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FAOSTAT

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Usage

$ bundle exec ruby faostat.rb examples/crops.yml

Examples

World Land Use

Source: FAOSTAT 2013

Units: million hectares

Area
Land 13021.25
.. Crops 1571.97
.. Pastures 3309.64
.. Forests 4005.75
.. Other 4133.88

World Crops

Source: FAOSTAT 2013

Units: million tonnes, million hectares

Prod Area
Crops 8538.44 1321.62
.. Cereals 2768.02 722.32
.. Roots 817.52 61.46
.. Pulses 77.97 80.01
.. Vegetables 997.84 54.52
.. Fruits 823.66 63.56
.. Nuts 14.93 11.13
.. Sugar Crops 2150.31 31.39
.. Oil Crops 809.58 261.92
.. Fibres 78.59 35.32

World Food Balance

Source: FAOSTAT 2013

Units: million tonnes

Prod Supply Food Feed Seed Process Waste Other
Crops 8045.41 7901.84 3217.34 1196.07 148.90 2165.22 424.88 757.32
.. Cereals 2523.35 2407.01 1029.02 873.55 68.55 94.58 107.12 234.80
.. Roots 811.32 815.70 443.35 175.29 35.12 15.44 82.45 64.23
.. Pulses 82.67 81.50 59.20 13.19 4.10 0.00 3.85 1.27
.. Vegetables 1129.61 1124.93 982.97 51.71 0.11 0.24 89.72 0.58
.. Fruits 662.13 661.60 544.88 2.45 0.00 53.30 60.36 1.72
.. Nuts 16.93 16.80 16.41 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.49 0.07
.. Sugar Crops 2126.84 2128.23 32.25 39.74 29.36 1593.75 69.97 363.17
.. Oil Crops 526.03 503.15 29.67 39.44 11.64 407.55 10.42 8.82
.. Vegetable Oils 166.54 162.92 79.59 0.71 0.00 0.35 0.49 82.67

World Population

Source: FAOSTAT 2013

Units: million people

Pop
Population 7213.43
.. Humans 7213.43

World Livestock

Source: FAOSTAT 2013

Units: million heads

Pop
Livestock 28156.90
.. Animals live nes 6.23
.. Asses 42.51
.. Beehives 84.90
.. Buffaloes 193.07
.. Camelids, other 8.84
.. Camels 27.30
.. Cattle 1434.40
.. Chickens 20955.42
.. Ducks 1111.52
.. Geese and guinea fowls 348.28
.. Goats 954.72
.. Horses 58.62
.. Mules 10.22
.. Pigeons, other birds 32.35
.. Pigs 976.34
.. Rabbits and hares 309.67
.. Rodents, other 18.92
.. Sheep 1132.72
.. Turkeys 450.87