Production of barley for beer reached 343 kt in 2014 in Switzerland, according to Faostat. This is 1.84 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, production of barley for beer in Switzerland reached an all time high of 471 kt in 1971 and an all time low of 285 kt in 2000. When compared to Switzerland's main peers, production of barley for beer in Austria amounted to 921 kt, 1,389 kt in France, 8,723 kt in Germany and 1,297 kt in Italy in 2014.
Switzerland has been ranked 61st within the group of 150 countries we follow in terms of production of barley for beer, 13 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.