World: rice production in metric tonnes

Rice 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 2013
Total World 316,346,000 396,871,000 518,569,000 599,355,000 701,999,000 745,710,000
Afghanistan 366,000 415,000 333,000 260,000 672,000 512,094
Algeria 2,166 1,200 1,540 318 208 320
Angola 29,950 11,000 3,000 5,776 17,697 37,608
Argentina 407,000 266,000 428,100 903,630 1,243,260 1,563,450
Australia 250,000 613,163 924,000 1,100,700 196,700 1,161,120
Azerbaijan .. .. .. 22,336 3,930 4,900
Bangladesh 16,714,900 20,821,000 26,777,900 37,627,500 50,061,200 51,500,000
Belize 3,493 8,618 4,614 9,868 20,523 20,505
Benin 4,840 10,186 10,940 49,245 124,975 206,943
Bhutan 46,000 56,600 55,157 44,300 71,637 88,000
Bolivia (Plurinational State of) 72,530 95,225 211,263 299,083 442,017 426,051
Brazil 7,553,080 9,775,720 7,420,930 11,089,800 11,236,000 11,758,700
Brunei Darussalam 6,781 2,747 930 299 1,072 1,850
Bulgaria 66,171 67,382 25,188 16,784 56,000 54,900
Burkina Faso 36,285 40,212 47,800 103,087 270,658 315,000
Burundi 5,047 10,000 40,000 51,678 83,019 41,454
Cambodia 3,814,000 1,717,000 2,500,000 4,026,090 8,245,320 9,340,000
Cameroon 13,727 45,576 55,199 61,271 153,078 194,094
Central African Republic 7,000 13,005 7,821 23,100 39,000 42,500
Chad 39,454 46,800 66,027 92,624 170,000 330,000
Chile 76,234 95,440 136,012 135,060 94,673 130,307
China 109,990,000 139,910,000 189,331,000 187,908,000 195,761,000 203,290,000
Colombia 752,595 1,784,120 2,116,600 2,693,930 2,011,860 2,434,850
Comoros 10,000 13,000 15,085 17,614 24,000 29,000
Congo 4,000 2,726 1,387 1,301 1,650 1,700
Congo, DR 179,800 234,300 392,300 337,800 318,144 355,000
Costa Rica 79,600 230,628 217,643 266,420 267,772 224,570
Cuba 374,523 477,834 473,673 552,800 454,400 672,600
Côte d'Ivoire 315,600 420,000 687,000 621,805 1,206,150 1,874,640
Dominican Republic 210,000 397,698 427,597 581,410 850,228 820,000
Ecuador 230,090 380,614 840,361 1,246,630 1,706,190 1,516,050
Egypt 2,604,000 2,382,100 3,167,420 6,000,490 4,329,500 6,750,000
El Salvador 44,231 60,720 61,691 47,204 34,479 36,254
Ethiopia .. .. .. 15,000 90,412 184,210
Fiji 20,400 17,846 26,477 13,170 7,684 5,000
France 90,680 25,300 121,300 115,958 113,600 82,000
French Guiana 15 360 21,649 19,612 5,405 2,100
Gabon 595 850 800 1,000 1,512 1,700
Gambia 40,642 42,700 21,431 34,100 99,890 56,000
Ghana 48,800 78,000 80,900 248,700 491,603 569,524
Greece 78,757 80,100 99,000 140,000 229,500 227,000
Guatemala 22,663 42,334 44,427 45,223 32,000 32,051
Guinea 311,405 480,055 740,035 1,140,810 1,498,960 2,053,000
Guinea-Bissau 35,000 42,000 123,314 106,081 209,240 209,717
Guyana 209,697 281,762 155,740 449,181 556,200 823,800
Haiti 80,000 119,710 129,900 130,000 141,075 169,300
Honduras 14,622 35,865 43,970 7,262 42,186 49,656
Hungary 44,639 23,906 39,356 11,255 5,893 9,800
India 63,337,800 80,312,000 111,517,000 127,465,000 143,963,000 159,200,000
Indonesia 19,331,000 29,651,900 45,178,800 51,898,000 66,469,400 71,279,700
Iran (Islamic Republic of) 1,056,000 1,310,550 1,981,020 1,971,460 3,012,740 2,540,000
Iraq 180,200 166,900 228,800 60,000 155,829 205,000
Italy 818,500 967,700 1,290,700 1,229,770 1,516,400 1,339,000
Jamaica 610 2,389 220 12 264 31
Japan 16,493,000 12,189,000 13,124,000 11,863,000 10,604,000 10,758,000
Kazakhstan .. .. .. 214,300 373,150 344,300
Kenya 28,500 38,415 41,088 52,349 85,536 146,696
