Nicaragua: Food production index

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Food production index (2004-2006 = 100)

 Latest value 127.9
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1961 - 2022
 Average 55.6
 Min - Max 19.5 - 128.1
 Source FAO
For that indicator, we provide data for Nicaragua from 1961 to 2022. The average value for Nicaragua during that period was 55.6 index points with a minimum of 19.5 index points in 1961 and a maximum of 128.1 index points in 2021. The latest value from 2022 is 127.9 index points. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 188 countries is 109.8 index points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Nicaragua - Food production index - Recent values chart

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Nicaragua - Food production index - historical chart - 1961-2022

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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 Percent agricultural land 42.31 2021 percent
 Employment in agriculture 27.70 2022 percent
 GDP share of agriculture 16.78 2022 percent
 Agriculture value added 2.73 2023 billion U.S. dollars
 Agricultural land 50,910 2021 sq. km.
 Crop production index 130.8 2022 index points
 Precipitation 2,280 2020 mm per year
 Arable land, percent of land area 12.5 2021 percent
 Cereal crop yield by hectar 2,359 2022 kg per hectar
 Food production index 127.9 2022 index points
 Fertilizer use 68.7 2021 kg per hectare of arable land
 Livestock production index 126.0 2022 index points
 Forest area, 33,075.3 2021 sq. km
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