Gambia: Food production index

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 Gambia

Food production index (2004-2006 = 100)

 Latest value 72.5
 Year 2021
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1961 - 2021
 Average 83.1
 Min - Max 50.3 - 147.5
 Source FAO
For that indicator, we provide data for the Gambia from 1961 to 2021. The average value for the Gambia during that period was 83.1 index points with a minimum of 50.3 index points in 1979 and a maximum of 147.5 index points in 2010. The latest value from 2021 is 72.5 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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Gambia - Food production index - recent values

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Gambia - 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 23.4 2021 percent
 Percent agricultural land 62.65 2021 percent
 Employment in agriculture 48.52 2021 percent
 GDP share of agriculture 22.55 2022 percent
 Agriculture value added 0.49 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Agricultural land 6,340 2021 sq. km.
 Crop production index 59.7 2021 index points
 Precipitation 836 2020 mm per year
 Arable land, percent of land area 43.5 2021 percent
 Cereal crop yield by hectar 491 2021 kg per hectar
 Food production index 72.5 2021 index points
 Fertilizer use 2.2 2021 kg per hectare of arable land
 Livestock production index 100.2 2021 index points
 Forest area, sq.km 2,369.3 2021 sq. km
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