Based on a comparison of 60 countries in 2014, India ranked the highest in papaya production with 5,639 kt followed by Brazil and Nigeria. On the other end of the scale was Cameroon with 0.040 kt, Zimbabwe with 0.043 kt and Israel with 0.045 kt.
Total papaya production reached 11,704 kt in 2014 in the World according to Faostat. This is 6.12 % less than in the previous year and 24.9 % more than 10 years ago.
Historically, total papaya production reached an all time high of 12,421 kt in 2013 and an all time low of 1,323 kt in 1961. The average annual growth amounted to 4.20 % since 1961.
The top ranked country, India, accounted for 48.2 % of papaya production in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 69.1 % share while the ten largest countries some 95.6 % in 2014.