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Country nomenclature and regional groups used in the tables

The country names and order used in these tables follow standard UN practice regarding nomenclature and alphabetical listing of countries. Data for China incorporate values for China (including Hong Kong and Macao) and for Taiwan Province of China, as consistent with UN practice. The regional groups used in these tables represent FAO’s standardised regional breakdown of the World according to geographical criteria.

The designations employed and the presentation of material in this publication do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.


Numbers may not tally because of rounding and non-availability of detailed data by the countries of former Czechoslovakia, Yugoslavia, USSR, etc.


n.s. = not significant, indicating a very small value, including a zero value
-     = not available
Figures and abbreviations presented in italics are FAO estimates

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