World: production of crops in metric tonnes

Crops 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010
Sugar cane 608,616,058 734,489,203 1,052,997,094 1,257,498,759 1,685,444,531
Pumpkins for fodder 17,385,000 30,171,600 1,668,457,000 1,101,685,874 1,040,892,900
Maize 265,831,023 396,623,417 483,343,614 592,479,279 844,405,181
Rice, paddy 316,345,692 396,871,306 518,568,263 599,355,455 672,015,587
Wheat 310,740,955 440,187,925 592,310,517 585,690,370 650,881,002
Maize for forage and silage 404,059,397 591,365,180 677,436,676 391,151,115 363,621,000
Potatoes 298,047,998 240,464,081 266,624,520 327,349,600 324,181,889
Soybeans 43,696,935 81,040,360 108,456,438 161,290,488 261,578,498
forage Products 108,815,308 115,966,527 238,437,522 243,254,249 257,143,979
Alfalfa for forage and silage 150,566,866 191,069,335 474,193,650 471,627,398 254,560,434
Vegetables fresh nes 71,184,815 85,600,627 140,355,443 213,987,126 240,114,694
Cassava 98,589,715 124,134,983 152,495,185 176,533,204 229,540,896
Sugar beet 224,251,933 267,856,458 309,186,708 250,101,889 228,452,073
Oil palm fruit 15,127,942 29,858,675 60,902,079 120,473,113 210,917,078
Grasses nes for forage & silage 114,292,659 139,099,982 259,276,165 271,855,744 189,597,740
Tomatoes 35,884,494 52,650,437 76,309,669 110,192,365 145,751,507
Barley 119,378,704 156,702,809 178,051,013 133,115,053 123,477,192
Sweet potatoes 136,507,483 137,869,240 122,770,387 139,033,261 106,569,572
Bananas 31,342,328 36,687,679 46,809,462 65,404,584 102,114,819
Clover for forage and silage 65,397,731 82,508,053 105,589,369 85,116,024 94,167,524
Watermelons 19,577,865 26,407,223 34,835,147 76,546,641 89,004,814
Onions, dry 16,748,643 22,403,150 30,615,255 49,863,348 74,250,809
Apples 27,005,725 33,942,610 41,046,876 59,044,039 69,569,612
Oranges 24,930,838 40,014,483 49,705,721 63,793,124 69,416,336
Grapes 55,943,822 66,500,012 59,746,695 64,847,792 68,311,466
Seed cotton 35,553,040 41,337,100 54,196,935 53,104,148 68,299,244
Rye grass for forage & silage 5,139,224 7,231,300 23,007,500 61,488,580 64,401,394
Coconuts 26,318,803 32,247,761 42,550,023 51,155,811 62,451,506
Rapeseed 6,702,081 10,756,588 24,428,260 39,517,598 59,071,197
Cabbages and other brassicas 27,840,543 35,813,457 39,346,101 76,078,199 57,966,986
Cucumbers and gherkins 10,173,846 12,758,185 17,608,619 34,809,028 57,559,836
Green Oilseeds for silage 0 0 48,827,600 67,069,000 56,530,000
Sorghum 55,773,280 57,238,190 56,807,008 55,690,120 55,654,523
Yams 17,428,361 12,005,518 21,775,699 39,540,205 48,701,460
Leguminous for silage 32,137,165 60,963,464 45,241,879 40,621,892 43,656,255
Eggplants (aubergines) 6,224,868 8,070,465 11,353,806 27,401,959 41,840,989
Mangoes, mangosteens, guavas 12,030,509 14,420,054 17,051,092 24,877,815 38,665,809
Groundnuts, with shell 17,973,400 16,891,257 23,087,468 34,727,609 37,643,609
Plantains 20,219,413 22,694,215 26,470,614 30,582,158 36,561,851
