World: potato production in metric tonnes

Potatoes 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 2013
Total World 298,048,000 240,495,000 266,825,000 327,600,000 333,617,000 368,096,000
Afghanistan 144,000 266,000 224,000 235,000 246,000 302,980
Albania 106,707 98,800 80,000 161,000 208,000 190,000
Algeria 262,050 590,600 808,541 1,207,690 3,300,310 4,400,000
Angola 34,000 40,000 34,000 26,550 841,279 670,136
Argentina 2,336,400 1,568,000 1,598,170 2,220,530 1,996,040 2,000,000
Armenia .. .. .. 290,260 481,956 660,511
Australia 761,797 857,379 1,177,880 1,199,620 1,278,120 1,273,240
Austria 2,703,890 1,263,920 793,537 694,609 671,722 604,100
Azerbaijan .. .. .. 469,011 953,710 992,800
Bahrain .. 100 56 31 110 180
Bangladesh 864,700 917,120 1,065,680 2,933,000 7,930,000 8,603,000
Belarus .. .. .. 8,717,800 7,831,110 5,913,710
Belgium .. .. .. 2,921,900 3,455,800 3,479,600
Belize .. .. 235 1,236 1,090 1,012
Benin .. .. .. 38 40 45
Bermuda 1,176 499 1,000 1,250 995 1,100
Bhutan 19,000 24,000 31,300 22,000 44,014 56,000
Bolivia (Plurinational State of) 655,000 786,620 619,759 721,466 1,002,900 1,108,990
Bosnia and Herzegovina .. .. .. 286,321 378,707 371,140
Brazil 1,583,470 1,939,540 2,233,720 2,561,320 3,547,510 3,570,350
Bulgaria 373,663 300,884 432,740 397,532 251,100 170,000
Burkina Faso .. .. 8,058 3,376 1,804 2,050
Burundi 34,000 30,000 44,500 24,039 29,681 122,904
Cabo Verde 2,000 2,500 2,500 3,250 4,000 5,100
Cameroon 25,588 24,300 25,017 130,535 188,452 219,192
Canada 2,510,320 2,477,510 3,004,400 4,567,330 4,421,770 4,620,000
Central African Republic 400 430 848 1,000 1,200 1,300
Chad 12,000 13,000 16,882 21,409 50,200 53,000
Chile 683,800 903,130 828,752 988,220 1,081,350 1,159,020
China 21,500,000 25,860,000 32,000,000 66,275,000 81,533,500 88,925,000
Colombia 913,100 1,726,700 2,464,400 1,404,100 1,867,900 2,129,320
Comoros .. .. 300 1,000 800 800
Congo 1,500 1,744 2,140 4,409 5,130 5,550
Congo, DR 28,400 25,500 33,280 89,847 94,826 110,000
Costa Rica 16,052 27,419 49,500 77,959 55,771 49,598
Croatia .. .. .. 553,712 178,611 162,501
Cuba 77,476 239,380 202,680 367,853 191,500 106,700
Cyprus 208,280 191,008 185,900 117,000 82,000 107,000
Czech Republic .. .. .. 1,475,990 665,200 536,500
Denmark 1,063,010 842,008 1,482,520 1,645,240 1,357,800 1,592,000
Dominica 400 450 130 147 139 135
Dominican Republic 23,000 14,058 30,426 24,902 51,379 64,716
Ecuador 541,794 323,222 368,605 239,715 386,798 345,922
Egypt 549,000 1,213,890 1,637,810 1,769,910 3,643,220 4,800,000
El Salvador 2,800 6,086 7,000 16,184 5,326 12,611
Eritrea .. .. .. 46,431 150 150
Estonia .. .. .. 471,700 163,373 127,748
Ethiopia .. .. .. 385,000 447,333 775,503
Faroe Islands 1,636 1,300 1,450 1,467 1,385 1,600
Fiji 1,016 400 128 94 72 67
Finland 1,135,900 736,200 881,400 785,200 659,100 621,700
France 8,025,300 6,617,800 4,754,420 6,434,050 6,622,040 6,975,000
French Polynesia 900 1,000 1,124 900 630 720
