Which Country Has the Highest Cereal Yield?

Cereal Yield (kg per ha), 2014
Agriculture | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 167 countries in 2014, United Arab Emirates ranked the highest in cereal yield with 73,162 kg per ha followed by Oman and Kuwait. On the other end of the scale was Lesotho with 346 kg per ha, Botswana with 349 kg per ha and Niger with 484 kg per ha.

Average cereal yield reached 3,644 kg per ha in 2014 in the World according to Faostat. This is 0.209 % less than in the previous year and 7.74 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, average cereal yield reached an all time high of 3,667 kg per ha in 2011 and an all time low of 1,422 kg per ha in 1961. The average annual growth amounted to 1.79 % since 1961.

Data for more countries are available at Cereal Yield indicator page.

Cereal Yield Unit 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Austria kg per ha 6,835 6,174 6,429 7,279 6,205
Bahamas kg per ha 4,762 6,000 7,533 7,309 7,340
Belgium kg per ha 8,886 9,710 9,348 9,009 8,666
Chile kg per ha 5,844 5,462 6,815 6,928 6,230
Egypt kg per ha 7,452 7,158 6,504 7,247 7,269
France kg per ha 7,288 7,455 6,722 6,621 7,524
Germany kg per ha 7,119 7,199 6,718 6,458 6,965
Ireland kg per ha 7,589 6,886 7,455 8,440 6,744
Kuwait kg per ha 2,914 6,984 8,573 8,648 8,804
Netherlands kg per ha 8,332 9,033 8,569 7,801 8,545
New Zealand kg per ha 7,380 6,909 7,387 6,951 8,012
Oman kg per ha 3,341 15,342 10,649 10,269 10,894
South Korea kg per ha 7,073 7,265 6,539 6,748 6,720
United Arab Emirates kg per ha 54,614 66,590 74,206 73,325 73,107
United Kingdom kg per ha 7,420 7,031 6,953 6,985 6,213