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Cucumber Production by Country 2024

People all over the world grow and enjoy cucumbers for their nutritional value, versatility, and refreshing flavor. However, the actual cultivation of cucumbers can vary a lot from one nation, country, or geographical region to the next.

Here’s a closer look at which companies lead the pack in cucumber production, as well as an overview of some of the potential contributing factors in cucumber abundance worldwide.

Countries That Produce the Most Cucumbers

Country
2021 Production
China75,597,660
Turkey1,890,160
Russia1,648,639
Ukraine1,079,960
Mexico1,038,999
Uzbekistan890,433
Spain745,910
United States652,720
Kazakhstan582,135
Japan525,093

Factors That May Contribute to Cucumber Production

As with many popular agricultural products, a country’s annual cucumber production depends on many different factors. Here are a few of the most important.

Local Climate

Like most crops, cucumbers require a very specific set of ideal conditions in order to thrive. To be more specific, they do best in regions where temperatures are relatively warm but humidity levels are consistent and soil is well-drained, hence their abundance in countries like China, Turkey, and Russia.

Consumer Demand

Naturally, agriculture is an industry, so whether there’s a demand for a particular crop will drive a country’s production. Cucumbers are versatile, delicious, and well-liked all over the world, so local and international demand for them tends to trend high.

Common dishes and popular culinary items that frequently involve cucumbers include salad, pickles, and fresh salsas.

Available Agricultural Technology

Agricultural technology is always evolving, so whether a country has adequate access to what it needs can definitely affect cucumber output. Better access to cutting-edge tech, equipment, and growing techniques leads to higher yields and better-quality products. International Factors

While many countries with high cucumber yields rely on the vegetable as an export crop, there are often governmental and regulatory factors to consider. Examples like international trade agreements, tariffs, and similar can have an impact on a country’s overall cucumber production rate.

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Country
2021 Production (tons)
2020 Production (tons)
2019 Production (tons)
China75,597,66072,920,83470,389,878
Turkey1,890,1601,886,2391,916,645
Russia1,648,6391,686,9761,626,412
Ukraine1,079,9601,012,5301,034,170
Mexico1,038,9991,159,9341,191,608
Uzbekistan890,433812,728855,058
Spain745,910794,880739,200
United States652,720567,245670,251
Kazakhstan582,135537,775494,672
Japan525,093539,200548,100
Iran483,092571,441663,840
Poland473,000526,500519,400
Indonesia471,941441,286435,973
Netherlands440,440430,170410,250
Egypt433,441443,500566,155
Sudan331,403307,257292,862
South Korea331,051335,596366,065
Tajikistan279,983262,710235,747
Cameroon258,773256,238262,872
Azerbaijan245,847226,929248,891
Germany242,800216,970249,920
Belarus211,751216,982230,793
France208,230143,270139,140
Jordan191,770141,383163,484
Saudi Arabia188,558184,86066,360
Syria186,445224,628182,704
Iraq185,484242,614149,302
Algeria182,890184,362166,045
India179,886179,202177,572
Thailand178,630178,665178,882
Bangladesh156,744130,259119,136
Greece155,920158,510149,740
Romania149,990165,070118,630
Kyrgyzstan129,159129,122130,007
Lebanon120,601122,201123,260
Albania118,171113,685126,632
United Arab Emirates114,073105,76591,903
Palestine98,69499,804106,760
Malaysia96,353101,482103,363
Oman93,114102,68273,983
Israel92,54591,89294,604
Kuwait88,13888,88696,391
Mali83,95798,75172,944
Cuba80,23281,71295,700
Tunisia70,08570,26669,982
North Korea67,25867,16667,074
Italy62,95060,69060,600
Finland60,03059,91056,130
Morocco59,85146,41657,448
Australia58,20742,15838,131
Canada57,72057,65565,416
United Kingdom54,99258,41058,240
Peru54,98252,10645,448
Bulgaria53,68053,63072,970
North Macedonia52,95049,11251,019
Armenia49,14843,23144,141
Taiwan47,97551,33148,968
Austria47,74046,33045,270
Pakistan47,41746,01477,573
Sweden43,53038,52037,900
Honduras42,99442,00040,000
Sri Lanka39,09742,22939,044
Chile36,27436,36536,310
Turkmenistan34,27534,33234,120
Colombia34,11428,42440,982
Belgium32,04027,60027,470
South Africa30,90931,49730,940
Georgia30,30032,80030,400
Moldova30,20023,69944,583
Serbia29,17731,28129,711
Bosnia and Herzegovina26,85938,10834,344
Hungary26,05024,62026,680
Lithuania22,98019,56022,370
Qatar21,84828,37524,923
Norway21,65021,18819,065
Jamaica21,29319,43118,742
Ivory Coast20,76120,77420,787
Malawi18,70016,59618,590
Venezuela17,60415,41411,345
Switzerland16,24014,39312,904
Czech Republic15,94011,16015,230
Denmark15,67016,40016,520
Yemen14,53514,56614,893
Portugal14,07013,88010,370
Philippines14,02313,53813,628
Dominican Republic13,50413,67616,625
Libya8,6308,6828,735
Croatia8,5507,0203,000
Estonia7,9305,2907,230
Cyprus7,7307,2108,060
Latvia7,6007,9007,250
Mongolia6,1616,0544,707
El Salvador5,6075,4677,104
Kenya5,3445,9254,708
Slovakia4,8103,2004,920
Bolivia4,7534,7384,764
Ecuador4,6914,7034,673
Mauritius4,6715,2706,131
Bahrain3,3002,9002,773
Guyana3,2682,8172,916
Panama2,9192,9212,885
Slovenia2,3302,9902,410
Iceland2,0671,8081,924
Ireland1,7601,8501,730
Ethiopia1,6761,6851,665
Costa Rica1,6391,6411,641
Dominica1,3761,3871,399
Brunei1,3471,5141,740
Fiji1,2831,2831,309
Trinidad and Tobago1,2231,227973
Bhutan1,1941,9702,691
Puerto Rico1,1531,1591,117
Saint Lucia911848727
Cape Verde8898841,411
Grenada8867951,071
Niger876663458
Malta690740810
Madagascar629629630
New Zealand552542536
Belize464378219
Barbados424676933
Suriname3969921,295
DR Congo376374372
Zimbabwe219234240
Ghana130129130
Antigua and Barbuda738282
Saint Kitts and Nevis463993
Luxembourg101010
Djibouti777
Nauru111
Senegal
South Sudan
Singapore
World93,575,02890,804,21088,329,670
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Which country produces the most cucumbers?

China produces the most cucumbers worldwide, with an estimated 75,597,660 tonnes.

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