Democratic Republic of the Congo: Food production index

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 Democratic Republic of the Congo

Food production index (2004-2006 = 100)

 Latest value 122.8
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1961 - 2022
 Average 57.0
 Min - Max 29.0 - 122.8
 Source FAO
For that indicator, we provide data for Democratic Republic of the Congo from 1961 to 2022. The average value for Democratic Republic of the Congo during that period was 57 index points with a minimum of 29 index points in 1961 and a maximum of 122.8 index points in 2022. The latest value from 2022 is 122.8 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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Democratic Republic of the Congo - Food production index - Recent values chart

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Democratic Republic of the Congo - 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 55.2 2021 percent
 Percent agricultural land 14.95 2021 percent
 Employment in agriculture 56.07 2022 percent
 GDP share of agriculture 17.44 2022 percent
 Agriculture value added 11.54 2023 billion U.S. dollars
 Agricultural land 338,980 2021 sq. km.
 Crop production index 123.7 2022 index points
 Precipitation 1,543 2020 mm per year
 Arable land, percent of land area 6.0 2021 percent
 Cereal crop yield by hectar 816 2022 kg per hectar
 Food production index 122.8 2022 index points
 Fertilizer use 2.1 2021 kg per hectare of arable land
 Livestock production index 105.7 2022 index points
 Forest area, sq.km 1,250,538.6 2021 sq. km
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