World food production INDEX shows a 43% increase per capita between 1970 and 2011, and a 26% increase between 1990 and 2011

May 15, 2015

 

"To get to Food Production Indices go to FAOSTAT.http://faostat.fao.org/site/612/DesktopDefault.aspx?PageID=612#ancorThen select: Production indicesFor 1970 input: World + (Total), 1970, Food (PIN) + (Total), Net per capita Production Index Number (2004-2006=100)= 76.85for percent increase between 19770 and 2011109.62 - 76.85 = 32.7732.77 / 76.85 = 0.43or 43% increase since 1970For % increase from 1990 to 2011: 1990 = 86.89 2011 109.62. Difference 22.73 (26% INCREASE between 1990 and 2011)For 2011 input: World + (Total) , 2011, Food (PIN) + (Total), Net per capita Production Index Number (2004-2006=100)as of August 11, 2013 FAO changed to 109.62)FAOSTAT, Production Indices, http://faostat.fao.org/site/612/DesktopDefault.aspx?PageID=612#ancor[verified 4/17/14]

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