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United States

United States Root and tuber Stats

Definitions

  • Production: Average production of roots and tubers 1996-1998
  • Production growth: Average production of roots and tubers (percentage change from 1986-88 to 1996-98)
  • Production per million: Average production of roots and tubers 1996-1998. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
Production 22,392 thousand metric tons 1998 7th out of 149
Production growth 30% 1996 45th out of 149
Production per million 81.17 thousand metric tons 1998 70th out of 149

SOURCES: 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.

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