South Africa: Livestock production index

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 South Africa

Livestock production index (2004-2006 = 100)

 Latest value 103.2
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1961 - 2022
 Average 60.5
 Min - Max 34.7 - 104.5
 Source FAO
For that indicator, we provide data for South Africa from 1961 to 2022. The average value for South Africa during that period was 60.5 index points with a minimum of 34.7 index points in 1961 and a maximum of 104.5 index points in 2020. The latest value from 2022 is 103.2 index points. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 188 countries is 112.3 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
South Africa - Livestock production index - Recent values chart

Historical chart
South Africa - Livestock production index - historical chart - 1961-2022




Definition: Livestock production index includes meat and milk from all sources, dairy products such as cheese, and eggs, honey, raw silk, wool, and hides and skins.

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