Rice Production rose 35.2 % to 9,465 kt in Pakistan in 2015

Rice Production (kt)
Agriculture | Pakistan | July 15, 2018
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Rice production reached 9,465 kt in 2015 in Pakistan, according to Faostat. This is 35.2 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, rice production in Pakistan reached an all time high of 10,428 kt in 2008 and an all time low of 1,643 kt in 1962. When compared to Pakistan's main peers, rice production in China amounted to 204,539 kt, 158,300 kt in India and 2,562 kt in Iran in 2015.

Pakistan has been ranked 11th 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
Afghanistan kt 645 672 672 500 512 ...
Bangladesh kt 48,144 50,061 50,627 50,497 51,534 ...
China kt 195,103 195,761 201,001 204,236 203,612
India kt 135,673 143,963 157,900 157,800 159,200
Iran kt 2,137 2,490 1,893 2,360 2,450
Iraq kt 173 156 235 361 452
Japan kt 10,592 10,604 10,500 10,654 10,758
Pakistan kt 10,334 7,235 6,160 5,536 6,798
Russia kt 913 1,061 1,056 1,052 935
Sri Lanka kt 3,652 4,301 3,895 3,846 4,621
Tajikistan kt 63.4 76.9 76.9 82.4 78.0
Turkmenistan kt 110 113 127 129 132
USA kt 9,972 11,027 8,389 9,051 8,616