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  • Agricultural growth: Index of agricultural production in 1996 - 98 (1989 - 91 = 100)
  • 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)
  • 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 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.
  • 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 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.
  • 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."
  • 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."
  • Farm workers: Agricultural employment shows the number of agricultural workers in the agricultural sector.
  • 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 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
  • Rural population: Total population living in rural areas. Future estimates are from the UN Population Division.
  • 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.
  • 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 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 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.
  • 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 > Meat > Production: Meat production in thousand metric tonnes
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 > 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."
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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."
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • Produce > Cotton > Production: Production of cotton 2003/2004, in thousand bales.
  • 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.
  • Produce > Wheat > Yield: Yield of Wheat, Metric tons per hectare, 2003/2004
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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."
  • 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: 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.
  • Cotton > Exports: Exports of cotton 2003/2004
  • Land > Arable land and Permanent crops: Arable land and Permanent crops.
  • 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.
  • 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."
  • 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."
  • Cotton use: Domestic use of cotton 2003/2004
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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."
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 > Meat > Production per million: Meat production in thousand metric tonnes. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Permanent crops: Permanent crops in 2000.
  • 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 > 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 > 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."
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 > 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.
  • 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.
  • Cotton use per million: Domestic use of cotton 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Agriculture value added per worker > Constant 2000 US$: Agriculture value added per worker is a measure of agricultural productivity. Value added in agriculture measures the output of the agricultural sector (ISIC divisions 1-5) less the value of intermediate inputs. Agriculture comprises value added from forestry, hunting, and fishing as well as cultivation of crops and livestock production. Data are in constant 2000 U.S. dollars."
  • Produce > Cotton > Imports: Imports of cotton 2003/2004
  • Value added > Constant 2000 US$ > 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 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.
  • 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.
  • Arable and permanent cropland: Arable and permanent cropland 2000.
  • Produce > Cereal > Production growth: Average production of Cereals (percentage change from 1986-88 to 1996-98)
  • 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.
  • Land > Arable land and Permanent crops per thousand people: Arable land and Permanent crops. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Area > Barley: Land area under Barley, hectares, 2003/2004
  • Produce > Meat > Production growth: Average production of roots and tubers (percentage change from 1986-88 to 1996-98)
  • 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.
  • Value added > Current US$: Agriculture corresponds to ISIC divisions 1-5 and includes forestry, hunting, and fishing, as well as cultivation of crops and livestock production. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Value added > Current US$ 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.
  • 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 > Cotton > Production per million: Production of cotton 2003/2004, in thousand bales. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Produce > Root and tuber > Production: Average production of roots and tubers 1996-1998
  • Organic cropland: Cropland under organic management (hectares 2003). Hectares under organic management refers to number of hectares of land either fully converted to organic agriculture or in the process of conversion. Definitions of organic agriculture vary between count
  • Arable and permanent cropland per million: Arable and permanent cropland 2000. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Area > Barley per 1000: Land area under Barley, hectares, 2003/2004. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Produce > Wheat > Yield per million: Yield of Wheat, Metric tons per hectare, 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Area > Total Oilseed per 1000: Land area under Total Oilseed, hectares, 2003/2004. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Organic cropland per 1000: Cropland under organic management (hectares 2003). Hectares under organic management refers to number of hectares of land either fully converted to organic agriculture or in the process of conversion. Definitions of organic agriculture vary between count. Figures expressed per thousand 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 > 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.
  • 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.
  • 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)."
  • 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."
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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."
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Produce > Total > Yield Oilseed: Yield of Total Oilseed, Metric tons per hectare, 2003/2004
  • Area > Wheat: Land area under Wheat, hectares, 2003/2004
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 > 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).
  • 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).
  • 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.
  • Produce > Barley > Yield per million: Yield of Barley, Metric tons per hectare, 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.
  • 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."
  • 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."
  • Produce > Total > Yield Oilseed per million: Yield of Total Oilseed, Metric tons per hectare, 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Produce > Barley > Yield: Yield of Barley, Metric tons per hectare, 2003/2004
  • 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.
  • Area > Total Oilseed: Land area under Total Oilseed, hectares, 2003/2004
  • 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.
  • 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."
  • 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.
  • 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 > Total > Production Oilseed: Total production of Total Oilseed, metric tons, 2003/2004
  • 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.
  • Produce > Cotton > Stocks: Stocks of cotton in mid 2003 (480 lb bales)
  • 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 > Total > Production Oilseed per 1000: Total production of Total Oilseed, metric tons, 2003/2004. 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.
  • Produce > Root and tuber > Production per million: Average production of roots and tubers 1996-1998. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • 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."
  • 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.
  • 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)."
  • 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.
  • Area > Wheat per 1000: Land area under Wheat, hectares, 2003/2004. Figures expressed per thousand 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.
STAT China United Kingdom HISTORY
Agricultural growth 122
Ranked 51st. 30% more than United Kingdom
94
Ranked 172nd.

