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Country vs country: Algeria and United States compared: Agriculture stats

Definitions

  • Agricultural growth: Index of agricultural production in 1996 - 98 (1989 - 91 = 100)
  • Agricultural land > Sq. km: Agricultural land (sq. km). Agricultural land refers to the share of land area that is arable, under permanent crops, and under permanent pastures. Arable land includes land defined by the FAO as land under temporary crops (double-cropped areas are counted once), temporary meadows for mowing or for pasture, land under market or kitchen gardens, and land temporarily fallow. Land abandoned as a result of shifting cultivation is excluded. Land under permanent crops is land cultivated with crops that occupy the land for long periods and need not be replanted after each harvest, such as cocoa, coffee, and rubber. This category includes land under flowering shrubs, fruit trees, nut trees, and vines, but excludes land under trees grown for wood or timber. Permanent pasture is land used for five or more years for forage, including natural and cultivated crops.
  • Agricultural land > Sq. km per 1000: Agricultural land (sq. km). Agricultural land refers to the share of land area that is arable, under permanent crops, and under permanent pastures. Arable land includes land defined by the FAO as land under temporary crops (double-cropped areas are counted once), temporary meadows for mowing or for pasture, land under market or kitchen gardens, and land temporarily fallow. Land abandoned as a result of shifting cultivation is excluded. Land under permanent crops is land cultivated with crops that occupy the land for long periods and need not be replanted after each harvest, such as cocoa, coffee, and rubber. This category includes land under flowering shrubs, fruit trees, nut trees, and vines, but excludes land under trees grown for wood or timber. Permanent pasture is land used for five or more years for forage, including natural and cultivated crops. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Agricultural machinery > Tractors: Agricultural machinery refers to the number of wheel and crawler tractors (excluding garden tractors) in use in agriculture at the end of the calendar year specified or during the first quarter of the following year.
  • Agriculture, value added > Current US$: Agriculture, value added (current US$), including forestry, hunting, and fishing, as well as cultivation of crops and livestock production. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources.
  • Arable land > Hectares: Arable land (in hectares) includes land defined by the FAO as land under temporary crops (double-cropped areas are counted once), temporary meadows for mowing or for pasture, land under market or kitchen gardens, and land temporarily fallow. Land abandoned as a result of shifting cultivation is excluded.
  • Arable land > Hectares per capita: Arable land (hectares per person). Arable land (hectares per person) includes land defined by the FAO as land under temporary crops (double-cropped areas are counted once), temporary meadows for mowing or for pasture, land under market or kitchen gardens, and land temporarily fallow. Land abandoned as a result of shifting cultivation is excluded.
  • Cereal yield > Kg per hectare: Cereal yield, measured as kilograms per hectare of harvested land, includes wheat, rice, maize, barley, oats, rye, millet, sorghum, buckwheat, and mixed grains. Production data on cereals relate to crops harvested for dry grain only. Cereal crops harvested for hay or harvested green for food, feed, or silage and those used for grazing are excluded."
  • Farm workers: Agricultural employment shows the number of agricultural workers in the agricultural sector.
  • Fertilizer use: Average fertilizer use (kg per ha of cropland 2000). Fertilizer use, kilograms per hectare, is calculated by WRI by dividing the total fertilizer consumption, measured in kilograms of plant nutrient, by the total hectares of arable and permanent cropland. The measure of fertilizer consumption is an aggregate of nitrogenous, phosphate and potash fertilizers. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) collects data on fertilizer use through surveys distributed to participating governments. In addition, the Ad Hoc Working Party on Fertilizer Statistics works to improve geographic coverage of the data. Hectares of arable and permanent cropland are determined through a variety of means, including self-reporting from governments and FAO estimation methods.
  • Gross value added: Gross Value Added by agriculture, hunting, forestry, fishing at current prices - US dollars.
  • Produce > Cereal > Cereal production > Metric tons: Cereal production (metric tons). Production data on cereals relate to crops harvested for dry grain only. Cereal crops harvested for hay or harvested green for food or silage, and those used for grazing, are excluded.
  • Produce > Food > Production index: 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.
  • Products: Major agricultural crops and products
  • Value: Agriculture corresponds to ISIC divisions 1-5 and includes forestry, hunting, and fishing, as well as cultivation of crops and livestock production. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in constant 2000 U.S. dollars."
  • Produce > Cereal > Cereal yield > Kg per hectare: Cereal yield (kg per hectare). Includes wheat, rice, maize, barley, oats, rye, millet, sorghum, buckwheat, and mixed grains. Production data on cereals relate to crops harvested for dry grain only. Cereal crops harvested for hay or harvested green for food or silage, and those used for grazing, are excluded. The FAO allocates production data to the calendar year in which the bulk of the harvest took place. Most of a crop harvested near the end of a year will be used in the following year.
  • Tractors: Number of tractors 2000. Number of tractors in use refers to the total number of wheeled and crawler tractors used in agriculture. Garden tractors are excluded.
  • Agricultural growth per capita: Net per capita agricultural production, expressed in International Dollars. Net means after deduction of feed and seed. International Dollars are calculated using the Geary-Khamis formula, which is designed to neutralize irrelevant exchange rate movements (more information on http://faostat3.fao.org/faostat-gateway/go/to/mes/glossary/*/E)
  • Grains > Wheat > Consumption: Figures for 2003/2004
  • Produce > Cotton > Production: Production of cotton 2003/2004, in thousand bales.
  • Produce > Meat > Production: Meat production in thousand metric tonnes
  • Agriculture, value added > Current US$ per capita: Agriculture, value added (current US$). Agriculture corresponds to ISIC divisions 1-5 and includes forestry, hunting, and fishing, as well as cultivation of crops and livestock production. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Produce > Crop > Production index: Crop production index shows agricultural production for each year relative to the base period 1999-2001. It includes all crops except fodder crops. Regional and income group aggregates for the FAO's production indexes are calculated from the underlying values in international dollars, normalized to the base period 1999-2001.
  • Produce > Food > Production: 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."
  • Produce > Agricultural crop > Production: Crop production index shows agricultural production for each year relative to the base period 1999-2001. It includes all crops except fodder crops. Regional and income group aggregates for the FAO's production indexes are calculated from the underlying values in international dollars, normalized to the base period 1999-2001."
  • Fertilizer > Consumption > Metric tons: Fertilizer consumption measures the quantity of plant nutrients used per unit of arable land. Fertilizer products cover nitrogenous, potash, and phosphate fertilizers (including ground rock phosphate). Traditional nutrients--animal and plant manures--are not included. The time reference for fertilizer consumption is the crop year (July through June).
  • Gross value added per capita: Gross Value Added by agriculture, hunting, forestry, fishing at current prices - US dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Produce > Cereal > Cereal production > Metric tons per 1000: Cereal production (metric tons). Production data on cereals relate to crops harvested for dry grain only. Cereal crops harvested for hay or harvested green for food or silage, and those used for grazing, are excluded. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Produce > Livestock > Production index: Livestock production index includes meat and milk from all sources, dairy products such as cheese, and eggs, honey, raw silk, wool, and hides and skins.
