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

The average for 2021 based on 12 countries was 105.4 index points. The highest value was in Peru: 122.5 index points and the lowest value was in Venezuela: 85.8 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
Peru 122.5 1 -
Bolivia 116.6 2 -
Brazil 112.2 3 -
Paraguay 110.4 4 -
Argentina 108.2 5 -
Chile 107.1 6 -
Guyana 105.8 7 -
Colombia 105.7 8 -
Ecuador 104.1 9 -
Uruguay 98.8 10 -
Suriname 87.8 11 -
Venezuela 85.8 12 -



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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