Which Country Produces the Most Apples?

Apple Production (kt), 2018
Agriculture | March 9, 2020
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Based on a comparison of 91 countries in 2018, China ranked the highest in apple production with 39,233 kt followed by USA and Poland. On the other end of the scale was Malta with 0.020 kt, Honduras with 0.189 kt and Kenya with 0.426 kt.

Total apple production reached 86,142 kt in 2018 in the World according to Faostat. This is 3.65 % more than in the previous year and 19.9 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total apple production reached an all time high of 86,142 kt in 2018 and an all time low of 17,054 kt in 1961. The average annual growth amounted to 2.88 % since 1961.

The top ranked country, China, accounted for 45.5 % of apple production in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 55.6 % share while the ten largest countries some 74.4 % in 2018.

Data for more countries are available at Apple Production indicator page.

Apple Production Unit 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Brazil kt 1,340 1,231 1,379 1,265 1,055
Chile kt 1,607 1,716 1,730 1,722 1,751
China kt 38,491 39,683 40,923 38,899 40,393
France kt 1,306 1,688 1,848 1,969 1,823
Germany kt 972 804 1,116 973 1,033
India kt 2,203 1,915 2,498 2,134 2,521
Iran kt 3,104 3,035 2,412 2,500 2,097
Italy kt 1,991 2,217 2,474 2,474 2,456
Poland kt 2,877 3,085 3,195 3,169 3,604
Russia kt 1,403 1,573 1,624 1,613 1,701
South Africa kt 796 904 778 934 916
Turkey kt 2,889 3,128 2,480 2,570 2,926
USA kt 4,079 4,732 5,359 4,557 5,214
Ukraine kt 1,127 1,211 1,085 1,180 1,099
Uzbekistan kt 829 894 965 1,060 1,442