Which Country Produces the Most Sorghum?

Sorghum Production (kt)
Agriculture | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 109 countries in 2014, USA ranked the highest in sorghum production with 10,988 kt followed by Mexico and Nigeria. On the other end of the scale was Azerbaijan with 0.001 kt, Kyrgyzstan with 0.016 kt and Fiji with 0.026 kt.

Total sorghum production reached 57,636 kt in 2014 in the World according to Faostat. This is 6.5 % less than in the previous year and -0.834 % less than 10 years ago.

Historically, total sorghum production reached an all time high of 77,567 kt in 1985 and an all time low of 40,932 kt in 1961. The average annual growth amounted to 0.648 % since 1961.

The top ranked country, USA, accounted for 19.1 % of sorghum production in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 45.3 % share while the ten largest countries some 91.0 % in 2014.