Rice Production rose 11.4 % to 2,562 kt in Iran in 2015

Rice Production (kt)
Agriculture | Iran | July 15, 2018
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Rice production reached 2,562 kt in 2015 in Iran, according to Faostat. This is 11.4 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, rice production in Iran reached an all time high of 2,931 kt in 2003 and an all time low of 600 kt in 1961. When compared to Iran's main peers, rice production in Iraq amounted to 349 kt, 9,465 kt in Pakistan and 151 kt in Turkmenistan in 2015.

Iran has been ranked 25th within the group of 112 countries we follow in terms of rice production, 4 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

Rice Production Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Afghanistan kt 672 672 500 512 537
China kt 195,761 201,001 204,236 203,612 206,507
India kt 143,963 157,900 157,800 159,200 157,200
Iran kt 2,490 1,893 2,360 2,450 2,347
Iraq kt 156 235 361 452 403
Kazakhstan kt 373 347 351 344 377
Kuwait kt ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Pakistan kt 7,235 9,241 8,304 10,467 10,504
Saudi Arabia kt ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Syria kt ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Turkmenistan kt 30.6 22.7 129 132 130
Uzbekistan kt 250 120 326 340 356