Korea, DPR 2,327,500 2,646,400 1,800,000 1,690,000 2,426,000 2,901,000
Korea, Rep. of 5,476,000 5,311,410 7,721,970 7,196,580 6,136,300 5,631,690
Kyrgyzstan .. .. .. 18,991 20,861 27,220
Lao PDR 903,231 1,053,100 1,491,500 2,201,700 3,070,640 3,300,000
Liberia 190,000 243,000 180,000 183,400 296,090 238,000
Macedonia .. .. .. 18,433 25,700 27,921
Madagascar 1,945,900 2,108,910 2,420,000 2,480,470 4,737,970 3,610,630
Malawi 21,772 38,000 43,280 71,601 110,106 125,156
Malaysia 1,681,420 2,044,600 1,884,980 2,140,800 2,464,830 2,626,880
Mali 169,400 131,553 282,366 742,599 2,305,610 2,211,920
Mauritania 1,370 10,800 51,796 76,200 134,447 182,000
Mauritius 906 159 19 0 0 646
Mexico 405,385 445,364 394,388 351,447 216,676 179,776
Micronesia (Federated States of) .. .. .. 72 158 165
Morocco 40,000 28,740 3,340 25,200 50,520 37,716
Mozambique 98,757 75,000 96,355 180,806 257,527 351,000
Myanmar 8,161,900 13,317,400 13,971,800 21,323,900 32,579,700 28,000,000
Nepal 2,304,200 2,464,310 3,502,160 4,216,470 4,023,820 4,504,500
Nicaragua 80,739 112,000 120,890 289,600 453,990 460,000
Niger 37,100 29,900 72,260 60,453 29,963 40,000
Nigeria 343,000 1,090,000 2,500,000 3,298,000 4,472,520 4,700,000
Pakistan 3,298,400 4,684,800 4,891,200 7,203,900 7,235,190 9,800,000
Panama 131,160 169,720 222,294 207,429 244,447 287,395
Papua New Guinea 1,675 512 620 700 850 1,300
Paraguay 45,218 40,800 85,701 101,049 315,213 617,397
Peru 586,721 441,233 966,101 1,892,100 2,831,370 3,050,930
Philippines 5,578,410 7,646,490 9,885,000 12,389,400 15,772,300 18,439,400
Portugal 194,677 154,768 156,072 142,611 170,200 168,300
Romania 65,177 38,700 66,500 3,600 61,588 54,646
Russian Federation .. .. .. 585,750 1,060,660 934,943
Rwanda 1,360 4,430 9,305 11,654 67,253 93,746
Réunion .. .. 80 108 239 260
Senegal 90,500 64,658 181,119 202,293 604,043 423,482
Sierra Leone 450,000 513,000 503,700 199,134 1,026,670 1,255,560
Solomon Islands 1,930 14,256 925 4,524 2,000 4,200
Somalia 1,000 16,100 15,000 2,000 8,580 1,970
South Africa 2,000 3,000 2,260 3,000 2,876 3,000
Spain 381,642 433,200 571,330 827,051 927,817 851,500
Sri Lanka 1,615,930 2,133,200 2,538,000 2,859,900 4,300,620 4,620,730
Sudan (former) 6,098 8,000 1,000 8,000 23,350 25,000
Suriname 145,399 257,629 196,010 163,655 226,686 233,000
Swaziland 7,348 5,000 3,312 170 105 105
Taiwan 3,095,630 2,966,450 2,283,670 1,906,060 1,451,010 1,725,000
Tajikistan .. .. .. 81,978 76,854 98,000
Tanzania, United Rep. of 132,000 291,000 740,000 781,538 2,650,120 2,194,750
Thailand 13,850,000 17,368,100 17,193,200 25,843,900 34,409,000 38,787,700
Timor-Leste 12,553 30,000 46,675 51,000 112,925 87,000
Togo 14,580 14,700 25,149 62,306 110,109 164,998
Trinidad and Tobago 10,301 9,541 13,532 6,256 2,259 2,859
Turkey 266,700 238,300 230,000 350,000 860,000 900,000
Turkmenistan .. .. .. 27,300 144,600 160,000
Uganda 11,440 17,000 54,000 109,000 218,111 214,000
Ukraine .. .. .. 89,700 148,000 145,050
United States of America 3,801,310 6,629,250 7,080,000 8,657,820 11,027,000 8,613,090
Uruguay 138,611 287,558 347,300 1,209,140 1,148,740 1,359,000
Uzbekistan .. .. .. 154,800 207,400 123,500
Venezuela (Bolivarian Rep. of) 226,233 618,908 495,000 676,775 805,412 1,005,000
Viet Nam 10,173,300 11,647,400 19,225,100 32,529,500 40,005,600 44,039,300
Zambia 454 2,213 9,213 13,936 51,656 44,747
Zimbabwe 4,726 350 468 500 592 700
source: FAOSTAT.
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.