Normal view

Navigation and service

Logo Destatis - Statistisches Bundesamt, Link to homepage

International statistics

FAOSTAT Database (Food and Agriculture Organization Statistics)

Spatial coverage: The data published by the FAO is available for more than 180 countries.

Statistical range: The database FAOSTAT consists of numerous subsections including agricultural production, trade, consumption of agricultural products, agricultural prices, resources, employees, forestry and fishery.

Periodicity / time series: All indicators are available as annual time series and are generally available from 1961 onwards.

Charges / registration: The database is free of charge and accessible without registration. A registration option is available enabling users to download larger database extractions. Registration is currently subject to a fee, but this policy is currently under review.

Further information: Metadata and definitions for all indicators are provided online. The database is available in English, French and Spanish.

Direct access:


Additional Information


Piktogramm Presse

For current press releases on the theme of international statistics please go to our press pages.

© Statistisches Bundesamt (Destatis), 2018

Imprint – data protection – contact

Note on the use of cookies

We use cookies to provide you with an optimum website design and to continuously improve it. Access data are stored only in an anonymised form for optimisation purposes. By continuing to use this website, you agree to the use of cookies and to the storage of access data. For more information please refer to our data protection declaration.