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Agriculture Stats: compare key data on United Kingdom & United States

Definitions

  • Agricultural growth: Index of agricultural production in 1996 - 98 (1989 - 91 = 100)
  • Agricultural growth per capita: Net per capita agricultural production, expressed in International Dollars. Net means after deduction of feed and seed. International Dollars are calculated using the Geary-Khamis formula, which is designed to neutralize irrelevant exchange rate movements (more information on http://faostat3.fao.org/faostat-gateway/go/to/mes/glossary/*/E)
  • Agricultural land > Sq. km: Agricultural land (sq. km). Agricultural land refers to the share of land area that is arable, under permanent crops, and under permanent pastures. Arable land includes land defined by the FAO as land under temporary crops (double-cropped areas are counted once), temporary meadows for mowing or for pasture, land under market or kitchen gardens, and land temporarily fallow. Land abandoned as a result of shifting cultivation is excluded. Land under permanent crops is land cultivated with crops that occupy the land for long periods and need not be replanted after each harvest, such as cocoa, coffee, and rubber. This category includes land under flowering shrubs, fruit trees, nut trees, and vines, but excludes land under trees grown for wood or timber. Permanent pasture is land used for five or more years for forage, including natural and cultivated crops.
  • Agricultural machinery > Tractors > Per capita: Agricultural machinery refers to the number of wheel and crawler tractors (excluding garden tractors) in use in agriculture at the end of the calendar year specified or during the first quarter of the following year. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Agriculture, value added > Current US$: Agriculture, value added (current US$), including forestry, hunting, and fishing, as well as cultivation of crops and livestock production. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources.
  • Arable land > Hectares: Arable land (in hectares) includes land defined by the FAO as land under temporary crops (double-cropped areas are counted once), temporary meadows for mowing or for pasture, land under market or kitchen gardens, and land temporarily fallow. Land abandoned as a result of shifting cultivation is excluded.
  • Arable land > Hectares per 1000: Arable land (in hectares) includes land defined by the FAO as land under temporary crops (double-cropped areas are counted once), temporary meadows for mowing or for pasture, land under market or kitchen gardens, and land temporarily fallow. Land abandoned as a result of shifting cultivation is excluded. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Arable land > Hectares per capita: Arable land (hectares per person). Arable land (hectares per person) includes land defined by the FAO as land under temporary crops (double-cropped areas are counted once), temporary meadows for mowing or for pasture, land under market or kitchen gardens, and land temporarily fallow. Land abandoned as a result of shifting cultivation is excluded.
  • Cereal yield > Kg per hectare: Cereal yield, measured as kilograms per hectare of harvested land, includes wheat, rice, maize, barley, oats, rye, millet, sorghum, buckwheat, and mixed grains. Production data on cereals relate to crops harvested for dry grain only. Cereal crops harvested for hay or harvested green for food, feed, or silage and those used for grazing are excluded."
  • Cultivable land > Hectares: Cultivable land (in hectares) includes land defined by the Food and Agriculture Organisation as land under temporary crops (double-cropped areas are counted once), temporary meadows for mowing or for pasture, land under market or kitchen gardens, and land temporarily fallow. Land abandoned as a result of shifting cultivation is excluded."
  • Farm workers: Agricultural employment shows the number of agricultural workers in the agricultural sector.
  • Produce > Crop > Production index: Crop production index shows agricultural production for each year relative to the base period 1999-2001. It includes all crops except fodder crops. Regional and income group aggregates for the FAO's production indexes are calculated from the underlying values in international dollars, normalized to the base period 1999-2001.
  • Produce > Food > Production index: Food production index covers food crops that are considered edible and that contain nutrients. Coffee and tea are excluded because, although edible, they have no nutritive value.
  • Products: Major agricultural crops and products
  • Rural population: Total population living in rural areas. Future estimates are from the UN Population Division.
  • Agricultural machinery > Tractors: Agricultural machinery refers to the number of wheel and crawler tractors (excluding garden tractors) in use in agriculture at the end of the calendar year specified or during the first quarter of the following year.
  • Tractors: Number of tractors 2000. Number of tractors in use refers to the total number of wheeled and crawler tractors used in agriculture. Garden tractors are excluded.
  • Agricultural land > Sq. km per 1000: Agricultural land (sq. km). Agricultural land refers to the share of land area that is arable, under permanent crops, and under permanent pastures. Arable land includes land defined by the FAO as land under temporary crops (double-cropped areas are counted once), temporary meadows for mowing or for pasture, land under market or kitchen gardens, and land temporarily fallow. Land abandoned as a result of shifting cultivation is excluded. Land under permanent crops is land cultivated with crops that occupy the land for long periods and need not be replanted after each harvest, such as cocoa, coffee, and rubber. This category includes land under flowering shrubs, fruit trees, nut trees, and vines, but excludes land under trees grown for wood or timber. Permanent pasture is land used for five or more years for forage, including natural and cultivated crops. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Agricultural machinery > Tractors per 100 hectares of arable land: Agricultural machinery refers to the number of wheel and crawler tractors (excluding garden tractors) in use in agriculture at the end of the calendar year specified or during the first quarter of the following year. Arable land includes land defined by the FAO as land under temporary crops (double-cropped areas are counted once), temporary meadows for mowing or for pasture, land under market or kitchen gardens, and land temporarily fallow. Land abandoned as a result of shifting cultivation is excluded.
  • Fertilizer use: Average fertilizer use (kg per ha of cropland 2000). Fertilizer use, kilograms per hectare, is calculated by WRI by dividing the total fertilizer consumption, measured in kilograms of plant nutrient, by the total hectares of arable and permanent cropland. The measure of fertilizer consumption is an aggregate of nitrogenous, phosphate and potash fertilizers. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) collects data on fertilizer use through surveys distributed to participating governments. In addition, the Ad Hoc Working Party on Fertilizer Statistics works to improve geographic coverage of the data. Hectares of arable and permanent cropland are determined through a variety of means, including self-reporting from governments and FAO estimation methods.
