Sri Lanka: Food production index

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 Sri Lanka

Food production index (2004-2006 = 100)

 Latest value 99.2
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1961 - 2022
 Average 57.9
 Min - Max 22.4 - 119.2
 Source FAO
For that indicator, we provide data for Sri Lanka from 1961 to 2022. The average value for Sri Lanka during that period was 57.9 index points with a minimum of 22.4 index points in 1961 and a maximum of 119.2 index points in 2021. The latest value from 2022 is 99.2 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
Sri Lanka - Food production index - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Sri Lanka - 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 34.1 2021 percent
 Percent agricultural land 45.46 2021 percent
 Employment in agriculture 26.41 2022 percent
 GDP share of agriculture 8.75 2022 percent
 Agriculture value added 6.99 2023 billion U.S. dollars
 Agricultural land 28,120 2021 sq. km.
 Crop production index 95.7 2022 index points
 Precipitation 1,712 2020 mm per year
 Arable land, percent of land area 22.2 2021 percent
 Cereal crop yield by hectar 3,047 2022 kg per hectar
 Food production index 99.2 2022 index points
 Fertilizer use 153.9 2021 kg per hectare of arable land
 Livestock production index 125.1 2022 index points
 Forest area, sq.km 21,098.6 2021 sq. km
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