Which Country Produces the Most Sorghum?

Sorghum Production (kt), 2016 or latest
Agriculture | October 18, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 109 countries in 2016, USA ranked the highest in sorghum production with 12,199 kt followed by Nigeria and Sudan. On the other end of the scale was Turkey with 0.003 kt, Azerbaijan with 0.016 kt and Tajikistan with 0.016 kt.

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

Sorghum Production Unit 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Argentina kt 3,637 4,458 4,252 3,636 3,466
Australia kt 1,508 1,935 2,239 2,230 1,282
Brazil kt 1,532 1,931 2,017 2,126 2,279
Burkina Faso kt 1,990 1,506 1,924 1,880 1,708
Cameroon kt 1,099 1,146 1,200 1,260 1,150
Chad kt 1,018 648 1,172 799 922
China kt 2,456 2,051 2,556 2,892 2,885
Ethiopia kt 3,960 3,951 3,604 3,829 4,339
India kt 6,698 7,003 5,980 5,280 5,540
Mali kt 1,251 1,191 1,322 1,468 1,272
Mexico kt 6,940 6,429 6,970 6,308 8,394
Niger kt 1,302 770 1,376 1,320 1,426
Nigeria kt 7,141 5,690 5,837 5,300 6,883
Sudan kt 2,630 4,605 2,249 4,524 6,281
USA kt 8,775 5,410 6,293 9,966 10,988