Which Country Produces the Most Pumpkins?

Pumpkin, Squash and Gourd Production (kt), 2018
Agriculture | March 17, 2020
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Based on a comparison of 100 countries in 2018, China ranked the highest in pumpkin, squash and gourd production with 8,134 kt followed by India and Ukraine. On the other end of the scale was Djibouti with 0.017 kt, Belize with 0.134 kt and Papua New Guinea with 0.152 kt.

Total pumpkin, squash and gourd production reached 27,655 kt in 2018 in the World according to Faostat. This is 1.94 % more than in the previous year and 21.7 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total pumpkin, squash and gourd production reached an all time high of 27,655 kt in 2018 and an all time low of 5,585 kt in 1965. The average annual growth amounted to 2.53 % since 1961.

The top ranked country, China, accounted for 29.4 % of pumpkin, squash and gourd production in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 54.4 % share while the ten largest countries some 72.7 % in 2018.

Data for more countries are available at Pumpkin, Squash and Gourd Production indicator page.

Pumpkin, Squash and Gourd Production Unit 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Algeria kt 228 261 285 302 271
China kt 7,000 7,100 7,248 7,617 7,783
Cuba kt 361 454 500 482 519
Egypt kt 560 495 445 458 438
India kt 4,900 4,900 5,009 5,206 5,331
Indonesia kt 428 388 358 431 603
Italy kt 558 562 570 581 582
Malawi kt ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 597 611 403
Mexico kt 565 545 567 590 677
Russia kt 1,081 1,128 1,232 1,370 1,197
South Korea kt 325 323 345 364 298
Spain kt 514 533 462 557 679
Turkey kt 428 424 394 408 490
USA kt ... ... 880 788 863 615 779
Ukraine kt 588 1,133 1,105 1,062 1,210