Top 10 Agricultural Countries by GDP Contribution 2017

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3. United States

The United States of America is a federal republic located in North America between Canada and Mexico.

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It is the world’s third largest country by land area and third most populous country. It homes the world’s largest immigrant population which makes the country most ethnically diverse and multicultural.


Agriculture industry is a major contributor in the United States, which is a net exporter of food. Agriculture area in United States covers an area of 922 million acres with 2.2 million farms and each farm averaging 418 acres of land. United States is a leader in getting technological advancements in the crop production and leader in seed improvement. U.S. agriculture has a high yield relative to other countries due to heavy mechanization.

Corn, tomatoes, peanuts and sunflower seeds are the major holdovers from the agricultural endowment of the Americas. United States cover 50 states in 9,857,306 of land and is a predominantly at service sector based economy. The population working in the agriculture sector contributes to only 2% against 50% while in 1870. GDP contribution from service sector is also 97%. It is estimated that the agricultural land of United States is 45% and US is best known for its Corn Production. Almost 23% of the products are exported from the agricultural produces every year.

Agriculture Contribution to GDP: 1.12%

Agriculture GDP (Million $): 215364

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