The databases within FAO Statistics Division (ESS) cover a broad spectrum of topics related to food security and agriculture.

Key Products

FAOSTAT provides free access to food and agriculture data for over 245 countries and territories and covers all FAO regional groupings
from 1961 to the most recent year available.

The FAO Statistics Division, the World Bank and IFAD have joined forces to build RuLIS, as a tool to support policies for reducing rural poverty. Information on agricultural income and rural livelihoods is crucial for the formulation of evidence-based development policies.


FAOSTAT: the world's largest database of food and agriculture statistics