Which Country Produces the Most Chickpeas?

Chickpea Production (kt), 2016 or latest
Agriculture | October 18, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 56 countries in 2016, India ranked the highest in chickpea production with 7,819 kt followed by Australia and Myanmar. On the other end of the scale was Dominican Republic with 0.003 kt, Hungary with 0.043 kt and Libya with 0.065 kt.

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

Chickpea Production Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Argentina kt 19.5 55.0 52.0 53.5 54.9
Australia kt 487 513 673 813 629
Canada kt 128 85.6 161 169 123
Ethiopia kt 323 400 410 410 459
India kt 7,480 8,220 7,700 8,833 9,530
Iran kt 157 162 176 195 269
Malawi kt 70.0 75.0 67.0 67.0 65.4
Mexico kt 132 72.1 272 210 172
Myanmar kt 459 466 517 562 571
Pakistan kt 562 496 284 751 399
Russia kt 52.7 61.4 73.8 91.1 111
Tanzania kt 38.3 71.2 120 110 100
Turkey kt 531 487 518 506 450
USA kt 88.0 99.9 151 161 127
Yemen kt 60.1 57.0 58.6 58.8 58.3