Agricultural growth per capita 117 Int. $
Ranked 33th. 29% more than United Kingdom
91 Int. $
Ranked 149th.

Agricultural land > Sq. km 5.19 million sq. km
Ranked 1st. 30 times more than United Kingdom
171,640 sq. km
Ranked 53th.

Agricultural machinery > Tractors > Per capita 0.773 per 1,000 people
Ranked 105th.
8.39 per 1,000 people
Ranked 36th. 11 times more than China

Agriculture, value added > Current US$ $829.76 billion
Ranked 1st. 57 times more than United Kingdom
$14.56 billion
Ranked 29th.

Arable land > Hectares 103.4 million hectares
Ranked 4th. 18 times more than United Kingdom
5.73 million hectares
Ranked 19th.

Arable land > Hectares per 1000 80.25 hectares
Ranked 143th.
95.13 hectares
Ranked 51st. 19% more than China

Arable land > Hectares per capita 0.083
Ranked 139th.
0.0966
Ranked 127th. 16% more than China

Cereal yield > Kg per hectare 5,535.3
Ranked 18th.
7,419.2
Ranked 5th. 34% more than China

Cultivable land > Hectares 140.63 million
Ranked 3rd. 23 times more than United Kingdom
6.08 million
Ranked 35th.

Farm workers 498.73 million
Ranked 1st. 1028 times more than United Kingdom
485,000
Ranked 94th.

Produce > Crop > Production index 115.2%
Ranked 40th. 16% more than United Kingdom
99.5%
Ranked 137th.

Produce > Food > Production index 117.8%
Ranked 21st. 20% more than United Kingdom
98%
Ranked 154th.

Products world leader in gross value of agricultural output; rice, wheat, potatoes, corn, peanuts, tea, millet, barley, apples, cotton, oilseed; pork; fish cereals, oilseed, potatoes, vegetables; cattle, sheep, poultry; fish
Rural population 40,495
Ranked 74th. 5 times more than United Kingdom
7,628
Ranked 193th.

Agricultural machinery > Tractors 995,421
Ranked 8th. Twice as much as United Kingdom
500,000
Ranked 14th.

Tractors 841,073
Ranked 10th. 68% more than United Kingdom
500,000
Ranked 14th.
Agricultural land > Sq. km per 1000 3.86 sq. km
Ranked 112th. 41% more than United Kingdom
2.74 sq. km
Ranked 132nd.

Agricultural machinery > Tractors per 100 hectares of arable land 96.27
Ranked 95th.
883.55
Ranked 20th. 9 times more than China

Fertilizer use 255.6 kg
Ranked 10th.
285.8 kg
Ranked 7th. 12% more than China
Gross value added 829.71 billion
Ranked 1st. 58 times more than United Kingdom
14.28 billion
Ranked 34th.

Produce > Meat > Production 53,747 thousand metric tons
Ranked 1st. 15 times more than United Kingdom
3,658 thousand metric tons
Ranked 11th.
Produce > Cereal > Cereal yield > Kg per hectare 5,837.47
Ranked 21st.
6,212.99
Ranked 17th. 6% more than China

Agricultural land > Sq. km > Per capita 4.18 per 1,000 people
Ranked 102nd. 44% more than United Kingdom
2.9 per 1,000 people
Ranked 123th.

Agriculture, value added > Current US$ per capita $614.32
Ranked 17th. 3 times more than United Kingdom
$233.74
Ranked 116th.

Gross value added per capita 614.28
Ranked 38th. 3 times more than United Kingdom
225.83
Ranked 153th.

