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 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Afghanistan kt 672 672 500 512 537
Bangladesh kt 50,061 50,627 50,497 51,534 52,326
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
Japan kt 10,604 10,500 10,654 10,758 10,549
Pakistan kt 7,235 9,241 8,304 10,467 10,504
Russia kt 1,061 1,056 1,052 935 1,049
Sri Lanka kt 4,301 3,895 3,846 4,621 3,381
Tajikistan kt 76.9 76.9 82.4 78.0 79.9
Turkmenistan kt 30.6 22.7 129 132 130
USA kt 11,027 8,389 9,069 8,616 10,080