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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.
  • 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.
  • Grains > Rice > Consumption: Figures for 2003/2004
  • 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 > 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.
  • Grains > Wheat > Consumption: Figures for 2003/2004
  • Produce > Soybean > Production: Total production of Soybean, metric tons, 2003/2004
  • 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.
  • Grains > Rice > Consumption per million: Figures for 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million population 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.
  • Grains > Corn > Consumption: Figures for 2003/2004
  • 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.
  • Grains > Wheat > Consumption per million: Figures for 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million 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.
  • Grains > Coarse grain > Production: Figures for 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.
  • 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).
  • Wine > Wine > Production > > tonnes: Production of wine by country in the year 2007. Figures are in tonnes
  • Produce > Wheat > Production: Figures for 2003/2004
  • Produce > Cotton > Production: Production of cotton 2003/2004, in thousand bales.
  • Grains > Oats > Consumption: Figures for 2003/2004
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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."
  • Grains > Coarse grain imports: Figures for 2003/2004
  • Grains > Barley > Consumption: Figures for 2003/2004
  • 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
  • Grains > Corn > Consumption per million: Figures for 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • Produce > Corn > Yield: Yield of Corn, Metric tons per hectare, 2003/2004
  • Grains > Sorghum > 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.
  • 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."
  • Area > Rice: Land area under Rice, hectares, 2003/2004
  • Grains > Oats > Consumption per million: Figures for 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million population 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.
  • 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.
  • 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: 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.
  • Wine > Wine > Production > > tonnes per 1000: Production of wine by country in the year 2007. Figures are in tonnes. Figures expressed per thousand 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.
  • Grains > Rye > Consumption: Figures for 2003/2004
  • 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."
  • Produce > Rice > Production: Figures for 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 > Soybean > Production per 1000: Total production of Soybean, metric tons, 2003/2004. Figures expressed per thousand population 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.
  • 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."
  • Produce > Corn > Production: Figures for 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.
  • Grains > Corn stocks: Figures for 2003/2004
  • Aquafarming > Production volume > Million tonnes of produce: Aquaculture output in million tonnes by country for the year 2004. Aquaculture is the practice of culturing fresh and sea water fishes under controlled environment. An estimated 50% of all fish and shellfish consumed by us come from aquaculture.
  • 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$: Agriculture value added per worker is a measure of agricultural productivity. Value added in agriculture measures the output of the agricultural sector (ISIC divisions 1-5) less the value of intermediate inputs. Agriculture comprises value added from forestry, hunting, and fishing as well as cultivation of crops and livestock production. Data are in constant 2000 U.S. dollars."
  • Grains > Sorghum > Consumption per million: Figures for 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Produce > Cotton > Imports: Imports of cotton 2003/2004
  • Grains > Coarse grain > Production per million: Figures for 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Value added > Constant 2000 US$ > 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 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 > Peanut > Production: Total production of Peanut, metric tons, 2003/2004
  • Area > Corn: Land area under Corn, hectares, 2003/2004
  • Aquafarming > Production volume > Million tonnes of produce per million: Aquaculture output in million tonnes by country for the year 2004. Aquaculture is the practice of culturing fresh and sea water fishes under controlled environment. An estimated 50% of all fish and shellfish consumed by us come from aquaculture. 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.
  • Grains > Coarse grain imports per million: Figures for 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Grains > Rye > Consumption per million: Figures for 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Grains > Rice stocks: Figures for 2003/2004
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Arable and permanent cropland: Arable and permanent cropland 2000.
  • Area > Cotton: Land area under Cotton, hectares, 2003/2004
  • Grains > Coarse grain > Consumption per million: Figures for 2003/2004, in thousand metric tons. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • 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
  • Area > Peanut: Land area under Peanut, hectares, 2003/2004
  • Grains > Coarse grain > Consumption: Figures for 2003/2004, in thousand metric tons.
  • Area > Rice per 1000: Land area under Rice, hectares, 2003/2004. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Produce > Corn > Yield per million: Yield of Corn, Metric tons per hectare, 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Grains > Barley > Consumption per million: Figures for 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Produce > Rice > Production per million: Figures for 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • 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. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • 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. Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • 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.
  • Area > Corn per 1000: Land area under Corn, hectares, 2003/2004. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Produce > Rice > Yield per million: Yield of Rice, Metric tons per hectare, 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Grains > Coarse grain stocks per million: Figures for 2003/2004, in thousand metric tons. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Produce > Cotton > Yield: Yield of Cotton, Kilograms per hectare, 2003/2004
  • Produce > Rice > Yield: Yield of Rice, Metric tons per hectare, 2003/2004
  • Produce > Cotton > Production per million: Production of cotton 2003/2004, in thousand bales. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Produce > Wheat > Production per million: Figures for 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Area > Cotton per 1000: Land area under Cotton, hectares, 2003/2004. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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
  • Produce > Root and tuber > Production: Average production of roots and tubers 1996-1998
  • Wine > Wine > Production > Thousand tonnes > 2006 per 1000: Production of wine by country in the year 2006. Figures are in tonnes. Figures expressed per thousand 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.
  • Produce > Sunflowerseed > Production: Total production of Sunflowerseed, metric tons, 2003/2004
