Which Country Produces the Most Watermelons?

Watermelon Production (kt), 2016 or latest
Agriculture | October 18, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 104 countries in 2016, China ranked the highest in watermelon production with 79,043 kt followed by Turkey and Iran. On the other end of the scale was Djibouti with 0.070 kt, Puerto Rico with 0.087 kt and Brunei with 0.116 kt.

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

Watermelon Production Unit 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Afghanistan kt 251 203 190 176 301
Algeria kt 1,224 1,285 1,495 1,501 1,614
Brazil kt 2,053 2,199 2,080 2,164 2,171
China kt 68,181 68,893 70,713 72,944 74,843
Egypt kt 1,637 1,509 1,875 1,595 2,015
Iran kt 3,208 3,192 3,220 3,686 4,011
Kazakhstan kt 784 786 818 939 1,013
Mexico kt 1,037 1,002 1,034 953 946
Russia kt 1,152 1,575 1,453 1,420 1,428
South Korea kt 679 609 643 673 687
Spain kt 782 766 871 870 859
Turkey kt 3,683 3,864 4,022 3,887 3,886
USA kt 1,893 1,639 1,640 1,638 1,509
Uzbekistan kt 1,182 1,295 1,418 1,558 1,696
Vietnam kt 532 679 1,116 1,163 1,096