El Salvador: Food production index

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 El Salvador

Food production index (2004-2006 = 100)

 Latest value 102.7
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1961 - 2022
 Average 80.5
 Min - Max 40.5 - 110.0
 Source FAO
For that indicator, we provide data for El Salvador from 1961 to 2022. The average value for El Salvador during that period was 80.5 index points with a minimum of 40.5 index points in 1962 and a maximum of 110 index points in 2008. The latest value from 2022 is 102.7 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
El Salvador - Food production index - Recent values chart

Historical chart
El Salvador - 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 28.0 2021 percent
 Percent agricultural land 57.71 2021 percent
 Employment in agriculture 14.97 2022 percent
 GDP share of agriculture 4.74 2022 percent
 Agriculture value added 1.57 2023 billion U.S. dollars
 Agricultural land 11,957 2021 sq. km.
 Crop production index 105.4 2022 index points
 Precipitation 1,784 2020 mm per year
 Arable land, percent of land area 34.8 2021 percent
 Cereal crop yield by hectar 2,659 2022 kg per hectar
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 Fertilizer use 92.2 2021 kg per hectare of arable land
 Livestock production index 98.9 2022 index points
 Forest area, sq.km 5,793.8 2021 sq. km
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