Which Country Produces the Most Oranges?

Orange Production (kt), 2018
Agriculture | March 9, 2020
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Based on a comparison of 106 countries in 2018, Brazil ranked the highest in orange production with 16,714 kt followed by China and India. On the other end of the scale was Djibouti with 0.005 kt, Seychelles with 0.045 kt and Russia with 0.083 kt.

Total orange production reached 75,538 kt in 2018 in the World according to Faostat. This is 2.61 % more than in the previous year and 8.16 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total orange production reached an all time high of 75,538 kt in 2018 and an all time low of 15,976 kt in 1961. The average annual growth amounted to 2.76 % since 1961.

The top ranked country, Brazil, accounted for 22.1 % of orange production in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 45.3 % share while the ten largest countries some 75.4 % in 2018.

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

Orange Production Unit 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Algeria kt 803 891 955 1,005 893
Brazil kt 18,013 17,550 16,928 16,953 16,980
China kt 7,096 7,306 7,802 8,052 8,283
Egypt kt 2,786 2,855 3,136 3,351 2,939
India kt 4,360 6,426 7,318 7,710 7,581
Indonesia kt 1,612 1,655 1,927 1,856 2,138
Iran kt 2,456 2,547 1,530 1,530 1,561
Italy kt 1,771 1,701 1,669 1,905 1,590
Mexico kt 3,667 4,410 4,533 4,516 4,603
Morocco kt 962 759 1,001 869 909
Pakistan kt 1,503 1,401 1,517 1,677 1,641
South Africa kt 1,644 1,811 1,797 1,763 1,366
Spain kt 2,942 3,394 3,494 2,935 3,674
Turkey kt 1,661 1,781 1,780 1,817 1,850
USA kt 8,268 7,501 6,140 5,763 5,523