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Food production index (2004-2006 = 100), 2021:

The average for 2021 based on 53 countries was 113.6 index points. The highest value was in Senegal: 177.7 index points and the lowest value was in the Gambia: 72.5 index points. The indicator is available from 1961 to 2021. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: index points; Source: FAO
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Countries Food production index, 2021 Global rank Available data
Senegal 177.7 1 1961 - 2021
Djibouti 144.1 2 1961 - 2021
Malawi 141.7 3 1961 - 2021
Mozambique 139.8 4 1961 - 2021
Zimbabwe 132 5 1961 - 2021
Sierra Leone 130.2 6 1961 - 2021
Guinea 129.8 7 1961 - 2021
Rwanda 129.2 8 1961 - 2021
Zambia 128.9 9 1961 - 2021
Mali 126.3 10 1961 - 2021
Burundi 123.7 11 1961 - 2021
Chad 122.8 12 1961 - 2021
Uganda 122.6 13 1961 - 2021
Ivory Coast 122 14 1961 - 2021
G.-Bissau 121.2 15 1961 - 2021
DR Congo 119.6 16 1961 - 2021
Benin 119.2 17 1961 - 2021
Ghana 117.9 18 1961 - 2021
Ethiopia 116.3 19 1993 - 2021
Burkina Faso 116.2 20 1961 - 2021
Morocco 115.7 21 1961 - 2021
Angola 114.6 22 1961 - 2021
South Africa 114.3 23 1961 - 2021
Niger 113.9 24 1961 - 2021
Sudan 113.7 25 2012 - 2021
Tanzania 113.7 26 1961 - 2021
Togo 112.5 27 1961 - 2021
Mauritania 111.8 28 1961 - 2021
C.A. Republic 111.3 29 1961 - 2021
Kenya 110.3 30 1961 - 2021
Nigeria 108.1 31 1961 - 2021
R. of Congo 108 32 1961 - 2021
Botswana 106 33 1961 - 2021
Libya 105.9 34 1961 - 2021
Comoros 105.8 35 1961 - 2021
Namibia 105.6 36 1961 - 2021
Gabon 105.1 37 1961 - 2021
Swaziland 105.1 38 1961 - 2021
Eritrea 104.9 39 1993 - 2021
Algeria 104.6 40 1961 - 2021
S.T.&Principe 104.4 41 1961 - 2021
Madagascar 103.8 42 1961 - 2021
Tunisia 103.7 43 1961 - 2021
Cameroon 103.5 44 1961 - 2021
Egypt 102.8 45 1961 - 2021
Eq. Guinea 101.9 46 1961 - 2021
Lesotho 100.3 47 1961 - 2021
Liberia 99.1 48 1961 - 2021
Somalia 98.5 49 1961 - 2021
Seychelles 94.8 50 1961 - 2021
Mauritius 83.2 51 1961 - 2021
Cape Verde 82 52 1961 - 2021
Gambia 72.5 53 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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144.1
141.7
139.8
132.0
130.2
129.8
129.2
128.9
126.3
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122.6
122.0
121.2
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117.9
116.3
116.2
115.7
114.6
114.3
113.9
113.7
113.7
112.5
111.8
111.3
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108.1
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106.0
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105.8
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103.5
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101.9
100.3
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83.2
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