* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

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

The average for 2022 based on 47 countries was 117.7 index points. The highest value was in Senegal: 177.5 index points and the lowest value was in the Gambia: 71.1 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
Senegal 177.5 1 1961 - 2022
Mozambique 161.7 2 1961 - 2022
Seychelles 149.8 3 1961 - 2022
C.A. Republic 148 4 1961 - 2022
Malawi 146.1 5 1961 - 2022
Guinea 144.8 6 1961 - 2022
Mali 136 7 1961 - 2022
Ghana 135.5 8 1961 - 2022
Uganda 135.5 9 1961 - 2022
Niger 132.6 10 1961 - 2022
Chad 130.3 11 1961 - 2022
Togo 128.2 12 1961 - 2022
Benin 126.3 13 1961 - 2022
Angola 124.1 14 1961 - 2022
DR Congo 122.8 15 1961 - 2022
G.-Bissau 122.3 16 1961 - 2022
Ivory Coast 121.9 17 1961 - 2022
Zimbabwe 121.7 18 1961 - 2022
Zambia 119.9 19 1961 - 2022
Nigeria 119.8 20 1961 - 2022
Burundi 119.2 21 1961 - 2022
Burkina Faso 118.8 22 1961 - 2022
Rwanda 117.3 23 1961 - 2022
Mauritania 116.5 24 1961 - 2022
Sudan 116.4 25 2012 - 2022
Ethiopia 116.3 26 1993 - 2022
South Africa 113.2 27 1961 - 2022
Kenya 112.4 28 1961 - 2022
Tanzania 109.9 29 1961 - 2022
Cameroon 107.8 30 1961 - 2022
S.T.&Principe 107.3 31 1961 - 2022
Comoros 106.7 32 1961 - 2022
Eritrea 106.1 33 1993 - 2022
R. of Congo 106.1 34 1961 - 2022
Swaziland 106 35 1961 - 2022
Madagascar 105.9 36 1961 - 2022
Gabon 105.8 37 1961 - 2022
Sierra Leone 104.7 38 1961 - 2022
Eq. Guinea 103.4 39 1961 - 2022
Liberia 102.7 40 1961 - 2022
Namibia 100.5 41 1961 - 2022
Somalia 98.9 42 1961 - 2022
Lesotho 98.7 43 1961 - 2022
Botswana 96.9 44 1961 - 2022
Mauritius 84.4 45 1961 - 2022
Cape Verde 74.8 46 1961 - 2022
Gambia 71.1 47 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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