Malawi: Crop production index

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 Malawi

Crop production index (2004-2006 = 100)

 Latest value 133.8
 Year 2021
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1961 - 2021
 Average 41.1
 Min - Max 9.5 - 133.8
 Source FAO
For that indicator, we provide data for Malawi from 1961 to 2021. The average value for Malawi during that period was 41.1 index points with a minimum of 9.5 index points in 1961 and a maximum of 133.8 index points in 2021. The latest value from 2021 is 133.8 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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Malawi - Crop production index - Recent values chart

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Malawi - 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 23.3 2021 percent
 Percent agricultural land 64.17 2021 percent
 Employment in agriculture 61.92 2021 percent
 GDP share of agriculture 21.76 2022 percent
 Agriculture value added 2.86 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Agricultural land 60,500 2021 sq. km.
 Crop production index 133.8 2021 index points
 Precipitation 1,181 2020 mm per year
 Arable land, percent of land area 42.4 2021 percent
 Cereal crop yield by hectar 2,441 2021 kg per hectar
 Food production index 141.7 2021 index points
 Fertilizer use 96.7 2021 kg per hectare of arable land
 Livestock production index 161.9 2021 index points
 Forest area, sq.km 21,997.0 2021 sq. km
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