World: soybean production in metric tonnes

Soybeans 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 2013
Total World 43,696,900 81,040,400 108,456,000 161,299,000 265,042,000 276,406,000
Albania .. 6,000 7,000 600 500 100
Angola .. .. .. 700 6,087 10,326
Argentina 26,800 3,500,000 10,700,000 20,135,800 52,677,400 49,306,200
Australia 5,028 81,962 77,413 104,800 59,600 91,800
Austria .. .. 17,658 32,843 94,544 82,780
Azerbaijan .. .. .. 80 4 6
Bangladesh .. .. .. .. 69,522 62,000
Belize .. .. 146 495 650 4,211
Benin .. .. 347 4,296 18,000 16,000
Bhutan .. 600 1,311 577 402 600
Bolivia (Plurinational State of) 1,500 47,595 232,743 1,197,250 1,693,050 2,347,280
Bosnia and Herzegovina .. .. .. 3,621 8,007 7,964
Brazil 1,508,540 15,155,800 19,897,800 32,735,000 68,756,300 81,699,800
Bulgaria 7,871 107,435 14,848 2,000 1,647 600
Burkina Faso .. .. 2,800 3,475 22,394 25,000
Burundi 700 370 500 800 2,836 3,514
Cambodia 4,000 3,000 22,000 28,111 156,589 122,000
Cameroon .. 186 3,000 5,876 12,544 14,241
Canada 282,628 690,000 1,262,000 2,703,000 4,345,300 5,198,400
China 8,710,000 7,940,000 11,000,000 15,411,200 15,083,000 12,500,000
Colombia 131,900 154,500 232,140 38,757 54,207 85,442
Congo, DR 1,600 8,000 12,070 11,368 18,232 23,000
Croatia .. .. .. 65,299 153,580 111,316
Czech Republic .. .. .. 2,348 16,100 13,471
Côte d'Ivoire .. 3,030 4,054 3,699 871 1,000
Ecuador 600 33,549 166,694 94,100 70,000 87,000
Egypt .. 92,377 106,690 10,518 43,342 23,000
El Salvador 130 1,000 2,000 2,500 4,500 5,000
Ethiopia .. .. .. 4,500 15,824 49,110
France .. 18,000 245,000 201,033 136,745 110,279
Gabon .. .. 3,264 2,200 2,830 4,000
Georgia .. .. .. 2,477 1,362 1,500
Germany .. .. 4,756 1,000 1,000 2,000
Greece .. .. 21,000 4,000 4,300 4,000
Guatemala .. .. 42,323 29,937 37,000 38,000
Honduras .. .. .. 3,000 2,143 2,200
Hungary .. 37,232 54,382 30,785 85,440 82,100
India 14,000 442,000 2,601,500 5,275,800 12,736,000 11,948,000
Indonesia 497,883 652,762 1,487,430 1,017,630 907,031 779,992
Iran (Islamic Republic of) 3,000 49,000 88,790 142,000 162,698 186,000
Iraq .. 1,600 1,900 100 53 60
Italy 170 330 1,750,500 903,490 552,500 472,400
Japan 126,100 173,900 220,400 235,000 222,500 199,900
Kazakhstan .. .. .. 3,970 113,890 203,290
Kenya .. .. 2,000 2,384 1,540 3,000
Korea, DPR 255,000 340,000 455,000 350,000 350,000 340,000
Korea, Rep. 231,994 216,318 232,786 113,196 105,345 154,067
Kyrgyzstan .. .. .. 16 114 157
Lao PDR 3,700 3,298 4,210 5,403 11,435 6,500
Liberia 1,200 1,800 1,500 3,138 3,000 3,300
Macedonia .. .. .. .. 699 237
Madagascar .. 70 50 50 41 44
Malawi .. .. .. .. 73,356 111,977
Mali .. 800 1,500 2,302 1,871 1,850
Mexico 214,603 322,205 575,366 102,314 167,665 239,248
Moldova, Rep. .. .. .. 11,644 110,647 65,475
Morocco .. .. 8,560 1,200 1,000 1,000
Myanmar 12,701 15,023 25,515 97,000 257,814 205,000
Nepal 3,500 5,000 12,840 16,780 22,041 29,221
Nicaragua .. 1,000 11,500 6,427 4,035 7,247
Nigeria 58,000 75,000 218,000 429,000 285,050 600,000
Pakistan 900 1,326 849 10,000 51 120
Panama .. .. .. 106 90 105
Paraguay 41,293 537,300 1,794,620 2,980,060 7,460,440 9,086,000
Peru 399 10,739 2,547 3,128 2,534 2,709
Philippines 1,195 9,395 4,937 953 812 828
Romania 90,500 434,800 141,173 69,500 149,940 149,931
Russian Federation .. .. .. 341,920 1,222,370 1,636,000
Rwanda 1,070 5,300 18,096 13,922 57,089 24,838
Serbia .. .. .. .. 540,859 385,214
Slovakia .. .. .. 4,814 24,045 39,624
Slovenia .. .. .. 69 290 463
South Africa 7,700 39,900 118,200 153,472 566,000 785,000
Spain 3,022 13,780 42,200 6,677 1,812 1,400
Sri Lanka 70 1,083 3,200 640 7,520 13,445
Suriname 29 30 33 25 21 15
Switzerland .. .. 2,611 3,800 3,076 3,553
Syrian Arab Republic .. .. 10,775 3,804 3,147 900
Taiwan 65,174 25,934 8,140 295 204 180
Tajikistan .. .. .. 21 .. 50
Tanzania, United Rep. of 343 839 2,000 1,493 3,100 3,550
Thailand 50,400 100,022 530,112 312,432 177,055 190,000
Timor-Leste 1,000 1,000 1,076 800 362 1,700
Togo .. .. .. .. 2,000 1,500
Turkey 12,000 2,300 162,000 44,500 86,540 180,000
Uganda 5,000 3,000 36,944 128,000 181,440 190,000
Ukraine .. .. .. 64,400 1,680,200 2,774,300
United States of America 30,675,200 48,921,900 52,416,000 75,053,800 90,605,500 89,483,000
Uruguay 1,000 49,193 37,000 6,800 2,000,000 3,200,000
Venezuela (Bolivarian Rep. of) .. .. 3,796 4,495 51,562 39,024
Viet Nam 14,900 32,100 86,600 149,300 298,600 168,296
Zambia .. 1,989 26,791 28,311 111,887 261,063
Zimbabwe 8,598 97,403 113,440 143,592 57,328 90,000
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.