Which Country Produces the Most Figs?

Fig Production (tonnes), 2014 or latest
Agriculture | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 50 countries in 2014, Turkey ranked the highest in fig production with 300,282 tonnes followed by Egypt and Algeria. On the other end of the scale was Slovenia with 14.0 tonnes, Ecuador with 37.0 tonnes and Qatar with 40.0 tonnes.

Total fig production reached 1,090,802 tonnes in 2014 in the World according to Faostat. This is 2.44 % less than in the previous year and 6.00 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total fig production reached an all time high of 1,597,659 tonnes in 1964 and an all time low of 860,717 tonnes in 1978. The average annual growth amounted to -0.687 % since 1961.

The top ranked country, Turkey, accounted for 27.5 % of fig production in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 55.5 % share while the ten largest countries some 87.4 % in 2014.

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

Fig Production Unit 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Albania tonnes 18,000 19,517 18,387 19,600 20,570
Algeria tonnes 78,735 83,801 123,763 120,187 110,058
Brazil tonnes 22,565 24,146 25,727 26,233 28,010
China tonnes 9,000 10,000 11,069 12,643 11,442
Egypt tonnes 304,110 286,682 184,972 165,483 171,062
India tonnes 12,729 12,898 13,073 13,237 13,404
Iran tonnes 76,414 76,414 76,414 67,438 67,440
Japan tonnes 15,172 14,957 14,763 14,500 14,568
Morocco tonnes 69,723 109,200 109,735 114,770 102,694
Portugal tonnes 16,600 16,356 16,670 16,386 16,702
Spain tonnes 30,828 29,120 30,351 28,993 23,285
Syria tonnes 40,262 53,724 40,966 42,944 41,224
Tunisia tonnes 25,000 28,000 26,000 26,000 25,000
Turkey tonnes 205,067 244,351 254,838 260,508 274,535
USA tonnes 39,280 39,689 37,113 35,072 31,751