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Agriculture > Produce Stats: compare key data on France & United States

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  • 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."
  • Banana > Imports: Value of banana imports in millions of US dollars
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Corn > Yield: Yield of Corn, Metric tons per hectare, 2003/2004
  • Cotton > Production: Production of cotton 2003/2004, in thousand bales.
  • 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.
  • 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."
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Meat > Production: Meat production in thousand metric tonnes
  • Soybean > Production: Total production of Soybean, metric tons, 2003/2004
  • Wheat > Yield: Yield of Wheat, Metric tons per hectare, 2003/2004
  • Meat > Production per million: Meat production in thousand metric tonnes. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • 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."
  • Soybean > Production per 1000: Total production of Soybean, metric tons, 2003/2004. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Cotton > Imports: Imports of cotton 2003/2004
  • Cereal > Production growth: Average production of Cereals (percentage change from 1986-88 to 1996-98)
  • Banana > Imports per million: Value of banana imports in millions of US dollars. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • Corn > Yield per million: Yield of Corn, Metric tons per hectare, 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Meat > Production growth: Average production of roots and tubers (percentage change from 1986-88 to 1996-98)
  • 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.
  • Cotton > Production per million: Production of cotton 2003/2004, in thousand bales. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Root and tuber > Production: Average production of roots and tubers 1996-1998
  • Total > Production Coarse Grain: Total production of Total Coarse Grain, metric tons, 2003/2004
  • Total > Yield Coarse Grain: Yield of Total Coarse Grain, Metric tons per hectare, 2003/2004
  • Wheat > Yield per million: Yield of Wheat, Metric tons per hectare, 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Sunflowerseed > Production: Total production of Sunflowerseed, metric tons, 2003/2004
  • Wine > Production > Tonnes per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • Soybean > Yield: Yield of Soybean, Metric tons per hectare, 2003/2004
  • Root and tuber > Production growth: Average production of roots and tubers (percentage change from 1986-88 to 1996-98)
  • Root and tuber > Production per million: Average production of roots and tubers 1996-1998. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Sorghum > Yield per million: Yield of Sorghum, Metric tons per hectare, 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • Cotton > Stocks per million: Stocks of cotton in mid 2003 (480 lb bales). Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Soybean > Yield per million: Yield of Soybean, Metric tons per hectare, 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • 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).
  • 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.
  • Banana > Imports, % of GDP: Value of banana imports in millions of US dollars. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • 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.
  • 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."
  • 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)."
  • Cotton > Stocks: Stocks of cotton in mid 2003 (480 lb bales)
  • Barley > Yield: Yield of Barley, Metric tons per hectare, 2003/2004
  • Banana > Imports > Share: Percentage share of total world banana imports.
  • Sorghum > Yield: Yield of Sorghum, Metric tons per hectare, 2003/2004
  • Total > Production Oilseed: Total production of Total Oilseed, metric tons, 2003/2004
  • Total > Yield Oilseed per million: Yield of Total Oilseed, Metric tons per hectare, 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Cotton > Imports per million: Imports of cotton 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Barley > Yield per million: Yield of Barley, Metric tons per hectare, 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • Banana > Imports > Per $ GDP: Value of banana imports in millions of US dollars Per $ GDP figures expressed per $1 million of Gross Domestic Product.
  • Rye > Yield: Yield of Rye, Metric tons per hectare, 2003/2004
  • 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.
  • Sunflowerseed > Yield: Yield of Sunflowerseed, Metric tons per hectare, 2003/2004
  • Sunflowerseed > Yield per million: Yield of Sunflowerseed, Metric tons per hectare, 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Sunflowerseed > Production per 1000: Total production of Sunflowerseed, metric tons, 2003/2004. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Rye > Yield per million: Yield of Rye, Metric tons per hectare, 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • Total > Yield Oilseed: Yield of Total Oilseed, Metric tons per hectare, 2003/2004
  • Total > Production Oilseed per 1000: Total production of Total Oilseed, metric tons, 2003/2004. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
STAT France United States HISTORY
Agricultural crop > Production 90
Ranked 164th.
109
Ranked 90th. 21% more than France

Banana > Imports $201.00 million
Ranked 6th.
$1,389.00 million
Ranked 1st. 7 times more than France
Cereal > Cereal production > Metric tons 70.98 million
Ranked 7th.
356.96 million
Ranked 2nd. 5 times more than France

Cereal > Cereal production > Metric tons per 1000 1,080.44
Ranked 7th.
1,137.13
Ranked 6th. 5% more than France

Cereal > Cereal yield > Kg per hectare 7,523.93
Ranked 9th. 27% more than United States
5,922.47
Ranked 20th.

