Production of dates reached 57,726 tonnes in 2016 in Yemen, according to Faostat. This is 12.5 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, production of dates in Yemen reached an all time high of 57,849 tonnes in 2010 and an all time low of 14,240 tonnes in 1980. When compared to Yemen's main peers, production of dates in Djibouti amounted to 114 tonnes, 348,642 tonnes in Oman and 964,536 tonnes in Saudi Arabia in 2016.
Yemen has been ranked 15th within the group of 38 countries we follow in terms of production of dates, 1 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.