Which Country Produces the Most Barley?

Barley Production (kt), 2014
Agriculture | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 102 countries in 2014, Russia ranked the highest in barley production with 20,444 kt followed by France and Germany. On the other end of the scale was United Arab Emirates with 0.126 kt, Bangladesh with 0.266 kt and Lesotho with 0.502 kt.

Total barley production reached 132,980 kt in 2014 in the World according to Faostat. This is 8.26 % less than in the previous year and -15.7 % less than 10 years ago.

Historically, total barley production reached an all time high of 178,074 kt in 1990 and an all time low of 72,411 kt in 1961. The average annual growth amounted to 1.15 % since 1961.

The top ranked country, Russia, accounted for 15.4 % of barley production in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 32.9 % share while the ten largest countries some 70.1 % in 2014.

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