Cereal > Production 105 thousand metric tons
Ranked 86th.
117 thousand metric tons
Ranked 57th. 11% more than France
Corn > Yield 7.24
Ranked 4th.
8.93
Ranked 1st. 23% more than France
Cotton > Production 0.0
Ranked 107th.
17,559
Ranked 2nd.
Crop > Production index 104.9%
Ranked 107th.
111.3%
Ranked 59th. 6% more than France

Food > Production 93
Ranked 162nd.
109
Ranked 96th. 17% more than France

Food > Production index 101.6%
Ranked 129th.
107.5%
Ranked 80th. 6% more than France

Livestock > Production index 99%
Ranked 146th.
102.3%
Ranked 110th. 3% more than France

Meat > Production 6,533 thousand metric tons
Ranked 4th.
35,085 thousand metric tons
Ranked 2nd. 5 times more than France
Soybean > Production 130,000
Ranked 21st.
66.78 million
Ranked 1st. 514 times more than France
Wheat > Yield 6.23
Ranked 4th. 2 times more than United States
2.97
Ranked 9th.
Meat > Production per million 106.48 thousand metric tons
Ranked 11th.
123.12 thousand metric tons
Ranked 7th. 16% more than France
Live stock > Production index 96
Ranked 157th.
105
Ranked 112th. 9% more than France

Soybean > Production per 1000 2.07
Ranked 19th.
228.07
Ranked 4th. 110 times more than France
Cotton > Imports 340 thousand bales
Ranked 19th. 7 times more than United States
50 thousand bales
Ranked 55th.
Wine > Production > Tonnes 4.71 million
Ranked 2nd. 2 times more than United States
2.3 million
Ranked 4th.

Cereal > Production growth 22%
Ranked 50th.
28%
Ranked 42nd. 27% more than France
Banana > Imports per million $3.34 million
Ranked 8th.
$5.04 million
Ranked 5th. 51% more than France
Cereal > Production per million 1.71 thousand metric tons
Ranked 131st. 4 times more than United States
0.411 thousand metric tons
Ranked 144th.
Corn > Yield per million 0.115
Ranked 8th. 4 times more than United States
0.0305
Ranked 13th.
Meat > Production growth 27%
Ranked 74th.
46%
Ranked 56th. 70% more than France
Land under cereal > Production > Hectares > Per capita 150.66 hectares per 1,000 peop
Ranked 36th.
191.65 hectares per 1,000 peop
Ranked 26th. 27% more than France

Cotton > Production per million 0.0
Ranked 106th.
59.97
Ranked 10th.
Root and tuber > Production 6,378 thousand metric tons
Ranked 17th.
22,392 thousand metric tons
Ranked 7th. 4 times more than France
Total > Production Coarse Grain 24.39 million
Ranked 8th.
275.1 million
Ranked 1st. 11 times more than France
Total > Yield Coarse Grain 6.09
Ranked 2nd.
7.9
Ranked 1st. 30% more than France
Wheat > Yield per million 0.0994
Ranked 6th. 10 times more than United States
0.0101
Ranked 24th.
Sunflowerseed > Production 1.49 million
Ranked 6th. 23% more than United States
1.21 million
Ranked 8th.
International wheat > Production statistics 39
Ranked 5th.
44
Ranked 4th. 13% more than France

Wine > Production > Tonnes per 1000 73.6
Ranked 3rd. 10 times more than United States
7.64
Ranked 9th.

Total > Yield Coarse Grain per million 0.0971
Ranked 8th. 4 times more than United States
0.027
Ranked 17th.
Soybean > Yield 1.6
Ranked 11th.
2.28
Ranked 4th. 42% more than France
Root and tuber > Production growth -11%
Ranked 123th.
30%
Ranked 45th.
Root and tuber > Production per million 105.97 thousand metric tons
Ranked 55th. 31% more than United States
81.17 thousand metric tons
Ranked 70th.
Sorghum > Yield per million 0.0604
Ranked 9th. 5 times more than United States
0.0113
Ranked 17th.
Cereal > Land under cereal production > Hectares per 1000 143.6
Ranked 36th.
192
Ranked 26th. 34% more than France

Cotton > Stocks per million 0.9 thousand bales
Ranked 76th.
18.56 thousand bales
Ranked 10th. 21 times more than France
Soybean > Yield per million 0.0255
Ranked 11th. 3 times more than United States
0.00779
Ranked 16th.
Agricultural raw materials > Imports > % of merchandise imports 1.45%
Ranked 45th. 10% more than United States
1.32%
Ranked 59th.

