World: cereal production in metric tonnes

Cereals (Rice Milled Equivalent) 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 2013
Total World 1,087,290,000 1,418,010,000 1,779,780,000 1,861,040,000 2,241,890,000 2,532,340,000
Afghanistan 3,390,120 3,933,800 2,594,110 1,853,420 5,733,220 6,349,800
Albania 533,779 876,271 894,669 565,800 693,800 660,500
Algeria 2,057,370 2,418,670 1,626,520 934,431 4,002,250 5,067,210
Angola 565,942 431,337 247,501 517,712 1,176,050 1,662,820
Antigua and Barbuda 60 29 50 48 83 90
Argentina 19,786,500 18,563,800 19,981,000 38,454,000 46,735,000 50,108,600
Armenia .. .. .. 220,819 321,954 543,659
Australia 12,821,300 16,198,100 22,737,600 34,080,400 33,440,300 35,211,000
Austria 3,070,550 4,826,200 5,289,750 4,722,490 5,338,290 4,857,560
Azerbaijan .. .. .. 1,488,790 1,927,470 2,928,430
Bahamas 510 719 750 312 678 700
Bangladesh 11,339,200 14,764,900 18,829,600 26,973,000 35,192,500 37,859,100
Barbados 1,600 2,000 2,300 300 287 340
Belarus .. .. .. 4,565,000 6,725,490 7,234,810
Belgium .. .. .. 2,513,100 3,041,410 3,097,500
Belize 18,206 24,573 28,299 44,609 82,897 105,106
Benin 283,375 342,560 542,255 976,984 1,291,820 1,622,950
Bhutan 110,682 139,252 102,953 91,898 120,779 160,296
Bolivia (Plurinational State of) 454,768 594,195 722,297 1,144,830 1,986,480 2,088,470
Bosnia and Herzegovina .. .. .. 930,230 1,104,910 1,222,500
Botswana 11,530 45,900 54,430 24,776 50,345 43,800
Brazil 21,183,100 29,962,200 30,019,200 42,200,500 71,419,700 97,157,200
Brunei Darussalam 4,523 1,832 620 199 715 1,234
Bulgaria 6,766,580 7,625,140 8,117,560 4,381,390 7,111,300 8,346,200
Burkina Faso 1,053,040 1,034,600 1,501,980 2,251,900 4,470,420 4,988,100
Burundi 167,206 213,270 279,980 237,526 296,389 240,949
Cabo Verde 924 8,500 11,418 24,341 7,047 6,000
Cambodia 2,680,940 1,246,240 1,755,500 2,842,380 6,272,900 7,140,780
Cameroon 733,156 876,597 797,915 1,254,410 2,960,860 3,024,350
Canada 28,560,700 41,364,700 56,806,200 51,090,400 45,661,800 66,372,400
Central African Rep. 89,857 95,531 86,538 157,908 236,013 252,147
Chad 663,216 557,216 579,403 899,194 2,092,890 2,451,110
Chile 1,815,450 1,722,790 2,935,310 2,544,790 3,556,940 3,960,630
China 161,008,000 230,600,000 338,888,000 342,651,000 431,703,000 483,451,000
Colombia 1,637,580 2,630,840 3,609,270 3,182,640 2,893,640 3,473,020
Comoros 10,170 13,871 13,632 15,538 22,491 27,143
Congo 6,668 10,805 5,552 9,520 24,401 31,084
Congo, DR 606,358 810,978 1,360,020 1,459,560 1,422,330 1,552,530
Costa Rica 135,787 270,765 214,297 196,204 197,369 163,757
Croatia .. .. .. 2,769,940 3,008,880 3,189,780
Cuba 338,007 414,815 381,956 642,118 627,771 875,094
Cyprus 99,974 95,220 108,500 47,950 65,732 78,780
Czech Rep. .. .. .. 6,467,640 6,881,860 7,516,910
Côte d'Ivoire 486,805 720,040 1,012,360 1,078,840 1,560,120 2,026,890
Denmark 6,231,950 7,070,000 9,606,980 9,412,660 8,863,200 9,104,000
