Chickpea production reached 7,819 kt in 2016 in India, according to Faostat. This is 6.67 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, chickpea production in India reached an all time high of 9,530 kt in 2014 and an all time low of 3,356 kt in 1980. When compared to India's main peers, chickpea production in Bangladesh amounted to 7.94 kt, 14.3 kt in China and 517 kt in Pakistan in 2016.
India has been ranked 1st within the group of 55 countries we follow in terms of chickpea production, 1 places above the position seen 10 years ago.