North Korea: Food production index

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 North Korea

Food production index (2004-2006 = 100)

 Latest value 92.3
 Year 2021
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1961 - 2021
 Average 82.7
 Min - Max 40.1 - 119.9
 Source FAO
For that indicator, we provide data for North Korea from 1961 to 2021. The average value for North Korea during that period was 82.7 index points with a minimum of 40.1 index points in 1961 and a maximum of 119.9 index points in 1991. The latest value from 2021 is 92.3 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
North Korea - Food production index - recent values

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North Korea - 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 49.9 2021 percent
 Percent agricultural land 21.55 2021 percent
 Employment in agriculture 43.51 2021 percent
 Agricultural land 25,950 2021 sq. km.
 Crop production index 92.3 2021 index points
 Precipitation 1,054 2020 mm per year
 Arable land, percent of land area 19.1 2021 percent
 Cereal crop yield by hectar 3,388 2021 kg per hectar
 Food production index 92.3 2021 index points
 Fertilizer use 18.9 2021 kg per hectare of arable land
 Livestock production index 94.7 2021 index points
 Forest area, sq.km 60,088.6 2021 sq. km
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