African wheat producing countries

EGYPT

Basic statistics

Institutes

Agro-ecological zones

Map of agro-ecological zones

Varieties


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Basic statistics

Average
1980
1985
1990
1995
2000
Population (1000)
43 749
49 748
56 333
62 282
68 470
Arable land (1000 ha)
2 286
2 305
2 284
2 817

2 834

(1999)

Irrigated land (1000 ha)
2 445
2 497
2 648
3 283

3 300

(1999)

Agricultural tractors (No.)
36 000
51 856
57 000
89 080
86 000
Harvesters (No.)
2 110
2 173
2 340
2 370
2 370

WHEAT
1980
1985
1990
1995
2000
Production
(tons)
1 736 440
1 872 000
4 268 049
5 722 441
6 524 050
Harvested area (ha)
556 995
498 000
821 301
1 055 384
1 050 000
Yield (kg/ha)
3 117
3 759
5 197
5 422
6 251
Import (tons)
4 416 945
4 524 000
5 400 000
5 069 599
4 956 958
Export (tons)
-
7 495
-
4
212
Consumption (kg/per/yr)
125.8
138.0
146.3
145.3
137.3

Institutes

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Varieties

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