NZ 19th for food security

The Economist has published a food security index.

You might think we’d be at the top but are only 19th. Our ratings are:

  • Overall 78.8, 19th
  • Affordability 84.6. 14th
  • Availability 75.5, 14th
  • Quality and Safety 73.5, 13th=
  • Natural Resources and Resilience 73.9, 3rd=

The top 10 are:

  1. Singapore
  2. Ireland
  3. US
  4. Switzerland
  5. Finland
  6. Norway
  7. Sweden
  8. Canada
  9. Netherlands
  10. Austria

The bottom five are:

  • Venezuela
  • Burundi
  • Yemen
  • Congo
  • Chad

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