Georgia .. .. .. 302,048 228,800 296,600
Germany 29,303,800 17,146,200 14,471,000 13,694,300 10,201,900 9,669,700
Greece 756,109 1,084,000 953,035 1,012,000 791,500 829,400
Guatemala 30,000 32,656 172,762 216,994 480,912 521,858
Guinea .. .. .. .. 10,800 12,000
Haiti 6,600 9,000 6,788 9,600 25,000 44,409
Honduras 3,833 8,100 19,227 22,310 22,552 28,600
Hungary 1,812,670 1,391,970 1,226,150 863,511 439,897 443,100
Iceland 5,406 15,341 8,500 9,843 12,460 6,000
India 3,912,600 8,326,600 14,770,800 25,000,100 36,577,300 45,343,600
Indonesia 70,000 230,377 628,727 977,349 1,060,810 1,023,370
Iran (Islamic Republic of) 415,000 1,338,500 2,515,970 3,658,040 4,274,490 5,560,000
Iraq 20,000 97,000 194,600 545,000 204,597 580,000
Ireland 1,468,200 880,000 605,000 455,000 419,680 410,000
Israel 137,100 171,700 213,850 388,665 548,650 590,510
Italy 3,667,700 2,923,200 2,308,700 2,053,040 1,558,030 1,337,480
Jamaica 8,440 6,848 14,296 5,416 11,222 17,421
Japan 3,616,500 3,420,700 3,552,000 2,898,000 2,290,000 2,600,000
Jordan 1,962 12,848 89,655 97,075 174,931 103,224
Kazakhstan .. .. .. 1,692,600 2,554,600 3,343,600
Kenya 218,000 195,960 779,190 670,303 2,725,940 2,500,000
Korea, DPR 400,000 620,000 810,000 1,870,000 1,708,000 1,800,000
Korea, Rep. of 605,151 446,104 370,520 704,623 616,707 727,438
Kuwait .. 294 1,600 17,979 36,762 46,800
Kyrgyzstan .. .. .. 1,045,560 1,339,420 1,332,020
Lao PDR 17,000 34,000 30,000 33,000 40,845 34,000
Latvia .. .. .. 747,100 484,000 226,800
Lebanon 93,187 135,000 240,000 275,000 300,000 412,000
Lesotho 4,000 18,000 45,093 87,000 99,000 125,000
Libya 9,982 102,857 145,000 190,000 290,000 295,000
Lithuania .. .. .. 1,791,600 476,900 420,300
Luxembourg .. .. .. 23,430 19,531 17,540
Macedonia .. .. .. 164,486 202,325 190,878
Madagascar 94,280 166,150 272,000 286,715 224,787 195,000
Malawi 86,182 270,000 350,000 2,037,280 3,673,540 4,535,960
Mali .. .. 27,000 58,035 82,470 87,000
Malta 17,355 26,995 17,000 34,969 15,541 12,600
Mauritania 2,100 1,500 661 1,600 2,200 2,200
Mauritius 6,815 11,694 17,820 13,843 21,709 16,451
Mexico 508,092 1,064,910 1,285,750 1,627,220 1,536,620 1,629,940
Moldova, Rep. of .. .. .. 329,972 279,650 239,464
Mongolia 20,800 37,900 131,110 58,907 167,956 250,000
Montenegro .. .. .. .. 149,252 135,000
Montserrat 1 140 135 149 213 210
Morocco 275,000 543,400 881,561 1,090,350 1,604,620 1,928,610
Mozambique 40,000 65,000 70,000 80,000 178,526 200,000
Myanmar 35,359 121,412 130,409 251,000 572,631 620,000
Namibia .. .. .. 1,000 12,500 13,000
Nepal 263,200 278,400 671,810 1,182,500 2,517,700 2,690,420
Netherlands 5,647,680 6,266,640 7,036,200 8,227,000 6,843,530 6,801,000
New Caledonia 1,600 3,000 2,487 1,182 868 1,600
New Zealand 296,821 213,557 260,000 500,000 525,000 560,000
Nicaragua 1,200 1,737 23,000 25,000 35,000 30,070
Niger .. 400 2,400 7,623 35,000 88,000
Nigeria 24,385 40,000 54,000 599,000 1,100,000 1,200,000
Norway 856,800 570,500 486,586 315,800 333,200 320,300
