Which Country Produces the Most Lettuce?

Lettuce and Chicory Production (kt), 2016 or latest
Agriculture | October 18, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 95 countries in 2016, China ranked the highest in lettuce and chicory production with 14,929 kt followed by USA and India. On the other end of the scale was Djibouti with 0.002 kt, Brunei with 0.009 kt and Ethiopia with 0.076 kt.

Data for more countries are available at Lettuce and Chicory Production indicator page.

Lettuce and Chicory Production Unit 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Australia kt 159 145 115 164 123
China kt 13,000 13,430 14,000 13,500 13,758
France kt 328 315 327 307 238
Germany kt 304 313 416 344 342
India kt 1,024 1,048 1,075 1,080 1,097
Iran kt 667 679 658 224 412
Italy kt 843 819 689 730 709
Japan kt 538 542 566 579 578
Mexico kt 341 370 335 381 407
Netherlands kt 83.3 83.5 92.5 90.0 89.0
Niger kt 66.5 68.9 64.6 76.8 90.2
Spain kt 809 868 877 904 903
Turkey kt 419 424 419 437 451
USA kt 4,106 4,071 4,176 3,829 3,791
United Kingdom kt 134 132 123 126 135