Which Country Produces the Most Lettuce?

Lettuce and Chicory Production (kt), 2014
Agriculture | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 94 countries in 2014, China ranked the highest in lettuce and chicory production with 13,655 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 Puerto Rico with 0.096 kt.

Total lettuce and chicory production reached 25,301 kt in 2014 in the World according to Faostat. This is 1.6 % more than in the previous year and 11.7 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total lettuce and chicory production reached an all time high of 25,546 kt in 2012 and an all time low of 6,061 kt in 1964. The average annual growth amounted to 2.56 % since 1961.

The top ranked country, China, accounted for 54.0 % of lettuce and chicory production in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 73.3 % share while the ten largest countries some 88.3 % in 2014.

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