Sunflower seed production reached 0.769 kt in 2016 in Afghanistan, according to Faostat. This is 121 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, sunflower seed production in Afghanistan reached an all time high of 20.0 kt in 2005 and an all time low of 0.240 kt in 2009. When compared to Afghanistan's main peers, sunflower seed production in Iran amounted to 39.9 kt, 173 kt in Pakistan and 12.4 kt in Tajikistan in 2016.
Afghanistan has been ranked 64th within the group of 70 countries we follow in terms of sunflower seed production, 10 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.