  • Gross value added: Gross Value Added by agriculture, hunting, forestry, fishing at current prices - US dollars.
  • Produce > Meat > Production: Meat production in thousand metric tonnes
  • Produce > Cereal > Cereal yield > Kg per hectare: Cereal yield (kg per hectare). Includes wheat, rice, maize, barley, oats, rye, millet, sorghum, buckwheat, and mixed grains. Production data on cereals relate to crops harvested for dry grain only. Cereal crops harvested for hay or harvested green for food or silage, and those used for grazing, are excluded. The FAO allocates production data to the calendar year in which the bulk of the harvest took place. Most of a crop harvested near the end of a year will be used in the following year.
  • Agricultural land > Sq. km > Per capita: Agricultural land refers to the share of land area that is arable, under permanent crops, and under permanent pastures. Arable land includes land defined by the FAO as land under temporary crops (double-cropped areas are counted once), temporary meadows for mowing or for pasture, land under market or kitchen gardens, and land temporarily fallow. Land abandoned as a result of shifting cultivation is excluded. Land under permanent crops is land cultivated with crops that occupy the land for long periods and need not be replanted after each harvest, such as cocoa, coffee, and rubber. This category includes land under flowering shrubs, fruit trees, nut trees, and vines, but excludes land under trees grown for wood or timber. Permanent pasture is land used for five or more years for forage, including natural and cultivated crops." Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Agriculture, value added > Current US$ per capita: Agriculture, value added (current US$). Agriculture corresponds to ISIC divisions 1-5 and includes forestry, hunting, and fishing, as well as cultivation of crops and livestock production. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Gross value added per capita: Gross Value Added by agriculture, hunting, forestry, fishing at current prices - US dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Produce > Food > Production: Food production index covers food crops that are considered edible and that contain nutrients. Coffee and tea are excluded because, although edible, they have no nutritive value."
  • Workers per hectare: Workers per hectare of cropland 2000. Agricultural labor intensity, number of workers per hectare shows the labor input intensity of agricultural systems. It is calculated by WRI by dividing the number of agricultural workers by the number of hectares of arable and permanent cropland. Values vary widely among countries according to labor scarcity, production technologies, costs of energy and machinery, etc.
  • Produce > Livestock > Production index: Livestock production index includes meat and milk from all sources, dairy products such as cheese, and eggs, honey, raw silk, wool, and hides and skins.
  • Produce > Agricultural crop > Production: Crop production index shows agricultural production for each year relative to the base period 1999-2001. It includes all crops except fodder crops. Regional and income group aggregates for the FAO's production indexes are calculated from the underlying values in international dollars, normalized to the base period 1999-2001."
  • Arable land > Hectares > Per capita: Arable land (in hectares) includes land defined by the FAO as land under temporary crops (double-cropped areas are counted once), temporary meadows for mowing or for pasture, land under market or kitchen gardens, and land temporarily fallow. Land abandoned as a result of shifting cultivation is excluded. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Value added per worker > Constant 2000 US$: Agriculture value added per worker is a measure of agricultural productivity. Value added in agriculture measures the output of the agricultural sector (ISIC divisions 1-5) less the value of intermediate inputs. Agriculture comprises value added from forestry, hunting, and fishing as well as cultivation of crops and livestock production. Data are in constant 2000 U.S. dollars.
  • Tractors per 1000: Number of tractors 2000. Number of tractors in use refers to the total number of wheeled and crawler tractors used in agriculture. Garden tractors are excluded. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Produce > Cereal > Cereal production > Metric tons: Cereal production (metric tons). Production data on cereals relate to crops harvested for dry grain only. Cereal crops harvested for hay or harvested green for food or silage, and those used for grazing, are excluded.
  • Farm machinery > Tractors: Farm machinery refers to the number of wheel and crawler tractors (excluding garden tractors) in use in agriculture at the end of the calendar year specified or during the first quarter of the following year.
  • Agricultural machinery > Tractors per 1000: Agricultural machinery refers to the number of wheel and crawler tractors (excluding garden tractors) in use in agriculture at the end of the calendar year specified or during the first quarter of the following year. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Fertilizer > Consumption > Metric tons: Fertilizer consumption measures the quantity of plant nutrients used per unit of arable land. Fertilizer products cover nitrogenous, potash, and phosphate fertilizers (including ground rock phosphate). Traditional nutrients--animal and plant manures--are not included. The time reference for fertilizer consumption is the crop year (July through June).
  • Produce > Cotton > Production: Production of cotton 2003/2004, in thousand bales.
  • Rural population per thousand people: Total population living in rural areas. Future estimates are from the UN Population Division. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Produce > Wheat > Yield: Yield of Wheat, Metric tons per hectare, 2003/2004
  • 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."
  • Methane emissions > Kt of CO2 equivalent per 1000: Methane emissions (kt of CO2 equivalent). Methane emissions are those stemming from human activities such as agriculture and from industrial methane production. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Value added: Agriculture, value added (% of GDP). Agriculture corresponds to ISIC divisions 1-5 and includes forestry, hunting, and fishing, as well as cultivation of crops and livestock production. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3.
  • Cotton > Exports: Exports of cotton 2003/2004
  • Land > Arable land and Permanent crops: Arable land and Permanent crops.
  • Fertilizer > Consumption > 100 grams per hectare of arable land: Fertilizer consumption (100 grams per hectare of arable land) measures the quantity of plant nutrients used per unit of arable land. Fertilizer products cover nitrogenous, potash, and phosphate fertilizers (including ground rock phosphate). Traditional nutrients--animal and plant manures--are not included. The time reference for fertilizer consumption is the crop year (July through June). Arable land includes land defined by the FAO as land under temporary crops (double-cropped areas are counted once), temporary meadows for mowing or for pasture, land under market or kitchen gardens, and land temporarily fallow. Land abandoned as a result of shifting cultivation is excluded.
