Peru: Food production index

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 Peru

Food production index (2004-2006 = 100)

 Latest value 122.5
 Year 2021
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1961 - 2021
 Average 49.9
 Min - Max 19.1 - 122.5
 Source FAO
For that indicator, we provide data for Peru from 1961 to 2021. The average value for Peru during that period was 49.9 index points with a minimum of 19.1 index points in 1961 and a maximum of 122.5 index points in 2021. The latest value from 2021 is 122.5 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
Peru - Food production index - recent values

Historical chart
Peru - 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 56.4 2021 percent
 Percent agricultural land 19.93 2021 percent
 Employment in agriculture 27.86 2021 percent
 GDP share of agriculture 7.22 2021 percent
 Agriculture value added 19.01 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Agricultural land 255,157 2021 sq. km.
 Crop production index 124.5 2021 index points
 Precipitation 1,738 2020 mm per year
 Arable land, percent of land area 3.4 2021 percent
 Cereal crop yield by hectar 4,687 2021 kg per hectar
 Food production index 122.5 2021 index points
 Fertilizer use 111.8 2021 kg per hectare of arable land
 Livestock production index 120.2 2021 index points
 Forest area, sq.km 721,575.3 2021 sq. km
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