Produce > Food > Production 125
Ranked 44th. 34% more than United Kingdom
93
Ranked 160th.

Workers per hectare 3.8
Ranked 3rd. 38 times more than United Kingdom
0.1
Ranked 135th.
Produce > Livestock > Production index 122.6%
Ranked 14th. 26% more than United Kingdom
97.1%
Ranked 157th.

Produce > Agricultural crop > Production 123
Ranked 48th. 37% more than United Kingdom
90
Ranked 163th.

Arable land > Hectares > Per capita 80.25 hectares per 1,000 peop
Ranked 144th.
95.12 hectares per 1,000 peop
Ranked 52nd. 19% more than China

Value added per worker > Constant 2000 US$ 401.73 constant 2000 US$
Ranked 117th.
27,315.53 constant 2000 US$
Ranked 19th. 68 times more than China

Tractors per 1000 0.666
Ranked 89th.
8.49
Ranked 33th. 13 times more than China
Produce > Cereal > Cereal production > Metric tons 540.83 million
Ranked 1st. 28 times more than United Kingdom
19.52 million
Ranked 26th.

Farm machinery > Tractors 2.06 million
Ranked 4th. 5 times more than United Kingdom
443,000
Ranked 15th.

Agricultural machinery > Tractors per 1000 0.773
Ranked 104th.
8.39
Ranked 35th. 11 times more than China

Fertilizer > Consumption > Metric tons 39.6 million metric tons
Ranked 1st. 22 times more than United Kingdom
1.8 million metric tons
Ranked 13th.

Produce > Cotton > Production 25,500
Ranked 1st.
0.0
Ranked 91st.
Rural population per thousand people 0.041
Ranked 206th.
0.156
Ranked 200th. 4 times more than China

Produce > Wheat > Yield 3.93
Ranked 7th.
7.78
Ranked 1st. 98% more than China
Water productivity, total > Constant 2000 US$ GDP per cubic meter of total freshwater withdrawal $7.57
Ranked 109th.
$183.71
Ranked 9th. 24 times more than China

Renewable internal freshwater resources, total > Billion cubic meters per million 2.09
Ranked 101st.
2.31
Ranked 98th. 10% more than China

Fertilizer use > Metric tons 55.93 million
Ranked 1st. 37 times more than United Kingdom
1.5 million
Ranked 21st.

Methane emissions > Kt of CO2 equivalent per 1000 1.23
Ranked 53th. 25% more than United Kingdom
0.982
Ranked 72nd.

Value added 15.23
Ranked 62nd. 16 times more than United Kingdom
0.98
Ranked 126th.
Cotton > Exports 150 thousand bales
Ranked 20th. 150 times more than United Kingdom
1 thousand bales
Ranked 65th.
Land > Arable land and Permanent crops 152.83 million ha
Ranked 3rd. 25 times more than United Kingdom
6.13 million ha
Ranked 39th.

Fertilizer > Consumption > 100 grams per hectare of arable land 3,830.35 100 g/ha of arable land
Ranked 12th. 23% more than United Kingdom
3,113.22 100 g/ha of arable land
Ranked 18th.

Value 261.76 billion
Ranked 1st. 21 times more than United Kingdom
12.63 billion
Ranked 19th.

Fertilizer use > Kg per ha of arable land 331.11
Ranked 20th. 30% more than United Kingdom
254.56
Ranked 26th.

Cotton use 30,400 thousand bales
Ranked 1st. 334 times more than United Kingdom
91 thousand bales
Ranked 49th.
Produce > Cereal > Production 149 thousand metric tons
Ranked 9th. 49% more than United Kingdom
100 thousand metric tons
Ranked 102nd.
Agricultural methane emissions > Thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent 589,862.1
Ranked 1st. 25 times more than United Kingdom
23,707.8
Ranked 26th.

Agricultural methane emissions > Thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent per million 440.95
Ranked 55th. 16% more than United Kingdom
380.72
Ranked 67th.

Cultivable land > Hectares per person 0.11
Ranked 118th. 10% more than United Kingdom
0.1
Ranked 127th.

Produce > Cereal > Cereal production > Metric tons per 1000 400.41
Ranked 40th. 30% more than United Kingdom
308.65
Ranked 46th.

