Maize production reached 411 kt in 2016 in Nicaragua, according to Faostat. This is 40.9 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, maize production in Nicaragua reached an all time high of 589 kt in 2003 and an all time low of 131 kt in 1972. When compared to Nicaragua's main peers, maize production in Costa Rica amounted to 9.54 kt, 923 kt in El Salvador, 649 kt in Honduras and 28,251 kt in Mexico in 2016.
Nicaragua has been ranked 77th within the group of 152 countries we follow in terms of maize production, 6 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.