Which Country Produces the Most Grapefruits?

Grapefruit Production Including Pomelo (tonnes), 2014
Agriculture | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 69 countries in 2014, China ranked the highest in grapefruit production with 3,702,150 tonnes followed by USA and Vietnam. On the other end of the scale was Malta with 7.00 tonnes, Cameroon with 98.0 tonnes and Iraq with 217 tonnes.

Total grapefruit production reached 7,994,880 tonnes in 2014 in the World according to Faostat. This is 5.74 % less than in the previous year and 31.9 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total grapefruit production reached an all time high of 8,453,446 tonnes in 2013 and an all time low of 1,910,557 tonnes in 1963. The average annual growth amounted to 2.50 % since 1961.

The top ranked country, China, accounted for 46.3 % of grapefruit production in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 64.0 % share while the ten largest countries some 88.9 % in 2014.

Data for more countries are available at Grapefruit Production Including Pomelo indicator page.

Grapefruit Production Including Pomelo Unit 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Argentina tonnes 243,695 237,479 188,820 172,382 132,196
Brazil tonnes 72,930 74,014 75,188 76,309 78,000
China tonnes 2,517,709 2,677,018 2,784,000 3,206,727 3,370,300
India tonnes 200,000 216,000 260,600 196,000 322,500
Iran tonnes 45,933 56,577 63,399 78,027 82,394
Israel tonnes 241,082 249,414 204,408 183,682 246,618
Mexico tonnes 394,865 431,670 400,934 397,267 415,471
South Africa tonnes 340,927 406,628 343,055 415,545 304,559
Sudan tonnes 165,000 174,000 183,000 184,325 196,000
Taiwan tonnes 88,436 91,288 100,820 82,932 84,429
Thailand tonnes 320,122 305,500 294,949 270,447 245,500
Tunisia tonnes 84,097 86,494 88,899 91,319 96,000
Turkey tonnes 167,765 190,973 213,768 218,988 226,738
USA tonnes 1,404,320 1,182,970 1,123,095 1,146,683 1,204,000
Vietnam tonnes 360,000 381,458 400,126 424,289 437,436