Which Country Produces the Most Persimmon?

Persimmon Production (tonnes), 2018
Agriculture | March 17, 2020
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Based on a comparison of 16 countries in 2018, China ranked the highest in persimmon production with 3,084,458 tonnes followed by Spain and South Korea. On the other end of the scale was Mexico with 54.0 tonnes, Chile with 596 tonnes and Australia with 719 tonnes.

Total persimmon production reached 4,711,458 tonnes in 2018 in the World according to Faostat. This is 3.74 % more than in the previous year and 18.9 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total persimmon production reached an all time high of 4,711,458 tonnes in 2018 and an all time low of 836,286 tonnes in 1971. The average annual growth amounted to 2.77 % since 1961.

The top ranked country, China, accounted for 65.5 % of persimmon production in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 83.3 % share while the ten largest countries some 98.0 % in 2018.

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

Persimmon Production Unit 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Australia tonnes 660 702 720 718 712
Azerbaijan tonnes 140,082 143,106 140,405 146,566 142,920
Brazil tonnes 158,241 173,169 182,290 192,327 162,184
Chile tonnes 700 670 588 449 514
China tonnes 2,910,000 2,878,700 2,955,600 2,949,600 2,967,300
Iran tonnes 12,428 19,725 28,899 20,350 22,991
Israel tonnes 31,060 35,692 36,592 25,000 27,000
Italy tonnes 51,165 41,858 39,149 47,322 48,626
Japan tonnes 253,800 214,700 240,600 242,000 232,900
Nepal tonnes 2,806 1,936 1,918 2,401 2,846
New Zealand tonnes 2,350 2,501 2,600 2,520 2,458
Slovenia tonnes ... ... ... ... ... 681 696 801 2,138 2,119
South Korea tonnes 401,049 265,049 428,363 303,526 286,388
Spain tonnes 212,300 242,800 245,000 268,764 321,247
Uzbekistan tonnes ... ... 56,000 75,000 66,000 70,000 69,773