  • Value: Agriculture corresponds to ISIC divisions 1-5 and includes forestry, hunting, and fishing, as well as cultivation of crops and livestock production. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in constant 2000 U.S. dollars."
  • Fertilizer use > Kg per ha of arable land: Fertilizer consumption (100 grams per hectare of arable land) measures the quantity of plant nutrients used per unit of arable land. Fertilizer products cover nitrogenous, potash, and phosphate fertilizers (including ground rock phosphate). Traditional nutrients--animal and plant manures--are not included. For the purpose of data dissemination, FAO has adopted the concept of a calendar year (January to December). Some countries compile fertilizer data on a calendar year basis, while others are on a split-year basis. Arable land includes land defined by the FAO as land under temporary crops (double-cropped areas are counted once), temporary meadows for mowing or for pasture, land under market or kitchen gardens, and land temporarily fallow. Land abandoned as a result of shifting cultivation is excluded."
  • Cotton use: Domestic use of cotton 2003/2004
  • Produce > Cereal > Production: Average production of cereals (1999-2001). Average Production of Cereals refers to the amount of cereals produced in a given country or region each year. Data are reported in thousand metric tons. Cereals include wheat, barley, maize, rye, oats, millet, s
  • Agricultural methane emissions > Thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent: Agricultural methane emissions (thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent). Agricultural methane emissions are emissions from animals, animal waste, rice production, agricultural waste burning (nonenergy, on-site), and savannah burning.
  • Produce > Banana > Imports: Value of banana imports in millions of US dollars
  • Agricultural methane emissions > Thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent per million: Agricultural methane emissions (thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent). Agricultural methane emissions are emissions from animals, animal waste, rice production, agricultural waste burning (nonenergy, on-site), and savannah burning. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Cultivable land > Hectares per person: Cultivable land (hectares per person) includes land defined by the Food and Agriculture Organisation as land under temporary crops (double-cropped areas are counted once), temporary meadows for mowing or for pasture, land under market or kitchen gardens, and land temporarily fallow. Land abandoned as a result of shifting cultivation is excluded."
  • Produce > Cereal > Cereal production > Metric tons per 1000: Cereal production (metric tons). Production data on cereals relate to crops harvested for dry grain only. Cereal crops harvested for hay or harvested green for food or silage, and those used for grazing, are excluded. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Agricultural nitrous oxide emissions > Thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent 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.
  • Produce > Meat > Production per million: Meat production in thousand metric tonnes. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Permanent crops: Permanent crops in 2000.
  • Fertilizer > Consumption > Metric tons per 1000: Fertilizer consumption measures the quantity of plant nutrients used per unit of arable land. Fertilizer products cover nitrogenous, potash, and phosphate fertilizers (including ground rock phosphate). Traditional nutrients--animal and plant manures--are not included. The time reference for fertilizer consumption is the crop year (July through June). Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Value added > Constant 2000 US$ > Per capita: Agriculture corresponds to ISIC divisions 1-5 and includes forestry, hunting, and fishing, as well as cultivation of crops and livestock production. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in constant 2000 U.S. dollars. Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Produce > Live stock > Production index: Livestock production index includes meat and milk from all sources, dairy products such as cheese, and eggs, honey, raw silk, wool, and hides and skins."
  • Value added > Current US$ > Per $ GDP: Agriculture corresponds to ISIC divisions 1-5 and includes forestry, hunting, and fishing, as well as cultivation of crops and livestock production. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1,000 $ gross domestic product.
  • Renewable internal freshwater resources, total > Billion cubic meters: Renewable internal freshwater resources, total (billion cubic meters). Renewable internal freshwater resources flows refer to internal renewable resources (internal river flows and groundwater from rainfall) in the country.
  • Farm machinery > Tractors per 100 sq. km of arable land: Farm machinery refers to the number of wheel and crawler tractors (excluding garden tractors) in use in agriculture at the end of the calendar year specified or during the first quarter of the following year. Arable land includes land defined by the FAO as land under temporary crops (double-cropped areas are counted once), temporary meadows for mowing or for pasture, land under market or kitchen gardens, and land temporarily fallow. Land abandoned as a result of shifting cultivation is excluded."
  • Value added > Current US$ > Per $ GDP: Agriculture corresponds to ISIC divisions 1-5 and includes forestry, hunting, and fishing, as well as cultivation of crops and livestock production. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1,000 $ gross domestic product.
  • Fertilizer > Consumption > Metric tons > Per capita: Fertilizer consumption measures the quantity of plant nutrients used per unit of arable land. Fertilizer products cover nitrogenous, potash, and phosphate fertilizers (including ground rock phosphate). Traditional nutrients--animal and plant manures--are not included. The time reference for fertilizer consumption is the crop year (July through June). Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Cotton use per million: Domestic use of cotton 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Agriculture value added per worker > Constant 2000 US$: Agriculture value added per worker is a measure of agricultural productivity. Value added in agriculture measures the output of the agricultural sector (ISIC divisions 1-5) less the value of intermediate inputs. Agriculture comprises value added from forestry, hunting, and fishing as well as cultivation of crops and livestock production. Data are in constant 2000 U.S. dollars."
  • Produce > Cotton > Imports: Imports of cotton 2003/2004
