Which Country Produces the Most Coarse Grain?

Coarse Grain Production (kt), 2018
Agriculture | March 17, 2020
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Based on a comparison of 164 countries in 2018, USA ranked the highest in coarse grain production with 406,495 kt followed by China and Brazil. On the other end of the scale was Djibouti with 0.018 kt, Suriname with 0.085 kt and Maldives with 0.203 kt.

Total coarse grain production reached 1,447,214 kt in 2018 in the World according to Faostat. This is 2.05 % less than in the previous year and 20.3 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total coarse grain production reached an all time high of 1,476,890 kt in 2017 and an all time low of 438,871 kt in 1961. The average annual growth amounted to 2.12 % since 1961.

The top ranked country, USA, accounted for 28.1 % of coarse grain production in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 52.4 % share while the ten largest countries some 70.9 % in 2018.

Data for more countries are available at Coarse Grain Production indicator page.

Coarse Grain Production Unit 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Argentina kt 31,198 41,006 40,104 40,492 48,427
Brazil kt 73,940 83,381 82,965 88,218 66,711
Canada kt 24,594 28,940 22,241 25,916 26,764
China kt 214,088 227,153 224,702 276,658 271,886
Ethiopia kt 16,095 17,558 19,244 20,704 20,711
France kt 30,332 28,805 33,546 30,045 25,002
Germany kt 22,987 22,738 24,226 22,317 20,901
India kt 40,610 42,200 42,960 41,263 41,860
Indonesia kt 19,387 18,512 19,008 19,612 23,578
Mexico kt 30,161 29,673 32,625 30,758 34,348
Nigeria kt 15,894 14,714 18,423 19,136 20,740
Romania kt 7,476 13,546 14,441 11,321 13,290
Russia kt 29,982 37,339 42,379 39,552 43,329
USA kt 285,464 367,588 377,622 367,307 430,467
Ukraine kt 29,828 40,263 39,224 33,033 39,054