Which Country Produces the Most Pineapples?

Pineapple Production (kt), 2018
Agriculture | March 17, 2020
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Based on a comparison of 74 countries in 2018, Costa Rica ranked the highest in pineapple production with 3,418 kt followed by Philippines and Brazil. On the other end of the scale was Seychelles with 0.040 kt, East Timor with 0.104 kt and Zimbabwe with 0.141 kt.

Total pineapple production reached 27,924 kt in 2018 in the World according to Faostat. This is 1.94 % more than in the previous year and 28.6 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total pineapple production reached an all time high of 27,924 kt in 2018 and an all time low of 3,832 kt in 1961. The average annual growth amounted to 3.55 % since 1961.

The top ranked country, Costa Rica, accounted for 12.2 % of pineapple production in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 31.5 % share while the ten largest countries some 70.1 % in 2018.

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

Pineapple Production Unit 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Angola kt 281 479 599 627 568
Brazil kt 2,547 2,484 2,646 2,654 2,559
China kt 1,192 1,272 1,297 1,339 1,400
Colombia kt 487 640 653 777 980
Costa Rica kt 2,644 2,720 2,878 2,772 2,923
Ghana kt 600 637 662 662 662
India kt 1,500 1,571 1,737 1,984 1,924
Indonesia kt 1,782 1,883 1,835 1,730 1,396
Mexico kt 760 772 817 840 876
Nigeria kt 1,437 1,448 1,473 1,501 1,565
Peru kt 437 439 455 451 461
Philippines kt 2,398 2,459 2,507 2,583 2,612
Thailand kt 2,400 2,068 1,917 1,734 1,779
Venezuela kt 417 462 462 481 478
Vietnam kt 576 585 591 578 555