World: vegetable production in metric tonnes

Vegetables (incl. melons) 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 2012
Total World 250,873,000 325,513,000 466,647,000 781,499,000 1,048,710,000 1,106,130,000
Afghanistan 482,000 512,000 490,000 707,734 1,261,420 992,021
Albania 230,700 332,000 393,000 619,996 868,669 957,202
Algeria 490,581 894,941 1,564,710 2,576,200 5,215,620 6,044,040
American Samoa 133 207 427 960 1,383 1,231
Angola 195,000 231,000 250,000 266,000 364,603 402,000
Antigua and Barbuda 655 1,171 2,290 3,154 2,707 3,287
Argentina 2,241,770 2,429,000 2,795,390 2,936,700 3,351,090 3,556,600
Armenia .. .. .. 428,559 840,180 1,054,140
Australia 828,672 1,030,680 1,477,970 1,927,140 1,947,840 1,973,010
Austria 534,076 691,300 346,176 508,726 591,330 617,920
Azerbaijan .. .. .. 1,041,710 1,627,040 1,647,880
Bahamas 22,290 26,840 26,700 20,047 28,032 29,431
Bahrain 3,259 16,070 9,809 10,953 16,494 19,160
Bangladesh 1,262,170 1,081,790 1,346,140 1,802,000 3,689,090 4,155,400
Barbados 3,586 9,724 7,294 12,300 9,854 10,861
Belarus .. .. .. 1,384,100 2,341,830 1,587,700
Belgium .. .. .. 1,587,800 1,924,450 1,924,900
Belize 5,500 2,500 3,390 10,815 10,883 11,837
Benin 73,500 117,465 214,645 353,191 302,252 464,708
Bermuda 2,057 1,914 2,906 2,740 3,786 3,836
Bhutan 8,900 9,900 10,141 5,823 20,623 25,265
Bolivia (Plurinational State of) 285,500 350,510 369,257 505,587 358,492 379,100
Bosnia and Herzegovina .. .. .. 494,640 732,668 726,366
Botswana 11,690 16,000 17,119 16,950 39,834 40,680
Brazil 2,637,670 4,115,360 5,635,720 7,254,000 11,233,400 11,054,900
Brunei Darussalam 4,500 7,683 6,224 13,903 10,760 12,380
Bulgaria 1,833,150 1,970,490 1,850,460 1,428,790 509,778 390,533
Burkina Faso 136,200 153,000 229,116 362,012 300,554 287,500
Burundi 117,000 150,000 210,000 240,000 430,000 445,000
Cabo Verde 1,500 400 6,162 15,433 26,066 28,345
Cambodia 470,000 320,000 475,000 508,383 527,753 628,000
Cameroon 304,203 375,000 536,600 1,274,750 2,114,530 2,378,770
Canada 1,372,640 1,652,400 2,165,080 2,293,550 2,334,620 2,356,570
Cayman Islands 8 29 44 70 63 74
Central African Rep. 36,000 47,000 62,000 83,000 85,700 90,047
Chad 40,000 58,000 74,465 107,470 99,200 107,000
Chile 1,184,400 1,717,000 1,915,210 2,558,650 2,106,950 1,827,000
China 40,205,000 53,160,000 129,101,000 356,833,000 542,797,000 573,935,000
China, Hong Kong SAR 177,000 195,090 110,940 45,906 35,889 38,199
Colombia 851,860 1,368,130 1,439,420 1,761,930 1,853,580 1,965,410
Comoros 2,000 3,800 5,125 6,420 6,951 7,100
Congo 21,000 32,400 76,950 94,341 138,213 143,430
Congo, DR 371,450 480,400 515,722 436,741 556,785 599,750
Cook Islands 803 1,368 1,418 1,507 2,016 1,732
Costa Rica 40,884 59,355 150,011 356,400 431,143 366,164
Croatia .. .. .. 391,829 215,095 182,926
Cuba 137,525 443,433 495,448 2,425,670 2,187,840 2,162,000
Cyprus 117,159 94,243 123,053 137,285 106,024 88,065
Czech Rep. .. .. .. 459,813 160,626 181,028
Côte d'Ivoire 184,400 331,700 591,000 840,352 643,333 685,256