  • Water productivity, total > Constant 2000 US$ GDP per cubic meter of total freshwater withdrawal: Water productivity, total (constant 2000 US$ GDP per cubic meter of total freshwater withdrawal). Water productivity is calculated as GDP in constant prices divided by annual total water withdrawal. GDP (Gross domestic product) is the market value of all officially recognized final goods and services produced within a country in a year.
  • Grains > Coarse grain imports: Figures for 2003/2004
  • Agricultural machinery > Tractors > Per capita: Agricultural machinery refers to the number of wheel and crawler tractors (excluding garden tractors) in use in agriculture at the end of the calendar year specified or during the first quarter of the following year. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Cultivable land > Hectares: Cultivable land (in hectares) includes land defined by the Food and Agriculture Organisation as land under temporary crops (double-cropped areas are counted once), temporary meadows for mowing or for pasture, land under market or kitchen gardens, and land temporarily fallow. Land abandoned as a result of shifting cultivation is excluded."
  • Produce > Cotton > Imports: Imports of cotton 2003/2004
  • Cotton > Exports: Exports of cotton 2003/2004
  • Rural population: Total population living in rural areas. Future estimates are from the UN Population Division.
  • Agricultural land > Sq. km > Per capita: Agricultural land refers to the share of land area that is arable, under permanent crops, and under permanent pastures. Arable land includes land defined by the FAO as land under temporary crops (double-cropped areas are counted once), temporary meadows for mowing or for pasture, land under market or kitchen gardens, and land temporarily fallow. Land abandoned as a result of shifting cultivation is excluded. Land under permanent crops is land cultivated with crops that occupy the land for long periods and need not be replanted after each harvest, such as cocoa, coffee, and rubber. This category includes land under flowering shrubs, fruit trees, nut trees, and vines, but excludes land under trees grown for wood or timber. Permanent pasture is land used for five or more years for forage, including natural and cultivated crops." Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Fertilizer > Consumption > 100 grams per hectare of arable land: Fertilizer consumption (100 grams per hectare of arable land) measures the quantity of plant nutrients used per unit of arable land. Fertilizer products cover nitrogenous, potash, and phosphate fertilizers (including ground rock phosphate). Traditional nutrients--animal and plant manures--are not included. The time reference for fertilizer consumption is the crop year (July through June). Arable land includes land defined by the FAO as land under temporary crops (double-cropped areas are counted once), temporary meadows for mowing or for pasture, land under market or kitchen gardens, and land temporarily fallow. Land abandoned as a result of shifting cultivation is excluded.
  • Arable land > Hectares per 1000: Arable land (in hectares) includes land defined by the FAO as land under temporary crops (double-cropped areas are counted once), temporary meadows for mowing or for pasture, land under market or kitchen gardens, and land temporarily fallow. Land abandoned as a result of shifting cultivation is excluded. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Produce > Wheat > Production: Figures for 2003/2004
  • Agricultural machinery > Tractors per 100 hectares of arable land: Agricultural machinery refers to the number of wheel and crawler tractors (excluding garden tractors) in use in agriculture at the end of the calendar year specified or during the first quarter of the following year. Arable land includes land defined by the FAO as land under temporary crops (double-cropped areas are counted once), temporary meadows for mowing or for pasture, land under market or kitchen gardens, and land temporarily fallow. Land abandoned as a result of shifting cultivation is excluded.
  • Value added per worker > Constant 2000 US$: Agriculture value added per worker is a measure of agricultural productivity. Value added in agriculture measures the output of the agricultural sector (ISIC divisions 1-5) less the value of intermediate inputs. Agriculture comprises value added from forestry, hunting, and fishing as well as cultivation of crops and livestock production. Data are in constant 2000 U.S. dollars.
  • Produce > Cereal > Production: Average production of cereals (1999-2001). Average Production of Cereals refers to the amount of cereals produced in a given country or region each year. Data are reported in thousand metric tons. Cereals include wheat, barley, maize, rye, oats, millet, s
  • Grains > Wheat > Consumption per million: Figures for 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Workers per hectare: Workers per hectare of cropland 2000. Agricultural labor intensity, number of workers per hectare shows the labor input intensity of agricultural systems. It is calculated by WRI by dividing the number of agricultural workers by the number of hectares of arable and permanent cropland. Values vary widely among countries according to labor scarcity, production technologies, costs of energy and machinery, etc.
  • Farm machinery > Tractors: Farm machinery refers to the number of wheel and crawler tractors (excluding garden tractors) in use in agriculture at the end of the calendar year specified or during the first quarter of the following year.
  • Fertilizer use > Kg per ha of arable land: Fertilizer consumption (100 grams per hectare of arable land) measures the quantity of plant nutrients used per unit of arable land. Fertilizer products cover nitrogenous, potash, and phosphate fertilizers (including ground rock phosphate). Traditional nutrients--animal and plant manures--are not included. For the purpose of data dissemination, FAO has adopted the concept of a calendar year (January to December). Some countries compile fertilizer data on a calendar year basis, while others are on a split-year basis. Arable land includes land defined by the FAO as land under temporary crops (double-cropped areas are counted once), temporary meadows for mowing or for pasture, land under market or kitchen gardens, and land temporarily fallow. Land abandoned as a result of shifting cultivation is excluded."
  • Produce > Wheat > Yield: Yield of Wheat, Metric tons per hectare, 2003/2004
  • Agricultural machinery > Tractors per 1000: Agricultural machinery refers to the number of wheel and crawler tractors (excluding garden tractors) in use in agriculture at the end of the calendar year specified or during the first quarter of the following year. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Land > Arable land and Permanent crops: Arable land and Permanent crops.
  • Fertilizer use > Metric tons: Fertilizer consumption measures the quantity of plant nutrients used per unit of arable land. Fertilizer products cover nitrogenous, potash, and phosphate fertilizers (including ground rock phosphate). Traditional nutrients--animal and plant manures--are not included. For the purpose of data dissemination, FAO has adopted the concept of a calendar year (January to December). Some countries compile fertilizer data on a calendar year basis, while others are on a split-year basis."
  • Arable land > Hectares > Per capita: Arable land (in hectares) includes land defined by the FAO as land under temporary crops (double-cropped areas are counted once), temporary meadows for mowing or for pasture, land under market or kitchen gardens, and land temporarily fallow. Land abandoned as a result of shifting cultivation is excluded. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Arable and permanent cropland: Arable and permanent cropland 2000.
  • Land > Arable land and Permanent crops per thousand people: Arable land and Permanent crops. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Renewable internal freshwater resources, total > Billion cubic meters: Renewable internal freshwater resources, total (billion cubic meters). Renewable internal freshwater resources flows refer to internal renewable resources (internal river flows and groundwater from rainfall) in the country.
  • Tractors per 1000: Number of tractors 2000. Number of tractors in use refers to the total number of wheeled and crawler tractors used in agriculture. Garden tractors are excluded. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Permanent crops: Permanent crops in 2000.
  • Renewable internal freshwater resources, total > Billion cubic meters per million: Renewable internal freshwater resources, total (billion cubic meters). Renewable internal freshwater resources flows refer to internal renewable resources (internal river flows and groundwater from rainfall) in the country. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Cotton use: Domestic use of cotton 2003/2004
  • Value added > Current US$ > Per $ GDP: Agriculture corresponds to ISIC divisions 1-5 and includes forestry, hunting, and fishing, as well as cultivation of crops and livestock production. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1,000 $ gross domestic product.
