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

The average for 2022 based on 12 countries was 104.5 index points. The highest value was in Peru: 128.1 index points and the lowest value was in Paraguay: 85.4 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
Peru 128.1 1 -
Bolivia 115.4 2 -
Brazil 113.8 3 -
Guyana 111.7 4 -
Colombia 110.6 5 -
Argentina 109.4 6 -
Chile 105.4 7 -
Ecuador 98.9 8 -
Uruguay 97.8 9 -
Venezuela 89.9 10 -
Suriname 87.9 11 -
Paraguay 85.4 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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