Production of barley for beer reached 800 kt in 2014 in Ireland, according to Faostat. This is 0.1 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, production of barley for beer in Ireland reached an all time high of 1,258 kt in 1998 and an all time low of 346 kt in 1963. When compared to Ireland's main peers, production of barley for beer in Canada amounted to 1,894 kt, 1,389 kt in France, 20.2 kt in Iceland and 4,120 kt in United Kingdom in 2014.
Ireland has been ranked 35th within the group of 150 countries we follow in terms of production of barley for beer, 1 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.