Based on a comparison of 75 countries in 2014, Russia ranked the highest in oat production with 5,274 kt followed by Canada and Poland. On the other end of the scale was Syria with 0.010 kt, Ghana with 0.040 kt and Lebanon with 0.133 kt.
Total oat production reached 21,814 kt in 2014 in the World according to Faostat. This is 9.2 % less than in the previous year and -19.4 % less than 10 years ago.
Historically, total oat production reached an all time high of 54,506 kt in 1971 and an all time low of 19,723 kt in 2010. The average annual growth amounted to -1.54 % since 1961.
The top ranked country, Russia, accounted for 24.2 % of oat production in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 44.2 % share while the ten largest countries some 72.0 % in 2014.