Which Country Produces the Most Coconut Oil?

Coconut (Copra) Oil Production (tonnes), 2014 or latest
Agriculture | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 58 countries in 2014, Philippines ranked the highest in coconut oil production with 1,109,112 tonnes followed by Indonesia and India. On the other end of the scale was Nepal with 0.620 tonnes, South Africa with 2.00 tonnes and Finland with 3.78 tonnes.

Total coconut oil production reached 3,250,035 tonnes in 2014 in the World according to Faostat. This is 0.783 % more than in the previous year and -9.20 % less than 10 years ago.

Historically, total coconut oil production reached an all time high of 3,856,702 tonnes in 2010 and an all time low of 1,634,150 tonnes in 1961. The average annual growth amounted to 1.31 % since 1961.

The top ranked country, Philippines, accounted for 34.1 % of coconut oil production in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 74.3 % share while the ten largest countries some 88.7 % in 2014.

Data for more countries are available at Coconut (Copra) Oil Production indicator page.

Coconut (Copra) Oil Production Unit 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Bangladesh tonnes 19,849 17,240 16,508 15,614 16,252
India tonnes 406,800 394,800 369,000 379,000 391,800
Indonesia tonnes 811,569 712,900 861,000 840,200 926,500
Ivory Coast tonnes 14,628 29,440 29,288 31,803 29,440
Jamaica tonnes 10,880 10,880 10,880 11,200 11,200
Malaysia tonnes 43,000 43,800 45,000 51,000 45,400
Mexico tonnes 140,800 142,400 131,700 130,400 134,800
Mozambique tonnes 30,561 31,360 19,912 21,329 17,574
Nigeria tonnes 10,600 10,500 11,600 11,550 12,000
Papua New Guinea tonnes 57,200 51,500 52,200 54,700 37,900
Philippines tonnes 1,414,362 1,427,635 1,913,349 1,254,522 1,274,352
Sri Lanka tonnes 59,018 75,495 65,133 53,090 55,190
Thailand tonnes 38,062 35,422 31,976 26,200 28,700
Venezuela tonnes 10,165 8,162 8,405 10,947 13,963
Vietnam tonnes 154,823 154,841 154,897 154,888 154,746