Which Country Produces the Most Artichokes?

Artichoke Production (tonnes), 2016
Agriculture | October 18, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 30 countries in 2016, Italy ranked the highest in artichoke production with 365,991 tonnes followed by Egypt and Spain. On the other end of the scale was Switzerland with 3.00 tonnes, Kenya with 16.0 tonnes and Costa Rica with 24.0 tonnes.

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

Artichoke Production Unit 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Algeria tonnes 47,582 46,808 53,657 83,374 81,106
Argentina tonnes 98,645 100,502 106,000 104,162 105,189
Chile tonnes 35,000 33,000 22,500 13,282 12,792
China tonnes 64,000 75,000 77,000 77,000 78,145
Egypt tonnes 215,534 202,458 387,704 304,298 266,196
France tonnes 48,009 50,589 41,504 36,413 38,354
Greece tonnes 26,679 25,048 21,554 21,594 13,640
Iran tonnes 16,065 17,000 18,000 16,942 17,252
Italy tonnes 480,112 474,550 364,871 457,799 451,461
Morocco tonnes 45,460 43,137 63,889 62,074 55,234
Peru tonnes 127,323 150,417 141,708 112,865 103,348
Spain tonnes 166,662 182,120 195,342 199,900 234,091
Tunisia tonnes 14,000 18,000 18,000 18,000 19,000
Turkey tonnes 29,070 33,460 32,173 34,014 34,576
USA tonnes 39,190 45,314 48,040 43,500 43,050