Cereal Production rose 1.04 % to 14,721 kt in South Africa in 2015

Cereal Production (kt)
Agriculture | South Africa | July 15, 2018
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Cereal production reached 14,721 kt in 2015 in South Africa, according to Faostat. This is 1.04 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, cereal production in South Africa reached an all time high of 18,005 kt in 1981 and an all time low of 5,051 kt in 1992. When compared to South Africa's main peers, cereal production in Botswana amounted to 46.1 kt, 87.8 kt in Lesotho, 107 kt in Namibia and 82.2 kt in Swaziland in 2015.

South Africa has been ranked 33rd within the group of 166 countries we follow in terms of cereal production, 1 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

Cereal Production Unit 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Angola kt 1,057 1,182 1,413 510 1,675
Botswana kt 54.4 50.3 79.1 52.8 43.8
Lesotho kt 75.4 173 104 30.2 107
Mozambique kt 2,239 2,803 2,932 1,631 2,239
Namibia kt 112 137 117 166 87.0
South Africa kt 14,577 14,699 12,919 14,266 14,873
Swaziland kt 57.9 68.9 86.0 77.2 83.8
Zambia kt 2,200 3,101 3,374 3,203 2,900
Zimbabwe kt 883 1,405 1,699 1,160 998