Carrots and turnips 7,852,908 10,441,381 13,625,687 21,388,911 33,658,877
Fruit Fresh Nes 7,748,390 9,734,189 13,511,524 22,665,731 31,401,729
Sunflower seed 10,045,716 13,656,326 22,705,556 26,449,942 30,558,635
Millet 33,274,862 24,853,542 29,977,309 27,668,799 29,276,039
Chillies and peppers, green 5,472,490 7,666,390 10,883,633 20,752,856 27,552,507
Other melons (inc.cantaloupes) 6,551,881 8,828,072 13,578,985 19,539,366 24,993,341
Lettuce and chicory 6,563,051 8,449,157 11,570,083 18,268,167 23,622,366
Beans, dry 12,629,728 13,711,776 17,451,737 17,609,063 23,230,034
Sorghum for forage and silage 51,524,330 69,429,300 25,507,534 22,167,494 22,953,614
Pears 7,996,427 8,583,729 9,596,890 16,252,962 22,644,756
Pumpkins, squash and gourds 6,010,237 7,962,044 10,568,584 17,796,287 22,413,237
Tangerines, mandarins, clementines 5,906,851 8,655,254 12,540,936 18,350,687 21,311,892
Olives 7,527,383 11,217,525 9,023,964 15,623,439 20,578,186
Peaches and nectarines 6,371,945 7,535,093 9,397,425 13,370,878 20,274,287
Oats 52,411,131 41,433,303 39,917,116 26,098,624 19,600,935
Pineapples 5,447,064 10,830,853 11,588,302 15,140,373 19,418,478
Fruit, tropical fresh nes 6,002,279 8,375,863 12,121,823 12,460,278 18,996,690
Cauliflowers and broccoli 4,318,544 5,937,327 9,121,874 14,957,691 18,174,700
Spinach 2,285,976 2,903,616 4,057,955 9,433,780 18,088,363
Garlic 2,854,876 4,251,797 6,460,445 11,085,532 17,674,893
Beans, green 3,154,215 3,948,247 6,033,117 9,933,244 17,653,968
Vegetables roots fodder 48,318,649 54,162,941 72,096,125 22,760,649 15,941,614
Peas, green 4,716,652 5,391,800 7,566,506 12,567,092 15,075,678
Lemons and limes 3,499,239 5,136,814 7,246,902 11,374,106 14,244,782
Triticale 0 167,210 4,452,945 9,105,534 13,168,220
Rye 27,677,724 25,377,975 38,193,579 20,116,046 12,328,178
Citrus fruit, nes 2,200,920 2,778,641 3,881,980 6,576,471 11,763,628
Papayas 1,693,379 2,460,987 3,262,120 7,256,403 11,223,031
Plums and sloes 6,144,264 5,992,332 6,106,114 8,532,011 10,998,227
Chick peas 7,096,114 4,854,047 6,786,780 8,009,162 10,918,081
Natural rubber 2,986,297 3,748,108 5,225,390 6,947,490 10,537,158
Peas, dry 9,120,712 9,382,151 16,653,730 10,715,903 10,208,812
Taro (cocoyam) 5,807,187 4,074,712 5,030,816 9,684,592 9,006,116
Roots and Tubers, nes 3,118,458 3,695,377 5,085,922 6,922,692 8,969,983
Maize, green 4,849,650 5,036,475 7,342,207 9,413,403 8,921,804
Coffee, green 3,849,638 4,839,224 6,071,515 7,564,428 8,359,376
Beets for fodder 54,188,346 29,218,862 23,545,897 10,955,939 8,113,424
Dates 1,881,730 2,659,406 3,430,883 6,500,028 7,857,456
Asparagus 1,113,572 1,252,898 2,012,512 4,639,589 7,832,359
Tobacco, unmanufactured 4,663,176 5,258,295 7,137,637 6,679,199 7,113,965
Grapefruit (inc. pomelos) 3,064,155 4,521,730 4,083,136 5,580,007 6,957,837
Okra 1,603,666 2,510,767 3,561,316 5,193,828 6,917,062
Mushrooms and truffles 789,604 1,258,804 2,071,093 4,209,014 5,987,144