  • Produce > Rice > Exports: Figures for 2003/2004
  • Area > Soybean: Land area under Soybean, hectares, 2003/2004
  • Area > Barley per 1000: Land area under Barley, hectares, 2003/2004. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Produce > Total > Yield Coarse Grain: Yield of Total Coarse Grain, Metric tons per hectare, 2003/2004
  • Produce > Total > Production Coarse Grain: Total production of Total Coarse Grain, metric tons, 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.
  • Grains > Corn stocks per million: Figures for 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Produce > Wheat > Imports: Figures for 2003/2004
  • Grains > Rice stocks per million: Figures for 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Produce > Hog > Production: Figures refer to a forecast for 2004.
  • Produce > Peanut > Yield: Yield of Peanut, Metric tons per hectare, 2003/2004
  • Produce > Oats > Production: Figures for 2003/2004
  • Produce > Wine > Production > Tonnes per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Wine > Wine > Production > Thousand tonnes > 2006: Production of wine by country in the year 2006. Figures are in tonnes
  • Area > Peanut per 1000: Land area under Peanut, hectares, 2003/2004. Figures expressed per thousand 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.
  • Produce > Oats > Production per million: Figures for 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Produce > Soybean > Yield: Yield of Soybean, Metric tons per hectare, 2003/2004
  • Produce > Total > Yield Coarse Grain per million: Yield of Total Coarse Grain, Metric tons per hectare, 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Produce > Corn > Production per million: Figures for 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Grains > Coarse grain > Exports: Figures for 2003/2004
  • Produce > Sorghum > Production: Figures for 2003/2004
  • Produce > Corn > Exports: Figures for 2003/2004
  • 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)
  • 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 > 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.
  • Produce > Barley > Imports: Figures for 2003/2004
  • Grains > Coarse grain stocks: Figures for 2003/2004, in thousand metric tons.
  • 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 > Total > Production Oilseed: Total production of Total Oilseed, metric tons, 2003/2004
  • Produce > Peanut > Yield per million: Yield of Peanut, Metric tons per hectare, 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • Produce > Sunflowerseed > Yield per million: Yield of Sunflowerseed, Metric tons per hectare, 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Area > Sorghum per 1000: Land area under Sorghum, hectares, 2003/2004. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Area > Oats per 1000: Land area under Oats, hectares, 2003/2004. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Produce > Sunflowerseed > Production per 1000: Total production of Sunflowerseed, metric tons, 2003/2004. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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 > Sunflowerseed: Land area under Sunflowerseed, hectares, 2003/2004
  • Produce > Corn > Imports per million: Figures for 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Area > Total Oilseed: Land area under Total Oilseed, hectares, 2003/2004
  • Produce > Sorghum > Yield: Yield of Sorghum, Metric tons per hectare, 2003/2004
  • Produce > Barley > Yield: Yield of Barley, Metric tons per hectare, 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.
  • Produce > Oats > Yield: Yield of Oats, Metric tons per hectare, 2003/2004
  • 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 > Barley > Production: Figures for 2003/2004
  • 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 > Corn > Imports: Figures for 2003/2004
  • Produce > Cotton > Stocks: Stocks of cotton in mid 2003 (480 lb bales)
  • 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 > Corn > Exports per million: Figures for 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Produce > Hog > Production per million: Figures refer to a forecast for 2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • 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."
  • 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)."
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Produce > Barley > Imports per million: Figures for 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Area > Wheat: Land area under Wheat, hectares, 2003/2004
  • Produce > Total > Yield Oilseed: Yield of Total Oilseed, Metric tons per hectare, 2003/2004
  • Area > Total Coarse Grain: Land area under Total Coarse Grain, hectares, 2003/2004
  • Area > Total Coarse Grain per 1000: Land area under Total Coarse Grain, hectares, 2003/2004. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • 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 > Sorghum > Production per million: Figures for 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • 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
  • Grains > Coarse grain > Exports per million: Figures for 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Produce > Rice > Exports per million: Figures for 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million population 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 > Cotton > Yield per million: Yield of Cotton, Kilograms per hectare, 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Area > Soybean per 1000: Land area under Soybean, hectares, 2003/2004. 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. Figures expressed per capita 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.
  • Produce > Soybean > Yield per million: Yield of Soybean, Metric tons per hectare, 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million population 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."
  • Produce > Mushroom > Production > % of world output: Share of the top 10 mushroom producing countries in the world's total output. The figures are for the year 2008.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Produce > Oats > Yield per million: Yield of Oats, Metric tons per hectare, 2003/2004. 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.
  • Produce > Rice > Imports per million: Figures for 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Produce > Sorghum > Yield per million: Yield of Sorghum, Metric tons per hectare, 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • Area > Sorghum: Land area under Sorghum, hectares, 2003/2004
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Area > Oats: Land area under Oats, hectares, 2003/2004
  • 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."
  • 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."
  • 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."
  • Produce > Peanut > Production per 1000: Total production of Peanut, metric tons, 2003/2004. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Produce > Rye > Imports per million: Figures for 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Area > Sunflowerseed per 1000: Land area under Sunflowerseed, 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.
  • Produce > Wheat > Imports per million: Figures for 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Produce > Barley > Production per million: Figures for 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Produce > Sunflowerseed > Yield: Yield of Sunflowerseed, Metric tons per hectare, 2003/2004
  • Produce > Total > Production Coarse Grain per 1000: Total production of Total Coarse Grain, metric tons, 2003/2004. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Produce > Rice > Imports: Figures for 2003/2004
  • Produce > Rye > Imports: Figures for 2003/2004
STAT China United States HISTORY
Agricultural growth 122
Ranked 51st. 14% more than United States
107
Ranked 105th.

