In ~2006, what percentage of world grain production was used for animal feed
In ~2006, what percentage of world grain production was used for animal feed:
Value: 37 Unit: Percent
1,991,174,000 metric tons of grains produced in the world in 2006.
737,457,000 metric tons of grains used for domestic feed consumption in the world in 2006.
~37% of world grain produced used for animal feed.
1. 1960-2006 grain data from United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Production, Supply & Distribution, electronic database, http://www.fas.usda.gov, updated 12 June 2006
The grains used in this calculation were:
Barley, Corn, Millet, Mixed Grain, Oats, Rice, Milled Rye, Sorghum, Wheat
On the search website:
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Commodity: Grains and Pulses
Data Type: Production & Feed Dom. Consumption
Country: WORLD TOTAL
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