Cow peas, dry 1,367,249 1,170,472 2,103,528 3,206,618 5,540,903
Cereals, nes 1,564,913 1,677,903 1,376,310 2,208,822 4,651,247
Lentils 1,006,534 1,241,275 2,565,138 3,369,445 4,585,439
Tea 1,286,757 1,893,527 2,524,650 2,987,216 4,518,060
Mixed grain 6,120,380 5,257,650 5,306,054 4,305,556 4,472,062
Strawberries 1,232,747 1,795,525 2,462,167 3,291,756 4,366,662
Broad beans, horse beans, dry 4,521,898 4,494,090 4,355,619 3,691,699 4,312,871
Cocoa beans 1,543,448 1,670,684 2,532,152 3,372,768 4,230,790
Persimmons 911,635 968,198 1,157,241 2,417,602 4,056,987
Avocados 1,029,652 1,577,867 2,005,255 2,706,817 3,840,905
Sesame seed 2,002,036 1,733,274 2,378,194 2,787,725 3,836,030
Pigeon peas 2,055,213 1,965,319 3,102,007 3,223,320 3,680,314
Onions (inc. shallots), green 1,329,878 1,924,840 2,509,379 3,336,434 3,588,038
Cashew nuts, with shell 511,939 464,195 732,669 1,947,583 3,585,807
Apricots 1,630,277 1,734,556 2,189,110 2,922,086 3,442,045
Pulses, nes 3,010,605 2,483,479 3,326,074 3,312,220 3,416,262
Jute 2,367,885 2,589,799 2,781,668 2,664,356 3,055,857
Chillies and peppers, dry 1,354,158 1,588,321 1,928,484 2,496,046 3,054,861
Swedes for fodder 3,096,390 2,563,418 2,206,849 2,360,119 2,980,030
Turnips for fodder 13,544,830 9,740,786 4,454,347 2,542,997 2,580,382
Walnuts, with shell 654,660 795,415 890,515 1,292,467 2,545,388
Almonds, with shell 686,805 926,211 1,320,653 1,468,692 2,514,022
Oilseeds, nes 1,022,141 1,341,772 1,424,211 1,883,089 2,492,286
Cabbage for fodder 3,888,456 5,882,400 3,426,084 3,346,700 2,337,025
Cherries 1,460,011 1,279,075 1,397,332 1,901,558 2,102,651
Leeks, other alliaceous veg. 835,974 741,939 1,499,105 1,604,234 1,997,837
Chestnuts 565,272 472,013 483,817 942,356 1,958,547
String beans 1,062,721 1,316,156 1,318,804 1,871,204 1,941,090
Linseed 4,235,811 2,265,627 2,921,801 2,012,343 1,922,759
Cashewapple 496,762 770,914 1,476,106 1,653,738 1,899,205
Ginger 114,175 246,316 514,184 1,049,978 1,620,493
Leguminous vegetables, nes 697,080 854,320 1,017,048 1,025,509 1,564,524
Spices, nes 429,907 538,867 797,702 1,258,006 1,545,734
Castor oil seed 843,265 776,316 1,353,804 1,373,230 1,535,479
Buckwheat 3,028,054 3,259,645 3,622,561 3,778,690 1,517,661
Artichokes 1,276,057 1,254,405 1,333,471 1,317,477 1,440,903
Kiwi fruit 2,000 26,687 843,011 1,021,869 1,350,207
Sour cherries 538,807 665,347 868,200 1,123,953 1,172,915
Figs 1,173,936 928,805 1,080,549 1,095,975 1,064,414
Arecanuts 207,580 271,277 460,080 656,454 1,023,050
Tallowtree seeds 660,000 740,000 770,000 820,000 941,600
Lupins 753,224 332,995 1,102,566 1,225,900 934,426
Berries nes 305,959 367,133 421,949 651,426 916,300
Pistachios 47,584 76,029 273,080 376,816 912,379
Sugar crops, nes 1,150,336 747,660 727,425 758,000 901,976
Hazelnuts, with shell 384,251 421,136 560,761 678,347 888,328
Nuts, nes 203,944 258,058 405,342 624,997 878,375
Maté 245,890 269,817 360,714 865,762 761,172
