.7 index points in 2018. The latest value from 2021 is 102.7 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
Costa Rica - Food production index - recent values

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Costa Rica - 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 59.8 2021 percent
 Percent agricultural land 35.47 2021 percent
 Employment in agriculture 17.14 2021 percent
 GDP share of agriculture 4.02 2022 percent
 Agriculture value added 2.87 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Agricultural land 18,110 2021 sq. km.
 Crop production index 98.9 2021 index points
 Precipitation 2,926 2020 mm per year
 Arable land, percent of land area 4.8 2021 percent
 Cereal crop yield by hectar 4,310 2021 kg per hectar
 Food production index 102.7 2021 index points
 Fertilizer use 595.8 2021 kg per hectare of arable land
 Livestock production index 113.2 2021 index points
 Forest area, sq.km 30,512.4 2021 sq. km
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