Production of dates reached 10,627 tonnes in 2016 in Bahrain, according to Faostat. This is 2.63 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, production of dates in Bahrain reached an all time high of 38,242 tonnes in 1977 and an all time low of 5,712 tonnes in 1990. When compared to Bahrain's main peers, production of dates in Iran amounted to 1,065,704 tonnes, 98,366 tonnes in Kuwait, 28,877 tonnes in Qatar and 964,536 tonnes in Saudi Arabia in 2016.
Bahrain has been ranked 26th within the group of 38 countries we follow in terms of production of dates, 3 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.