Nigeria Nigeria: Sorghum, production quantity (tons)

The data set "Sorghum, production quantity (tons)" for Nigeria contains data from the year 1961 until 2017.
Sorghum spp.: guinea corn (S. guineense); common, milo, feterita, kaffir corn (S. vulgare); durra, jowar, kaoliang (S. dura). A cereal that has both food and feed uses. Sorghum is a major food grain in most of Africa, where it is also used in traditional beer brewing. It is desirable to report hybrid and other varieties separately. Figures relate to the total domestic production whether inside or outside the agricultural sector, i.e. it includes non-commercial production and production from kitchen gardens. Unless otherwise indicated, production is reported at the farm level.


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Sorghum, production quantity (tons)
Sorghum, area harvested (hectare) 4,891,150
Sorghum, yield (hectogram per hectare) 11,923

General data

Data set Value
Population, total 195,875,237
Area (sq. km) 923,770.0
Gross domestic product in exchange rates (US $) 375,770,713,743
Gross domestic product per capita (US $) 1,969
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