Agriculture, Value Added (As % of GDP) fell to 41.7% in Liberia in 2015

Agriculture, Value Added (As % of GDP) (%)
Agriculture | Liberia | July 15, 2018
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Value added of agriculture as a share of GDP reached 41.7 % in 2015 in Liberia, according to Faostat. This is 2.43 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, value added of agriculture as a share of GDP in Liberia reached an all time high of 94.0 % in 1996 and an all time low of 22.5 % in 1972. When compared to Liberia's main peers, value added of agriculture as a share of GDP in Ghana amounted to 23.4 %, 20.9 % in Guinea, 23.8 % in Ivory Coast and 57.8 % in Sierra Leone in 2015.

Liberia has been ranked 6th within the group of 155 countries we follow in terms of value added of agriculture as a share of GDP, 5 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

Agriculture, Value Added (As % of GDP) Unit 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Benin % 35.9% 36.1% 36.9% 36.0% 36.5%
Burkina Faso % 22.8% 23.2% 21.6% 22.6% 22.9%
Ghana % 31.8% 29.8% 25.3% 23.0% 21.9%
Guinea % 25.9% 22.0% 22.1% 20.5% 20.2%
Ivory Coast % 21.2% 24.5% 26.7% 22.5% 22.3%
Liberia % 58.0% 44.8% 44.5% 38.8% 41.7%
Mali % 38.9% 40.6% 39.3% 42.3% 40.8%
Senegal % 17.3% 17.7% 15.7% 16.7% 17.5%
Sierra Leone % 58.2% 56.0% 57.1% 56.7% 59.5%
Togo % 32.9% 31.0% 30.8% 30.9% 30.8%