Which Country Produces the Most Olives?

Olive Production (kt), 2016 or latest
Agriculture | October 18, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 40 countries in 2016, Spain ranked the highest in olive production with 6,560 kt followed by Greece and Italy. On the other end of the scale was Malta with 0.030 kt, Kuwait with 0.060 kt and Uzbekistan with 0.116 kt.

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

Olive Production Unit 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Algeria kt 311 611 394 579 483
Argentina kt 165 170 175 172 174
Egypt kt 391 460 563 542 566
Greece kt 2,560 2,491 2,764 1,752 2,592
Italy kt 3,171 3,182 3,018 2,941 1,964
Jordan kt 172 132 156 128 156
Lebanon kt 200 88.0 70.0 105 114
Libya kt 176 188 186 186 187
Morocco kt 1,506 1,416 1,316 1,182 1,573
Portugal kt 445 520 430 652 455
Spain kt 7,198 7,820 3,849 9,276 4,560
Syria kt 960 1,095 1,050 842 392
Tunisia kt 873 562 963 1,100 376
Turkey kt 1,415 1,750 1,820 1,676 1,768
USA kt 187 64.6 145 151 86.2