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

The average for 2021 based on 20 countries was 106 index points. The highest value was in Nicaragua: 123.8 index points and the lowest value was in Haiti: 81.8 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
Nicaragua 123.8 1 1961 - 2021
Peru 122.5 2 1961 - 2021
Bolivia 116.6 3 1961 - 2021
Domin. Rep. 115.8 4 1961 - 2021
Mexico 114.2 5 1961 - 2021
Brazil 112.2 6 1961 - 2021
Panama 111.2 7 1961 - 2021
Paraguay 110.4 8 1961 - 2021
Argentina 108.2 9 1961 - 2021
Chile 107.1 10 1961 - 2021
Colombia 105.7 11 1961 - 2021
Guatemala 104.8 12 1961 - 2021
Ecuador 104.1 13 1961 - 2021
Costa Rica 102.7 14 1961 - 2021
Honduras 102.3 15 1961 - 2021
Uruguay 98.8 16 1961 - 2021
El Salvador 98.1 17 1961 - 2021
Puerto Rico 94.2 18 1961 - 2021
Venezuela 85.8 19 1961 - 2021
Haiti 81.8 20 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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