  • Produce > Meat > Production per million: Meat production in thousand metric tonnes. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Grains > Barley > Consumption: Figures for 2003/2004
  • Agricultural methane emissions > Thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent per million: Agricultural methane emissions (thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent). Agricultural methane emissions are emissions from animals, animal waste, rice production, agricultural waste burning (nonenergy, on-site), and savannah burning. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Fertilizer > Consumption > Metric tons per 1000: Fertilizer consumption measures the quantity of plant nutrients used per unit of arable land. Fertilizer products cover nitrogenous, potash, and phosphate fertilizers (including ground rock phosphate). Traditional nutrients--animal and plant manures--are not included. The time reference for fertilizer consumption is the crop year (July through June). Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Value added: Agriculture, value added (% of GDP). Agriculture corresponds to ISIC divisions 1-5 and includes forestry, hunting, and fishing, as well as cultivation of crops and livestock production. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3.
  • Livestock > Annual freshwater withdrawals, total > Billion cubic meters: Annual freshwater withdrawals, total (billion cubic meters). Annual freshwater withdrawals refer to total water withdrawals, not counting evaporation losses from storage basins. Withdrawals also include water from desalination plants in countries where they are a significant source. Withdrawals can exceed 100 percent of total renewable resources where extraction from nonrenewable aquifers or desalination plants is considerable or where there is significant water reuse. Withdrawals for agriculture and industry are total withdrawals for irrigation and livestock production and for direct industrial use (including withdrawals for cooling thermoelectric plants). Withdrawals for domestic uses include drinking water, municipal use or supply, and use for public services, commercial establishments, and homes. Data are for the most recent year available for 1987-2002.
  • Fertilizer > Consumption > Metric tons > Per capita: Fertilizer consumption measures the quantity of plant nutrients used per unit of arable land. Fertilizer products cover nitrogenous, potash, and phosphate fertilizers (including ground rock phosphate). Traditional nutrients--animal and plant manures--are not included. The time reference for fertilizer consumption is the crop year (July through June). Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Agricultural methane emissions > Thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent: Agricultural methane emissions (thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent). Agricultural methane emissions are emissions from animals, animal waste, rice production, agricultural waste burning (nonenergy, on-site), and savannah burning.
  • Methane emissions > Kt of CO2 equivalent per 1000: Methane emissions (kt of CO2 equivalent). Methane emissions are those stemming from human activities such as agriculture and from industrial methane production. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Value added > Constant 2000 US$ > Per capita: Agriculture corresponds to ISIC divisions 1-5 and includes forestry, hunting, and fishing, as well as cultivation of crops and livestock production. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in constant 2000 U.S. dollars. Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Produce > Cereal > Production growth: Average production of Cereals (percentage change from 1986-88 to 1996-98)
  • Produce > Meat > Production growth: Average production of roots and tubers (percentage change from 1986-88 to 1996-98)
  • Farm machinery > Tractors per 100 sq. km of arable land: Farm machinery refers to the number of wheel and crawler tractors (excluding garden tractors) in use in agriculture at the end of the calendar year specified or during the first quarter of the following year. Arable land includes land defined by the FAO as land under temporary crops (double-cropped areas are counted once), temporary meadows for mowing or for pasture, land under market or kitchen gardens, and land temporarily fallow. Land abandoned as a result of shifting cultivation is excluded."
  • Value added agriculture growth > Including farming: Annual growth rate for agricultural value added based on constant local currency. Aggregates are based on constant 2000 U.S. dollars. Agriculture corresponds to ISIC divisions 1-5 and includes forestry, hunting, and fishing, as well as cultivation of crops and livestock production. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3."
  • Agricultural nitrous oxide emissions > Thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent: Agricultural nitrous oxide emissions (thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent). Agricultural nitrous oxide emissions are emissions produced through fertilizer use (synthetic and animal manure), animal waste management, agricultural waste burning (nonenergy, on-site), and savannah burning.
  • Value added > Current US$ > Per capita: Agriculture corresponds to ISIC divisions 1-5 and includes forestry, hunting, and fishing, as well as cultivation of crops and livestock production. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Produce > Cereal > Production per million: Average production of cereals (1999-2001). Average Production of Cereals refers to the amount of cereals produced in a given country or region each year. Data are reported in thousand metric tons. Cereals include wheat, barley, maize, rye, oats, millet, s. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Agriculture value added per worker > Constant 2000 US$: Agriculture value added per worker is a measure of agricultural productivity. Value added in agriculture measures the output of the agricultural sector (ISIC divisions 1-5) less the value of intermediate inputs. Agriculture comprises value added from forestry, hunting, and fishing as well as cultivation of crops and livestock production. Data are in constant 2000 U.S. dollars."
  • Produce > Live stock > Production index: Livestock production index includes meat and milk from all sources, dairy products such as cheese, and eggs, honey, raw silk, wool, and hides and skins."
  • Cultivable land > Hectares per person: Cultivable land (hectares per person) includes land defined by the Food and Agriculture Organisation as land under temporary crops (double-cropped areas are counted once), temporary meadows for mowing or for pasture, land under market or kitchen gardens, and land temporarily fallow. Land abandoned as a result of shifting cultivation is excluded."
  • Nitrous oxide emissions > Thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent per million: Nitrous oxide emissions (thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent). Nitrous oxide emissions are emissions from agricultural biomass burning, industrial activities, and livestock management. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Agricultural nitrous oxide emissions > Thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent per million: Agricultural nitrous oxide emissions (thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent). Agricultural nitrous oxide emissions are emissions produced through fertilizer use (synthetic and animal manure), animal waste management, agricultural waste burning (nonenergy, on-site), and savannah burning. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Produce > Cotton > Production per million: Production of cotton 2003/2004, in thousand bales. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Arable and permanent cropland per million: Arable and permanent cropland 2000. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Value added > Current US$ per capita: Agriculture corresponds to ISIC divisions 1-5 and includes forestry, hunting, and fishing, as well as cultivation of crops and livestock production. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Value added > Constant 2000 US$ per capita: Agriculture corresponds to ISIC divisions 1-5 and includes forestry, hunting, and fishing, as well as cultivation of crops and livestock production. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in constant 2000 U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Rural population per thousand people: Total population living in rural areas. Future estimates are from the UN Population Division. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Area > Barley: Land area under Barley, hectares, 2003/2004
  • Area > Wheat: Land area under Wheat, hectares, 2003/2004
