Agriculture, Value Added (As % of GDP) fell to 40.3% in Burundi in 2015

Agriculture, Value Added (As % of GDP) (%)
Agriculture | Burundi | July 15, 2018
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Value added of agriculture as a share of GDP reached 40.3 % in 2015 in Burundi, according to Faostat. This is 0.512 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, value added of agriculture as a share of GDP in Burundi reached an all time high of 70.6 % in 1970 and an all time low of 37.3 % in 2007. When compared to Burundi's main peers, value added of agriculture as a share of GDP in Rwanda amounted to 33.1 %, 32.9 % in Tanzania, 25.5 % in Uganda and 21.5 % in Dem. Republic of the Congo in 2015.

Burundi has been ranked 8th within the group of 155 countries we follow in terms of value added of agriculture as a share of GDP, 1 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

Agriculture, Value Added (As % of GDP) Unit 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Angola % 10.2% 9.84% 9.29% 7.19% 10.1%
Burundi % 40.5% 40.4% 40.3% 40.6% 39.8%
Central African Republic % 54.6% 54.2% 54.9% 54.3% 54.6%
Congo % 4.51% 3.83% 3.38% 3.93% 4.36%
Dem. Republic of the Congo % 25.2% 22.4% 22.0% 21.8% 20.8%
Kenya % 26.1% 27.8% 29.3% 29.2% 29.5%
Mozambique % 30.4% 29.7% 30.0% 28.9% 29.0%
Rwanda % 33.9% 32.6% 32.3% 33.4% 33.4%
South Sudan % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Tanzania % 32.3% 32.2% 31.5% 33.2% 33.8%
Uganda % 26.0% 26.2% 24.7% 26.5% 25.3%
Zambia % 12.4% 10.5% 10.2% 10.3% 9.64%