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List of countries by potato production

Countries by potato production in 2016

This is a list of countries by potato production in 2016, based on data from the Food and Agriculture Organization Corporate Statistical Database.[1] The total world production for potatoes in 2016 was 376,826,967 metric tonnes. China was by far the largest producer, accounting for 26.3% of world production. Dependent territories are shown in italics.

Production by countryEdit

>1,000,000 tonnesEdit

Rank Country Potato production (tonnes)
1   China 99,065,724
  European Union 56,224,047
2   India 43,770,000
3   Russia 31,107,797
4   Ukraine 21,750,290
5   United States 19,990,950
6   Germany 10,772,100
7   Bangladesh 9,474,099
8   Poland 8,872,445
9   France 6,834,680
10   Netherlands 6,534,338
11   Belarus 5,985,810
12   United Kingdom 5,373,000
13   Iran 5,164,891
14   Egypt 5,029,022
15   Algeria 4,782,690
16   Turkey 4,750,000
17   Peru 4,400,295
18   Canada 4,324,110
19   Pakistan 4,000,361
20   Brazil 3,851,396
21   Kazakhstan 3,545,695
22   Belgium 3,402,787
23   Uzbekistan 2,925,020
24     Nepal 2,805,582
25   Romania 2,689,733
26   Colombia 2,354,862
27   Japan 2,158,000
28   South Africa 2,150,844
29   Spain 2,096,475
30   Denmark 1,954,016
31   Mexico 1,796,814
32   Argentina 1,750,000
33   Morocco 1,743,617
34   North Korea 1,698,511
35   Tanzania 1,499,508
36   Kyrgyzstan 1,388,369
37   Italy 1,368,920
38   Kenya 1,335,883
39   Nigeria 1,246,380
40   Indonesia 1,213,041
41   Chile 1,166,024
42   Australia 1,130,175
43   Bolivia 1,073,744
44   Malawi 1,043,338

100,000–1,000,000 tonnesEdit

Rank Country Potato production (tonnes)
45   Ethiopia 921,403
46   Azerbaijan 902,396
47   Tajikistan 898,116
48   Sweden 862,500
49   Austria 767,261
50   Rwanda 751,284
51   Angola 721,476
52   Serbia 714,350
53   Czech Republic 699,605
54   Greece 634,209
55   Syria 632,218
56   South Korea 631,596
57   Armenia 606,314
58   Israel 597,677
59   Finland 587,600
60   Myanmar 554,309
61   Guatemala 538,532
62   New Zealand 526,773
63   Latvia 491,600
64   Tunisia 440,000
65   Saudi Arabia 432,772
66   Afghanistan 427,917
67   Ecuador 422,589
68   Bosnia and Herzegovina 417,976
69   Sudan 415,300
70   Portugal 412,953
71   Hungary 404,702
72   Lebanon 400,637
73   Venezuela 391,433
74   Cameroon 377,257
75    Switzerland 374,300
76   Norway 363,200
77   Ireland 352,000
78   Lithuania 340,245
79   Libya 337,465
80   Turkmenistan 316,488
81   Vietnam 302,229
82   Yemen 294,608
83   Jordan 273,907
84   Georgia 249,000
85   Mozambique 246,500
86   Madagascar 238,420
87   Albania 238,345
88   Moldova 213,975
89   Mali 210,209
90   Macedonia 198,529
91   Croatia 193,962
92   Iraq 190,702
93   Slovakia 177,145
94   Uganda 169,490
95   Mongolia 165,329
96   Niger 161,181
97   Burundi 145,687
98   Thailand 140,977
99   Bulgaria 127,182
100   Lesotho 122,272
101   Philippines 116,783
102   Democratic Republic of the Congo 100,159

10,000–100,000 tonnesEdit

Rank Country Potato production (tonnes)
103   Costa Rica 98,012
104   Cuba 95,663
105   Estonia 89,842
106   Uruguay 89,000
107   Slovenia 84,897
108   Dominican Republic 84,127
109   Cyprus 74,312
110   Kuwait 66,590
111   Sri Lanka 66,534
112   Zimbabwe 64,127
113   Senegal 63,828
114   Guinea 60,690
115   Palestine 57,013
116   Taiwan 56,697
117   Bhutan 50,232
118   Nicaragua 39,921
119   Chad 37,152
120   Haiti 36,036
121   Laos 34,320
122   Montenegro 29,917
123   Honduras 26,502
124   Panama 26,475
125   Zambia 24,428
126   Luxembourg 18,714
127   Jamaica 17,007
128   Mauritius 16,854
129   Namibia 16,115
130   El Salvador 13,304
131   Oman 13,233

<10,000 tonnesEdit

Rank Country Potato production (tonnes)
132   Iceland 9,930
133   Swaziland 8,382
134   Malta 6,825
135   Réunion 6,130
136   Republic of the Congo 5,551
137   United Arab Emirates 3,663
138   Paraguay 3,625
139   Mauritania 2,333
140   Cape Verde 2,000
141   Faroe Islands 1,494
142   Burkina Faso 1,464
143   Benin 1,367
144   Central African Republic 1,330
145   New Caledonia 1,323
146   Papua New Guinea 1,251
147   Belize 986
148   Bermuda 909
149   Comoros 619
150   French Polynesia 575
151   East Timor 325
152   Fiji 293
153   Montserrat 210
154   Eritrea 148
155   Dominica 135
156   Saint Kitts and Nevis 73
157   Qatar 69
158   Bahrain 34
159   Saint Pierre and Miquelon 1

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Crops". FAOSTAT. Retrieved 12 October 2018. Countries - Select All; Regions - World + (Total); Elements - Production Quantity; Items - Potatoes; Years - 2016