Denmark 263,936 244,427 260,171 225,881 287,236 280,754
Djibouti 1,880 16,730 21,220 24,686 37,427 36,743
Dominica 3,900 7,330 6,136 6,891 6,400 6,820
Dominican Rep. 121,623 230,211 231,041 475,173 527,649 585,476
Ecuador 308,258 245,569 354,695 340,496 477,297 453,434
Egypt 5,204,000 7,402,360 9,246,480 15,153,700 19,487,600 19,825,400
El Salvador 134,700 95,598 156,008 155,002 147,327 160,839
Eritrea .. .. .. 27,000 55,774 55,000
Estonia .. .. .. 59,799 73,994 66,194
Ethiopia .. .. .. 846,818 1,802,670 1,929,690
Fiji 3,850 3,600 8,698 20,637 23,024 18,985
Finland 80,100 136,320 205,772 243,938 251,394 247,252
France 7,628,230 7,061,480 7,498,710 6,437,420 5,593,000 5,636,950
French Guiana 875 3,193 8,009 24,138 18,747 21,160
French Polynesia 3,595 5,295 7,002 7,286 6,706 6,527
Gabon 27,000 22,000 30,000 35,389 48,022 50,810
Gambia 6,000 6,700 8,810 9,000 12,200 12,500
Georgia .. .. .. 434,219 216,600 235,200
Germany 3,214,820 2,850,790 2,728,810 3,879,430 3,350,700 3,820,720
Ghana 313,500 322,100 396,649 602,364 636,331 708,705
Greece 2,644,920 3,475,300 3,872,920 4,312,400 3,339,870 3,159,000
Grenada 2,153 2,212 2,395 2,755 3,940 4,098
Guadeloupe 21,045 18,373 23,813 27,726 45,473 50,488
Guam 954 1,631 4,219 6,885 5,279 4,909
Guatemala 200,877 304,774 605,150 991,352 1,553,990 1,626,000
Guinea 442,000 408,000 441,139 522,753 563,900 537,900
Guinea-Bissau 18,000 22,000 21,000 25,498 37,020 35,500
Guyana 5,906 9,112 16,850 74,786 44,087 44,445
Haiti 219,020 278,310 275,636 360,801 158,131 155,200
Honduras 52,454 90,896 195,441 290,689 735,781 812,275
Hungary 1,517,500 1,865,750 1,967,100 1,500,610 1,144,630 1,363,080
Iceland 810 1,461 1,593 3,270 4,999 5,457
India 25,985,900 35,975,100 48,944,700 72,283,100 100,405,000 109,141,000
Indonesia 2,179,300 2,466,960 4,565,120 6,985,310 9,780,230 10,507,800
Iran (Islamic Rep. of) 2,499,000 4,996,000 10,395,000 11,661,200 20,038,900 23,485,700
Iraq 1,800,500 2,035,200 3,262,700 3,466,320 3,531,530 3,982,850
Ireland 201,300 276,200 246,442 213,717 208,980 235,373
Israel 608,300 734,750 1,331,210 1,688,050 1,655,190 1,718,540
Italy 12,131,900 13,429,000 14,136,300 16,518,800 14,215,000 12,297,600
Jamaica 50,723 113,416 126,842 180,284 202,665 273,469
Japan 14,568,100 15,160,800 14,468,100 12,677,600 11,083,800 11,351,200
Jordan 235,073 451,299 805,592 891,778 1,609,730 1,518,550
Kazakhstan .. .. .. 1,965,610 3,695,650 4,711,300
Kenya 324,900 483,300 743,080 1,557,560 2,527,280 2,298,450
Kiribati 3,200 4,100 4,500 5,702 6,339 5,650
Korea, DPR 1,450,000 2,583,000 4,471,000 3,812,900 3,846,970 3,497,700
Korea, Rep. of 3,831,920 8,707,050 9,948,960 12,236,200 9,870,210 9,927,230
Kuwait 14,420 36,547 102,579 172,661 298,518 316,126
Kyrgyzstan .. .. .. 813,562 969,585 1,015,580
Lao PDR 46,800 53,600 65,130 666,775 901,547 1,040,610
Latvia .. .. .. 106,295 151,144 161,716
Lebanon 272,718 345,850 803,000 892,000 942,745 987,900
Lesotho 17,000 20,000 24,722 20,000 31,292 29,000
