Which Country Produces the Most Okra?

Okra Production (tonnes), 2016 or latest
Agriculture | October 18, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 44 countries in 2016, India ranked the highest in okra production with 5,507,000 tonnes followed by Nigeria and Sudan. On the other end of the scale was Djibouti with 27.0 tonnes, Belize with 60.0 tonnes and Puerto Rico with 162 tonnes.

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

Okra Production Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Benin tonnes 45,597 48,337 62,058 48,239 48,907
Cameroon tonnes 60,384 63,533 69,060 75,284 75,960
Egypt tonnes 86,232 84,041 97,108 76,625 55,166
Ghana tonnes 50,000 55,000 60,000 63,860 66,360
India tonnes 4,803,000 5,784,000 6,259,000 6,350,000 6,346,370
Iraq tonnes 151,219 158,014 130,547 142,409 123,583
Ivory Coast tonnes 125,748 129,594 134,260 139,094 136,616
Malaysia tonnes 26,267 28,871 27,660 34,370 45,130
Mali tonnes 345,050 147,169 194,609 165,403 163,840
Mexico tonnes 18,447 26,666 26,210 13,689 22,045
Nigeria tonnes 1,083,620 843,500 1,999,200 1,886,200 2,039,500
Pakistan tonnes 107,453 102,577 110,114 108,426 112,983
Philippines tonnes 29,716 29,129 29,774 30,122 30,274
Saudi Arabia tonnes 52,884 53,528 46,266 44,454 31,111
Sudan tonnes ... ... ... 263,000 263,263 284,000