Which Country Produces the Most Vetch?

Vetch Production (tonnes), 2018 or latest
Agriculture | March 17, 2020
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Based on a comparison of 35 countries in 2018, Ethiopia ranked the highest in vetch production with 337,141 tonnes followed by Russia and Spain. On the other end of the scale was Hungary with 16.0 tonnes, Moldova with 63.0 tonnes and Algeria with 72.0 tonnes.

Total vetch production reached 934,390 tonnes in 2018 in the World according to Faostat. This is 2.9 % more than in the previous year and -4.95 % less than 10 years ago.

Historically, total vetch production reached an all time high of 2,315,556 tonnes in 1964 and an all time low of 746,110 tonnes in 2010. The average annual growth amounted to -1.21 % since 1961.

The top ranked country, Ethiopia, accounted for 36.1 % of vetch production in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 67.3 % share while the ten largest countries some 93.5 % in 2018.

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

Vetch Production Unit 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Australia tonnes 17,000 14,680 14,800 13,000 11,669
Belarus tonnes ... ... ... ... ... 66,912 58,200 86,797 70,857 43,184
Bosnia and Herzegovina tonnes 901 1,088 947 1,896 4,269
Ethiopia tonnes 325,581 317,322 251,439 317,107 297,097
Greece tonnes 11,854 11,849 14,645 12,783 1,348
Italy tonnes 8,643 8,736 8,859 9,050 9,016
Jordan tonnes 6,134 18,171 10,308 6,586 10,097
Mexico tonnes 116,111 115,598 116,796 123,314 119,799
Morocco tonnes 5,800 8,400 15,700 9,967 11,356
Russia tonnes 121,684 93,422 127,003 136,011 147,949
Serbia tonnes ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 24,101 28,335 28,395 28,162 28,031
Spain tonnes 60,067 82,200 107,000 102,288 114,932
Syria tonnes 13,662 10,345 9,879 12,957 13,251
Turkey tonnes 104,342 114,218 65,962 67,385 58,318
Ukraine tonnes 31,700 16,540 25,100 24,890 23,760