  • Value added > Constant 2000 US$ > Per capita: Agriculture corresponds to ISIC divisions 1-5 and includes forestry, hunting, and fishing, as well as cultivation of crops and livestock production. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in constant 2000 U.S. dollars. Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Value added > Current US$ > Per capita: Agriculture corresponds to ISIC divisions 1-5 and includes forestry, hunting, and fishing, as well as cultivation of crops and livestock production. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Cotton > Exports per million: Exports of cotton 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • Produce > Cereal > Production growth: Average production of Cereals (percentage change from 1986-88 to 1996-98)
  • Produce > Banana > Imports per million: Value of banana imports in millions of US dollars. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Produce > Cereal > Production per million: Average production of cereals (1999-2001). Average Production of Cereals refers to the amount of cereals produced in a given country or region each year. Data are reported in thousand metric tons. Cereals include wheat, barley, maize, rye, oats, millet, s. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Land > Arable land and Permanent crops per thousand people: Arable land and Permanent crops. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Area > Barley: Land area under Barley, hectares, 2003/2004
  • Produce > Meat > Production growth: Average production of roots and tubers (percentage change from 1986-88 to 1996-98)
  • Value added > Current US$ per capita: Agriculture corresponds to ISIC divisions 1-5 and includes forestry, hunting, and fishing, as well as cultivation of crops and livestock production. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in current U.S. dollars. 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.
  • Produce > Cotton > Production per million: Production of cotton 2003/2004, in thousand bales. Figures expressed per million 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
  • Arable and permanent cropland per million: Arable and permanent cropland 2000. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Area > Barley per 1000: Land area under Barley, hectares, 2003/2004. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Produce > Wheat > Yield per million: Yield of Wheat, Metric tons per hectare, 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Area > Total Oilseed per 1000: Land area under Total Oilseed, hectares, 2003/2004. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Organic cropland per 1000: Cropland under organic management (hectares 2003). Hectares under organic management refers to number of hectares of land either fully converted to organic agriculture or in the process of conversion. Definitions of organic agriculture vary between count. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Permanent crops per 1000: Permanent crops in 2000. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Produce > Root and tuber > Production growth: Average production of roots and tubers (percentage change from 1986-88 to 1996-98)
  • 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 > 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
  • 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.
  • Value added > Annual % growth: Annual growth rate for agricultural value added based on constant local currency. Aggregates are based on constant 2000 U.S. dollars. Agriculture corresponds to ISIC divisions 1-5 and includes forestry, hunting, and fishing, as well as cultivation of crops and livestock production. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3.
  • Area > Total Oilseed: Land area under Total Oilseed, hectares, 2003/2004
  • Produce > Banana > Imports > Share: Percentage share of total world banana imports.
  • 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.
  • Value added > Current LCU: Agriculture corresponds to ISIC divisions 1-5 and includes forestry, hunting, and fishing, as well as cultivation of crops and livestock production. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in current local currency.
  • Produce > Land under cereal > Production > Hectares: Land under cereal production refers to harvested area, although some countries report only sown or cultivated area. Cereals include wheat, rice, maize, barley, oats, rye, millet, sorghum, buckwheat, and mixed grains. Production data on cereals relate to crops harvested for dry grain only. Cereal crops harvested for hay or harvested green for food, feed, or silage and those used for grazing are excluded.
  • Produce > 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 > 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 > Banana > Imports, % of GDP: Value of banana imports in millions of US dollars. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP 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
  • 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.
  • Agriculture, value added > Current US$, % of GDP: Agriculture, value added (current US$). Agriculture corresponds to ISIC divisions 1-5 and includes forestry, hunting, and fishing, as well as cultivation of crops and livestock production. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • Livestock > Annual freshwater withdrawals, total > Billion cubic meters per million: Annual freshwater withdrawals, total (billion cubic meters). Annual freshwater withdrawals refer to total water withdrawals, not counting evaporation losses from storage basins. Withdrawals also include water from desalination plants in countries where they are a significant source. Withdrawals can exceed 100 percent of total renewable resources where extraction from nonrenewable aquifers or desalination plants is considerable or where there is significant water reuse. Withdrawals for agriculture and industry are total withdrawals for irrigation and livestock production and for direct industrial use (including withdrawals for cooling thermoelectric plants). Withdrawals for domestic uses include drinking water, municipal use or supply, and use for public services, commercial establishments, and homes. Data correspond to the most recent year available for 1987-2002. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • 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."
  • 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.
  • 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 > Cereal > Land under cereal production > Hectares per 1000: Land under cereal production (hectares). Land under cereal production refers to harvested area, although some countries report only sown or cultivated area. Cereals include wheat, rice, maize, barley, oats, rye, millet, sorghum, buckwheat, and mixed grains. Production data on cereals relate to crops harvested for dry grain only. Cereal crops harvested for hay or harvested green for food or silage, and those used for grazing, are excluded. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Livestock > Annual freshwater withdrawals, total > 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.
  • 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 > 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 > Banana > Imports > Per $ GDP: Value of banana imports in millions of US dollars Per $ GDP figures expressed per $1 million of Gross Domestic Product.
STAT United Kingdom United States HISTORY
Agricultural growth 94
Ranked 172nd.
107
Ranked 105th. 14% more than United Kingdom

