USA: Food production index

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 USA

Food production index (2004-2006 = 100)

 Latest value 105.5
 Year 2021
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1961 - 2021
 Average 72.1
 Min - Max 41.3 - 105.5
 Source FAO
For that indicator, we provide data for the USA from 1961 to 2021. The average value for the USA during that period was 72.1 index points with a minimum of 41.3 index points in 1961 and a maximum of 105.5 index points in 2021. The latest value from 2021 is 105.5 index points. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 188 countries is 108.4 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
USA - Food production index - Recent values chart

Historical chart
USA - Food production index - historical chart - 1961-2021




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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