  • Produce > Wheat > Yield per million: Yield of Wheat, Metric tons per hectare, 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Cotton > Exports per million: Exports of cotton 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Nitrous oxide emissions > Thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent: Nitrous oxide emissions (thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent). Nitrous oxide emissions are emissions from agricultural biomass burning, industrial activities, and livestock management.
  • Methane emissions > Kt of CO2 equivalent: Methane emissions (kt of CO2 equivalent). Methane emissions are those stemming from human activities such as agriculture and from industrial methane production.
  • Grains > Coarse grain imports per million: Figures for 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Value added > Constant 2000 US$ > Per capita: Agriculture corresponds to ISIC divisions 1-5 and includes forestry, hunting, and fishing, as well as cultivation of crops and livestock production. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in constant 2000 U.S. dollars. Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Value added > Current LCU: Agriculture corresponds to ISIC divisions 1-5 and includes forestry, hunting, and fishing, as well as cultivation of crops and livestock production. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in current local currency.
  • Value added > Current US$: Agriculture corresponds to ISIC divisions 1-5 and includes forestry, hunting, and fishing, as well as cultivation of crops and livestock production. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Produce > Land under cereal > Production > Hectares > Per capita: Land under cereal production refers to harvested area, although some countries report only sown or cultivated area. Cereals include wheat, rice, maize, barley, oats, rye, millet, sorghum, buckwheat, and mixed grains. Production data on cereals relate to crops harvested for dry grain only. Cereal crops harvested for hay or harvested green for food, feed, or silage and those used for grazing are excluded. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Produce > Land under cereal > Production > Hectares: Land under cereal production refers to harvested area, although some countries report only sown or cultivated area. Cereals include wheat, rice, maize, barley, oats, rye, millet, sorghum, buckwheat, and mixed grains. Production data on cereals relate to crops harvested for dry grain only. Cereal crops harvested for hay or harvested green for food, feed, or silage and those used for grazing are excluded.
  • Produce > Wheat > Production per million: Figures for 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Produce > Cotton > Imports per million: Imports of cotton 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Permanent crops per 1000: Permanent crops in 2000. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Produce > Root and tuber > Production growth: Average production of roots and tubers (percentage change from 1986-88 to 1996-98)
  • Produce > Barley > Imports: Figures for 2003/2004
  • Grains > Barley > Consumption per million: Figures for 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Produce > Barley > Production: Figures for 2003/2004
  • Produce > Corn > Imports: Figures for 2003/2004
  • Produce > Barley > Yield: Yield of Barley, Metric tons per hectare, 2003/2004
  • Produce > Barley > Production per million: Figures for 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Produce > Corn > Imports per million: Figures for 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Area > Wheat per 1000: Land area under Wheat, hectares, 2003/2004. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Cotton use per million: Domestic use of cotton 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Produce > Cotton > Stocks per million: Stocks of cotton in mid 2003 (480 lb bales). Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Produce > Wheat > Imports per million: Figures for 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Produce > Root and tuber > Production: Average production of roots and tubers 1996-1998
  • Produce > Cereal > Land under cereal production > Hectares per 1000: Land under cereal production (hectares). Land under cereal production refers to harvested area, although some countries report only sown or cultivated area. Cereals include wheat, rice, maize, barley, oats, rye, millet, sorghum, buckwheat, and mixed grains. Production data on cereals relate to crops harvested for dry grain only. Cereal crops harvested for hay or harvested green for food or silage, and those used for grazing, are excluded. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Livestock > Annual freshwater withdrawals, total > % of internal resources: Annual freshwater withdrawals, total (% of internal resources). Annual freshwater withdrawals refer to total water withdrawals, not counting evaporation losses from storage basins. Withdrawals also include water from desalination plants in countries where they are a significant source. Withdrawals can exceed 100 percent of total renewable resources where extraction from nonrenewable aquifers or desalination plants is considerable or where there is significant water reuse. Withdrawals for agriculture and industry are total withdrawals for irrigation and livestock production and for direct industrial use (including withdrawals for cooling thermoelectric plants). Withdrawals for domestic uses include drinking water, municipal use or supply, and use for public services, commercial establishments, and homes. Data correspond to the most recent year available for 1987-2002.
  • Fertilizer consumption > % of fertilizer production: Fertilizer consumption (% of fertilizer production). Fertilizer consumption measures the quantity of plant nutrients used per unit of arable land. Fertilizer products cover nitrogenous, potash, and phosphate fertilizers (including ground rock phosphate). Traditional nutrients--animal and plant manures--are not included. For the purpose of data dissemination, FAO has adopted the concept of a calendar year (January to December). Some countries compile fertilizer data on a calendar year basis, while others do it on a split-year basis.
  • Annual freshwater withdrawals, domestic > % of total freshwater withdrawal: Annual freshwater withdrawals, domestic (% of total freshwater withdrawal). Annual freshwater withdrawals refer to total water withdrawals, not counting evaporation losses from storage basins. Withdrawals also include water from desalination plants in countries where they are a significant source. Withdrawals can exceed 100 percent of total renewable resources where extraction from nonrenewable aquifers or desalination plants is considerable or where there is significant water reuse. Withdrawals for domestic uses include drinking water, municipal use or supply, and use for public services, commercial establishments, and homes. Data correspond to the most recent year available for 1987-2002.
  • Annual freshwater withdrawals, agriculture > % of total freshwater withdrawal: Annual freshwater withdrawals, agriculture (% of total freshwater withdrawal). Annual freshwater withdrawals refer to total water withdrawals, not counting evaporation losses from storage basins. Withdrawals also include water from desalination plants in countries where they are a significant source. Withdrawals can exceed 100 percent of total renewable resources where extraction from nonrenewable aquifers or desalination plants is considerable or where there is significant water reuse. Withdrawals for agriculture are total withdrawals for irrigation and livestock production. Data correspond to the most recent year available for 1987-2002.
  • Agriculture, value added > Current US$, % of GDP: Agriculture, value added (current US$). Agriculture corresponds to ISIC divisions 1-5 and includes forestry, hunting, and fishing, as well as cultivation of crops and livestock production. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • Livestock > Annual freshwater withdrawals, total > Billion cubic meters per million: Annual freshwater withdrawals, total (billion cubic meters). Annual freshwater withdrawals refer to total water withdrawals, not counting evaporation losses from storage basins. Withdrawals also include water from desalination plants in countries where they are a significant source. Withdrawals can exceed 100 percent of total renewable resources where extraction from nonrenewable aquifers or desalination plants is considerable or where there is significant water reuse. Withdrawals for agriculture and industry are total withdrawals for irrigation and livestock production and for direct industrial use (including withdrawals for cooling thermoelectric plants). Withdrawals for domestic uses include drinking water, municipal use or supply, and use for public services, commercial establishments, and homes. Data correspond to the most recent year available for 1987-2002. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Produce > Wheat > Imports: Figures for 2003/2004