Agricultural nitrous oxide emissions > Thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent 415,149
Ranked 1st. 23 times more than United Kingdom
17,851.7
Ranked 25th.

Nitrous oxide emissions > Thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent per million 411.37
Ranked 72nd.
426.14
Ranked 68th. 4% more than China

Agricultural nitrous oxide emissions > Thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent per million 310.34
Ranked 58th. 8% more than United Kingdom
286.68
Ranked 64th.

Produce > Meat > Production per million 42.26 thousand metric tons
Ranked 40th.
61.89 thousand metric tons
Ranked 28th. 46% more than China
Permanent crops 11.42 million hectares
Ranked 3rd. 220 times more than United Kingdom
52,000 hectares
Ranked 116th.
Fertilizer > Consumption > Metric tons per 1000 30.93 metric tons
Ranked 26th. 2% more than United Kingdom
30.36 metric tons
Ranked 27th.

Value added > Constant 2000 US$ > Per capita 165.23$ per capita
Ranked 74th.
222.34$ per capita
Ranked 52nd. 35% more than China

Produce > Live stock > Production index 122
Ranked 53th. 26% more than United Kingdom
97
Ranked 147th.

Value added > Current US$ > Per $ GDP 126.01$ per $1,000 of GDP
Ranked 66th. 14 times more than United Kingdom
9$ per $1,000 of GDP
Ranked 133th.

Renewable internal freshwater resources, total > Billion cubic meters 2,813
Ranked 5th. 19 times more than United Kingdom
145
Ranked 47th.

Farm machinery > Tractors per 100 sq. km of arable land 146.73
Ranked 81st.
728.02
Ranked 28th. 5 times more than China

Value added > Current US$ > Per $ GDP 126.01$ per $1,000 of GDP
Ranked 66th. 14 times more than United Kingdom
9$ per $1,000 of GDP
Ranked 133th.

Fertilizer > Consumption > Metric tons > Per capita 30.93 metric tons per 1,000 p
Ranked 27th. 2% more than United Kingdom
30.37 metric tons per 1,000 p
Ranked 28th.

Cotton use per million 23.46 thousand bales
Ranked 14th. 15 times more than United Kingdom
1.52 thousand bales
Ranked 84th.
Agriculture value added per worker > Constant 2000 US$ $503.69
Ranked 103th.
$27,488.91
Ranked 14th. 55 times more than China

Produce > Cotton > Imports 4,300 thousand bales
Ranked 1st. 48 times more than United Kingdom
90 thousand bales
Ranked 44th.
Value added > Constant 2000 US$ > Per capita 165.23 constant 2000 US$ per c
Ranked 74th.
222.34 constant 2000 US$ per c
Ranked 52nd. 35% more than China

Value added > Current US$ > Per capita 215.82$ per capita
Ranked 70th.
328.61$ per capita
Ranked 37th. 52% more than China

Cotton > Exports per million 0.116 thousand bales
Ranked 58th. 7 times more than United Kingdom
0.0167 thousand bales
Ranked 67th.
Nitrous oxide emissions > Thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent 550,296.8
Ranked 1st. 21 times more than United Kingdom
26,536.4
Ranked 23th.

Methane emissions > Kt of CO2 equivalent 1.64 million
Ranked 1st. 27 times more than United Kingdom
61,173.7
Ranked 29th.

Arable and permanent cropland 135,557 thousand hectares
Ranked 3rd. 23 times more than United Kingdom
5,928 thousand hectares
Ranked 38th.
Produce > Cereal > Production growth 27%
Ranked 43th. 5 times more than United Kingdom
5%
Ranked 75th.
Produce > Cereal > Production per million 0.117 thousand metric tons
Ranked 145th.
1.69 thousand metric tons
Ranked 132nd. 14 times more than China
Land > Arable land and Permanent crops per thousand people 115.97 ha
Ranked 135th. 15% more than United Kingdom
100.53 ha
Ranked 148th.

