Lesotho: Crop production index

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 Lesotho

Crop production index (2004-2006 = 100)

 Latest value 117.1
 Year 2021
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1961 - 2021
 Average 100.9
 Min - Max 56 - 149.5
 Source FAO
For that indicator, we provide data for Lesotho from 1961 to 2021. The average value for Lesotho during that period was 100.9 index points with a minimum of 56 index points in 1972 and a maximum of 149.5 index points in 2017. The latest value from 2021 is 117.1 index points. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 188 countries is 107.5 index points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Lesotho - Crop production index - recent values

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Lesotho - Crop production index - historical chart - 1961-2021




Definition: Crop production index shows agricultural production for each year relative to the base period 2014-2016. It includes all crops except fodder crops. Regional and income group aggregates for the FAO's production indexes are calculated from the underlying values in international dollars, normalized to the base period 2014-2016.


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 Forest area, percent 1.1 2021 percent
 Percent agricultural land 80.14 2021 percent
 Employment in agriculture 29.97 2021 percent
 GDP share of agriculture 3.51 2022 percent
 Agriculture value added 0.14 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Agricultural land 24,330 2021 sq. km.
 Crop production index 117.1 2021 index points
 Precipitation 788 2020 mm per year
 Arable land, percent of land area 14.1 2021 percent
 Cereal crop yield by hectar 711 2021 kg per hectar
 Food production index 100.3 2021 index points
 Fertilizer use 8.3 2021 kg per hectare of arable land
 Livestock production index 91.0 2021 index points
 Forest area, sq.km 345.2 2021 sq. km
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