Sierra Leone: Food production index

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 Sierra Leone

Food production index (2004-2006 = 100)

 Latest value 104.7
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1961 - 2022
 Average 50.9
 Min - Max 20.5 - 130.6
 Source FAO
For that indicator, we provide data for Sierra Leone from 1961 to 2022. The average value for Sierra Leone during that period was 50.9 index points with a minimum of 20.5 index points in 1961 and a maximum of 130.6 index points in 2021. The latest value from 2022 is 104.7 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
Sierra Leone - Food production index - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Sierra Leone - 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 34.8 2021 percent
 Percent agricultural land 54.71 2021 percent
 Employment in agriculture 43.35 2022 percent
 GDP share of agriculture 60.45 2022 percent
 Agriculture value added 2.45 2023 billion U.S. dollars
 Agricultural land 39,490 2021 sq. km.
 Crop production index 105.8 2022 index points
 Precipitation 2,526 2020 mm per year
 Arable land, percent of land area 21.9 2021 percent
 Cereal crop yield by hectar 1,877 2022 kg per hectar
 Food production index 104.7 2022 index points
 Fertilizer use 2.7 2021 kg per hectare of arable land
 Livestock production index 101.8 2022 index points
 Forest area, sq.km 25,151.5 2021 sq. km
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