Saudi Arabia: Cereal crop yield by hectar

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 Saudi Arabia

Cereal yield, kg per hectar

 Latest value 5022
 Year 2021
 Measure kg per hectar
 Data availability 1961 - 2021
 Average 3247
 Min - Max 564 - 5676
 Source FAO
For that indicator, we provide data for Saudi Arabia from 1961 to 2021. The average value for Saudi Arabia during that period was 3247 kg per hectar with a minimum of 564 kg per hectar in 1973 and a maximum of 5676 kg per hectar in 2018. The latest value from 2021 is 5022 kg per hectar. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 176 countries is 3823 kg per hectar. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Saudi Arabia - Cereal crop yield by hectar - recent values

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Saudi Arabia - Cereal crop yield by hectar - historical chart - 1961-2021

Definition: Cereal yield, measured as kilograms per hectare of harvested land, includes wheat, rice, maize, barley, oats, rye, millet, sorghum, buckwheat, and mixed grains. Production data on cereals relate to crops harvested for dry grain only. Cereal crops harvested for hay or harvested green for food, feed, or silage and those used for grazing are excluded. The FAO allocates production data to the calendar year in which the bulk of the harvest took place. Most of a crop harvested near the end of a year will be used in the following year.

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 Forest area, percent 0.5 2021 percent
 Percent agricultural land 80.77 2021 percent
 Employment in agriculture 2.70 2021 percent
 GDP share of agriculture 2.40 2022 percent
 Agriculture value added 26.66 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Agricultural land 1,736,370 2021 sq. km.
 Crop production index 179.6 2021 index points
 Precipitation 59 2020 mm per year
 Arable land, percent of land area 1.6 2021 percent
 Cereal crop yield by hectar 5,022 2021 kg per hectar
 Food production index 159.0 2021 index points
 Fertilizer use 88.7 2021 kg per hectare of arable land
 Livestock production index 144.3 2021 index points
 Forest area, 9,770.0 2021 sq. km
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