Which Country Produces the Most Roots and Tubers?

Root and Tuber Production (kt), 2016 or latest
Agriculture | October 18, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 173 countries in 2016, Nigeria ranked the highest in root and tuber production with 98,592 kt followed by India and Rwanda. On the other end of the scale was Singapore with 0.015 kt, Qatar with 0.021 kt and Cayman Islands with 0.045 kt.

Data for more countries are available at Root and Tuber Production indicator page.

Root and Tuber Production Unit 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Angola kt 11,279 14,633 15,687 16,220 11,935
Bangladesh kt 6,955 5,573 8,237 8,624 8,458
Belarus kt 8,749 7,125 7,831 7,148 6,911
Brazil kt 31,181 28,556 29,243 30,056 27,502
Germany kt 11,369 11,618 10,202 11,800 10,666
India kt 44,808 45,134 45,732 51,462 51,302
Netherlands kt 6,923 7,181 6,844 7,333 6,766
Nigeria kt 89,409 73,248 84,052 97,185 100,000
Poland kt 10,462 9,703 8,766 8,197 9,092
Russia kt 28,846 31,134 21,141 32,681 29,533
Rwanda kt 28,846 31,134 21,141 32,681 29,533
USA kt 19,665 20,507 19,421 20,713 22,194
Uganda kt 8,449 8,634 8,831 8,077 8,357
Ukraine kt 19,545 19,666 18,705 24,248 23,250
Vietnam kt 11,016 10,130 10,309 11,685 11,608