Eritrea: Food production index

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 Eritrea

Food production index (2004-2006 = 100)

 Latest value 104.9
 Year 2021
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1993 - 2021
 Average 90.1
 Min - Max 58.2 - 111.7
 Source FAO
For that indicator, we provide data for Eritrea from 1993 to 2021. The average value for Eritrea during that period was 90.1 index points with a minimum of 58.2 index points in 1993 and a maximum of 111.7 index points in 2007. The latest value from 2021 is 104.9 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
Eritrea - Food production index - recent values

Historical chart
Eritrea - Food production index - historical chart - 1993-2021




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.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Forest area, percent 8.7 2021 percent
 Percent agricultural land 62.72 2021 percent
 Employment in agriculture 62.42 2021 percent
 GDP share of agriculture 14.12 2009 percent
 Agriculture value added 0.26 2009 billion U.S. dollars
 Agricultural land 75,920 2021 sq. km.
 Crop production index 100.1 2021 index points
 Precipitation 384 2020 mm per year
 Arable land, percent of land area 5.7 2021 percent
 Cereal crop yield by hectar 640 2021 kg per hectar
 Food production index 104.9 2021 index points
 Fertilizer use 3.0 2021 kg per hectare of arable land
 Livestock production index 107.7 2021 index points
 Forest area, sq.km 10,521.0 2021 sq. km
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