Vetches 2,272,120 1,118,904 1,546,041 1,019,792 704,362
Karite Nuts (Sheanuts) 251,900 346,713 563,064 709,915 701,510
Chicory roots 349,286 250,099 347,823 986,030 669,923
Currants 361,590 475,844 480,170 690,472 640,968
Melonseed 306,895 356,651 523,998 604,541 640,330
Safflower seed 663,754 929,999 837,073 625,183 634,604
Flax fibre and tow 703,134 619,661 687,789 522,229 622,227
Mustard seed 267,988 262,601 626,094 486,871 586,397
Stone fruit, nes 145,753 178,540 278,068 437,534 564,708
Anise, badian, fennel, corian. 93,886 173,185 232,302 390,479 548,072
Quinces 335,388 266,771 344,392 417,758 538,537
Fonio 174,490 148,667 173,885 316,653 531,574
Raspberries 209,232 231,726 303,780 408,658 462,389
Tung Nuts 621,191 488,617 484,042 499,365 423,855
Pepper (Piper spp.) 102,611 178,582 287,865 315,331 396,134
Cranberries 95,064 128,179 176,805 301,135 394,606
Kapok Fruit 223,320 225,425 314,450 420,380 358,500
Sisal 781,556 547,760 379,741 407,211 351,013
Yautia (cocoyam) 128,590 271,642 153,851 312,393 333,161
Blueberries 51,449 62,069 124,320 240,230 312,047
Kolanuts 212,188 232,500 241,524 217,889 302,440
Fibre crops nes 138,017 225,264 236,635 272,639 253,240
Bastfibres nes 897,543 1,020,526 885,343 387,243 236,460
Canary seed 169,588 88,603 254,345 215,183 185,919
Tea nes 4,000 45,000 130,000 172,104 175,150
Cinnamon (canella) 19,316 32,292 67,276 101,415 154,999
Carobs 561,892 362,328 268,006 221,495 153,546
Hops 103,942 111,014 111,364 121,633 123,046
Bambara beans 33,994 31,741 55,652 55,577 121,439
Ramie 73,089 56,111 105,892 165,244 118,000
Gooseberries 181,550 220,872 198,590 193,379 110,534
Manila fibre (Abaca) 128,423 169,966 78,572 108,031 95,222
Poppy seed 25,443 37,645 30,021 41,493 93,125
Pome fruit, nes .. .. .. 39,500 91,200
Brazil nuts, with shell 117,667 53,943 75,768 76,207 91,107
Cloves 34,373 55,697 81,968 100,257 82,080
Peppermint 43,753 25,834 28,674 43,220 81,241
Quinoa 17,747 25,759 23,012 52,626 71,419
Hemp tow waste 280,278 186,443 83,997 53,618 69,677
Nutmeg, mace and cardamoms 20,814 38,878 53,244 72,401 65,431
Hempseed 80,448 64,741 35,321 34,588 55,841
Agave fibres nes 40,703 69,684 58,904 46,091 34,210
Gums natural 8,700 9,876 23,924 23,042 23,555
Carrots for fodder 377,032 79,533 10,650 12,672 8,739
Pyrethrum, dried 11,696 16,053 13,697 12,020 6,856
Vanilla 1,736 1,983 3,211 3,984 6,680
Jojoba seeds 0 0 175 200 110
source: FAOSTAT.
note: Units are Metric Tonnes, being equal to 1000 kilograms.
note: nes = not earlier specified (here: kindred crops that are already mentioned in the list).
note: The FAO makes some distinctions in the data collected, namely: * = Unofficial figure | F = FAO estimate | M = Data not available. These distinctions have been left out here to simplify the reading of the quantities, for a full disclosure of how to interpret the data above visit the site of the FAO.
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