Which Country Produces the Most Cauliflower?

Production of Cauliflower and Broccoli (kt), 2018
Agriculture | March 9, 2020
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Based on a comparison of 90 countries in 2018, China ranked the highest in production of cauliflower and broccoli with 10,669 kt followed by India and USA. On the other end of the scale was Luxembourg with 0.025 kt, Iceland with 0.047 kt and South Korea with 0.068 kt.

Total production of cauliflower and broccoli reached 26,504 kt in 2018 in the World according to Faostat. This is 1.61 % more than in the previous year and 24.7 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total production of cauliflower and broccoli reached an all time high of 26,504 kt in 2018 and an all time low of 3,086 kt in 1962. The average annual growth amounted to 3.67 % since 1961.

The top ranked country, China, accounted for 40.3 % of production of cauliflower and broccoli in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 78.0 % share while the ten largest countries some 89.2 % in 2018.

Data for more countries are available at Production of Cauliflower and Broccoli indicator page.

Production of Cauliflower and Broccoli Unit 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Algeria kt 119 124 156 163 205
Bangladesh kt 166 166 183 268 268
China kt 9,000 9,100 9,268 9,905 10,156
France kt 358 361 326 310 313
India kt 7,349 7,887 8,573 7,926 8,090
Indonesia kt 136 151 137 118 143
Italy kt 414 382 405 386 388
Japan kt 159 159 168 173 163
Mexico kt 397 481 504 518 583
Pakistan kt 234 229 221 218 217
Poland kt 307 276 321 253 315
Spain kt 506 541 597 607 640
Turkey kt 200 194 202 227 250
USA kt 1,232 1,271 1,223 1,290 1,357
United Kingdom kt 156 160 161 163 152