Agricultural growth per capita 117 Int. $
Ranked 33th. 17% more than United States
100 Int. $
Ranked 93th.

Agricultural land > Sq. km 5.19 million sq. km
Ranked 1st. 26% more than United States
4.11 million sq. km
Ranked 2nd.

Agriculture, value added > Current US$ $829.76 billion
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than United States
$173.80 billion
Ranked 3rd.

Arable land > Hectares 103.4 million hectares
Ranked 4th.
174.45 million hectares
Ranked 1st. 69% more than China

Arable land > Hectares per 1000 80.25 hectares
Ranked 143th.
590.32 hectares
Ranked 5th. 7 times more than China

Arable land > Hectares per capita 0.083
Ranked 139th.
0.514
Ranked 14th. 6 times more than China

Cereal yield > Kg per hectare 5,535.3
Ranked 18th.
6,624.4
Ranked 11th. 20% more than China

Cultivable land > Hectares 140.63 million
Ranked 3rd.
170.43 million
Ranked 1st. 21% more than China

Farm workers 498.73 million
Ranked 1st. 187 times more than United States
2.67 million
Ranked 47th.

Grains > Rice > Consumption 135,000 thousand metric tons
Ranked 1st. 35 times more than United States
3,882 thousand metric tons
Ranked 12th.
Produce > Crop > Production index 115.2%
Ranked 40th. 4% more than United States
111.3%
Ranked 59th.

Produce > Food > Production index 117.8%
Ranked 21st. 10% more than United States
107.5%
Ranked 80th.

Products world leader in gross value of agricultural output; rice, wheat, potatoes, corn, peanuts, tea, millet, barley, apples, cotton, oilseed; pork; fish wheat, corn, other grains, fruits, vegetables, cotton; beef, pork, poultry, dairy products; fish; forest products
Rural population 40,495
Ranked 74th. 3 times more than United States
15,540
Ranked 170th.

Agricultural machinery > Tractors > Per capita 0.773 per 1,000 people
Ranked 105th.
16.37 per 1,000 people
Ranked 21st. 21 times more than China

Grains > Wheat > Consumption 104,500 thousand metric tons
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than United States
33,203 thousand metric tons
Ranked 4th.
Produce > Soybean > Production 15.39 million
Ranked 4th.
66.78 million
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than China
Agricultural machinery > Tractors 995,421
Ranked 8th.
4.76 million
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than China

Tractors 841,073
Ranked 10th.
4.8 million
Ranked 1st. 6 times more than China
Agricultural land > Sq. km per 1000 3.86 sq. km
Ranked 112th.
13.2 sq. km
Ranked 36th. 3 times more than China

Agricultural machinery > Tractors per 100 hectares of arable land 96.27
Ranked 95th.
269.43
Ranked 52nd. 3 times more than China

Fertilizer use 255.6 kg
Ranked 10th. 2 times more than United States
103.4 kg
Ranked 40th.
Gross value added 829.71 billion
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than United States
177.33 billion
Ranked 3rd.

Produce > Meat > Production 53,747 thousand metric tons
Ranked 1st. 53% more than United States
35,085 thousand metric tons
Ranked 2nd.
Produce > Cereal > Cereal yield > Kg per hectare 5,837.47
Ranked 21st.
5,922.47
Ranked 20th. 1% more than China

Agricultural land > Sq. km > Per capita 4.18 per 1,000 people
Ranked 102nd.
13.65 per 1,000 people
Ranked 36th. 3 times more than China

Agriculture, value added > Current US$ per capita $614.32
Ranked 17th. 10% more than United States
$557.79
Ranked 25th.

Gross value added per capita 614.28
Ranked 38th. 9% more than United States
564.9
Ranked 47th.

Grains > Rice > Consumption per million 104.16 thousand metric tons
Ranked 8th. 8 times more than United States
13.26 thousand metric tons
Ranked 16th.
Produce > Food > Production 125
Ranked 44th. 15% more than United States
109
Ranked 96th.

Workers per hectare 3.8
Ranked 3rd. 76 times more than United States
0.05
Ranked 143th.
Produce > Livestock > Production index 122.6%
Ranked 14th. 20% more than United States
102.3%
Ranked 110th.

Produce > Agricultural crop > Production 123
Ranked 48th. 13% more than United States
109
Ranked 90th.

Arable land > Hectares > Per capita 80.25 hectares per 1,000 peop
Ranked 144th.
588.53 hectares per 1,000 peop
Ranked 5th. 7 times more than China

Grains > Corn > Consumption 128,100 thousand metric tons
Ranked 2nd.
207,020 thousand metric tons
Ranked 1st. 62% more than China
Value added per worker > Constant 2000 US$ 401.73 constant 2000 US$
Ranked 117th.
39,125.76 constant 2000 US$
Ranked 9th. 97 times more than China

Tractors per 1000 0.666
Ranked 89th.
17.01
Ranked 20th. 26 times more than China
Grains > Wheat > Consumption per million 80.63 thousand metric tons
Ranked 12th.
113.4 thousand metric tons
Ranked 11th. 41% more than China
Produce > Cereal > Cereal production > Metric tons 540.83 million
Ranked 1st. 52% more than United States
356.96 million
Ranked 2nd.

Farm machinery > Tractors 2.06 million
Ranked 4th.
4.39 million
Ranked 2nd. 2 times more than China

Grains > Coarse grain > Production 121,300 thousand metric tons
Ranked 2nd.
277,796 thousand metric tons
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than China
Agricultural machinery > Tractors per 1000 0.773
Ranked 104th.
16.41
Ranked 20th. 21 times more than China

Fertilizer > Consumption > Metric tons 39.6 million metric tons
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than United States
19.3 million metric tons
Ranked 2nd.

