Which Country Produces the Most Linseed?

Linseed Production (tonnes), 2014 or latest
Agriculture | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 52 countries in 2014, Canada ranked the highest in linseed production with 872,500 tonnes followed by Kazakhstan and China. On the other end of the scale was Turkey with 3.00 tonnes, Estonia with 49.0 tonnes and Ecuador with 56.0 tonnes.

Total linseed production reached 2,095,150 tonnes in 2014 in the World according to Faostat. This is 10 % less than in the previous year and 8.70 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total linseed production reached an all time high of 4,235,815 tonnes in 1970 and an all time low of 1,664,661 tonnes in 2007. The average annual growth amounted to -0.684 % since 1961.

The top ranked country, Canada, accounted for 41.6 % of linseed production in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 80.2 % share while the ten largest countries some 121 % in 2014.

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

Linseed Production Unit 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Argentina tonnes 9,564 19,505 32,170 21,390 17,070
Bangladesh tonnes 7,810 7,050 6,870 6,705 6,313
Belarus tonnes 19,468 10,033 10,399 13,143 8,664
Canada tonnes 861,100 930,100 423,000 368,300 488,900
China tonnes 349,655 318,135 352,812 358,641 390,505
Ethiopia tonnes 169,855 150,629 65,421 112,761 122,064
France tonnes 14,600 43,113 40,795 30,547 23,742
India tonnes 163,000 169,200 153,700 147,000 152,000
Kazakhstan tonnes 10,300 47,650 94,610 273,080 157,880
Nepal tonnes 5,268 4,756 3,250 3,005 1,538
Russia tonnes 92,930 102,620 178,213 471,220 369,043
Sweden tonnes 5,400 18,800 23,600 23,000 12,400
USA tonnes 145,192 188,550 230,030 141,783 147,280
Ukraine tonnes 20,800 37,300 46,800 51,100 41,400
United Kingdom tonnes 29,298 54,000 72,000 71,000 42,000