Kenya: Cereal crop yield by hectar

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 Kenya

Cereal yield, kg per hectar

 Latest value 1,488
 Year 2021
 Measure kg per hectar
 Data availability 1961 - 2021
 Average 1,509
 Min - Max 1,140 - 1,963
 Source FAO
For that indicator, we provide data for Kenya from 1961 to 2021. The average value for Kenya during that period was 1509 kg per hectar with a minimum of 1140 kg per hectar in 1966 and a maximum of 1963 kg per hectar in 1982. The latest value from 2021 is 1488 kg per hectar. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 176 countries is 3823 kg per hectar. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Kenya - Cereal crop yield by hectar - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Kenya - Cereal crop yield by hectar - historical chart - 1961-2021




Definition: Cereal yield, measured as kilograms per hectare of harvested land, includes wheat, rice, maize, barley, oats, rye, millet, sorghum, buckwheat, and mixed grains. Production data on cereals relate to crops harvested for dry grain only. Cereal crops harvested for hay or harvested green for food, feed, or silage and those used for grazing are excluded. The FAO allocates production data to the calendar year in which the bulk of the harvest took place. Most of a crop harvested near the end of a year will be used in the following year.


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 Forest area, percent 6.3 2021 percent
 Percent agricultural land 48.69 2021 percent
 Employment in agriculture 33.03 2021 percent
 GDP share of agriculture 21.17 2022 percent
 Agriculture value added 24.01 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Agricultural land 277,100 2021 sq. km.
 Crop production index 119.1 2021 index points
 Precipitation 630 2020 mm per year
 Arable land, percent of land area 10.2 2021 percent
 Cereal crop yield by hectar 1,488 2021 kg per hectar
 Food production index 110.3 2021 index points
 Fertilizer use 60.7 2021 kg per hectare of arable land
 Livestock production index 102.6 2021 index points
 Forest area, sq.km 36,110.9 2021 sq. km
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