Ecuador: Food production index

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 Ecuador

Food production index (2004-2006 = 100)

 Latest value 98.9
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1961 - 2022
 Average 62.0
 Min - Max 29.7 - 103.2
 Source FAO
For that indicator, we provide data for Ecuador from 1961 to 2022. The average value for Ecuador during that period was 62 index points with a minimum of 29.7 index points in 1961 and a maximum of 103.2 index points in 2015. The latest value from 2022 is 98.9 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
Ecuador - Food production index - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Ecuador - 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 50.1 2021 percent
 Percent agricultural land 22.02 2021 percent
 Employment in agriculture 31.54 2022 percent
 GDP share of agriculture 8.84 2022 percent
 Agriculture value added 9.12 2023 billion U.S. dollars
 Agricultural land 54,700 2021 sq. km.
 Crop production index 100.0 2022 index points
 Precipitation 2,274 2020 mm per year
 Arable land, percent of land area 4.1 2021 percent
 Cereal crop yield by hectar 4,050 2022 kg per hectar
 Food production index 98.9 2022 index points
 Fertilizer use 367.8 2021 kg per hectare of arable land
 Livestock production index 93.9 2022 index points
 Forest area, sq.km 124,335.6 2021 sq. km
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