Which Country Produces the Most Potatoes?

Potato Production (kt), 2016 or latest
Agriculture | October 18, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 149 countries in 2016, China ranked the highest in potato production with 99,066 kt followed by India and Russia. On the other end of the scale was Bahrain with 0.034 kt, Qatar with 0.069 kt and Eritrea with 0.148 kt.

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

Potato Production Unit 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Algeria kt 3,300 3,862 4,219 4,887 4,674
Bangladesh kt 7,930 8,326 8,205 8,603 8,950
Belarus kt 7,831 7,148 6,911 5,911 6,280
China kt 81,534 88,290 92,762 95,942 95,515
Egypt kt 3,643 4,338 4,758 4,265 4,611
France kt 6,622 7,440 6,376 6,957 8,085
Germany kt 10,143 11,837 10,666 9,670 11,607
India kt 36,577 42,339 41,483 45,344 46,395
Iran kt 4,275 4,708 5,069 4,598 4,989
Netherlands kt 6,844 7,333 6,766 6,577 7,100
Poland kt 8,448 9,362 9,092 7,290 7,689
Russia kt 21,141 32,681 29,533 30,199 31,501
USA kt 18,350 19,506 21,091 19,715 20,057
Ukraine kt 18,705 24,248 23,250 22,259 23,693
United Kingdom kt 6,056 6,310 4,553 5,685 5,911