Saudi Arabia: Food production index

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 Saudi Arabia

Food production index (2004-2006 = 100)

 Latest value 172.7
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1961 - 2022
 Average 67.1
 Min - Max 10.5 - 172.7
 Source FAO
For that indicator, we provide data for Saudi Arabia from 1961 to 2022. The average value for Saudi Arabia during that period was 67.1 index points with a minimum of 10.5 index points in 1961 and a maximum of 172.7 index points in 2022. The latest value from 2022 is 172.7 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
Saudi Arabia - Food production index - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Saudi Arabia - 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 0.5 2021 percent
 Percent agricultural land 80.77 2021 percent
 Employment in agriculture 2.88 2022 percent
 GDP share of agriculture 2.40 2022 percent
 Agriculture value added 28.98 2023 billion U.S. dollars
 Agricultural land 1,736,370 2021 sq. km.
 Crop production index 182.3 2022 index points
 Precipitation 59 2020 mm per year
 Arable land, percent of land area 1.6 2021 percent
 Cereal crop yield by hectar 5,002 2022 kg per hectar
 Food production index 172.7 2022 index points
 Fertilizer use 88.7 2021 kg per hectare of arable land
 Livestock production index 164.7 2022 index points
 Forest area, sq.km 9,770.0 2021 sq. km
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