Which Country Produces the Most Papayas?

Papaya Production (kt), 2016 or latest
Agriculture | October 18, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 60 countries in 2016, India ranked the highest in papaya production with 5,699 kt followed by Brazil and Mexico. On the other end of the scale was Zimbabwe with 0.043 kt, Cameroon with 0.044 kt and Israel with 0.061 kt.

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

Papaya Production Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Bangladesh kt 113 125 120 125 131
Brazil kt 1,872 1,854 1,518 1,583 1,603
Colombia kt 158 153 144 168 155
Cuba kt 136 135 179 198 140
Dem. Republic of the Congo kt 226 228 225 215 217
Dominican Republic kt 498 498 521 532 705
India kt 4,196 4,457 5,382 5,544 5,639
Indonesia kt 676 958 906 910 840
Mexico kt 616 634 713 765 836
Nigeria kt 750 760 775 800 850
Peru kt 187 126 124 150 148
Philippines kt 166 158 165 166 173
Taiwan kt 129 151 133 130 142 ... ...
Thailand kt 212 205 206 170 158
Venezuela kt 163 172 178 185 175