Based on a comparison of 17 countries in 2014, China ranked the highest in persimmon production with 3,730,800 tonnes followed by South Korea and Spain. On the other end of the scale was Mexico with 175 tonnes, Chile with 670 tonnes and Australia with 715 tonnes.
Total persimmon production reached 4,446,898 tonnes in 2014 in the World according to Faostat. This is 4.28 % less than in the previous year and 34.8 % more than 10 years ago.
Historically, total persimmon production reached an all time high of 4,637,357 tonnes in 2013 and an all time low of 836,286 tonnes in 1971. The average annual growth amounted to 2.87 % since 1961.
The top ranked country, China, accounted for 83.9 % of persimmon production in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 99.0 % share while the ten largest countries some 117 % in 2014.