Papaya production reached 8.15 kt in 2016 in El Salvador, according to Faostat. This is 34 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, papaya production in El Salvador reached an all time high of 71.2 kt in 2009 and an all time low of 1.30 kt in 1961. When compared to El Salvador's main peers, papaya production in Costa Rica amounted to 100 kt, 96.9 kt in Guatemala and 7.78 kt in Honduras in 2016.
El Salvador has been ranked 33rd within the group of 58 countries we follow in terms of papaya production, 14 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.