Sao Tome and Principe: Food production index

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 Sao Tome and Principe

Food production index (2004-2006 = 100)

 Latest value 104.4
 Year 2021
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1961 - 2021
 Average 87.3
 Min - Max 53.8 - 113.6
 Source FAO
For that indicator, we provide data for Sao Tome and Principe from 1961 to 2021. The average value for Sao Tome and Principe during that period was 87.3 index points with a minimum of 53.8 index points in 1990 and a maximum of 113.6 index points in 2003. The latest value from 2021 is 104.4 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
Sao Tome and Principe - Food production index - recent values

Historical chart
Sao Tome and Principe - 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 53.4 2021 percent
 Percent agricultural land 43.75 2021 percent
 Employment in agriculture 18.05 2021 percent
 GDP share of agriculture 13.06 2022 percent
 Agriculture value added 0.08 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Agricultural land 420 2021 sq. km.
 Crop production index 103.9 2021 index points
 Precipitation 3,200 2020 mm per year
 Arable land, percent of land area 4.2 2021 percent
 Cereal crop yield by hectar 2,007 2021 kg per hectar
 Food production index 104.4 2021 index points
 Fertilizer use 46.6 2021 kg per hectare of arable land
 Livestock production index 106.2 2021 index points
 Forest area, sq.km 512.8 2021 sq. km
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