South Africa: Agriculture value added

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 South Africa

Agriculture value added, billion USD

 Latest value 11.47
 Year 2022
 Measure billion U.S. dollars
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 4.74
 Min - Max 0.79 - 11.47
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for South Africa from 1960 to 2022. The average value for South Africa during that period was 4.74 billion U.S. dollars with a minimum of 0.79 billion U.S. dollars in 1960 and a maximum of 11.47 billion U.S. dollars in 2022. The latest value from 2022 is 11.47 billion U.S. dollars. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 163 countries is 23.97 billion U.S. dollars. 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 - Agriculture value added - Recent values chart

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South Africa - Agriculture value added - historical chart - 1960-2022




Definition: Agriculture corresponds to International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC) divisions 1-5, while the origin of value added is determined by the ISIC, revision 3. Agriculture value added is the net output of the agriculture sector, including forestry, hunting and fishing, and cultivation of crops and livestock production, after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. Deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets and depletion and degradation of natural resources are not included in the calculation. Values are in billion U.S. dollars.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Forest area, percent 14.0 2021 percent
 Percent agricultural land 79.42 2021 percent
 Employment in agriculture 19.26 2022 percent
 GDP share of agriculture 2.83 2022 percent
 Agriculture value added 11.47 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Agricultural land 963,410 2021 sq. km.
 Crop production index 125.5 2021 index points
 Precipitation 495 2020 mm per year
 Arable land, percent of land area 9.9 2021 percent
 Cereal crop yield by hectar 5,125 2021 kg per hectar
 Food production index 114.3 2021 index points
 Fertilizer use 104.6 2021 kg per hectare of arable land
 Livestock production index 104.2 2021 index points
 Forest area, sq.km 170,136.9 2021 sq. km
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