Area > Barley 950,000
Ranked 13th.
1.08 million
Ranked 11th. 14% more than China
Produce > Meat > Production growth 191%
Ranked 2nd. 14 times more than United Kingdom
14%
Ranked 90th.
Value added > Current US$ > Per capita 215.82$ per capita
Ranked 69th.
328.61$ per capita
Ranked 38th. 52% more than China

Value added > Current US$ 281.54 billion$
Ranked 1st. 14 times more than United Kingdom
19.79 billion$
Ranked 15th.

Value added > Current US$ per capita 215.95$
Ranked 70th.
328.62$
Ranked 35th. 52% more than China

Produce > Land under cereal > Production > Hectares > Per capita 63.6 hectares per 1,000 peop
Ranked 96th. 31% more than United Kingdom
48.58 hectares per 1,000 peop
Ranked 113th.

Produce > Cotton > Production per million 19.67
Ranked 19th.
0.0
Ranked 91st.
Produce > Root and tuber > Production 170,478 thousand metric tons
Ranked 1st. 25 times more than United Kingdom
6,952 thousand metric tons
Ranked 15th.
Organic cropland 301,295 hectares
Ranked 10th.
679,631 hectares
Ranked 5th. 2 times more than China
Arable and permanent cropland per million 107.36 thousand hectares
Ranked 124th. 7% more than United Kingdom
100.66 thousand hectares
Ranked 129th.
Area > Barley per 1000 0.733
Ranked 21st.
18.04
Ranked 17th. 25 times more than China
Produce > Wheat > Yield per million 0.00303
Ranked 25th.
0.13
Ranked 4th. 43 times more than China
Produce > International wheat > Production statistics 89
Ranked 1st. 6 times more than United Kingdom
16
Ranked 11th.

Area > Total Oilseed per 1000 21.5
Ranked 17th. 2 times more than United Kingdom
9.02
Ranked 24th.
Organic cropland per 1000 0.234 hectares
Ranked 55th.
11.41 hectares
Ranked 13th. 49 times more than China
Permanent crops per 1000 9.05 hectares
Ranked 124th. 10 times more than United Kingdom
0.883 hectares
Ranked 163th.
Produce > Root and tuber > Production growth 22%
Ranked 53th. 6 times more than United Kingdom
4%
Ranked 81st.
Produce > Cereal > Land under cereal production > Hectares 92.65 million
Ranked 2nd. 29 times more than United Kingdom
3.14 million
Ranked 39th.

Agricultural methane emissions > % of total 35.92%
Ranked 81st.
38.75%
Ranked 74th. 8% more than China

Produce > Imports as % of merchandise > Imports 3.37%
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than United Kingdom
1.12%
Ranked 62nd.

Produce > Land used for cereal > Production > Hectares 86.9 million
Ranked 2nd. 27 times more than United Kingdom
3.27 million
Ranked 34th.

Fertilizer consumption > % of fertilizer production 94.6%
Ranked 40th.
227.69%
Ranked 22nd. 2 times more than China

Agriculture, value added > Current US$, % of GDP 9.93%
Ranked 57th. 15 times more than United Kingdom
0.645%
Ranked 155th.

Agricultural land > % of land area 59.27%
Ranked 44th.
72.94%
Ranked 19th. 23% more than China

Arable land > % of land area 11.09% of land area
Ranked 94th.
23.68% of land area
Ranked 27th. 2 times more than China

Produce > Cereal > Land under cereal production > Hectares per 1000 68.59
Ranked 92nd. 38% more than United Kingdom
49.68
Ranked 113th.

Value added > Constant 2000 US$ 215.54 billion constant 2000 US$
Ranked 1st. 16 times more than United Kingdom
13.39 billion constant 2000 US$
Ranked 19th.

Produce > Total > Yield Oilseed 1.82
Ranked 12th.
3.27
Ranked 1st. 80% more than China
Area > Wheat 22 million
Ranked 2nd. 12 times more than United Kingdom
1.84 million
Ranked 18th.
Permanent cropland > % of land area 1.31% of land area
Ranked 98th. 7 times more than United Kingdom
0.19% of land area
Ranked 63th.

Livestock > Annual freshwater withdrawals, total > Billion cubic meters 554.1
Ranked 2nd. 43 times more than United Kingdom
12.99
Ranked 40th.

