Which Country Produces the Most Dates?

Production of Dates (tonnes), 2016 or latest
Agriculture | October 18, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 39 countries in 2016, Egypt ranked the highest in production of dates with 1,694,813 tonnes followed by Iran and Algeria. On the other end of the scale was Colombia with 35.0 tonnes, Djibouti with 114 tonnes and Peru with 217 tonnes.

Data for more countries are available at Production of Dates indicator page.

Production of Dates Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Algeria tonnes 644,741 724,894 789,357 848,199 934,377
China tonnes 145,279 148,650 148,707 151,316 153,925
Egypt tonnes 1,352,954 1,373,570 1,400,072 1,328,468 1,465,030
Iran tonnes 1,006,665 1,029,940 1,069,655 1,014,006 1,032,804
Iraq tonnes 567,668 619,182 655,450 676,111 662,447
Kuwait tonnes 33,081 105,015 111,213 104,027 115,213
Libya tonnes 166,721 164,415 166,241 168,067 169,894
Morocco tonnes 101,351 102,961 101,862 111,924 102,201
Oman tonnes 276,405 268,011 281,000 308,400 317,400
Pakistan tonnes 524,041 557,279 524,612 526,749 537,204
Saudi Arabia tonnes 991,546 1,008,105 1,031,082 1,095,158 760,160
Sudan tonnes 431,000 432,100 433,500 437,835 439,000
Tunisia tonnes 174,000 190,000 193,000 195,000 199,000
United Arab Emirates tonnes 825,300 239,164 221,529 237,864 405,484
Yemen tonnes 57,849 55,828 55,181 54,197 52,288