Mushroom > Production > % of world output 4.3%
Ranked 5th.
10.4%
Ranked 2nd. 2 times more than France
Banana > Imports, % of GDP 1.37e-08%
Ranked 9th.
1.59e-08%
Ranked 7th. 16% more than France
Land under cereal > Production > Hectares per 1000 145.17 hectares
Ranked 36th.
192.23 hectares
Ranked 25th. 32% more than France

Land used for cereal > Production > Hectares 9.61 million
Ranked 16th.
60.95 million
Ranked 3rd. 6 times more than France

Imports as % of merchandise > Imports 1.25%
Ranked 50th. 47% more than United States
0.85%
Ranked 87th.

Cotton > Stocks 56 thousand bales
Ranked 46th.
5,385 thousand bales
Ranked 2nd. 96 times more than France
Barley > Yield 5.69
Ranked 2nd. 79% more than United States
3.17
Ranked 9th.
Banana > Imports > Share 3% 20%
Sorghum > Yield 3.79
Ranked 7th. 15% more than United States
3.31
Ranked 8th.
Total > Production Oilseed 5.04 million
Ranked 8th.
76.6 million
Ranked 1st. 15 times more than France
Total > Yield Oilseed per million 0.0431
Ranked 11th. 6 times more than United States
0.00727
Ranked 21st.
Cotton > Imports per million 5.42 thousand bales
Ranked 39th. 32 times more than United States
0.171 thousand bales
Ranked 81st.
Barley > Yield per million 0.0907
Ranked 8th. 8 times more than United States
0.0108
Ranked 20th.
Total > Production Coarse Grain per 1000 388.98
Ranked 8th.
939.53
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than France
Banana > Imports > Per $ GDP $0.00 million per $1 million
Ranked 8th.
$0.00 million per $1 million
Ranked 7th. 2% more than France
Rye > Yield 4.07
Ranked 4th. 2 times more than United States
1.7
Ranked 12th.
Cereal > Land under cereal production > Hectares 9.43 million
Ranked 21st.
60.27 million
Ranked 3rd. 6 times more than France

Sunflowerseed > Yield 2.16
Ranked 1st. 59% more than United States
1.36
Ranked 9th.
Sunflowerseed > Yield per million 0.0344
Ranked 7th. 7 times more than United States
0.00464
Ranked 15th.
Sunflowerseed > Production per 1000 23.76
Ranked 9th. 6 times more than United States
4.13
Ranked 14th.
Rye > Yield per million 0.0649
Ranked 9th. 11 times more than United States
0.00581
Ranked 16th.
Land under cereal > Production > Hectares 9.17 million hectares
Ranked 19th.
56.81 million hectares
Ranked 3rd. 6 times more than France

Total > Yield Oilseed 2.7
Ranked 3rd. 27% more than United States
2.13
Ranked 6th.
Total > Production Oilseed per 1000 80.38
Ranked 10th.
261.61
Ranked 5th. 3 times more than France

SOURCES: Food and Agriculture Organisation, electronic files and web site.; Food and Agricultural Organization (1998); Food and Agriculture Organization; Food and Agriculture Organization. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; World Resources Institute; Production Estimates and Crop Assessment Division, FAS, USDA; United States Department of Agriculture; World Development Indicators database; Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2001; Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2001. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; Production Estimates and Crop Assessment Division, FAS, USDA. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; Wikipedia: Globalization of wine; Food and Agricultural Organization (1998). Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; World Resources Institute. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; United States Department of Agriculture. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; Wikipedia: International wheat production statistics; Wikipedia: Globalization of wine. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; FAO Stat: Economic And Social Department: The Statistical Division; Food and Agricultural Organization (1998). GDP figures sourced from World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.; World Development Indicators database. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; World Bank staff estimates from the Comtrade database maintained by the United Nations Statistics Division.

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