Value added > Constant 2000 US$ per capita 165.33 constant 2000 US$
Ranked 73th.
222.35 constant 2000 US$
Ranked 51st. 34% more than China

Annual freshwater withdrawals, industry > % of total freshwater withdrawal 23.21%
Ranked 50th.
32.99%
Ranked 39th. 42% more than China

Produce > Agricultural raw materials > Imports > % of merchandise imports 3.56%
Ranked 5th. 3 times more than United Kingdom
1.34%
Ranked 54th.

Agricultural raw materials > Exports > % of merchandise > Exports 0.52%
Ranked 84th.
0.57%
Ranked 80th. 10% more than China

Irrigated land > % of cropland 47.22%
Ranked 21st. 16 times more than United Kingdom
2.98%
Ranked 115th.

Produce > Barley > Yield per million 0.00276
Ranked 21st.
0.0987
Ranked 7th. 36 times more than China
Produce > Cotton > Imports per million 3.32 thousand bales
Ranked 46th. 2 times more than United Kingdom
1.5 thousand bales
Ranked 61st.
Fertilizer use > % of fertilizer > Production 93.15%
Ranked 46th.
178.54%
Ranked 26th. 92% more than China

Value added agriculture growth > Including farming 4.2
Ranked 37th.
-4.96
Ranked 106th.

Produce > Total > Yield Oilseed per million 0.0014
Ranked 25th.
0.0546
Ranked 7th. 39 times more than China
Produce > Barley > Yield 3.58
Ranked 7th.
5.91
Ranked 1st. 65% more than China
Value added > Annual % growth 5.2%
Ranked 39th.
-0.76%
Ranked 112th.

Area > Total Oilseed 27.87 million
Ranked 3rd. 52 times more than United Kingdom
540,000
Ranked 24th.
Agricultural nitrous oxide emissions > % of total 75.44%
Ranked 45th. 12% more than United Kingdom
67.27%
Ranked 78th.

Permanent crop farmland > % of land area 1.31%
Ranked 97th. 7 times more than United Kingdom
0.19%
Ranked 154th.

Value added > Current LCU 2307000000000 10885000000
Produce > Land under cereal > Production > Hectares 82.96 million hectares
Ranked 2nd. 28 times more than United Kingdom
2.93 million hectares
Ranked 42nd.

Produce > Total > Production Oilseed 50.85 million
Ranked 3rd. 29 times more than United Kingdom
1.77 million
Ranked 19th.
Annual freshwater withdrawals, domestic > % of total freshwater withdrawal 12.19%
Ranked 116th.
57.11%
Ranked 19th. 5 times more than China

Annual freshwater withdrawals, agriculture > % of total freshwater withdrawal 64.61%
Ranked 81st. 7 times more than United Kingdom
9.9%
Ranked 144th.

Produce > Cotton > Stocks 8,934 thousand bales
Ranked 1st. 812 times more than United Kingdom
11 thousand bales
Ranked 83th.
Livestock > Annual freshwater withdrawals, total > Billion cubic meters per million 0.412
Ranked 76th. Twice as much as United Kingdom
0.207
Ranked 109th.

Produce > Total > Production Oilseed per 1000 39.23
Ranked 14th. 33% more than United Kingdom
29.57
Ranked 17th.
Livestock > Annual freshwater withdrawals, total > % of internal resources 19.7%
Ranked 59th. 2 times more than United Kingdom
8.96%
Ranked 85th.

Produce > Root and tuber > Production per million 137.27 thousand metric tons
Ranked 41st. 15% more than United Kingdom
118.86 thousand metric tons
Ranked 49th.
Cultivable land > % of land area 15.08%
Ranked 73th.
25.15%
Ranked 38th. 67% more than China

Produce > Land under cereal > Production > Hectares per 1000 63.64 hectares
Ranked 93th. 31% more than United Kingdom
48.58 hectares
Ranked 114th.

Exports > Agricultural raw materials > Exports > % of merchandise > Exports 0.45%
Ranked 91st.
0.62%
Ranked 84th. 38% more than China

Value added > Constant LCU 883726500000 8849900000
Area > Wheat per 1000 16.97
Ranked 21st.
30.73
Ranked 18th. 81% more than China
Produce > Cotton > Stocks per million 6.93 thousand bales
Ranked 30th. 38 times more than United Kingdom
0.185 thousand bales
Ranked 104th.

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