Djibouti .. .. 10 11 13 16
Dominica 160 230 150 340 170 200
Dominican Rep. 198,670 320,572 345,860 416,536 605,166 596,253
Ecuador 574,164 553,262 1,102,830 1,493,810 2,164,580 2,597,960
Egypt 6,610,870 7,306,340 11,967,500 18,107,400 18,023,000 21,407,400
El Salvador 539,766 709,749 804,380 763,103 957,119 1,031,650
Eritrea .. .. .. 124,549 243,594 265,000
Estonia .. .. .. 696,647 678,472 973,050
Ethiopia .. .. .. 8,014,830 17,731,100 22,645,500
Fiji 14,748 12,953 19,660 9,790 6,066 4,459
Finland 2,868,500 3,305,900 4,296,400 4,102,900 2,992,300 4,083,700
France 31,413,200 48,016,400 55,070,200 65,659,800 65,591,100 67,491,000
French Guiana 235 240 14,440 13,112 3,692 1,493
Gabon 8,397 10,547 23,398 26,567 42,486 46,134
Gambia 82,208 55,881 83,195 164,745 330,265 212,052
Georgia .. .. .. 417,752 220,183 487,900
Germany 23,753,900 32,712,900 37,579,600 45,271,200 44,314,400 47,757,100
Ghana 841,250 648,026 816,860 1,627,800 2,743,010 2,556,260
Greece 3,357,420 5,309,650 4,430,770 4,921,600 4,025,890 4,476,430
Grenada 530 447 258 375 328 400
Guam 23 30 21 32 42 50
Guatemala 882,824 1,067,620 1,420,450 1,145,670 1,705,690 1,798,110
Guinea 426,707 565,197 815,184 1,420,920 2,243,810 2,750,350
Guinea-Bissau 43,345 79,014 126,205 142,559 186,906 194,353
Guyana 141,728 189,613 106,879 303,433 376,009 553,475
Haiti 503,360 379,807 317,643 387,210 579,897 556,941
Honduras 395,072 464,155 668,312 603,911 618,607 670,192
Hungary 7,625,400 14,001,200 12,548,400 10,032,300 12,267,400 13,617,700
India 92,818,000 113,747,000 156,784,000 192,485,000 219,899,000 240,926,000
Indonesia 15,719,000 23,768,800 36,868,300 44,293,000 62,662,700 66,055,400
Iran (Islamic Rep. of) 6,096,350 8,146,440 13,024,200 12,217,500 21,243,700 21,444,300
Iraq 2,052,400 1,836,320 3,378,610 884,500 4,310,490 4,703,780
Ireland 1,371,000 2,064,800 1,965,820 2,174,340 2,043,220 2,403,400
Israel 155,050 303,400 396,564 182,870 241,063 310,253
Italy 15,880,500 17,673,000 16,980,700 20,251,400 17,997,900 15,790,800
Jamaica 4,808 5,986 2,308 1,777 2,539 2,986
Japan 12,169,600 9,132,770 10,078,800 8,845,620 7,835,400 8,204,180
Jordan 59,792 172,193 129,010 57,133 87,266 103,147
Kazakhstan .. .. .. 11,468,100 11,991,600 18,235,500
Kenya 2,080,480 2,218,300 2,774,790 2,573,920 4,318,950 4,258,620
Korea, DPR 3,589,440 4,871,150 5,680,900 2,379,230 3,722,320 4,332,470
Korea, Rep. of 6,210,780 4,907,780 5,862,600 5,104,230 4,302,030 3,942,800
Kuwait 8 220 1,830 2,835 21,449 23,800
Kyrgyzstan .. .. .. 1,543,770 1,503,330 1,719,230
Lao PDR 627,455 730,814 1,061,390 1,585,530 3,068,990 3,351,100
Latvia .. .. .. 923,676 1,481,500 1,948,700
Lebanon 54,092 30,450 77,358 122,800 111,604 178,745
Lesotho 182,536 194,497 242,119 149,625 173,193 71,025
Liberia 126,730 162,081 120,060 122,328 197,492 158,746
Libya 82,458 214,831 272,536 221,780 217,300 305,900
Lithuania .. .. .. 2,656,900 2,796,400 4,459,300