Wine > Wine > Production > > tonnes 1.5 million tonnes
Ranked 5th.
2.25 million tonnes
Ranked 4th. 50% more than China

Produce > Wheat > Production 87,000 thousand metric tons
Ranked 1st. 37% more than United States
63,590 thousand metric tons
Ranked 3rd.
Produce > Cotton > Production 25,500
Ranked 1st. 45% more than United States
17,559
Ranked 2nd.
Grains > Oats > Consumption 600 thousand metric tons
Ranked 7th.
3,422 thousand metric tons
Ranked 2nd. 6 times more than China
Rural population per thousand people 0.041
Ranked 206th.
0.0658
Ranked 204th. 60% more than China

Produce > Wheat > Yield 3.93
Ranked 7th. 32% more than United States
2.97
Ranked 9th.
Renewable internal freshwater resources, total > Billion cubic meters per million 2.09
Ranked 101st.
9.04
Ranked 51st. 4 times more than China

Water productivity, total > Constant 2000 US$ GDP per cubic meter of total freshwater withdrawal $7.57
Ranked 109th.
$28.94
Ranked 61st. 4 times more than China

Fertilizer use > Metric tons 55.93 million
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than United States
25.28 million
Ranked 2nd.

Grains > Coarse grain imports 2,305 thousand metric tons
Ranked 9th.
2,700 thousand metric tons
Ranked 7th. 17% more than China
Grains > Barley > Consumption 4,500 thousand metric tons
Ranked 7th.
5,618 thousand metric tons
Ranked 6th. 25% more than China
Methane emissions > Kt of CO2 equivalent per 1000 1.23
Ranked 53th.
1.7
Ranked 36th. 38% more than China

Value added 15.23
Ranked 62nd. 9 times more than United States
1.63
Ranked 19th.
Cotton > Exports 150 thousand bales
Ranked 20th.
12,000 thousand bales
Ranked 1st. 80 times more than China
Land > Arable land and Permanent crops 152.83 million ha
Ranked 3rd.
173.16 million ha
Ranked 1st. 13% more than China

Fertilizer > Consumption > 100 grams per hectare of arable land 3,830.35 100 g/ha of arable land
Ranked 12th. 3 times more than United States
1,096.63 100 g/ha of arable land
Ranked 59th.

Value 261.76 billion
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than United States
123.28 billion
Ranked 4th.

Fertilizer use > Kg per ha of arable land 331.11
Ranked 20th. 93% more than United States
171.19
Ranked 43th.

Cotton use 30,400 thousand bales
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than United States
6,400 thousand bales
Ranked 4th.
Produce > Cereal > Production 149 thousand metric tons
Ranked 9th. 27% more than United States
117 thousand metric tons
Ranked 57th.
Grains > Corn > Consumption per million 98.84 thousand metric tons
Ranked 12th.
707.02 thousand metric tons
Ranked 1st. 7 times more than China
Agricultural methane emissions > Thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent 589,862.1
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than United States
195,599.9
Ranked 4th.

Produce > Corn > Yield 4.81
Ranked 8th.
8.93
Ranked 1st. 86% more than China
Grains > Sorghum > Consumption 2,500 thousand metric tons
Ranked 6th.
5,335 thousand metric tons
Ranked 4th. 2 times more than China
Agricultural methane emissions > Thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent per million 440.95
Ranked 55th.
632.34
Ranked 30th. 43% more than China

Cultivable land > Hectares per person 0.11
Ranked 118th.
0.57
Ranked 10th. 5 times more than China

Area > Rice 26.51 million
Ranked 2nd. 22 times more than United States
1.21 million
Ranked 14th.
Grains > Oats > Consumption per million 0.463 thousand metric tons
Ranked 14th.
11.69 thousand metric tons
Ranked 8th. 25 times more than China
Produce > Cereal > Cereal production > Metric tons per 1000 400.41
Ranked 40th.
1,137.13
Ranked 6th. 3 times more than China

Agricultural nitrous oxide emissions > Thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent per million 310.34
Ranked 58th.
575.96
Ranked 21st. 86% more than China

Nitrous oxide emissions > Thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent per million 411.37
Ranked 72nd.
983.05
Ranked 20th. 2 times more than China

Agricultural nitrous oxide emissions > Thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent 415,149
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than United States
178,158.4
Ranked 2nd.

Wine > Wine > Production > > tonnes per 1000 1.13 tonnes
Ranked 24th.
7.4 tonnes
Ranked 20th. 7 times more than China

Produce > Meat > Production per million 42.26 thousand metric tons
Ranked 40th.
123.12 thousand metric tons
Ranked 7th. 3 times more than China
Permanent crops 11.42 million hectares
Ranked 3rd. 6 times more than United States
2.05 million hectares
Ranked 17th.
Fertilizer > Consumption > Metric tons per 1000 30.93 metric tons
Ranked 26th.
67.1 metric tons
Ranked 6th. 2 times more than China

Value added > Constant 2000 US$ > Per capita 165.23$ per capita
Ranked 74th.
371.86$ per capita
Ranked 25th. 2 times more than China

Grains > Rye > Consumption 5 thousand metric tons
Ranked 13th.
331 thousand metric tons
Ranked 5th. 66 times more than China
Produce > Live stock > Production index 122
Ranked 53th. 16% more than United States
105
Ranked 112th.

Produce > Rice > Production 118,000 thousand metric tons
Ranked 1st. 19 times more than United States
6,174 thousand metric tons
Ranked 11th.
Value added > Current US$ > Per $ GDP 126.01$ per $1,000 of GDP
Ranked 66th. 10 times more than United States
12.49$ per $1,000 of GDP
Ranked 151st.

