Which Country Produces the Most Lupins?

Lupin Production (tonnes), 2018
Agriculture | March 17, 2020
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Based on a comparison of 26 countries in 2018, Australia ranked the highest in lupin production with 714,254 tonnes followed by Russia and Poland. On the other end of the scale was Portugal with 6.00 tonnes, Syria with 7.00 tonnes and Lebanon with 117 tonnes.

Total lupin production reached 1,188,213 tonnes in 2018 in the World according to Faostat. This is 36.2 % less than in the previous year and 18.9 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total lupin production reached an all time high of 2,103,216 tonnes in 1999 and an all time low of 266,442 tonnes in 1979. The average annual growth amounted to 1.12 % since 1961.

The top ranked country, Australia, accounted for 60.1 % of lupin production in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 82.0 % share while the ten largest countries some 97.7 % in 2018.

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

Lupin Production Unit 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Australia tonnes 981,512 458,700 625,600 549,100 651,946
Belarus tonnes ... ... ... ... ... 42,495 28,954 34,137 24,013 14,950
Chile tonnes 38,949 40,864 16,781 20,562 27,507
France tonnes 6,197 7,622 15,020 17,357 16,804
Germany tonnes ... ... ... ... ... 31,500 31,100 40,800 38,300 50,000
Greece tonnes 379 520 1,504 3,853 5,715
Italy tonnes 4,725 4,728 4,759 4,748 4,717
Lithuania tonnes 5,100 3,800 3,100 4,847 4,564
Morocco tonnes 50,640 53,383 55,483 58,422 61,061
Peru tonnes 11,746 12,042 12,156 13,305 14,019
Poland tonnes 77,799 102,044 139,802 291,182 206,247
Russia tonnes 26,361 38,443 75,690 174,052 184,689
South Africa tonnes 10,968 11,164 11,337 9,398 8,672
Spain tonnes 2,800 2,500 2,962 3,294 3,373
Ukraine tonnes ... ... ... 31,000 18,940 28,930 30,850 31,210