Luxembourg .. .. .. 152,830 166,184 173,287
Macedonia .. .. .. 557,867 533,009 552,620
Madagascar 1,408,660 1,535,540 1,775,360 1,834,170 3,585,180 2,874,590
Malawi 988,036 1,238,850 1,398,880 2,607,190 3,573,620 3,850,630
Malaysia 1,137,710 1,371,750 1,292,280 1,492,910 1,691,640 1,839,910
Maldives 240 17 7 113 163 190
Mali 934,831 924,104 1,677,390 2,062,690 5,641,880 4,999,680
Malta 3,518 7,690 8,901 11,714 18,000 17,100
Mauritania 88,174 43,634 86,195 154,283 230,892 234,344
Mauritius 1,133 838 2,278 623 328 1,065
Mexico 14,871,400 20,745,500 25,430,900 27,878,000 34,854,200 33,151,200
Micronesia (Federated States of) .. .. .. 132 183 212
Moldova, Rep. of .. .. .. 1,905,100 2,386,010 2,654,340
Mongolia 284,800 286,800 718,338 142,100 355,003 383,796
Montenegro .. .. .. .. 16,258 13,850
Montserrat 10 10 28 79 109 20
Morocco 4,239,090 4,506,650 6,276,950 1,989,480 7,819,570 9,863,540
Mozambique 652,988 638,025 705,964 1,527,340 2,716,830 2,121,620
Myanmar 5,587,670 9,245,940 9,771,170 15,024,900 23,700,400 20,976,500
Namibia 52,900 73,700 97,948 120,979 136,500 97,000
Nepal 2,788,600 2,971,440 4,680,870 5,711,500 6,422,720 7,080,290
Netherlands 1,363,050 1,275,160 1,388,200 1,732,100 1,803,150 1,810,660
New Caledonia 1,280 3,225 1,244 4,795 3,409 3,569
New Zealand 581,979 755,828 869,904 854,188 1,001,300 1,098,500
Nicaragua 350,853 344,469 447,531 687,047 818,561 940,977
Niger 1,128,300 1,765,040 2,111,390 2,107,480 5,193,260 4,333,780
Nigeria 8,866,780 7,425,030 16,845,500 20,271,800 23,166,900 25,404,900
Norway 825,996 1,150,900 1,567,860 1,299,820 1,205,660 904,000
Palestine, State of 0 0 0 67,842 23,264 26,855
Oman 3,900 2,459 5,140 11,449 31,723 48,000
Pakistan 10,999,000 15,513,600 19,328,400 28,061,800 32,402,200 36,079,600
Panama 143,903 187,254 270,604 233,836 257,394 328,349
Papua New Guinea 2,405 3,438 3,914 11,067 15,967 17,667
Paraguay 287,960 470,893 750,727 968,964 4,870,600 6,066,800
Peru 1,322,540 1,016,410 1,456,750 2,923,960 3,925,250 4,232,760
Philippines 5,738,160 8,228,890 11,447,400 12,775,000 16,897,200 19,676,900
Poland 16,262,100 18,336,100 28,013,500 22,340,600 26,652,600 28,428,500
Portugal 1,611,840 1,356,290 1,375,040 1,560,890 962,543 1,161,360
Puerto Rico 4,429 4,019 540 450 563 620
Qatar 0 640 3,135 7,215 2,665 1,975
Romania 10,610,000 19,353,800 17,151,400 10,497,800 16,693,300 20,927,700
Russian Federation .. .. .. 64,131,200 59,270,800 90,068,100
Rwanda 224,348 271,095 261,809 235,824 723,184 966,983
Réunion 8,000 10,274 10,483 12,932 13,354 16,373
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 430 530 2,507 600 582 870
Sao Tome and Principe 470 450 2,700 2,230 1,600 776
Saudi Arabia 432,001 266,209 4,136,770 2,167,390 1,565,160 972,500
Senegal 503,401 654,404 916,767 959,621 1,568,050 1,177,680
Serbia .. .. .. .. 9,294,840 9,180,040
Sierra Leone 324,073 380,271 395,368 156,160 813,636 958,380
Slovakia .. .. .. 2,203,710 2,556,550 3,414,960
