Which Country Produces the Most Carrots?

Production of Carrots and Turnips (tonnes), 2014
Agriculture | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 113 countries in 2014, China ranked the highest in production of carrots and turnips with 16,286 tonnes followed by Russia and Uzbekistan. On the other end of the scale was Djibouti with 0.021 tonnes, Qatar with 0.084 tonnes and Zimbabwe with 0.160 tonnes.

Total production of carrots and turnips reached 36,568,632 tonnes in 2014 in the World according to Faostat. This is 1.8 % less than in the previous year and 28.9 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total production of carrots and turnips reached an all time high of 37,226,640 tonnes in 2013 and an all time low of 5,840,894 tonnes in 1961. The average annual growth amounted to 3.52 % since 1961.

The top ranked country, China, accounted for 0.045 % of production of carrots and turnips in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 0.053 % share while the ten largest countries some 0.068 % in 2014.

Data for more countries are available at Production of Carrots and Turnips indicator page.

Production of Carrots and Turnips Unit 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
China tonnes 14,767 15,057 15,554 16,115 16,456
France tonnes 301 320 389 624 545
Germany tonnes 547 570 554 534 593
India tonnes 446 441 489 515 560
Italy tonnes 595 523 489 543 482
Japan tonnes 657 650 596 617 613
Morocco tonnes 281 239 264 428 707
Netherlands tonnes 496 561 481 482 511
Poland tonnes 817 913 765 887 835
Russia tonnes 1,530 1,519 1,303 1,735 1,565
Turkey tonnes 592 594 533 602 714
USA tonnes 1,479 1,327 1,342 1,299 1,346
Ukraine tonnes 740 686 715 864 916
United Kingdom tonnes 719 719 763 694 664
Uzbekistan tonnes 910 995 1,107 1,424 1,559