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2015 Annual Report Card on Food

Food Performance Grades Across 17 Peer OECD Countries


Metric Canada Australia Austria Belgium Denmark Germany France Finland Ireland Italy Japan Netherlands Norway Sweden Switzerland United Kingdom United States
Element: Industry Prosperity (Canada B–)
Agricultural Land per Capita B A D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D
Renewable Water Resources A c D D D D D D D D D D A D D D D
Farm Capitalization A A D D c D c D c D c D D c D D A
Agricultural Production c c D c c B D D c D D A c D B c B
Crop Production A A B B A B B D D c c A D c c A A
Livestock Production D D D c D B D D c c c A B D B c B
Total Factor Productivity Growth in Agriculture c A B c c D D D D A c B c D c c B
Agriculture’s Contribution to GDP B A B D c D B A c B c B B c D D c
Agricultural Export Orientation B A c D D c B c D B A B B c B B A
Agricultural Exports per Capita B B B c c c A D D A B c D D
Representation among Leading Global Food Processing Companies D D D D c D c B c D D
Representation among Leading Global Food Retailers B D B B B D D A D D D D B B B D D
Market Concentration in Food Retailing c c c c D c B D D B A c D D D c c
Trade Barriers: Simple Average Tariffs on Agricultural Goods B A A A A A A A A A c A D A c A A
Trade Barriers: Tariff Lines Exceeding 15 per cent A A c c c c c c c c B c D c c c A
Producer Supports A A B B B B B B B B D B D A D B A
Annual Growth in Multifactor Productivity c c A D D D c A D B c c B c c D A
Triadic Biotechnology Patents D D D D D D D D D D B D D D D D A
Product Market Regulations D c B D B c D c D c D A D D D B B
Agricultural Regulatory Restrictiveness A A A D A A A A A
Element: Health Food and Diets (Canada B)
Vegetable Consumption  B c c A B c c D c A c D D c c c B
Fruit Consumption B c A D c c B c B A D A A B B B c
Salt Intake A B c A A A B c D A c c B B A
Saturated Fat Intake  B c D D D D D c B A c D D B
Sugar Intake B c B c B c A B c A A c B B B c D
Diet Diversification A A A B B A B B c c D A B A A B A
Food Over-Acquisition c B D D B c D B D D A B c B c c D
Adult Obesity c D B B B B B B c B A B B B B c D
Diabetes Mortality c c D B D c B A B c A B B B B A D
Food Literacy B B B B c B B B
Element: Food Safety (Canada A)
Global Ranking A D c D c D B c A D c c B D D B B
Element: Food Security (Canada B)
Consumer Expenditures on Food B B B D c c D D B D D c D c B B A
Domestic Food Price Variability B B B B B B A B A A B B D B B A B
Element: Environmental Sustainability (Canada C+)
Household Food Waste D D c c c A A B c c A D A D D
Pre-Purchase Food Loss D A D c D D D A D D D B B c B B A
GHG Emissions D c c A B c c c A A B A c B D A D
Ammonia Emissions D c B A c c D c c A D B B B B
Water Withdrawals B B D D A c D c c c c D c B D
Nitrogen Balance A A A c B B A A A A D D B A B B A
Phosphorous Balance A A A A A A A A A D D c c A A A A
Soil Erosion from Water A A A B A A D A A A A c A
Soil Quality c D D D D D D A c D D B D c D B D
Sustainable Marine Food Provision B c B B B B B A B D B A A B c