Yam production reached 21.9 kt in 2016 in Costa Rica, according to Faostat. This is 7.18 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, yam production in Costa Rica reached an all time high of 49.6 kt in 2006 and an all time low of 4.50 kt in 1989. When compared to Costa Rica's main peers, yam production in Nicaragua amounted to 1.00 kt and 12.8 kt in Panama in 2016.
Costa Rica has been ranked 27th within the group of 42 countries we follow in terms of yam production, 5 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.