Agricultural growth per capita 91 Int. $
Ranked 149th.
100 Int. $
Ranked 93th. 10% more than United Kingdom

Agricultural land > Sq. km 171,640 sq. km
Ranked 53th.
4.11 million sq. km
Ranked 2nd. 24 times more than United Kingdom

Agricultural machinery > Tractors > Per capita 8.39 per 1,000 people
Ranked 36th.
16.37 per 1,000 people
Ranked 21st. 95% more than United Kingdom

Agriculture, value added > Current US$ $14.56 billion
Ranked 29th.
$173.80 billion
Ranked 3rd. 12 times more than United Kingdom

Arable land > Hectares 5.73 million hectares
Ranked 19th.
174.45 million hectares
Ranked 1st. 30 times more than United Kingdom

Arable land > Hectares per 1000 95.13 hectares
Ranked 51st.
590.32 hectares
Ranked 5th. 6 times more than United Kingdom

Arable land > Hectares per capita 0.0966
Ranked 127th.
0.514
Ranked 14th. 5 times more than United Kingdom

Cereal yield > Kg per hectare 7,419.2
Ranked 5th. 12% more than United States
6,624.4
Ranked 11th.

Cultivable land > Hectares 6.08 million
Ranked 35th.
170.43 million
Ranked 1st. 28 times more than United Kingdom

Farm workers 485,000
Ranked 94th.
2.67 million
Ranked 47th. 6 times more than United Kingdom

Produce > Crop > Production index 99.5%
Ranked 137th.
111.3%
Ranked 59th. 12% more than United Kingdom

Produce > Food > Production index 98%
Ranked 154th.
107.5%
Ranked 80th. 10% more than United Kingdom

Products cereals, oilseed, potatoes, vegetables; cattle, sheep, poultry; fish wheat, corn, other grains, fruits, vegetables, cotton; beef, pork, poultry, dairy products; fish; forest products
Rural population 7,628
Ranked 193th.
15,540
Ranked 170th. 2 times more than United Kingdom

Agricultural machinery > Tractors 500,000
Ranked 14th.
4.76 million
Ranked 1st. 10 times more than United Kingdom

Tractors 500,000
Ranked 14th.
4.8 million
Ranked 1st. 10 times more than United Kingdom
Agricultural land > Sq. km per 1000 2.74 sq. km
Ranked 132nd.
13.2 sq. km
Ranked 36th. 5 times more than United Kingdom

Agricultural machinery > Tractors per 100 hectares of arable land 883.55
Ranked 20th. 3 times more than United States
269.43
Ranked 52nd.

Fertilizer use 285.8 kg
Ranked 7th. 3 times more than United States
103.4 kg
Ranked 40th.
Gross value added 14.28 billion
Ranked 34th.
177.33 billion
Ranked 3rd. 12 times more than United Kingdom

Produce > Meat > Production 3,658 thousand metric tons
Ranked 11th.
35,085 thousand metric tons
Ranked 2nd. 10 times more than United Kingdom
Produce > Cereal > Cereal yield > Kg per hectare 6,212.99
Ranked 17th. 5% more than United States
5,922.47
Ranked 20th.

Agricultural land > Sq. km > Per capita 2.9 per 1,000 people
Ranked 123th.
13.65 per 1,000 people
Ranked 36th. 5 times more than United Kingdom

Agriculture, value added > Current US$ per capita $233.74
Ranked 116th.
$557.79
Ranked 25th. 2 times more than United Kingdom

Gross value added per capita 225.83
Ranked 153th.
564.9
Ranked 47th. 3 times more than United Kingdom

Produce > Food > Production 93
Ranked 160th.
109
Ranked 96th. 17% more than United Kingdom

Workers per hectare 0.1
Ranked 135th. Twice as much as United States
0.05
Ranked 143th.
Produce > Livestock > Production index 97.1%
Ranked 157th.
102.3%
Ranked 110th. 5% more than United Kingdom

Produce > Agricultural crop > Production 90
Ranked 163th.
109
Ranked 90th. 21% more than United Kingdom

Arable land > Hectares > Per capita 95.12 hectares per 1,000 peop
Ranked 52nd.
588.53 hectares per 1,000 peop
Ranked 5th. 6 times more than United Kingdom

Value added per worker > Constant 2000 US$ 27,315.53 constant 2000 US$
Ranked 19th.
39,125.76 constant 2000 US$
Ranked 9th. 43% more than United Kingdom

Tractors per 1000 8.49
Ranked 33th.
17.01
Ranked 20th. Twice as much as United Kingdom
Produce > Cereal > Cereal production > Metric tons 19.52 million
Ranked 26th.
356.96 million
Ranked 2nd. 18 times more than United Kingdom

Farm machinery > Tractors 443,000
Ranked 15th.
4.39 million
Ranked 2nd. 10 times more than United Kingdom

Agricultural machinery > Tractors per 1000 8.39
Ranked 35th.
16.41
Ranked 20th. 95% more than United Kingdom

Fertilizer > Consumption > Metric tons 1.8 million metric tons
Ranked 13th.
19.3 million metric tons
Ranked 2nd. 11 times more than United Kingdom

Produce > Cotton > Production 0.0
Ranked 91st.
17,559
Ranked 2nd.
Rural population per thousand people 0.156
Ranked 200th. 2 times more than United States
0.0658
Ranked 204th.

