Nigeria: Value added in the agricultural sector as percent of GDP, 1981 - 2020:
For that indicator, we provide data for Nigeria from 1981 to 2020. The average value for Nigeria during that period was 22.87 percent with a minimum of 12.24 percent in 1981 and a maximum of 36.97 percent in 2002.
The latest value from 2020 is 24.14 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 168
countries is 10.86 percent.
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The importance of agriculture in the economy of Nigeria and other countries is measured as the value added of the agricultural sector as percent of GDP. Agriculture includes forestry, hunting, and fishing, as well as the cultivation of crops and livestock production.
Definition: Agriculture corresponds to ISIC divisions 1-5 and includes forestry, hunting, and fishing, as well as cultivation of crops and livestock production. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Note: For VAB countries, gross value added at factor cost is used as the denominator.