Which Country Produces the Most Beans?

Bean Production (kt), 2014
Agriculture | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 121 countries in 2014, India ranked the highest in bean production with 4,020 kt followed by Myanmar and Brazil. On the other end of the scale was Puerto Rico with 0.026 kt, Estonia with 0.052 kt and Luxembourg with 0.070 kt.

Total bean production reached 23,235 kt in 2014 in the World according to Faostat. This is 1.85 % more than in the previous year and 20.9 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total bean production reached an all time high of 24,021 kt in 2010 and an all time low of 11,228 kt in 1961. The average annual growth amounted to 1.38 % since 1961.

The top ranked country, India, accounted for 17.3 % of bean production in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 46.6 % share while the ten largest countries some 70.6 % in 2014.

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

Bean Production Unit 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Argentina kt 337 313 338 333 361
Brazil kt 3,461 3,487 3,159 3,435 2,795
Cameroon kt 271 328 354 365 343
China kt 1,700 1,480 1,330 1,204 1,139
Dem. People's Republic of Korea kt 325 335 304 340 305
Ethiopia kt 241 363 340 388 463
India kt 3,010 2,430 4,890 4,330 3,710
Indonesia kt 298 314 292 341 284
Kenya kt 265 465 391 578 614
Mexico kt 1,123 1,041 1,156 568 1,081
Myanmar kt 3,218 3,375 3,530 3,750 3,650
Rwanda kt 308 327 327 331 433
Tanzania kt 571 774 868 676 1,199
USA kt 1,159 1,150 1,442 902 1,448
Uganda kt 912 925 949 915 870