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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
  • 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.
  • 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."
  • 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
  • Meat > Production per million: Meat production in thousand metric tonnes. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Wheat > Yield: Yield of Wheat, Metric tons per hectare, 2003/2004
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Wheat > Yield per million: Yield of Wheat, Metric tons per hectare, 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Banana > Imports > Per $ GDP: Value of banana imports in millions of US dollars Per $ GDP figures expressed per $1 million of Gross Domestic Product.
  • 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.
  • 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 United Kingdom United States HISTORY
Agricultural crop > Production 90
Ranked 163th.
109
Ranked 90th. 21% more than United Kingdom

Banana > Imports $534.00 million
Ranked 4th.
$1,389.00 million
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than United Kingdom
Cereal > Cereal production > Metric tons 19.52 million
Ranked 26th.
356.96 million
Ranked 2nd. 18 times more than United Kingdom

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

Cereal > Cereal yield > Kg per hectare 6,212.99
Ranked 17th. 5% more than United States
5,922.47
Ranked 20th.

Cereal > Production 100 thousand metric tons
Ranked 102nd.
117 thousand metric tons
Ranked 57th. 17% more than United Kingdom
Cotton > Production 0.0
Ranked 91st.
17,559
Ranked 2nd.
Crop > Production index 99.5%
Ranked 137th.
111.3%
Ranked 59th. 12% more than United Kingdom

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

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

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

Livestock > Production index 97.1%
Ranked 157th.
102.3%
Ranked 110th. 5% more than United Kingdom

Meat > Production 3,658 thousand metric tons
Ranked 11th.
35,085 thousand metric tons
Ranked 2nd. 10 times more than United Kingdom
Meat > Production per million 61.89 thousand metric tons
Ranked 28th.
123.12 thousand metric tons
Ranked 7th. 99% more than United Kingdom
Wheat > Yield 7.78
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than United States
2.97
Ranked 9th.
Cotton > Imports 90 thousand bales
Ranked 44th. 80% more than United States
50 thousand bales
Ranked 55th.
Cereal > Production growth 5%
Ranked 75th.
28%
Ranked 42nd. 6 times more than United Kingdom
Banana > Imports per million $9.13 million
Ranked 2nd. 81% more than United States
$5.04 million
Ranked 5th.
Cereal > Production per million 1.69 thousand metric tons
Ranked 132nd. 4 times more than United States
0.411 thousand metric tons
Ranked 144th.
Meat > Production growth 14%
Ranked 90th.
46%
Ranked 56th. 3 times more than United Kingdom
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

Cotton > Production per million 0.0
Ranked 91st.
59.97
Ranked 10th.
Root and tuber > Production 6,952 thousand metric tons
Ranked 15th.
22,392 thousand metric tons
Ranked 7th. 3 times more than United Kingdom
Wheat > Yield per million 0.13
Ranked 4th. 13 times more than United States
0.0101
Ranked 24th.
International wheat > Production statistics 16
Ranked 11th.
44
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than United Kingdom

Root and tuber > Production growth 4%
Ranked 81st.
30%
Ranked 45th. 8 times more than United Kingdom
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.
Cereal > Land under cereal production > Hectares per 1000 49.68
Ranked 113th.
192
Ranked 26th. 4 times more than United Kingdom

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

Banana > Imports, % of GDP 3.65e-08%
Ranked 3rd. 2 times more than United States
1.59e-08%
Ranked 7th.
Land under cereal > Production > Hectares per 1000 48.58 hectares
Ranked 114th.
192.23 hectares
Ranked 25th. 4 times more than United Kingdom

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

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

Cotton > Stocks 11 thousand bales
Ranked 83th.
5,385 thousand bales
Ranked 2nd. 490 times more than United Kingdom
Barley > Yield 5.91
Ranked 1st. 86% more than United States
3.17
Ranked 9th.
Banana > Imports > Share 5% 20%
Total > Production Oilseed 1.77 million
Ranked 19th.
76.6 million
Ranked 1st. 43 times more than United Kingdom
Total > Yield Oilseed per million 0.0546
Ranked 7th. 8 times more than United States
0.00727
Ranked 21st.
Cotton > Imports per million 1.5 thousand bales
Ranked 61st. 9 times more than United States
0.171 thousand bales
Ranked 81st.
Barley > Yield per million 0.0987
Ranked 7th. 9 times more than United States
0.0108
Ranked 20th.
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.
Cereal > Land under cereal production > Hectares 3.14 million
Ranked 39th.
60.27 million
Ranked 3rd. 19 times more than United Kingdom

Land under cereal > Production > Hectares 2.93 million hectares
Ranked 42nd.
56.81 million hectares
Ranked 3rd. 19 times more than United Kingdom

Total > Yield Oilseed 3.27
Ranked 1st. 54% more than United States
2.13
Ranked 6th.
Total > Production Oilseed per 1000 29.57
Ranked 17th.
261.61
Ranked 5th. 9 times more than United Kingdom

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; 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; 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.; 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: International wheat production statistics; 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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