Produce > Soybean > Production per 1000 11.87
Ranked 9th.
228.07
Ranked 4th. 19 times more than China
Renewable internal freshwater resources, total > Billion cubic meters 2,813
Ranked 5th.
2,818
Ranked 4th. About the same as China

Farm machinery > Tractors per 100 sq. km of arable land 146.73
Ranked 81st.
257.58
Ranked 58th. 76% more than China

Produce > Corn > Production 114,000 thousand metric tons
Ranked 2nd.
259,273 thousand metric tons
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than China
Value added > Current US$ > Per $ GDP 126.01$ per $1,000 of GDP
Ranked 66th. 10 times more than United States
12.49$ per $1,000 of GDP
Ranked 151st.

Grains > Corn stocks 21,213 thousand metric tons
Ranked 2nd.
34,365 thousand metric tons
Ranked 1st. 62% more than China
Aquafarming > Production volume > Million tonnes of produce 30.61 million tonnes
Ranked 1st. 50 times more than United States
0.61 million tonnes
Ranked 10th.
Fertilizer > Consumption > Metric tons > Per capita 30.93 metric tons per 1,000 p
Ranked 27th.
66.92 metric tons per 1,000 p
Ranked 6th. 2 times more than China

Cotton use per million 23.46 thousand bales
Ranked 14th. 7% more than United States
21.86 thousand bales
Ranked 16th.
Agriculture value added per worker > Constant 2000 US$ $503.69
Ranked 103th.
$45,417.89
Ranked 6th. 90 times more than China

Grains > Sorghum > Consumption per million 1.93 thousand metric tons
Ranked 13th.
18.22 thousand metric tons
Ranked 7th. 9 times more than China
Produce > Cotton > Imports 4,300 thousand bales
Ranked 1st. 86 times more than United States
50 thousand bales
Ranked 55th.
Grains > Coarse grain > Production per million 93.59 thousand metric tons
Ranked 13th.
948.74 thousand metric tons
Ranked 1st. 10 times more than China
Value added > Constant 2000 US$ > Per capita 165.23 constant 2000 US$ per c
Ranked 74th.
371.86 constant 2000 US$ per c
Ranked 25th. 2 times more than China

Value added > Current US$ > Per capita 215.82$ per capita
Ranked 70th.
496.84$ per capita
Ranked 19th. 2 times more than China

Produce > Wine > Production > Tonnes 1.45 million
Ranked 6th.
2.3 million
Ranked 4th. 59% more than China

Produce > Peanut > Production 13.42 million
Ranked 1st. 7 times more than United States
1.88 million
Ranked 3rd.
Area > Corn 24.07 million
Ranked 2nd.
28.71 million
Ranked 1st. 19% more than China
Aquafarming > Production volume > Million tonnes of produce per million 0.0236 million tonnes
Ranked 3rd. 11 times more than United States
0.00208 million tonnes
Ranked 10th.
Cotton > Exports per million 0.116 thousand bales
Ranked 58th.
40.98 thousand bales
Ranked 9th. 354 times more than China
Grains > Coarse grain imports per million 1.78 thousand metric tons
Ranked 33th.
9.22 thousand metric tons
Ranked 28th. 5 times more than China
Grains > Rye > Consumption per million 0.00386 thousand metric tons
Ranked 13th.
1.13 thousand metric tons
Ranked 11th. 293 times more than China
Grains > Rice stocks 48,397 thousand metric tons
Ranked 1st. 62 times more than United States
781 thousand metric tons
Ranked 6th.
Methane emissions > Kt of CO2 equivalent 1.64 million
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than United States
524,688.1
Ranked 5th.

Nitrous oxide emissions > Thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent 550,296.8
Ranked 1st. 81% more than United States
304,082
Ranked 2nd.

Arable and permanent cropland 135,557 thousand hectares
Ranked 3rd.
179,000 thousand hectares
Ranked 1st. 32% more than China
Area > Cotton 5.11 million
Ranked 2nd. 5% more than United States
4.86 million
Ranked 3rd.
Grains > Coarse grain > Consumption per million 106.25
Ranked 13th.
757.25
Ranked 1st. 7 times more than China
Produce > Cereal > Production growth 27%
Ranked 43th.
28%
Ranked 42nd. 4% more than China
Produce > Cereal > Production per million 0.117 thousand metric tons
Ranked 145th.
0.411 thousand metric tons
Ranked 144th. 4 times more than China
Land > Arable land and Permanent crops per thousand people 115.97 ha
Ranked 135th.
574.83 ha
Ranked 13th. 5 times more than China

Area > Barley 950,000
Ranked 13th.
1.91 million
Ranked 8th. 2 times more than China
Area > Peanut 5.06 million
Ranked 2nd. 10 times more than United States
530,000
Ranked 7th.
Grains > Coarse grain > Consumption 137,705
Ranked 2nd.
221,726
Ranked 1st. 61% more than China
Area > Rice per 1000 20.45
Ranked 10th. 5 times more than United States
4.13
Ranked 17th.
Produce > Corn > Yield per million 0.00371
Ranked 19th.
0.0305
Ranked 13th. 8 times more than China
Grains > Barley > Consumption per million 3.47 thousand metric tons
Ranked 15th.
19.19 thousand metric tons
Ranked 12th. 6 times more than China
Produce > Rice > Production per million 91.04 thousand metric tons
Ranked 8th. 4 times more than United States
21.09 thousand metric tons
Ranked 14th.
Produce > Meat > Production growth 191%
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than United States
46%
Ranked 56th.
Value added > Current US$ per capita 215.95$
Ranked 70th.
498.28$
Ranked 19th. 2 times more than China

Value added > Current US$ 281.54 billion$
Ranked 1st. 93% more than United States
145.9 billion$
Ranked 2nd.