Produce > Wheat > Yield 7.78
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than United States
2.97
Ranked 9th.
Renewable internal freshwater resources, total > Billion cubic meters per million 2.31
Ranked 98th.
9.04
Ranked 51st. 4 times more than United Kingdom

Water productivity, total > Constant 2000 US$ GDP per cubic meter of total freshwater withdrawal $183.71
Ranked 9th. 6 times more than United States
$28.94
Ranked 61st.

Fertilizer use > Metric tons 1.5 million
Ranked 21st.
25.28 million
Ranked 2nd. 17 times more than United Kingdom

Methane emissions > Kt of CO2 equivalent per 1000 0.982
Ranked 72nd.
1.7
Ranked 36th. 73% more than United Kingdom

Value added 0.98
Ranked 126th.
1.63
Ranked 19th. 66% more than United Kingdom
Cotton > Exports 1 thousand bales
Ranked 65th.
12,000 thousand bales
Ranked 1st. 12000 times more than United Kingdom
Land > Arable land and Permanent crops 6.13 million ha
Ranked 39th.
173.16 million ha
Ranked 1st. 28 times more than United Kingdom

Fertilizer > Consumption > 100 grams per hectare of arable land 3,113.22 100 g/ha of arable land
Ranked 18th. 3 times more than United States
1,096.63 100 g/ha of arable land
Ranked 59th.

Value 12.63 billion
Ranked 19th.
123.28 billion
Ranked 4th. 10 times more than United Kingdom

Fertilizer use > Kg per ha of arable land 254.56
Ranked 26th. 49% more than United States
171.19
Ranked 43th.

Cotton use 91 thousand bales
Ranked 49th.
6,400 thousand bales
Ranked 4th. 70 times more than United Kingdom
Produce > Cereal > Production 100 thousand metric tons
Ranked 102nd.
117 thousand metric tons
Ranked 57th. 17% more than United Kingdom
Agricultural methane emissions > Thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent 23,707.8
Ranked 26th.
195,599.9
Ranked 4th. 8 times more than United Kingdom

Produce > Banana > Imports $534.00 million
Ranked 4th.
$1,389.00 million
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than United Kingdom
Agricultural methane emissions > Thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent per million 380.72
Ranked 67th.
632.34
Ranked 30th. 66% more than United Kingdom

Cultivable land > Hectares per person 0.1
Ranked 127th.
0.57
Ranked 10th. 6 times more than United Kingdom

Produce > Cereal > Cereal production > Metric tons per 1000 308.65
Ranked 46th.
1,137.13
Ranked 6th. 4 times more than United Kingdom

Agricultural nitrous oxide emissions > Thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent per million 286.68
Ranked 64th.
575.96
Ranked 21st. Twice as much as United Kingdom

Nitrous oxide emissions > Thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent per million 426.14
Ranked 68th.
983.05
Ranked 20th. 2 times more than United Kingdom

Agricultural nitrous oxide emissions > Thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent 17,851.7
Ranked 25th.
178,158.4
Ranked 2nd. 10 times more than United Kingdom

Produce > Meat > Production per million 61.89 thousand metric tons
Ranked 28th.
123.12 thousand metric tons
Ranked 7th. 99% more than United Kingdom
Permanent crops 52,000 hectares
Ranked 116th.
2.05 million hectares
Ranked 17th. 39 times more than United Kingdom
Fertilizer > Consumption > Metric tons per 1000 30.36 metric tons
Ranked 27th.
67.1 metric tons
Ranked 6th. 2 times more than United Kingdom

Value added > Constant 2000 US$ > Per capita 222.34$ per capita
Ranked 52nd.
371.86$ per capita
Ranked 25th. 67% more than United Kingdom

Produce > Live stock > Production index 97
Ranked 147th.
105
Ranked 112th. 8% more than United Kingdom

Value added > Current US$ > Per $ GDP 9$ per $1,000 of GDP
Ranked 133th.
12.49$ per $1,000 of GDP
Ranked 151st. 39% more than United Kingdom

Renewable internal freshwater resources, total > Billion cubic meters 145
Ranked 47th.
2,818
Ranked 4th. 19 times more than United Kingdom

Farm machinery > Tractors per 100 sq. km of arable land 728.02
Ranked 28th. 3 times more than United States
257.58
Ranked 58th.