Oman .. 950 5,240 18,220 7,191 10,000
Pakistan 178,800 448,500 830,976 1,868,400 3,141,500 3,767,200
Palestine, Stae of .. .. .. 47,334 42,000 53,000
Panama 6,200 16,602 12,567 14,463 23,493 26,350
Papua New Guinea 40 401 315 700 1,084 1,200
Paraguay 3,797 4,390 1,340 959 1,351 3,500
Peru 1,929,470 1,511,930 1,153,980 3,274,860 3,814,370 4,570,670
Philippines 20,104 36,893 58,286 63,524 124,671 117,722
Poland 50,301,400 26,390,500 36,312,800 24,232,400 8,765,960 6,334,200
Portugal 1,284,560 1,200,000 1,343,010 742,588 384,000 480,800
Qatar .. 110 116 26 46 25
Romania 2,064,330 3,942,300 3,185,620 3,469,800 3,283,870 3,289,720
Russian Federation .. .. .. 33,979,500 21,140,500 30,199,100
Rwanda 126,000 217,060 283,673 957,202 1,789,400 2,240,710
RĂ©union 470 5,030 13,579 4,100 6,357 6,000
Saint Kitts and Nevis 100 250 240 160 73 170
Saudi Arabia 800 4,100 63,638 380,579 398,993 460,000
Senegal 5,900 7,500 12,500 8,160 15,000 14,000
Serbia .. .. .. .. 887,363 766,829
Slovakia .. .. .. 418,842 125,900 164,458
Slovenia .. .. .. 186,157 101,208 62,155
South Africa 617,000 686,000 1,260,590 1,721,000 2,090,210 2,252,000
Spain 5,300,700 5,737,400 5,330,700 3,078,060 2,326,650 892,000
Sri Lanka 31,741 51,121 87,200 48,410 51,930 78,750
Sudan (former) 26,000 15,925 110,000 269,374 315,000 342,754
Swaziland 4,046 6,000 6,000 6,000 7,200 8,200
Sweden 1,490,160 1,083,850 1,186,100 980,100 815,600 806,100
Switzerland 976,500 853,400 712,400 600,600 420,800 341,200
Syrian Arab Republic 65,324 292,249 398,200 484,778 673,200 650,000
Taiwan 23,634 36,072 31,189 43,167 60,684 62,000
Tajikistan .. .. .. 303,223 760,139 1,115,700
Tanzania, United Rep. of 55,385 230,633 415,673 600,712 1,472,560 1,767,540
Thailand 8,000 8,857 18,000 100,122 134,645 105,160
Timor-Leste 1,300 580 1,970 700 1,214 1,250
Tunisia 67,000 120,000 217,000 290,000 370,000 340,000
Turkey 1,915,000 3,000,000 4,300,000 5,370,000 4,548,090 3,948,000
Turkmenistan .. .. .. 89,000 245,000 280,000
Uganda 150,000 166,000 224,000 478,000 711,300 774,600
Ukraine .. .. .. 19,838,100 18,705,000 22,258,600
United Arab Emirates .. 977 3,983 15,578 7,828 10,000
United Kingdom 7,821,000 7,105,000 6,467,000 6,636,000 6,056,000 5,580,000
United States of America 14,774,200 13,785,000 18,239,000 23,294,000 18,337,500 19,843,900
Uruguay 117,574 99,464 173,850 108,565 114,662 110,000
Uzbekistan .. .. .. 731,100 1,692,900 2,205,400
Venezuela (Bolivarian Rep. of) 125,042 198,672 200,449 341,662 512,544 623,399
Viet Nam 100,000 872,200 365,300 315,950 394,862 313,383
Yemen 20,406 136,000 159,849 210,424 303,380 281,794
Zambia 2,540 4,000 9,000 10,000 22,939 31,000
Zimbabwe 22,000 20,441 31,000 32,000 58,000 58,000
source: FAOSTAT.
note: Units are Metric Tonnes, being equal to 1000 kilograms.
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.
note: For brevity's sake names of countries above are in the short form, for official names see Countries with their official codes.