Value added > Current US$ > Per capita 215.82$ per capita
Ranked 69th.
496.84$ per capita
Ranked 19th. 2 times more than China

Produce > Land under cereal > Production > Hectares > Per capita 63.6 hectares per 1,000 peop
Ranked 96th.
191.65 hectares per 1,000 peop
Ranked 26th. 3 times more than China

Area > Corn per 1000 18.57
Ranked 14th.
98.05
Ranked 4th. 5 times more than China
Produce > Rice > Yield per million 0.00468
Ranked 21st.
0.0255
Ranked 14th. 5 times more than China
Grains > Coarse grain stocks per million 16.8
Ranked 3rd.
131.48
Ranked 1st. 8 times more than China
Produce > Cotton > Yield 950.16
Ranked 1st. 16% more than United States
818.16
Ranked 4th.
Produce > Rice > Yield 6.06
Ranked 8th.
7.48
Ranked 4th. 23% more than China
Produce > Cotton > Production per million 19.67
Ranked 19th.
59.97
Ranked 10th. 3 times more than China
Produce > Wheat > Production per million 67.13 thousand metric tons
Ranked 14th.
217.18 thousand metric tons
Ranked 7th. 3 times more than China
Area > Cotton per 1000 3.94
Ranked 17th.
16.6
Ranked 9th. 4 times more than China
Organic cropland 301,295 hectares
Ranked 10th.
950,000 hectares
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than China
Produce > Root and tuber > Production 170,478 thousand metric tons
Ranked 1st. 8 times more than United States
22,392 thousand metric tons
Ranked 7th.
Wine > Wine > Production > Thousand tonnes > 2006 per 1000 1.07 tonnes
Ranked 10th.
7.48 tonnes
Ranked 9th. 7 times more than China
Arable and permanent cropland per million 107.36 thousand hectares
Ranked 124th.
634.39 thousand hectares
Ranked 12th. 6 times more than China
Produce > Sunflowerseed > Production 1.74 million
Ranked 4th. 44% more than United States
1.21 million
Ranked 8th.
Produce > Rice > Exports 2,500 thousand metric tons
Ranked 5th.
2,900 thousand metric tons
Ranked 4th. 16% more than China
Area > Soybean 9.31 million
Ranked 4th.
29.33 million
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than China
Area > Barley per 1000 0.733
Ranked 21st.
6.52
Ranked 19th. 9 times more than China
Produce > Total > Yield Coarse Grain 4.57
Ranked 5th.
7.9
Ranked 1st. 73% more than China
Produce > Total > Production Coarse Grain 124.64 million
Ranked 2nd.
275.1 million
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than China
Produce > Wheat > Yield per million 0.00303
Ranked 25th.
0.0101
Ranked 24th. 3 times more than China
Grains > Corn stocks per million 16.37 thousand metric tons
Ranked 4th.
117.36 thousand metric tons
Ranked 1st. 7 times more than China
Produce > Wheat > Imports 500 thousand metric tons
Ranked 35th.
2,000 thousand metric tons
Ranked 11th. 4 times more than China
Grains > Rice stocks per million 37.34 thousand metric tons
Ranked 1st. 14 times more than United States
2.67 thousand metric tons
Ranked 10th.
Produce > Hog > Production 44,938
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than United States
8,980
Ranked 2nd.
Produce > Peanut > Yield 2.65
Ranked 3rd.
3.54
Ranked 1st. 34% more than China
Produce > Oats > Production 600 thousand metric tons
Ranked 7th.
2,100 thousand metric tons
Ranked 3rd. 4 times more than China
Produce > International wheat > Production statistics 89
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than United States
44
Ranked 4th.

Produce > Wine > Production > Tonnes per 1000 1.1
Ranked 10th.
7.64
Ranked 9th. 7 times more than China

Wine > Wine > Production > Thousand tonnes > 2006 1.4 million tonnes
Ranked 7th.
2.23 million tonnes
Ranked 4th. 59% more than China
Area > Peanut per 1000 3.9
Ranked 13th. 2 times more than United States
1.81
Ranked 16th.
Area > Total Oilseed per 1000 21.5
Ranked 17th.
123.09
Ranked 5th. 6 times more than China
Produce > Oats > Production per million 0.463 thousand metric tons
Ranked 16th.
7.17 thousand metric tons
Ranked 11th. 15 times more than China
Produce > Soybean > Yield 1.65
Ranked 9th.
2.28
Ranked 4th. 38% more than China
Produce > Total > Yield Coarse Grain per million 0.00353
Ranked 22nd.
0.027
Ranked 17th. 8 times more than China
Produce > Corn > Production per million 87.96 thousand metric tons
Ranked 10th.
885.48 thousand metric tons
Ranked 1st. 10 times more than China
Grains > Coarse grain > Exports 8,525 thousand metric tons
Ranked 3rd.
51,455 thousand metric tons
Ranked 1st. 6 times more than China
Produce > Sorghum > Production 2,500 thousand metric tons
Ranked 7th.
10,177 thousand metric tons
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than China
Produce > Corn > Exports 8,500 thousand metric tons
Ranked 3rd.
46,000 thousand metric tons
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than China
Organic cropland per 1000 0.234 hectares
Ranked 55th.
3.27 hectares
Ranked 23th. 14 times more than China
Permanent crops per 1000 9.05 hectares
Ranked 124th. 24% more than United States
7.27 hectares
Ranked 130th.
Produce > Root and tuber > Production growth 22%
Ranked 53th.
30%
Ranked 45th. 36% more than China
Agricultural nitrous oxide emissions > % of total 75.44%
Ranked 45th. 29% more than United States
58.59%
Ranked 96th.