  • Arable land > % of land area: Arable land includes land defined by the FAO as land under temporary crops (double-cropped areas are counted once), temporary meadows for mowing or for pasture, land under market or kitchen gardens, and land temporarily fallow. Land abandoned as a result of shifting cultivation is excluded.
  • Value added > Annual % growth: Annual growth rate for agricultural value added based on constant local currency. Aggregates are based on constant 2000 U.S. dollars. Agriculture corresponds to ISIC divisions 1-5 and includes forestry, hunting, and fishing, as well as cultivation of crops and livestock production. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3.
  • Produce > Cotton > Stocks: Stocks of cotton in mid 2003 (480 lb bales)
  • Produce > Land under cereal > Production > Hectares per 1000: Land under cereal production refers to harvested area, although some countries report only sown or cultivated area. Cereals include wheat, rice, maize, barley, oats, rye, millet, sorghum, buckwheat, and mixed grains. Production data on cereals relate to crops harvested for dry grain only. Cereal crops harvested for hay or harvested green for food, feed, or silage and those used for grazing are excluded. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Value added > Current US$ > Per $ GDP: Agriculture corresponds to ISIC divisions 1-5 and includes forestry, hunting, and fishing, as well as cultivation of crops and livestock production. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1,000 $ gross domestic product.
  • Agricultural land > % of land area: Agricultural land refers to the share of land area that is arable, under permanent crops, and under permanent pastures. Arable land includes land defined by the FAO as land under temporary crops (double-cropped areas are counted once), temporary meadows for mowing or for pasture, land under market or kitchen gardens, and land temporarily fallow. Land abandoned as a result of shifting cultivation is excluded. Land under permanent crops is land cultivated with crops that occupy the land for long periods and need not be replanted after each harvest, such as cocoa, coffee, and rubber. This category includes land under flowering shrubs, fruit trees, nut trees, and vines, but excludes land under trees grown for wood or timber. Permanent pasture is land used for five or more years for forage, including natural and cultivated crops."
  • Produce > Barley > Imports per million: Figures for 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Value added > Current US$ > Per capita: Agriculture corresponds to ISIC divisions 1-5 and includes forestry, hunting, and fishing, as well as cultivation of crops and livestock production. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Area > Barley per 1000: Land area under Barley, hectares, 2003/2004. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Produce > Cereal > Land under cereal production > Hectares: Land under cereal production (hectares). Land under cereal production refers to harvested area, although some countries report only sown or cultivated area. Cereals include wheat, rice, maize, barley, oats, rye, millet, sorghum, buckwheat, and mixed grains. Production data on cereals relate to crops harvested for dry grain only. Cereal crops harvested for hay or harvested green for food or silage, and those used for grazing, are excluded.
  • Value added > Constant LCU: Agriculture corresponds to ISIC divisions 1-5 and includes forestry, hunting, and fishing, as well as cultivation of crops and livestock production. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in constant local currency.
  • Permanent crop farmland > % of land area: Permanent crop farmland is land cultivated with crops that occupy the land for long periods and need not be replanted after each harvest, such as cocoa, coffee, and rubber. This category includes land under flowering shrubs, fruit trees, nut trees, and vines, but excludes land under trees grown for wood or timber."
  • Produce > Land used for cereal > Production > Hectares: Land under cereal production refers to harvested area, although some countries report only sown or cultivated area. Cereals include wheat, rice, maize, barley, oats, rye, millet, sorghum, buckwheat, and mixed grains. Production data on cereals relate to crops harvested for dry grain only. Cereal crops harvested for hay or harvested green for food, feed, or silage and those used for grazing are excluded."
  • Produce > Imports as % of merchandise > Imports: Agricultural raw materials comprise SITC section 2 (crude materials except fuels) excluding divisions 22, 27 (crude fertilizers and minerals excluding coal, petroleum, and precious stones), and 28 (metalliferous ores and scrap)."
  • Fertilizer use > % of fertilizer > Production: Fertilizer consumption measures the quantity of plant nutrients used per unit of arable land. Fertilizer products cover nitrogenous, potash, and phosphate fertilizers (including ground rock phosphate). Traditional nutrients--animal and plant manures--are not included. For the purpose of data dissemination, FAO has adopted the concept of a calendar year (January to December). Some countries compile fertilizer data on a calendar year basis, while others are on a split-year basis."
  • Exports > Agricultural raw materials > Exports > % of merchandise > Exports: Agricultural raw materials comprise SITC section 2 (crude materials except fuels) excluding divisions 22, 27 (crude fertilizers and minerals excluding coal, petroleum, and precious stones), and 28 (metalliferous ores and scrap)."
  • Cultivable land > % of land area: Cultivable land includes land defined by the Food and Agriculture Organisation as land under temporary crops (double-cropped areas are counted once), temporary meadows for mowing or for pasture, land under market or kitchen gardens, and land temporarily fallow. Land abandoned as a result of shifting cultivation is excluded."
  • Agricultural methane emissions > % of total: Agricultural methane emissions (% of total). Agricultural methane emissions are emissions from animals, animal waste, rice production, agricultural waste burning (nonenergy, on-site), and savannah burning.
  • Agricultural nitrous oxide emissions > % of total: Agricultural nitrous oxide emissions (% of total). Agricultural nitrous oxide emissions are emissions produced through fertilizer use (synthetic and animal manure), animal waste management, agricultural waste burning (nonenergy, on-site), and savannah burning.
  • Produce > Agricultural raw materials > Imports > % of merchandise imports: Agricultural raw materials comprise SITC section 2 (crude materials except fuels) excluding divisions 22, 27 (crude fertilizers and minerals excluding coal, petroleum, and precious stones), and 28 (metalliferous ores and scrap).
  • Produce > Root and tuber > Production per million: Average production of roots and tubers 1996-1998. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Permanent cropland > % of land area: Permanent cropland is land cultivated with crops that occupy the land for long periods and need not be replanted after each harvest, such as cocoa, coffee, and rubber. This category includes land under flowering shrubs, fruit trees, nut trees, and vines, but excludes land under trees grown for wood or timber.
  • Agricultural raw materials > Exports > % of merchandise > Exports: Agricultural raw materials comprise SITC section 2 (crude materials except fuels) excluding divisions 22, 27 (crude fertilizers and minerals excluding coal, petroleum, and precious stones), and 28 (metalliferous ores and scrap).
  • Value added > Constant 2000 US$: Agriculture corresponds to ISIC divisions 1-5 and includes forestry, hunting, and fishing, as well as cultivation of crops and livestock production. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in constant 2000 U.S. dollars.
  • Irrigated land > % of cropland: Irrigated land refers to areas purposely provided with water, including land irrigated by controlled flooding. Cropland refers to arable land and permanent cropland.
  • Annual freshwater withdrawals, industry > % of total freshwater withdrawal: Annual freshwater withdrawals, industry (% of total freshwater withdrawal). Annual freshwater withdrawals refer to total water withdrawals, not counting evaporation losses from storage basins. Withdrawals also include water from desalination plants in countries where they are a significant source. Withdrawals can exceed 100 percent of total renewable resources where extraction from nonrenewable aquifers or desalination plants is considerable or where there is significant water reuse. Withdrawals for industry are total withdrawals for direct industrial use (including withdrawals for cooling thermoelectric plants). Data correspond to the most recent year available for 1987-2002.
  • Produce > Barley > Yield per million: Yield of Barley, Metric tons per hectare, 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
STAT Algeria United States HISTORY
Agricultural growth 136
Ranked 20th. 27% more than United States
107
Ranked 105th.

