Which Country Produces the Most Pistachios?

Pistachio Production (tonnes), 2016
Agriculture | October 18, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 22 countries in 2016, USA ranked the highest in pistachio production with 406,646 tonnes followed by Iran and Turkey. On the other end of the scale was Mauritius with 4.00 tonnes, Cyprus with 9.00 tonnes and Azerbaijan with 25.0 tonnes.

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

Pistachio Production Unit 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Afghanistan tonnes 2,599 2,754 2,754 2,769 2,784
Australia tonnes ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 1,000 1,792 1,380 1,334 1,308
China tonnes 58,000 74,000 72,000 74,000 75,554
Greece tonnes 7,908 8,009 7,995 7,122 8,566
Iran tonnes 216,000 157,000 183,001 225,001 440,814
Italy tonnes 2,873 3,079 943 3,227 3,555
Jordan tonnes ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 623 630 675 732 727
Kyrgyzstan tonnes ... ... ... 800 800 800 900 900
Madagascar tonnes 211 1,000 1,900 1,900 1,821
Spain tonnes 2,745 2,708 2,681 2,489 2,428
Syria tonnes 57,471 55,610 57,195 54,516 28,786
Tunisia tonnes 2,300 2,100 1,400 2,100 2,500
Turkey tonnes 128,000 112,000 150,000 88,600 80,000
USA tonnes 236,775 201,395 275,500 213,188 233,146
Uzbekistan tonnes 200 500 500 600 700