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

The average for 2021 based on 18 countries was 118.7 index points. The highest value was in Qatar: 162 index points and the lowest value was in Iran: 83.8 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
Qatar 162 1 1961 - 2021
Saudi Arabia 159 2 1961 - 2021
Djibouti 144.1 3 1961 - 2021
Oman 143.9 4 1961 - 2021
Bahrain 128.4 5 1961 - 2021
UA Emirates 124.7 6 1961 - 2021
Iraq 123.6 7 1961 - 2021
Kuwait 123.3 8 1961 - 2021
Morocco 115.7 9 1961 - 2021
Libya 105.9 10 1961 - 2021
Yemen 104.9 11 1961 - 2021
Algeria 104.6 12 1961 - 2021
Syria 104.1 13 1961 - 2021
Tunisia 103.7 14 1961 - 2021
Egypt 102.8 15 1961 - 2021
Jordan 102.8 16 1961 - 2021
Lebanon 100.1 17 1961 - 2021
Iran 83.8 18 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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