Rice Production fell 30.2 % to 4,700 kt in Nigeria in 2015

Rice Production (kt)
Agriculture | Nigeria | July 15, 2018
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Rice production reached 4,700 kt in 2015 in Nigeria, according to Faostat. This is 30.2 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, rice production in Nigeria reached an all time high of 6,734 kt in 2014 and an all time low of 133 kt in 1961. When compared to Nigeria's main peers, rice production in Benin amounted to 215 kt, 183 kt in Cameroon, 261 kt in Chad and 34.5 kt in Niger in 2015.

Nigeria has been ranked 16th within the group of 112 countries we follow in terms of rice production, 2 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Rice Production Unit 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Algeria kt 0.342 0.333 0.342 0.300 0.320
Benin kt 113 125 220 217 207
Burkina Faso kt 214 271 241 319 305
Cameroon kt 135 153 174 182 194
Central African Republic kt 39.1 39.0 40.0 42.0 43.8
Chad kt 131 186 173 178 378
Gabon kt 1.38 1.44 1.50 1.70 1.70
Libya kt ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Mali kt 1,951 2,306 1,741 1,915 2,212
Niger kt 20.1 30.0 12.2 5.40 87.1
Nigeria kt 3,546 4,473 4,613 5,433 4,823
Sudan kt 22.5 23.4 25.0 24.0 25.0
Togo kt 121 110 112 161 260