Which Country Produces the Most Cabbages?

Production of Cabbage and Other Brassica (kt), 2018
Agriculture | March 9, 2020
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Based on a comparison of 134 countries in 2018, China ranked the highest in production of cabbage and other brassica with 33,189 kt followed by India and South Korea. On the other end of the scale was Djibouti with 0.008 kt, Iceland with 0.160 kt and Luxembourg with 0.226 kt.

Total production of cabbage and other brassica reached 69,382 kt in 2018 in the World according to Faostat. This is 1.54 % less than in the previous year and 6.32 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total production of cabbage and other brassica reached an all time high of 75,129 kt in 2000 and an all time low of 23,055 kt in 1962. The average annual growth amounted to 1.93 % since 1961.

The top ranked country, China, accounted for 47.8 % of production of cabbage and other brassica in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 64.5 % share while the ten largest countries some 78.8 % in 2018.

Data for more countries are available at Production of Cabbage and Other Brassica indicator page.

Production of Cabbage and Other Brassica Unit 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
China kt 31,500 31,700 32,266 33,124 32,944
Dem. People's Republic of Korea kt 700 700 701 648 650
India kt 8,412 8,534 9,039 8,585 8,806
Indonesia kt 1,450 1,481 1,436 1,443 1,513
Japan kt 1,443 1,440 1,480 1,469 1,446
Kenya kt 503 762 563 734 776
Poland kt 1,199 1,022 1,219 875 1,092
Romania kt 990 1,159 1,126 1,080 995
Russia kt 3,309 3,329 3,494 3,604 2,724
South Korea kt 2,305 2,434 2,919 2,378 2,132
Turkey kt 701 720 733 767 786
USA kt 896 987 959 915 1,007
Ukraine kt 1,922 2,083 1,854 1,652 1,656
Uzbekistan kt 706 905 1,004 953 1,094
Vietnam kt 853 863 907 868 898