Guyana: GDP share of agriculture

(measure: percent; Source: The World Bank)
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Guyana: Value added in the agricultural sector as percent of GDP

: For that indicator, we provide data for Guyana from 1960 to 2019. The average value for Guyana during that period was 24.18 percent with a minimum of 12.37 percent in 2019 and a maximum of 43.79 percent in 1992. The latest value from 2019 is 12.37 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 144 countries is 10.46 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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The importance of agriculture in the economy of Guyana and other countries is measured as the value added of the agricultural sector as percent of GDP. Agriculture includes forestry, hunting, and fishing, as well as the cultivation of crops and livestock production.

Definition: Agriculture corresponds to ISIC divisions 1-5 and includes forestry, hunting, and fishing, as well as cultivation of crops and livestock production. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3 or 4.
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