African wheat producing countries

TUNISIA

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)

6 448

7 334

8 156

8 943

9 586

Arable land (1000 ha)

3 190

3 070

2 909

2 842

2 850

(1999)

Irrigated land (1000 ha)

243

300

300

361

380

(1999)

Agricultural tractors (No.)

25 800

26 100

23 982

35 090

35 100

Harvesters (No.)
2 450
2 770
3 010
2 860
2 850

WHEAT
1980
1985
1990
1995
2000
Production
(tons)
869 000
1 380 000
1 122 000
530 800
841 600
Harvested area (ha)
853 000
1 033 000
882 000
415 350
910 000
Yield (kg/ha)
1 019
1 336
1 272
1 278
925
Import (tons)
648 408
487 013
897 618
1 652 381
1 385 025
Export (tons)
505
-
-
-
0
Consumption (kg/per/yr)
196.1
199.9
206.2
207.9
198.7

Institutes

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Varieties

Not available

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