India: Value added in the agricultural sector as percent of GDP
For that indicator, we provide data for India from 1960 to 2019. The average value for India during that period was 27.82 percent with a minimum of 15.41 percent in 2018 and a maximum of 42.77 percent in 1967.
The latest value from 2019 is 15.96 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 144
countries is 10.46 percent.
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The importance of agriculture in the economy of India 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.