Slovenia .. .. .. 496,964 571,843 460,839
Solomon Islands 1,287 9,509 617 3,018 1,334 2,801
Somalia 235,467 260,739 575,930 391,742 353,150 382,587
South Africa 8,137,030 13,376,900 11,557,600 14,526,300 14,698,300 14,627,900
Spain 10,131,800 18,521,400 18,571,300 24,280,300 19,517,800 24,861,800
Sri Lanka 1,106,090 1,460,030 1,733,710 1,943,690 3,037,630 3,298,250
Sudan (former) 2,135,370 2,698,340 1,728,670 3,256,340 3,554,570 5,938,670
Suriname 97,173 172,129 131,013 109,198 151,235 155,441
Swaziland 70,324 102,952 108,872 113,737 68,890 83,790
Sweden 4,988,300 5,312,200 6,379,500 5,604,200 4,291,500 4,985,200
Switzerland 633,700 789,100 1,268,000 1,205,800 924,003 838,748
Syrian Arab Rep. 883,707 3,884,210 3,100,730 3,512,790 3,900,870 4,324,720
Taiwan 2,154,760 2,109,340 2,023,670 1,477,650 1,094,140 1,261,620
Tajikistan .. .. .. 517,678 1,356,970 1,281,200
Tanzania, United Rep. of 959,138 2,863,600 3,713,880 3,366,520 7,760,710 8,124,840
Thailand 11,245,600 14,828,600 15,444,200 21,923,200 28,181,900 31,341,700
Timor-Leste 25,314 70,010 117,222 122,466 224,212 159,029
Togo 317,725 290,725 475,583 719,772 1,009,200 1,153,920
Trinidad and Tobago 8,455 9,546 12,407 5,148 4,694 5,407
Tunisia 704,400 1,196,800 1,654,850 1,108,060 1,109,470 1,324,000
Turkey 15,900,500 24,339,300 30,124,800 32,132,100 32,478,500 37,175,600
Turkmenistan .. .. .. 1,741,910 2,086,450 1,470,720
Uganda 1,648,550 1,072,340 1,562,020 2,075,700 3,197,730 3,437,740
Ukraine .. .. .. 23,776,600 38,629,300 63,081,000
United Arab Emirates 0 906 2,877 364 130,394 141,163
United Kingdom 13,267,100 19,472,800 22,569,000 23,989,000 20,946,000 20,076,100
United States of America 185,716,000 267,927,000 310,053,000 339,745,000 397,998,000 433,686,000
Uruguay 831,677 797,215 1,006,980 1,446,780 2,966,330 3,592,550
Uzbekistan .. .. .. 3,862,250 7,337,340 7,330,070
Vanuatu 450 650 700 921 715 950
Venezuela (Bolivarian Rep. of) 867,854 1,341,260 1,709,340 2,723,000 2,726,380 3,319,130
Viet Nam 7,042,890 8,197,620 13,494,100 23,705,000 31,292,300 34,567,100
Yemen 845,415 865,000 766,873 672,237 1,012,950 863,334
Zambia 687,404 983,507 1,206,360 1,203,420 3,080,920 2,881,640
Zimbabwe 1,437,320 1,991,440 2,561,590 2,519,180 1,404,930 1,011,220
source: FAOSTAT.
note: Cereals refers to kinds of grasses carrying grains, like Barley, Buckwheat, Maize, Millet, Oats, Rice, Rye, Sorghum and Wheat.
note: Units are Metric Tonnes, being equal to 1000 kilograms.
note: The FAO makes some distinctions in the data collected, namely: * = Unofficial figure | F = FAO estimate | M = Data not available. These distinctions have been left out here to simplify the reading of the quantities, for a full disclosure of how to interpret the data above visit the site of the FAO.
note: For brevity's sake names of countries above are in the short form, for official names see Countries with their official codes.