Agricultural land > Sq. km 413,830 sq. km
Ranked 27th.
4.11 million sq. km
Ranked 2nd. 10 times more than Algeria

Agricultural land > Sq. km per 1000 10.96 sq. km
Ranked 43th.
13.2 sq. km
Ranked 36th. 20% more than Algeria

Agricultural machinery > Tractors 97,180
Ranked 42nd.
4.76 million
Ranked 1st. 49 times more than Algeria

Agriculture, value added > Current US$ $18.47 billion
Ranked 21st.
$173.80 billion
Ranked 3rd. 9 times more than Algeria

Arable land > Hectares 7.54 million hectares
Ranked 32nd.
174.45 million hectares
Ranked 1st. 23 times more than Algeria

Arable land > Hectares per capita 0.199
Ranked 79th.
0.514
Ranked 14th. 3 times more than Algeria

Cereal yield > Kg per hectare 1,257.1
Ranked 133th.
6,624.4
Ranked 11th. 5 times more than Algeria

Farm workers 3.12 million
Ranked 39th. 17% more than United States
2.67 million
Ranked 47th.

Fertilizer use 11.3 kg
Ranked 104th.
103.4 kg
Ranked 40th. 9 times more than Algeria
Gross value added 17.84 billion
Ranked 32nd.
177.33 billion
Ranked 3rd. 10 times more than Algeria

Produce > Cereal > Cereal production > Metric tons 5.14 million
Ranked 49th.
356.96 million
Ranked 2nd. 69 times more than Algeria

Produce > Food > Production index 116.8%
Ranked 25th. 9% more than United States
107.5%
Ranked 80th.

Products wheat, barley, oats, grapes, olives, citrus, fruits; sheep, cattle wheat, corn, other grains, fruits, vegetables, cotton; beef, pork, poultry, dairy products; fish; forest products
Value 6.88 billion
Ranked 29th.
123.28 billion
Ranked 4th. 18 times more than Algeria

Produce > Cereal > Cereal yield > Kg per hectare 1,677.56
Ranked 132nd.
5,922.47
Ranked 20th. 4 times more than Algeria

Tractors 93,000
Ranked 39th.
4.8 million
Ranked 1st. 52 times more than Algeria
Agricultural growth per capita 123 Int. $
Ranked 22nd. 23% more than United States
100 Int. $
Ranked 93th.

Grains > Wheat > Consumption 6,550 thousand metric tons
Ranked 12th.
33,203 thousand metric tons
Ranked 4th. 5 times more than Algeria
Produce > Cotton > Production 0.0
Ranked 79th.
17,559
Ranked 2nd.
Produce > Meat > Production 511 thousand metric tons
Ranked 50th.
35,085 thousand metric tons
Ranked 2nd. 69 times more than Algeria
Agriculture, value added > Current US$ per capita $479.88
Ranked 38th.
$557.79
Ranked 25th. 16% more than Algeria

Produce > Crop > Production index 128.4%
Ranked 13th. 15% more than United States
111.3%
Ranked 59th.

Produce > Food > Production 136
Ranked 22nd. 25% more than United States
109
Ranked 96th.

Produce > Agricultural crop > Production 151
Ranked 12th. 39% more than United States
109
Ranked 90th.

Fertilizer > Consumption > Metric tons 98,000 metric tons
Ranked 74th.
19.3 million metric tons
Ranked 2nd. 197 times more than Algeria

Gross value added per capita 463.52
Ranked 78th.
564.9
Ranked 47th. 22% more than Algeria

Produce > Cereal > Cereal production > Metric tons per 1000 133.5
Ranked 101st.
1,137.13
Ranked 6th. 9 times more than Algeria

Produce > Livestock > Production index 104.8%
Ranked 96th. 2% more than United States
102.3%
Ranked 110th.

Water productivity, total > Constant 2000 US$ GDP per cubic meter of total freshwater withdrawal $19.42
Ranked 77th.
$28.94
Ranked 61st. 49% more than Algeria

Grains > Coarse grain imports 1,515 thousand metric tons
Ranked 13th.
2,700 thousand metric tons
Ranked 7th. 78% more than Algeria
Agricultural machinery > Tractors > Per capita 3.05 per 1,000 people
Ranked 68th.
16.37 per 1,000 people
Ranked 21st. 5 times more than Algeria

Cultivable land > Hectares 7.47 million
Ranked 31st.
170.43 million
Ranked 1st. 23 times more than Algeria

Produce > Cotton > Imports 100 thousand bales
Ranked 38th. Twice as much as United States
50 thousand bales
Ranked 55th.
Cotton > Exports 0.0
Ranked 78th.
12,000 thousand bales
Ranked 1st.
Rural population 28,281
Ranked 118th. 82% more than United States
15,540
Ranked 170th.

Agricultural land > Sq. km > Per capita 12.38 per 1,000 people
Ranked 39th.
13.65 per 1,000 people
Ranked 36th. 10% more than Algeria

Fertilizer > Consumption > 100 grams per hectare of arable land 129.85 100 g/ha of arable land
Ranked 127th.
1,096.63 100 g/ha of arable land
Ranked 59th. 8 times more than Algeria

Arable land > Hectares per 1000 228.61 hectares
Ranked 70th.
590.32 hectares
Ranked 5th. 3 times more than Algeria

Produce > Wheat > Production 3,200 thousand metric tons
Ranked 15th.
63,590 thousand metric tons
Ranked 3rd. 20 times more than Algeria
Agricultural machinery > Tractors per 100 hectares of arable land 128.8
Ranked 86th.
269.43
Ranked 52nd. 2 times more than Algeria

Value added per worker > Constant 2000 US$ 2,267.41 constant 2000 US$
Ranked 67th.
39,125.76 constant 2000 US$
Ranked 9th. 17 times more than Algeria

Produce > Cereal > Production 127 thousand metric tons
Ranked 30th. 9% more than United States
117 thousand metric tons
Ranked 57th.
Grains > Wheat > Consumption per million 195.75 thousand metric tons
Ranked 7th. 73% more than United States
113.4 thousand metric tons
Ranked 11th.
Workers per hectare 0.3
Ranked 93th. 6 times more than United States
0.05
Ranked 143th.
Farm machinery > Tractors 104,863
Ranked 38th.
4.39 million
Ranked 2nd. 42 times more than Algeria

Fertilizer use > Kg per ha of arable land 14.96
Ranked 109th.
171.19
Ranked 43th. 11 times more than Algeria

Produce > Wheat > Yield 1.08
Ranked 25th.
2.97
Ranked 9th. 3 times more than Algeria
Agricultural machinery > Tractors per 1000 2.94
Ranked 68th.
16.41
Ranked 20th. 6 times more than Algeria

Land > Arable land and Permanent crops 8.39 million ha
Ranked 34th.
173.16 million ha
Ranked 1st. 21 times more than Algeria

Fertilizer use > Metric tons 86,916
Ranked 68th.
25.28 million
Ranked 2nd. 291 times more than Algeria

Arable land > Hectares > Per capita 236.78 hectares per 1,000 peop
Ranked 68th.
588.53 hectares per 1,000 peop
Ranked 5th. 2 times more than Algeria