Value added > Current US$ > Per $ GDP 9$ per $1,000 of GDP
Ranked 133th.
12.49$ per $1,000 of GDP
Ranked 151st. 39% more than United Kingdom

Fertilizer > Consumption > Metric tons > Per capita 30.37 metric tons per 1,000 p
Ranked 28th.
66.92 metric tons per 1,000 p
Ranked 6th. 2 times more than United Kingdom

Cotton use per million 1.52 thousand bales
Ranked 84th.
21.86 thousand bales
Ranked 16th. 14 times more than United Kingdom
Agriculture value added per worker > Constant 2000 US$ $27,488.91
Ranked 14th.
$45,417.89
Ranked 6th. 65% more than United Kingdom

Produce > Cotton > Imports 90 thousand bales
Ranked 44th. 80% more than United States
50 thousand bales
Ranked 55th.
Value added > Constant 2000 US$ > Per capita 222.34 constant 2000 US$ per c
Ranked 52nd.
371.86 constant 2000 US$ per c
Ranked 25th. 67% more than United Kingdom

Value added > Current US$ > Per capita 328.61$ per capita
Ranked 37th.
496.84$ per capita
Ranked 19th. 51% more than United Kingdom

Cotton > Exports per million 0.0167 thousand bales
Ranked 67th.
40.98 thousand bales
Ranked 9th. 2454 times more than United Kingdom
Methane emissions > Kt of CO2 equivalent 61,173.7
Ranked 29th.
524,688.1
Ranked 5th. 9 times more than United Kingdom

Nitrous oxide emissions > Thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent 26,536.4
Ranked 23th.
304,082
Ranked 2nd. 11 times more than United Kingdom

Arable and permanent cropland 5,928 thousand hectares
Ranked 38th.
179,000 thousand hectares
Ranked 1st. 30 times more than United Kingdom
Produce > Cereal > Production growth 5%
Ranked 75th.
28%
Ranked 42nd. 6 times more than United Kingdom
Produce > Banana > Imports per million $9.13 million
Ranked 2nd. 81% more than United States
$5.04 million
Ranked 5th.
Produce > Cereal > Production per million 1.69 thousand metric tons
Ranked 132nd. 4 times more than United States
0.411 thousand metric tons
Ranked 144th.
Land > Arable land and Permanent crops per thousand people 100.53 ha
Ranked 148th.
574.83 ha
Ranked 13th. 6 times more than United Kingdom

Area > Barley 1.08 million
Ranked 11th.
1.91 million
Ranked 8th. 77% more than United Kingdom
Produce > Meat > Production growth 14%
Ranked 90th.
46%
Ranked 56th. 3 times more than United Kingdom
Value added > Current US$ per capita 328.62$
Ranked 35th.
498.28$
Ranked 19th. 52% more than United Kingdom

Value added > Current US$ 19.79 billion$
Ranked 15th.
145.9 billion$
Ranked 2nd. 7 times more than United Kingdom

Value added > Current US$ > Per capita 328.61$ per capita
Ranked 38th.
496.84$ per capita
Ranked 19th. 51% more than United Kingdom

Produce > Land under cereal > Production > Hectares > Per capita 48.58 hectares per 1,000 peop
Ranked 113th.
191.65 hectares per 1,000 peop
Ranked 26th. 4 times more than United Kingdom

Produce > Cotton > Production per million 0.0
Ranked 91st.
59.97
Ranked 10th.
Organic cropland 679,631 hectares
Ranked 5th.
950,000 hectares
Ranked 4th. 40% more than United Kingdom
Produce > Root and tuber > Production 6,952 thousand metric tons
Ranked 15th.
22,392 thousand metric tons
Ranked 7th. 3 times more than United Kingdom
Arable and permanent cropland per million 100.66 thousand hectares
Ranked 129th.
634.39 thousand hectares
Ranked 12th. 6 times more than United Kingdom
Area > Barley per 1000 18.04
Ranked 17th. 3 times more than United States
6.52
Ranked 19th.
Produce > Wheat > Yield per million 0.13
Ranked 4th. 13 times more than United States
0.0101
Ranked 24th.
Produce > International wheat > Production statistics 16
Ranked 11th.
44
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than United Kingdom

Area > Total Oilseed per 1000 9.02
Ranked 24th.
123.09
Ranked 5th. 14 times more than United Kingdom
Organic cropland per 1000 11.41 hectares
Ranked 13th. 3 times more than United States
3.27 hectares
Ranked 23th.
Permanent crops per 1000 0.883 hectares
Ranked 163th.
7.27 hectares
Ranked 130th. 8 times more than United Kingdom
Produce > Root and tuber > Production growth 4%
Ranked 81st.
30%
Ranked 45th. 8 times more than United Kingdom
Agricultural nitrous oxide emissions > % of total 67.27%
Ranked 78th. 15% more than United States
58.59%
Ranked 96th.

Produce > Barley > Yield per million 0.0987
Ranked 7th. 9 times more than United States
0.0108
Ranked 20th.
Produce > Cotton > Imports per million 1.5 thousand bales
Ranked 61st. 9 times more than United States
0.171 thousand bales
Ranked 81st.
Produce > Total > Yield Oilseed per million 0.0546
Ranked 7th. 8 times more than United States
0.00727
Ranked 21st.
Produce > Total > Production Oilseed 1.77 million
Ranked 19th.
76.6 million
Ranked 1st. 43 times more than United Kingdom
Fertilizer consumption > % of fertilizer production 227.69%
Ranked 22nd. 3 times more than United States
86.89%
Ranked 44th.

Value added > Annual % growth -0.76%
Ranked 112th.
-1.71%
Ranked 136th. 2 times more than United Kingdom

Area > Total Oilseed 540,000
Ranked 24th.
36.04 million
Ranked 1st. 67 times more than United Kingdom
Produce > Banana > Imports > Share 5% 20%
Produce > Barley > Yield 5.91
Ranked 1st. 86% more than United States
3.17
Ranked 9th.
Annual freshwater withdrawals, domestic > % of total freshwater withdrawal 57.11%
Ranked 19th. 4 times more than United States
13.68%
Ranked 110th.