Liberia 52,600 64,150 70,996 115,063 106,900 112,000
Libya 196,534 563,912 705,560 893,067 947,350 1,000,350
Lithuania .. .. .. 335,400 197,988 339,280
Luxembourg .. .. .. 1,168 1,052 977
Macedonia .. .. .. 539,682 768,966 716,052
Madagascar 239,455 284,667 330,300 343,610 393,334 452,515
Malawi 136,915 213,000 259,029 275,150 364,479 388,200
Malaysia 279,500 322,800 362,200 523,346 1,198,140 1,217,270
Maldives 11,280 15,203 3,352 2,989 2,510 2,942
Mali 221,950 320,900 492,238 625,432 824,082 906,350
Malta 32,085 48,974 52,438 83,152 82,001 76,922
Martinique 24,500 25,058 25,335 33,737 31,512 34,783
Mauritania 3,600 6,500 7,536 5,597 5,213 4,860
Mauritius 22,905 25,881 45,030 94,090 72,353 72,077
Mexico 2,099,420 4,295,370 6,478,290 10,261,800 12,601,700 13,599,500
Micronesia (Federated States of) .. .. .. 3,296 3,717 3,400
Moldova, Rep. of .. .. .. 393,837 447,560 285,230
Mongolia 12,700 26,300 41,742 44,000 81,301 94,477
Montenegro .. .. .. .. 146,293 134,587
Montserrat 213 244 381 656 716 793
Morocco 967,950 1,298,880 3,017,600 3,168,190 5,399,750 5,634,220
Mozambique 173,800 187,850 201,000 115,282 449,650 546,200
Myanmar 921,292 1,328,830 1,830,020 3,342,970 4,710,090 5,353,000
Namibia 4,500 5,500 9,000 23,214 60,000 63,655
Nauru 210 270 415 695 518 460
Nepal 185,000 500,000 993,560 1,505,210 3,077,090 3,374,880
Netherlands 2,228,970 2,366,500 3,469,450 3,662,510 4,787,800 4,743,950
New Caledonia 3,000 3,530 4,725 3,941 5,944 5,350
New Zealand 275,837 398,964 590,380 999,401 956,753 1,005,180
Nicaragua 33,200 40,600 34,700 29,434 36,842 42,000
Niger 59,908 141,300 363,512 787,797 796,700 1,129,300
Nigeria 3,041,000 3,158,000 4,672,720 8,662,460 11,830,200 11,940,600
Niue 145 200 100 178 146 135
Norway 182,766 212,097 178,233 142,207 152,416 152,127
Oman 25,500 96,254 155,000 209,660 340,699 295,480
Pakistan 1,516,860 1,697,790 3,236,580 4,861,000 5,063,900 5,084,950
Palestine, State of 0 0 0 571,974 567,673 719,800
Panama 29,490 39,309 56,174 104,418 178,711 162,700
Papua New Guinea 222,238 288,075 357,450 473,631 510,801 531,755
Paraguay 175,201 236,200 258,355 307,026 322,510 271,750
Peru 769,514 702,270 899,778 1,936,100 2,846,620 2,992,370
Philippines 2,547,490 3,450,370 4,390,810 4,977,030 6,298,850 6,316,660
Poland 4,232,910 3,871,050 5,732,820 6,002,450 5,113,400 5,656,020
Portugal 1,785,400 1,510,020 2,153,990 2,320,080 2,806,350 2,795,590
Puerto Rico 33,859 34,627 44,529 41,739 40,709 49,027
Qatar 23,000 16,033 27,387 56,567 44,071 31,450
Romania 2,305,220 3,785,500 2,744,320 3,394,650 3,864,160 3,535,920
Russian Federation .. .. .. 12,451,800 13,283,500 16,084,400
Rwanda 121,000 169,000 148,791 280,675 657,643 657,159
Réunion 5,400 14,965 48,503 54,144 47,891 49,996
Saint Kitts and Nevis 440 380 460 677 901 1,122
Saint Lucia 600 780 930 1,001 2,984 3,225
Saint Pierre and Miquelon 0 0 30 39 52 53
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 350 1,975 3,114 4,375 20,217 5,942
Samoa 110 399 680 915 1,308 1,230
Sao Tome and Principe 1,300 2,500 2,700 6,394 11,000 11,500
