ATLAS FOR

AGRICULTURE

IN THE AMERICAS

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Overall context

USD 5 247 000 000 000

Gross domestic product (GDP) in 2018

1 %

GDP annual growth in 2018

19 %

Contribution of LAC to economic production in the Americas in 2018

642

Millones de habitantes en ALC (9 % de la población mundial 2018)

762

million people will live in LAC by 2050, with 88% residing in urban areas

16 %

of the Earth’s surface

References

IMF (International Monetary Fund). 2019. World Economic Outlook Database April 2019 (on line). Consulted August 2019. Available at https://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/weo/2019/01/weodata/index.aspx

World Bank. World Development Indicators (WDI) (on line). Consulted July 2019. Available at https://datacatalog.worldbank.org/dataset/world-development-indicators