Arable and permanent cropland 8,195 thousand hectares
Ranked 30th.
179,000 thousand hectares
Ranked 1st. 22 times more than Algeria
Land > Arable land and Permanent crops per thousand people 239.05 ha
Ranked 79th.
574.83 ha
Ranked 13th. 2 times more than Algeria

Renewable internal freshwater resources, total > Billion cubic meters 11.25
Ranked 121st.
2,818
Ranked 4th. 250 times more than Algeria

Tractors per 1000 2.93
Ranked 61st.
17.01
Ranked 20th. 6 times more than Algeria
Permanent crops 520,000 hectares
Ranked 44th.
2.05 million hectares
Ranked 17th. 4 times more than Algeria
Renewable internal freshwater resources, total > Billion cubic meters per million 0.298
Ranked 157th.
9.04
Ranked 51st. 30 times more than Algeria

Cotton use 100 thousand bales
Ranked 48th.
6,400 thousand bales
Ranked 4th. 64 times more than Algeria
Value added > Current US$ > Per $ GDP 79.14$ per $1,000 of GDP
Ranked 88th. 6 times more than United States
12.49$ per $1,000 of GDP
Ranked 151st.

Produce > Meat > Production per million 15.89 thousand metric tons
Ranked 95th.
123.12 thousand metric tons
Ranked 7th. 8 times more than Algeria
Grains > Barley > Consumption 700 thousand metric tons
Ranked 14th.
5,618 thousand metric tons
Ranked 6th. 8 times more than Algeria
Agricultural methane emissions > Thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent per million 131.46
Ranked 118th.
632.34
Ranked 30th. 5 times more than Algeria

Fertilizer > Consumption > Metric tons per 1000 3.01 metric tons
Ranked 117th.
67.1 metric tons
Ranked 6th. 22 times more than Algeria

Value added 9.81
Ranked 80th. 6 times more than United States
1.63
Ranked 19th.
Livestock > Annual freshwater withdrawals, total > Billion cubic meters 6.16
Ranked 61st.
478.4
Ranked 3rd. 78 times more than Algeria

Fertilizer > Consumption > Metric tons > Per capita 3.12 metric tons per 1,000 p
Ranked 115th.
66.92 metric tons per 1,000 p
Ranked 6th. 21 times more than Algeria

Agricultural methane emissions > Thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent 4,872.2
Ranked 65th.
195,599.9
Ranked 4th. 40 times more than Algeria

Methane emissions > Kt of CO2 equivalent per 1000 1.29
Ranked 51st.
1.7
Ranked 36th. 32% more than Algeria

Value added > Constant 2000 US$ > Per capita 196.91$ per capita
Ranked 61st.
371.86$ per capita
Ranked 25th. 89% more than Algeria

Produce > Cereal > Production growth 60%
Ranked 15th. 2 times more than United States
28%
Ranked 42nd.
Produce > Meat > Production growth 0.0
Ranked 113th.
46%
Ranked 56th.
Farm machinery > Tractors per 100 sq. km of arable land 140.4
Ranked 85th.
257.58
Ranked 58th. 83% more than Algeria

Value added agriculture growth > Including farming 2
Ranked 63th.
9.14
Ranked 20th. 5 times more than Algeria

Agricultural nitrous oxide emissions > Thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent 3,114.6
Ranked 70th.
178,158.4
Ranked 2nd. 57 times more than Algeria

Value added > Current US$ > Per capita 246.32$ per capita
Ranked 62nd.
496.84$ per capita
Ranked 19th. 2 times more than Algeria

Produce > Cereal > Production per million 3.95 thousand metric tons
Ranked 109th. 10 times more than United States
0.411 thousand metric tons
Ranked 144th.
Agriculture value added per worker > Constant 2000 US$ $2,159.37
Ranked 69th.
$45,417.89
Ranked 6th. 21 times more than Algeria

Produce > Live stock > Production index 120
Ranked 56th. 14% more than United States
105
Ranked 112th.

Cultivable land > Hectares per person 0.22
Ranked 65th.
0.57
Ranked 10th. 3 times more than Algeria

Nitrous oxide emissions > Thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent per million 168.82
Ranked 122nd.
983.05
Ranked 20th. 6 times more than Algeria

Agricultural nitrous oxide emissions > Thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent per million 84.04
Ranked 120th.
575.96
Ranked 21st. 7 times more than Algeria

Produce > Cotton > Production per million 0.0
Ranked 79th.
59.97
Ranked 10th.
Arable and permanent cropland per million 258.36 thousand hectares
Ranked 70th.
634.39 thousand hectares
Ranked 12th. 2 times more than Algeria
Value added > Current US$ per capita 238.29$
Ranked 65th.
498.28$
Ranked 19th. 2 times more than Algeria

Value added > Constant 2000 US$ per capita 190.49 constant 2000 US$
Ranked 63th.
372.94 constant 2000 US$
Ranked 25th. 96% more than Algeria

Rural population per thousand people 1.01
Ranked 168th. 15 times more than United States
0.0658
Ranked 204th.

Area > Barley 780,000
Ranked 14th.
1.91 million
Ranked 8th. 2 times more than Algeria
Area > Wheat 2.76 million
Ranked 14th.
21.47 million
Ranked 3rd. 8 times more than Algeria
Produce > Wheat > Yield per million 0.0323
Ranked 17th. 3 times more than United States
0.0101
Ranked 24th.
Cotton > Exports per million 0.0
Ranked 77th.
40.98 thousand bales
Ranked 9th.
Nitrous oxide emissions > Thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent 6,256.9
Ranked 61st.
304,082
Ranked 2nd. 49 times more than Algeria

Methane emissions > Kt of CO2 equivalent 47,661.8
Ranked 35th.
524,688.1
Ranked 5th. 11 times more than Algeria

Grains > Coarse grain imports per million 45.28 thousand metric tons
Ranked 18th. 5 times more than United States
9.22 thousand metric tons
Ranked 28th.
Value added > Constant 2000 US$ > Per capita 196.91 constant 2000 US$ per c
Ranked 61st.
371.86 constant 2000 US$ per c
Ranked 25th. 89% more than Algeria

Value added > Current LCU 593000000000 145900000000
Value added > Current US$ 8.09 billion$
Ranked 30th.
145.9 billion$
Ranked 2nd. 18 times more than Algeria

Produce > Land under cereal > Production > Hectares > Per capita 71.55 hectares per 1,000 peop
Ranked 88th.
191.65 hectares per 1,000 peop
Ranked 26th. 3 times more than Algeria

Produce > Land under cereal > Production > Hectares 2.35 million hectares
Ranked 45th.
56.81 million hectares
Ranked 3rd. 24 times more than Algeria

