Zambia: Food production index

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 Zambia

Food production index (2004-2006 = 100)

 Latest value 128.9
 Year 2021
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1961 - 2021
 Average 48.4
 Min - Max 15.4 - 128.9
 Source FAO
For that indicator, we provide data for Zambia from 1961 to 2021. The average value for Zambia during that period was 48.4 index points with a minimum of 15.4 index points in 1963 and a maximum of 128.9 index points in 2021. The latest value from 2021 is 128.9 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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Zambia - Food production index - recent values

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Zambia - 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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 Forest area, percent 60.0 2021 percent
 Percent agricultural land 32.07 2021 percent
 Employment in agriculture 58.68 2021 percent
 GDP share of agriculture 3.39 2022 percent
 Agriculture value added 0.90 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Agricultural land 238,390 2021 sq. km.
 Crop production index 134.1 2021 index points
 Precipitation 1,020 2020 mm per year
 Arable land, percent of land area 5.1 2021 percent
 Cereal crop yield by hectar 2,525 2021 kg per hectar
 Food production index 128.9 2021 index points
 Fertilizer use 63.9 2021 kg per hectare of arable land
 Livestock production index 112.5 2021 index points
 Forest area, sq.km 446,258.1 2021 sq. km
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