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close this bookThe world sorghum and millet economies: facts, trends and outlook. (1996)
close this folderPart III Sorghum and millet statistics
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Western and Central Africa

Benin

Burkina Faso

Cameroon

Chad

Côte d'Ivoire

General information

1. Estimated population, 1994 (million)

5.2

10.0

12.8

6,2

13.8

2. Estimated population growth rate, 1994-2010 (%/yr)

2.6

2.4

2.7

2.1

3.9

3. Per caput income, 1991 (US$)

380

290

850

220

690

4. Per caput cereal production, 1992-94 (kg/yr)

120.7

249.0

75.0

134.0

99.0

5. Per caput sorghum production, 1992-94 (kg/yr)

22.0

125.6

29.8

60.7

2.3

6. Per caput millet production, 1992-94 (kg/yr)

5.0

79.5

4.4

43.8

5.3

Sorghum statistics

7. Sorghum area harvested, 1992-94 average ('000 ha)

142.0

1398.0

497.0

550.0

50.3

8. Sorghum production, 1992-94 average ('000 t)

110.0

1251.0

373.0

391.0

30.0

9. Sorghum yield, 1992-94 average (t/ha)

0.78

0.90

0.75

0.71

0.60

10. Sorghum share in total cereal area, 1992-94 average (%)

21.0

49.0

63.0

42.0

4.0

11. Sorghum share in total cereal production, 1992-94 average (%)

17.5

50.0

40.0

45.0

2.0

12. Per caput sorghum consumption, 1972-74 average (kg/yr)

16.1

67.7

25.6

55.0

1.9

13. Per caput sorghum consumption, 1982-84 average (kg/yr)

14.4

67.0

27.2

36.4

1.0

14. Per caput sorghum consumption, 1992-94 average (kg/yr)

18.1

108.0

28.5

47.7

1.1

15. Growth rate of sorghum area, 1975-84 (%/yr)

3.9

-0.9

24.0

-7.3

-4.5

16. Growth rate of sorghum area, 1985-94 (%/yr)

3.2

2.4

1.6

3.7

4.7

17. Growth rate of sorghum production, 1975-84 (%/yr)

0.6

-0.8

-1.9

-8.1

-7.2

18. Growth rate of sorghum production, 1985-94 (%/yr)

3.4

4.8

0.1

4.8

4.2

19. Growth rate of sorghum yield, 1975-84 (%/yr)

-3.3

0.1

-25.9

-0.8

-2.7

20. Growth rate of sorghum yield, 1985-94 (%/yr)

0.2

2.4

-1.5

1.1

-0.5

Millet statistics

21. Millet area harvested, 1992-94 average ('000 ha)

37.7

1239.0

54.0

591.0

84.0

22. Millet production, 1992-94 average ('000 t)

25.0

793.0

55.0

282.0

71.0

23. Millet yield, 1992-94 average (t/ha)

0.66

0.64

1.01

0.48

0.84

24. Millet share in total cereal area, 1992-94 average (%)

5.6

43.0

7.0

43.0

6.0

25. Millet share in total cereal production, 1992-94 average (%)

4.0

32.0

6.0

31.0

5.0

26. Per caput millet consumption, 1972-74 average (kg/yr)

2.1

39.8

10.0

43.0

2.6

27. Per caput millet consumption, 1982-84 average (kg/yr)

1.0

46.1

8.4

19.4

3.0

28. Per caput millet consumption, 1992-94 average (kg/yr)

3.1

68.5

3.8

33.7

3.5

29. Growth rate of millet area, 1975-84 (%/yr)

2.5

-0.4

-7.1

-9.1

-3.8

30. Growth rate of millet area, 1985-94 (%/yr)

7.1

1.7

0.7

2.6

3.3

31. Growth rate of millet production, 1975-84 (%/yr)

9.4

1.2

-8.6

-9.1

-5.7

32. Growth rate of millet production 1985-94 (%/yr)

8.0

2.9

0.6

1.4

8.0

33. Growth rate of millet yield, 1975-84 (%/yr)

6.9

1.6

-1,5

0.0

-1.9

34. Growth rate of millet yield, 1985-94 (%/yr)

0.9

1.2

-0.1

-1.2

4.5