Nigeria: Food production index

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Food production index (2004-2006 = 100)

 Latest value 119.8
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1961 - 2022
 Average 53.0
 Min - Max 17.9 - 119.8
 Source FAO
For that indicator, we provide data for Nigeria from 1961 to 2022. The average value for Nigeria during that period was 53 index points with a minimum of 17.9 index points in 1961 and a maximum of 119.8 index points in 2022. The latest value from 2022 is 119.8 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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Nigeria - Food production index - Recent values chart

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Nigeria - 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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 Agricultural land 686,440 2021 sq. km.
 Crop production index 120.9 2022 index points
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 Cereal crop yield by hectar 1,656 2022 kg per hectar
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 Forest area, 214,636.5 2021 sq. km
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