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Value added in the agricultural sector as percent of GDP, 2022:

The average for 2022 based on 12 countries was 5.79 percent. The highest value was in Iran: 12.46 percent and the lowest value was in Qatar: 0.25 percent. The indicator is available from 1960 to 2022. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent; Source: The World Bank
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Countries GDP share of agriculture, 2022 Global rank Available data
Iran 12.46 1 1960 - 2022
Algeria 11.38 2 1999 - 2022
Egypt 10.95 3 1960 - 2022
Morocco 10.73 4 1965 - 2022
Tunisia 10.09 5 1965 - 2022
Jordan 4.67 6 1965 - 2022
Iraq 2.85 7 1968 - 2022
Saudi Arabia 2.41 8 1968 - 2022
Oman 1.84 9 1961 - 2022
Libya 1.6 10 2002 - 2022
Bahrain 0.26 11 1980 - 2022
Qatar 0.25 12 2000 - 2022



Definition: Agriculture, forestry, and fishing corresponds to ISIC divisions 1-3 and includes forestry, hunting, and fishing, as well as cultivation of crops and livestock production. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 4. Note: For VAB countries, gross value added at factor cost is used as the denominator.
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