New Zealand: Food production index

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 New Zealand

Food production index (2004-2006 = 100)

 Latest value 103.6
 Year 2021
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1961 - 2021
 Average 65.5
 Min - Max 35 - 103.6
 Source FAO
For that indicator, we provide data for New Zealand from 1961 to 2021. The average value for New Zealand during that period was 65.5 index points with a minimum of 35 index points in 1961 and a maximum of 103.6 index points in 2021. The latest value from 2021 is 103.6 index points. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 188 countries is 108.4 index points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
New Zealand - Food production index - recent values

Historical chart
New Zealand - Food production index - historical chart - 1961-2021




Definition: Food production index covers food crops that are considered edible and that contain nutrients. Coffee and tea are excluded because, although edible, they have no nutritive value.


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 Forest area, percent 37.6 2021 percent
 Percent agricultural land 38.64 2021 percent
 Employment in agriculture 6.06 2021 percent
 GDP share of agriculture 5.65 2020 percent
 Agriculture value added 12.01 2020 billion U.S. dollars
 Agricultural land 101,750 2021 sq. km.
 Crop production index 105.5 2021 index points
 Precipitation 1,732 2020 mm per year
 Arable land, percent of land area 2.3 2021 percent
 Cereal crop yield by hectar 8,728 2021 kg per hectar
 Food production index 103.6 2021 index points
 Fertilizer use 1,445.0 2021 kg per hectare of arable land
 Livestock production index 102.5 2021 index points
 Forest area, sq.km 99,085.3 2021 sq. km
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