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Venezuela

venezuela


Basic Statistics


Element

1961

1962

1963

1964

1965

1966

1967

1968

1969

1970

1971

1972

1973

1974

1975

1976

1977

1978

1979

1980

1981

1982

1983

1984

1985

1986

1987

1988

1989

1990

1991

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

Arable land (000 Ha)
2,900.00
2,900.00
2,903.00
2,907.00
2,911.00
2,913.00
2,922.00
2,919.00
2,924.00
2,931.00
2,937.00
2,904.00
2,900.00
2,906.00
2,907.00
2,912.00
2,964.00
2,955.00
2,949.00
2,957.00
2,804.00
2,811.00
2,710.00
2,709.00
2,917.00
3,085.00
3,097.00
3,097.00
2,845.00
2,832.00
2,844.00
2,601.00
2,599.00
2,587.00
2,581.00
2,584.00
2,593.00
2,593.00
2,593.00
2,595.00
2,598.00
2,500.00
2,600.00
2,650.00
2,655.00
2,655.00
2,659.00
2,700.00
2,600.00
2,700.00
2,700.00
2,700.00
2,700.00
Rice area (000 Ha)
58.45
69.00
73.70
90.72
105.10
110.00
114.32
115.20
118.60
130.25
112.63
65.34
113.03
117.31
113.55
66.87
165.81
166.15
196.71
201.21
243.28
227.44
164.41
151.06
180.77
124.14
136.47
135.18
93.42
114.76
151.76
158.83
168.46
165.15
177.43
173.31
172.95
151.84
148.97
138.20
154.20
134.29
137.40
198.78
215.98
226.83
208.82
263.00
250.00
187.70
170.66
209.49
214.93
226.60
Paddy yield (t/Ha)
1.38
1.49
1.78
1.83
1.90
1.77
1.95
2.12
2.06
1.74
1.36
2.52
2.67
2.53
3.20
3.08
2.99
3.02
3.12
3.08
2.80
2.68
2.73
2.70
2.61
2.59
2.74
2.84
4.45
4.31
4.38
3.84
3.79
4.41
4.27
4.50
4.58
4.62
4.83
4.90
4.94
4.98
4.66
4.88
4.65
4.95
5.05
5.19
4.78
4.29
4.78
4.99
5.04
5.11
Paddy Production (000 t)
80.66
103.13
131.12
165.75
199.90
194.96
223.05
244.59
243.87
226.23
153.04
164.69
301.90
296.55
362.92
206.29
495.94
501.60
613.58
618.91
681.29
608.52
449.48
407.84
471.72
321.53
373.25
383.27
415.80
495.00
664.84
610.42
638.99
728.05
756.95
779.91
792.24
701.17
720.19
676.78
761.06
668.16
640.99
969.78
1,004.52
1,122.87
1,054.86
1,364.46
1,193.96
805.41
816.25
1,045.88
1,084.01
1,158.06
Milled production (000 t)
53.80
68.79
87.46
110.56
133.33
130.04
148.78
163.14
162.66
150.90
102.08
109.85
201.37
197.80
242.07
137.59
330.79
334.57
409.26
412.81
454.42
405.88
299.80
272.03
314.64
214.46
248.96
255.64
277.34
330.16
443.45
407.15
426.21
485.61
504.89
520.20
528.42
467.68
480.37
451.41
507.63
445.66
427.54
646.85
670.01
748.95
703.59
910.10
796.37
695.73
544.44
Rice imports (000 t)
11.58
3.79
1.21
1.62
2.63
2.33
2.39
3.83
3.05
2.49
4.07
3.48
0.40
0.00
1.62
0.08
0.99
0.01
1.37
0.00
2.07
0.76
14.23
61.50
12.37
0.35
0.61
0.75
1.16
11.27
68.08
13.24
0.12
0.13
0.15
0.25
0.23
0.31
81.29
0.46
0.38
0.68
0.46
248.55
194.08
367.93
246.76
286.61
464.05
Rice exports (000 t)
20.00
49.91
63.12
33.17
8.80
60.06
6.57
66.63
32.55
2.02
7.60
17.09
0.20
25.94
10.28
0.01
0.03
4.98
1.44
0.00
51.24
75.14
67.59
74.64
47.41
68.28
80.00
22.48
59.53
44.02
26.48
1.00
9.54
12.02
20.82
18.10
0.36
4.41
Total rice consumption (000 t)
49.13
58.10
69.91
88.25
95.36
106.48
115.68
122.99
128.49
130.50
121.90
131.18
147.99
157.55
173.34
178.46
224.56
230.38
257.29
384.79
278.10
311.08
340.78
429.67
401.06
184.68
315.28
343.51
300.89
364.92
381.13
397.81
306.57
411.26
458.01
529.04
396.71
398.93
456.10
395.15
496.10
465.10
556.96
565.94
687.04
761.84
689.21
861.33
1,064.99
1,069.45
930.86
Fertilizer usage (NPK) (000 t)
6.55
5.52
8.96
11.35
12.02
11.63
14.78
18.31
16.08
20.29
22.81
29.18
31.41
44.25
48.32
55.29
59.25
66.60
75.31
81.54
51.95
56.49
56.94
98.82
139.84
164.80
196.22
215.20
181.11
153.25
139.45
123.80
108.50
95.09
115.46
118.03
112.23
85.50
79.44
108.67
115.47
144.37
168.86
159.54
166.75
122.72
135.50
177.97
166.18
170.69
170.37
172.22
179.85


Production



Imports and exports



Caloric intake (%/day) from rice relative to other sources



Protein intake (%/day) from rice relative to other sources


General information

  • GNI per capita at PPP$, 2011: 12,430
  • Internal renewable water resources, 2011: 722.4 km3/year
  • Incoming water flow, 2011: 510.7 km3/year
  • Main food consumed, 2009: milk, fermented beverages, meat, fruits, maize, vegetables, wheat, sugar, starchy roots, rice
  • Rice consumption, 2009: 32.1 kg milled rice per person per year

Production seasons

 

Planting

Harvesting

Wet
Jul-Aug
Nov-Dec
Dry
Nov-Dec
May-Jun


Write-up taken from the IRRI's Rice Almanac (2013):


Venezuela forms part of the northern edge of South America, facing the Caribbean Sea. The country is bordered by Colombia, Brazil, and Guyana. It has an area of 912,050 km2 and a population of 29.4 million (2011). There are three main regions: mountainous areas in the north, west, and south; coastal lowlands; and central plains. Arable land is 3.1% of the total; agriculture occupies 5% of the workforce and forms 5.8% of GDP.

Source: FAOSTAT database online and AQUASTAT database online, as of November 2012.




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