Saudi Arabia 348,200 736,368 2,201,170 1,546,680 2,178,230 2,358,500
Senegal 54,000 90,000 197,985 407,455 725,965 715,864
Serbia .. .. .. .. 1,327,120 1,072,030
Seychelles 1,150 1,442 1,670 1,955 2,560 2,900
Sierra Leone 150,700 152,000 188,113 182,000 364,741 343,500
Singapore 42,514 36,789 10,015 11,700 21,926 24,210
Slovakia .. .. .. 419,310 271,851 244,143
Slovenia .. .. .. 80,322 60,806 71,954
Solomon Islands 3,840 5,040 5,900 6,910 8,199 7,350
Somalia 24,000 26,500 73,500 76,583 114,422 112,500
South Africa 1,223,930 1,653,830 1,967,770 2,108,320 2,619,790 2,746,820
Spain 6,506,280 8,541,990 11,509,900 12,188,100 12,728,800 12,531,000
Sri Lanka 177,212 426,868 593,593 579,407 733,400 818,840
Sudan (former) 644,200 772,348 1,155,500 2,117,550 3,017,720 3,041,980
Suriname 4,053 5,353 26,182 26,965 15,282 17,060
Swaziland 9,300 12,000 12,393 10,700 12,450 13,000
Sweden 215,760 217,966 282,832 284,881 302,200 375,800
Switzerland 256,830 297,857 307,696 310,242 364,469 395,953
Syrian Arab Rep. 722,912 3,112,770 1,674,440 1,779,640 2,982,710 2,279,980
Taiwan 1,635,250 3,204,740 2,652,530 3,149,660 2,604,430 2,685,650
Tajikistan .. .. .. 439,294 1,625,020 1,807,400
Tanzania, United Rep. of 856,933 1,016,870 1,197,900 1,193,420 1,892,990 2,174,900
Thailand 1,934,320 2,750,870 2,588,930 4,027,700 3,834,850 3,832,690
Timor-Leste 20,720 20,000 19,039 18,700 25,829 33,050
Togo 49,500 64,500 158,700 134,946 143,680 151,425
Tonga 5,070 5,950 17,705 27,536 29,207 27,350
Trinidad and Tobago 13,869 31,035 13,865 26,111 15,992 19,061
Tunisia 586,550 1,006,600 1,546,860 2,065,400 2,964,060 2,852,940
Turkey 9,168,470 13,028,300 18,076,000 24,605,200 25,901,000 27,818,900
Turkmenistan .. .. .. 587,200 922,149 986,000
Tuvalu 150 300 300 382 609 560
Uganda 212,300 288,700 415,500 546,286 986,000 1,125,000
Ukraine .. .. .. 5,822,300 8,122,400 10,017,000
United Arab Emirates 11,537 125,867 245,460 2,861,240 176,543 178,900
United Kingdom 3,629,440 3,790,000 3,593,270 3,183,670 2,678,890 2,260,740
United States of America 20,763,100 24,657,500 31,374,800 39,443,000 35,608,900 35,947,700
Uruguay 122,395 156,571 108,799 162,950 148,092 158,900
Uzbekistan .. .. .. 3,095,390 7,529,400 8,575,170
Vanuatu 4,400 6,400 8,000 10,367 12,957 12,500
Venezuela (Bolivarian Rep. of) 223,204 419,347 503,394 1,175,270 1,522,490 1,584,500
Viet Nam 2,145,300 2,468,800 3,380,000 6,494,060 8,975,530 9,439,000
Wallis and Futuna Islands 480 547 597 936 755 680
Yemen 84,834 361,600 535,405 590,261 867,447 867,684
Zambia 148,500 208,500 273,000 267,385 365,929 418,710
Zimbabwe 106,400 135,600 155,425 149,008 208,452 240,681
source: FAOSTAT.
note: Vegetables refer to edible parts of plants like the stem, leaves and roots and include for instance Artichokes, Asparagus, Beans, Cabbages, Carrots, Cauliflowers, Cucumbers, Eggplants, Garlic, Leeks, Lettuce, Melons, Mushrooms, Okra, Onions, Peas, Spinach and Tomatoes.
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.