Produce > Barley > Yield per million 0.00276
Ranked 21st.
0.0108
Ranked 20th. 4 times more than China
Produce > Cotton > Imports per million 3.32 thousand bales
Ranked 46th. 19 times more than United States
0.171 thousand bales
Ranked 81st.
Produce > Barley > Imports 2,200 thousand metric tons
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than United States
700 thousand metric tons
Ranked 4th.
Grains > Coarse grain stocks 21,771
Ranked 2nd.
38,497
Ranked 1st. 77% more than China
Produce > Total > Yield Oilseed per million 0.0014
Ranked 25th.
0.00727
Ranked 21st. 5 times more than China
Produce > Total > Production Oilseed 50.85 million
Ranked 3rd.
76.6 million
Ranked 1st. 51% more than China
Produce > Peanut > Yield per million 0.00204
Ranked 18th.
0.0121
Ranked 14th. 6 times more than China
Fertilizer consumption > % of fertilizer production 94.6%
Ranked 40th. 9% more than United States
86.89%
Ranked 44th.

Produce > Sunflowerseed > Yield per million 0.00115
Ranked 16th.
0.00464
Ranked 15th. 4 times more than China
Area > Sorghum per 1000 0.556
Ranked 18th.
10.79
Ranked 10th. 19 times more than China
Area > Oats per 1000 0.386
Ranked 17th.
3.07
Ranked 14th. 8 times more than China
Produce > Sunflowerseed > Production per 1000 1.34
Ranked 17th.
4.13
Ranked 14th. 3 times more than China
Value added > Annual % growth 5.2%
Ranked 39th.
-1.71%
Ranked 136th.

Area > Sunflowerseed 1.17 million
Ranked 5th. 31% more than United States
890,000
Ranked 7th.
Produce > Corn > Imports per million 0.0772 thousand metric tons
Ranked 34th.
0.683 thousand metric tons
Ranked 32nd. 9 times more than China
Area > Total Oilseed 27.87 million
Ranked 3rd.
36.04 million
Ranked 1st. 29% more than China
Produce > Sorghum > Yield 3.97
Ranked 5th. 20% more than United States
3.31
Ranked 8th.
Produce > Barley > Yield 3.58
Ranked 7th. 13% more than United States
3.17
Ranked 9th.
Annual freshwater withdrawals, domestic > % of total freshwater withdrawal 12.19%
Ranked 116th.
13.68%
Ranked 110th. 12% more than China

Produce > Oats > Yield 1.2
Ranked 18th.
2.33
Ranked 7th. 94% more than China
Value added > Current LCU 2307000000000 145900000000
Produce > Barley > Production 2,200 thousand metric tons
Ranked 8th.
6,011 thousand metric tons
Ranked 6th. 3 times more than China
Produce > Land under cereal > Production > Hectares 82.96 million hectares
Ranked 2nd. 46% more than United States
56.81 million hectares
Ranked 3rd.

Produce > Corn > Imports 100 thousand metric tons
Ranked 34th.
200 thousand metric tons
Ranked 32nd. Twice as much as China
Produce > Cotton > Stocks 8,934 thousand bales
Ranked 1st. 66% more than United States
5,385 thousand bales
Ranked 2nd.
Agricultural methane emissions > % of total 35.92%
Ranked 81st.
37.28%
Ranked 77th. 4% more than China

Produce > Corn > Exports per million 6.56 thousand metric tons
Ranked 8th.
157.1 thousand metric tons
Ranked 2nd. 24 times more than China
Produce > Hog > Production per million 34.67
Ranked 3rd. 13% more than United States
30.67
Ranked 4th.
Produce > Imports as % of merchandise > Imports 3.37%
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than United States
0.85%
Ranked 87th.

Produce > Land used for cereal > Production > Hectares 86.9 million
Ranked 2nd. 43% more than United States
60.95 million
Ranked 3rd.

Exports > Agricultural raw materials > Exports > % of merchandise > Exports 0.45%
Ranked 91st.
2.31%
Ranked 37th. 5 times more than China

Arable land > % of land area 11.09% of land area
Ranked 94th.
19.04% of land area
Ranked 37th. 72% more than China

Cultivable land > % of land area 15.08%
Ranked 73th.
18.6%
Ranked 55th. 23% more than China

Produce > Land under cereal > Production > Hectares per 1000 63.64 hectares
Ranked 93th.
192.23 hectares
Ranked 25th. 3 times more than China

Produce > Barley > Imports per million 1.7 thousand metric tons
Ranked 17th.
2.39 thousand metric tons
Ranked 14th. 41% more than China
Area > Wheat 22 million
Ranked 2nd. 2% more than United States
21.47 million
Ranked 3rd.
Produce > Total > Yield Oilseed 1.82
Ranked 12th.
2.13
Ranked 6th. 17% more than China
Area > Total Coarse Grain 27.26 million
Ranked 3rd.
34.81 million
Ranked 1st. 28% more than China
Area > Total Coarse Grain per 1000 21.03
Ranked 21st.
118.88
Ranked 10th. 6 times more than China
Value added > Constant LCU 883726500000 109200000000
Annual freshwater withdrawals, agriculture > % of total freshwater withdrawal 64.61%
Ranked 81st. 61% more than United States
40.22%
Ranked 115th.

Produce > Sorghum > Production per million 1.93 thousand metric tons
Ranked 12th.
34.76 thousand metric tons
Ranked 7th. 18 times more than China
Agriculture, value added > Current US$, % of GDP 9.93%
Ranked 57th. 9 times more than United States
1.16%
Ranked 124th.

