Peru: Food production index

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 Peru

Food production index (2004-2006 = 100)

 Latest value 128.1
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1961 - 2022
 Average 51.5
 Min - Max 19.1 - 128.1
 Source FAO
For that indicator, we provide data for Peru from 1961 to 2022. The average value for Peru during that period was 51.5 index points with a minimum of 19.1 index points in 1961 and a maximum of 128.1 index points in 2022. The latest value from 2022 is 128.1 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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Recent values chart
Peru - Food production index - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Peru - 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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 Forest area, percent 56.4 2021 percent
 Percent agricultural land 19.93 2021 percent
 Employment in agriculture 25.70 2022 percent
 GDP share of agriculture 7.83 2022 percent
 Agriculture value added 17.62 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Agricultural land 255,157 2021 sq. km.
 Crop production index 130.7 2022 index points
 Precipitation 1,738 2020 mm per year
 Arable land, percent of land area 3.4 2021 percent
 Cereal crop yield by hectar 4,635 2022 kg per hectar
 Food production index 128.1 2022 index points
 Fertilizer use 111.8 2021 kg per hectare of arable land
 Livestock production index 123.1 2022 index points
 Forest area, sq.km 721,575.3 2021 sq. km
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