Value added > Current LCU 10885000000 145900000000
Produce > Land under cereal > Production > Hectares 2.93 million hectares
Ranked 42nd.
56.81 million hectares
Ranked 3rd. 19 times more than United Kingdom

Produce > Cotton > Stocks 11 thousand bales
Ranked 83th.
5,385 thousand bales
Ranked 2nd. 490 times more than United Kingdom
Agricultural methane emissions > % of total 38.75%
Ranked 74th. 4% more than United States
37.28%
Ranked 77th.

Produce > Imports as % of merchandise > Imports 1.12%
Ranked 62nd. 32% more than United States
0.85%
Ranked 87th.

Produce > Land used for cereal > Production > Hectares 3.27 million
Ranked 34th.
60.95 million
Ranked 3rd. 19 times more than United Kingdom

Exports > Agricultural raw materials > Exports > % of merchandise > Exports 0.62%
Ranked 84th.
2.31%
Ranked 37th. 4 times more than United Kingdom

Arable land > % of land area 23.68% of land area
Ranked 27th. 24% more than United States
19.04% of land area
Ranked 37th.

Cultivable land > % of land area 25.15%
Ranked 38th. 35% more than United States
18.6%
Ranked 55th.

Produce > Land under cereal > Production > Hectares per 1000 48.58 hectares
Ranked 114th.
192.23 hectares
Ranked 25th. 4 times more than United Kingdom

Produce > Banana > Imports, % of GDP 3.65e-08%
Ranked 3rd. 2 times more than United States
1.59e-08%
Ranked 7th.
Area > Wheat 1.84 million
Ranked 18th.
21.47 million
Ranked 3rd. 12 times more than United Kingdom
Produce > Total > Yield Oilseed 3.27
Ranked 1st. 54% more than United States
2.13
Ranked 6th.
Value added > Constant LCU 8849900000 109200000000
Annual freshwater withdrawals, agriculture > % of total freshwater withdrawal 9.9%
Ranked 144th.
40.22%
Ranked 115th. 4 times more than United Kingdom

Agriculture, value added > Current US$, % of GDP 0.645%
Ranked 155th.
1.16%
Ranked 124th. 80% more than United Kingdom

Livestock > Annual freshwater withdrawals, total > Billion cubic meters per million 0.207
Ranked 109th.
1.54
Ranked 6th. 7 times more than United Kingdom

Value added > Constant 2000 US$ per capita 222.35 constant 2000 US$
Ranked 51st.
372.94 constant 2000 US$
Ranked 25th. 68% more than United Kingdom

Produce > Total > Production Oilseed per 1000 29.57
Ranked 17th.
261.61
Ranked 5th. 9 times more than United Kingdom
Agricultural land > % of land area 72.94%
Ranked 19th. 63% more than United States
44.88%
Ranked 81st.

Value added > Constant 2000 US$ 13.39 billion constant 2000 US$
Ranked 19th.
109.2 billion constant 2000 US$
Ranked 2nd. 8 times more than United Kingdom

Livestock > Annual freshwater withdrawals, total > % of internal resources 8.96%
Ranked 85th.
16.98%
Ranked 66th. 89% more than United Kingdom

Produce > Root and tuber > Production per million 118.86 thousand metric tons
Ranked 49th. 46% more than United States
81.17 thousand metric tons
Ranked 70th.
Permanent cropland > % of land area 0.19% of land area
Ranked 63th.
0.3% of land area
Ranked 58th. 58% more than United Kingdom

Produce > Cereal > Land under cereal production > Hectares per 1000 49.68
Ranked 113th.
192
Ranked 26th. 4 times more than United Kingdom

Livestock > Annual freshwater withdrawals, total > Billion cubic meters 12.99
Ranked 40th.
478.4
Ranked 3rd. 37 times more than United Kingdom

Annual freshwater withdrawals, industry > % of total freshwater withdrawal 32.99%
Ranked 39th.
46.11%
Ranked 29th. 40% more than United Kingdom

Area > Wheat per 1000 30.73
Ranked 18th.
73.33
Ranked 12th. 2 times more than United Kingdom
Produce > Cotton > Stocks per million 0.185 thousand bales
Ranked 104th.
18.56 thousand bales
Ranked 10th. 101 times more than United Kingdom
Produce > Agricultural raw materials > Imports > % of merchandise imports 1.34%
Ranked 54th. 2% more than United States
1.32%
Ranked 59th.

Agricultural raw materials > Exports > % of merchandise > Exports 0.57%
Ranked 80th.
2.31%
Ranked 44th. 4 times more than United Kingdom

Irrigated land > % of cropland 2.98%
Ranked 115th.
12.48%
Ranked 75th. 4 times more than United Kingdom

Value added agriculture growth > Including farming -4.96
Ranked 106th.
9.14
Ranked 20th.

Permanent crop farmland > % of land area 0.19%
Ranked 154th.
0.3%
Ranked 142nd. 58% more than United Kingdom

Fertilizer use > % of fertilizer > Production 178.54%
Ranked 26th. 11% more than United States
160.67%
Ranked 30th.

Produce > Cereal > Land under cereal production > Hectares 3.14 million
Ranked 39th.
60.27 million
Ranked 3rd. 19 times more than United Kingdom

Produce > Banana > Imports > Per $ GDP $0.00 million per $1 million
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than United States
$0.00 million per $1 million
Ranked 7th.

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