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Food production index (2004-2006 = 100), 2022:

The average for 2022 based on 18 countries was 120.5 index points. The highest value was in Saudi Arabia: 172.7 index points and the lowest value was in Iran: 83.9 index points. The indicator is available from 1961 to 2022. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: index points; Source: FAO
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Countries Food production index, 2022 Global rank Available data
Saudi Arabia 172.7 1 1961 - 2022
Oman 170.1 2 1961 - 2022
Qatar 145.7 3 1961 - 2022
Djibouti 133 4 1961 - 2022
Kuwait 130.9 5 1961 - 2022
Bahrain 129.2 6 1961 - 2022
UA Emirates 124.9 7 1961 - 2022
Yemen 118.3 8 1961 - 2022
Algeria 111.2 9 1961 - 2022
Jordan 110.3 10 1961 - 2022
Tunisia 109.6 11 1961 - 2022
Egypt 109.1 12 1961 - 2022
Iraq 106.4 13 1961 - 2022
Morocco 106.1 14 1961 - 2022
Libya 105.8 15 1961 - 2022
Lebanon 104.1 16 1961 - 2022
Syria 97 17 1961 - 2022
Iran 83.9 18 1961 - 2022



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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