Worldwide, food production is roughly one third more for every person than in the 1960s


Showing that scarcity is not the challenge of the global food crisis, today the world is producing approximately a third more food for every human than it was in the 1960s, according to the FAO (CIS 4).

Source: FAOSTAT Food Production, Net Per Capita. Index 100 = 2004-2006. In the 1960s, the Index Number was between 75-77; whereas in 2010 it was 105. Data calculated from FAOSTAT [verified 4/25/14]

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