Produce > Wheat > Production per million 95.63 thousand metric tons
Ranked 12th.
217.18 thousand metric tons
Ranked 7th. 2 times more than Algeria
Produce > Cotton > Imports per million 2.99 thousand bales
Ranked 50th. 18 times more than United States
0.171 thousand bales
Ranked 81st.
Permanent crops per 1000 16.39 hectares
Ranked 98th. 2 times more than United States
7.27 hectares
Ranked 130th.
Produce > Root and tuber > Production growth 23%
Ranked 52nd.
30%
Ranked 45th. 30% more than Algeria
Produce > Barley > Imports 10 thousand metric tons
Ranked 23th.
700 thousand metric tons
Ranked 4th. 70 times more than Algeria
Grains > Barley > Consumption per million 20.92 thousand metric tons
Ranked 11th. 9% more than United States
19.19 thousand metric tons
Ranked 12th.
Produce > Barley > Production 1,100 thousand metric tons
Ranked 12th.
6,011 thousand metric tons
Ranked 6th. 5 times more than Algeria
Produce > Corn > Imports 1,500 thousand metric tons
Ranked 11th. 8 times more than United States
200 thousand metric tons
Ranked 32nd.
Produce > Barley > Yield 1.56
Ranked 20th.
3.17
Ranked 9th. 2 times more than Algeria
Produce > Barley > Production per million 32.87 thousand metric tons
Ranked 9th. 60% more than United States
20.53 thousand metric tons
Ranked 11th.
Produce > Corn > Imports per million 44.83 thousand metric tons
Ranked 17th. 66 times more than United States
0.683 thousand metric tons
Ranked 32nd.
Area > Wheat per 1000 82.48
Ranked 10th. 12% more than United States
73.33
Ranked 12th.
Cotton use per million 2.99 thousand bales
Ranked 67th.
21.86 thousand bales
Ranked 16th. 7 times more than Algeria
Produce > Cotton > Stocks per million 0.485 thousand bales
Ranked 92nd.
18.56 thousand bales
Ranked 10th. 38 times more than Algeria
Produce > Wheat > Imports per million 98.62 thousand metric tons
Ranked 5th. 14 times more than United States
6.83 thousand metric tons
Ranked 38th.
Produce > Root and tuber > Production 1,071 thousand metric tons
Ranked 60th.
22,392 thousand metric tons
Ranked 7th. 21 times more than Algeria
Produce > Cereal > Land under cereal production > Hectares per 1000 79.58
Ranked 75th.
192
Ranked 26th. 2 times more than Algeria

Livestock > Annual freshwater withdrawals, total > % of internal resources 54.76%
Ranked 29th. 3 times more than United States
16.98%
Ranked 66th.

Fertilizer consumption > % of fertilizer production 297.95%
Ranked 13th. 3 times more than United States
86.89%
Ranked 44th.

Annual freshwater withdrawals, domestic > % of total freshwater withdrawal 22.51%
Ranked 73th. 65% more than United States
13.68%
Ranked 110th.

Annual freshwater withdrawals, agriculture > % of total freshwater withdrawal 63.95%
Ranked 83th. 59% more than United States
40.22%
Ranked 115th.

Agriculture, value added > Current US$, % of GDP 8.88%
Ranked 61st. 8 times more than United States
1.16%
Ranked 124th.

Livestock > Annual freshwater withdrawals, total > Billion cubic meters per million 0.163
Ranked 117th.
1.54
Ranked 6th. 9 times more than Algeria

Produce > Wheat > Imports 3,300 thousand metric tons
Ranked 6th. 65% more than United States
2,000 thousand metric tons
Ranked 11th.
Arable land > % of land area 3.17% of land area
Ranked 154th.
19.04% of land area
Ranked 37th. 6 times more than Algeria

Value added > Annual % growth 1.9%
Ranked 83th.
-1.71%
Ranked 136th.

Produce > Cotton > Stocks 16 thousand bales
Ranked 71st.
5,385 thousand bales
Ranked 2nd. 337 times more than Algeria
Produce > Land under cereal > Production > Hectares per 1000 69.21 hectares
Ranked 87th.
192.23 hectares
Ranked 25th. 3 times more than Algeria

Value added > Current US$ > Per $ GDP 79.14$ per $1,000 of GDP
Ranked 88th. 6 times more than United States
12.49$ per $1,000 of GDP
Ranked 151st.

Agricultural land > % of land area 17.32%
Ranked 154th.
44.88%
Ranked 81st. 3 times more than Algeria

Produce > Barley > Imports per million 0.299 thousand metric tons
Ranked 22nd.
2.39 thousand metric tons
Ranked 14th. 8 times more than Algeria
Value added > Current US$ > Per capita 246.32$ per capita
Ranked 62nd.
496.84$ per capita
Ranked 19th. 2 times more than Algeria

Area > Barley per 1000 23.31
Ranked 16th. 4 times more than United States
6.52
Ranked 19th.
Produce > Cereal > Land under cereal production > Hectares 3.06 million
Ranked 41st.
60.27 million
Ranked 3rd. 20 times more than Algeria

Value added > Constant LCU 33938150000 109200000000
Permanent crop farmland > % of land area 0.39%
Ranked 137th. 30% more than United States
0.3%
Ranked 142nd.

Produce > Land used for cereal > Production > Hectares 2.85 million
Ranked 37th.
60.95 million
Ranked 3rd. 21 times more than Algeria

Produce > Imports as % of merchandise > Imports 1.46%
Ranked 31st. 72% more than United States
0.85%
Ranked 87th.

Fertilizer use > % of fertilizer > Production 61.95%
Ranked 49th.
160.67%
Ranked 30th. 3 times more than Algeria

Exports > Agricultural raw materials > Exports > % of merchandise > Exports 0.01%
Ranked 115th.
2.31%
Ranked 37th. 231 times more than Algeria

Cultivable land > % of land area 3.14%
Ranked 151st.
18.6%
Ranked 55th. 6 times more than Algeria

Agricultural methane emissions > % of total 10.22%
Ranked 122nd.
37.28%
Ranked 77th. 4 times more than Algeria

Agricultural nitrous oxide emissions > % of total 49.78%
Ranked 113th.
58.59%
Ranked 96th. 18% more than Algeria

Produce > Agricultural raw materials > Imports > % of merchandise imports 1.91%
Ranked 42nd. 45% more than United States
1.32%
Ranked 59th.

Produce > Root and tuber > Production per million 34.75 thousand metric tons
Ranked 101st.
81.17 thousand metric tons
Ranked 70th. 2 times more than Algeria
Permanent cropland > % of land area 0.28% of land area
Ranked 147th.
0.3% of land area
Ranked 58th. 7% more than Algeria

Agricultural raw materials > Exports > % of merchandise > Exports 0.01%
Ranked 129th.
2.31%
Ranked 44th. 231 times more than Algeria

Value added > Constant 2000 US$ 6.47 billion constant 2000 US$
Ranked 29th.
109.2 billion constant 2000 US$
Ranked 2nd. 17 times more than Algeria

Irrigated land > % of cropland 6.93%
Ranked 86th.
12.48%
Ranked 75th. 80% more than Algeria

Annual freshwater withdrawals, industry > % of total freshwater withdrawal 13.54%
Ranked 75th.
46.11%
Ranked 29th. 3 times more than Algeria

Produce > Barley > Yield per million 0.0466
Ranked 16th. 4 times more than United States
0.0108
Ranked 20th.

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