Grains > Coarse grain > Exports per million 6.58 thousand metric tons
Ranked 8th.
175.73 thousand metric tons
Ranked 3rd. 27 times more than China
Produce > Rice > Exports per million 1.93 thousand metric tons
Ranked 12th.
9.9 thousand metric tons
Ranked 9th. 5 times more than China
Livestock > Annual freshwater withdrawals, total > Billion cubic meters per million 0.412
Ranked 76th.
1.54
Ranked 6th. 4 times more than China

Produce > Cotton > Yield per million 0.733
Ranked 14th.
2.79
Ranked 13th. 4 times more than China
Area > Soybean per 1000 7.18
Ranked 9th.
100.17
Ranked 4th. 14 times more than China
Value added > Constant 2000 US$ per capita 165.33 constant 2000 US$
Ranked 73th.
372.94 constant 2000 US$
Ranked 25th. 2 times more than China

Produce > Total > Production Oilseed per 1000 39.23
Ranked 14th.
261.61
Ranked 5th. 7 times more than China
Produce > Soybean > Yield per million 0.00127
Ranked 19th.
0.00779
Ranked 16th. 6 times more than China
Agricultural land > % of land area 59.27%
Ranked 44th. 32% more than United States
44.88%
Ranked 81st.

Produce > Mushroom > Production > % of world output 45.89%
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than United States
10.4%
Ranked 2nd.
Value added > Constant 2000 US$ 215.54 billion constant 2000 US$
Ranked 1st. 97% more than United States
109.2 billion constant 2000 US$
Ranked 2nd.

Livestock > Annual freshwater withdrawals, total > % of internal resources 19.7%
Ranked 59th. 16% more than United States
16.98%
Ranked 66th.

Produce > Root and tuber > Production per million 137.27 thousand metric tons
Ranked 41st. 69% more than United States
81.17 thousand metric tons
Ranked 70th.
Produce > Oats > Yield per million 0.000926
Ranked 17th.
0.00796
Ranked 16th. 9 times more than China
Permanent cropland > % of land area 1.31% of land area
Ranked 98th. 4 times more than United States
0.3% of land area
Ranked 58th.

Produce > Rice > Imports per million 0.231 thousand metric tons
Ranked 37th.
1.49 thousand metric tons
Ranked 35th. 6 times more than China
Produce > Sorghum > Yield per million 0.00306
Ranked 19th.
0.0113
Ranked 17th. 4 times more than China
Produce > Cereal > Land under cereal production > Hectares per 1000 68.59
Ranked 92nd.
192
Ranked 26th. 3 times more than China

Area > Sorghum 720,000
Ranked 10th.
3.16 million
Ranked 4th. 4 times more than China
Livestock > Annual freshwater withdrawals, total > Billion cubic meters 554.1
Ranked 2nd. 16% more than United States
478.4
Ranked 3rd.

Annual freshwater withdrawals, industry > % of total freshwater withdrawal 23.21%
Ranked 50th.
46.11%
Ranked 29th. 99% more than China

Area > Wheat per 1000 16.97
Ranked 21st.
73.33
Ranked 12th. 4 times more than China
Produce > Cotton > Stocks per million 6.93 thousand bales
Ranked 30th.
18.56 thousand bales
Ranked 10th. 3 times more than China
Produce > Agricultural raw materials > Imports > % of merchandise imports 3.56%
Ranked 5th. 3 times more than United States
1.32%
Ranked 59th.

Agricultural raw materials > Exports > % of merchandise > Exports 0.52%
Ranked 84th.
2.31%
Ranked 44th. 4 times more than China

Irrigated land > % of cropland 47.22%
Ranked 21st. 4 times more than United States
12.48%
Ranked 75th.

Area > Oats 500,000
Ranked 7th.
900,000
Ranked 4th. 80% more than China
Value added agriculture growth > Including farming 4.2
Ranked 37th.
9.14
Ranked 20th. 2 times more than China

Permanent crop farmland > % of land area 1.31%
Ranked 97th. 4 times more than United States
0.3%
Ranked 142nd.

Fertilizer use > % of fertilizer > Production 93.15%
Ranked 46th.
160.67%
Ranked 30th. 72% more than China

Produce > Peanut > Production per 1000 10.35
Ranked 11th. 61% more than United States
6.42
Ranked 14th.
Produce > Rye > Imports per million 0.00386 thousand metric tons
Ranked 4th.
0.342 thousand metric tons
Ranked 3rd. 89 times more than China
Area > Sunflowerseed per 1000 0.903
Ranked 17th.
3.04
Ranked 14th. 3 times more than China
Produce > Cereal > Land under cereal production > Hectares 92.65 million
Ranked 2nd. 54% more than United States
60.27 million
Ranked 3rd.

Produce > Wheat > Imports per million 0.386 thousand metric tons
Ranked 41st.
6.83 thousand metric tons
Ranked 38th. 18 times more than China
Produce > Barley > Production per million 1.7 thousand metric tons
Ranked 13th.
20.53 thousand metric tons
Ranked 11th. 12 times more than China
Produce > Sunflowerseed > Yield 1.49
Ranked 7th. 10% more than United States
1.36
Ranked 9th.
Produce > Total > Production Coarse Grain per 1000 96.17
Ranked 19th.
939.53
Ranked 1st. 10 times more than China
Produce > Rice > Imports 300 thousand metric tons
Ranked 22nd.
435 thousand metric tons
Ranked 16th. 45% more than China
Produce > Rye > Imports 5 thousand metric tons
Ranked 4th.
100 thousand metric tons
Ranked 2nd. 20 times more than China

SOURCES: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2001; http://data.un.org/Data.aspx?d=FAO&f=itemCode%3a2051, Agriculture (PIN) +; Food and Agriculture Organization; World Bank national accounts data

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