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Vegetable Production by Country 2024

Country
Production Combined
China749M
India200.3M
Nigeria137.8M
Dominican Republic48.2M
United States47.8M
Indonesia34.1M
Thailand33.4M
Ghana33M
Russia31.8M
Turkey31.7M

Globally, vegetable production is a significant agricultural sector, encompassing crops used for food like roots, bulbs, tuberous vegetables, and certain melons but excluding crops grown for animal feed and those categorized as fruits. Leading the world in this sector is China, with an impressive 749 million metric tons annually. Not only does China dominate in quantity, but it also excels in cultivating technology and the variety of vegetables produced.

India holds the second position, producing 200 million metric tons, which is about a third of China's output. The country's vegetable production is notably concentrated on ginger and okra. Following India, Nigeria contributes 137.8 million metric tons per year, focusing on a diverse array of crops including cassava, yam, maize, rice, and millet, with a total of 30 different types of vegetables cultivated.

The Dominican Republic, though smaller in scale, makes a significant mark by producing 48.2 million metric tons annually and leading in the cultivation of organic cocoa and bananas. The United States ranks fifth with its production of 47.8 million metric tons, primarily focusing on tomatoes, onions, and sweet corn.

Indonesia and Thailand also play major roles in the global vegetable market. Indonesia produces 34.1 million metric tons with a focus on cabbage, chili, potatoes, and tomatoes. Thailand follows closely with 33.4 million metric tons, concentrating on rice, garlic, and sugarcane.

Ghana and Russia contribute similarly significant amounts. Ghana's annual production of 33 million metric tons includes primary crops like tomatoes, onions, shallots, and cucumbers. Russia, producing 31.8 million metric tons, mainly focuses on cucumbers and tomatoes.

Turkey completes the top ten list of global vegetable producers with 31.7 million metric tons, specializing in melons, potatoes, and onions. Other notable vegetable-producing countries include Brazil, Ukraine, Vietnam, Bangladesh, and Mexico, each contributing significantly to the global vegetable market.

Notes:
- Production values in the Tons column have been rounded to the nearest full ton.
- Estimates have been used for countries for which official data was unavailable.
- "Vegetables" includes mostly annual crops used for food, including "roots, bulb and tuberous vegetables" (onions, garlic, and beets), but excludes vegetables grown principally for animal feed. It also includes melons and watermelons but excludes other crops generally categorized as fruits.
- "Roots and Tubers" includes crops yielding starchy roots, tubers, rhizomes, corms, or stems not included in the general vegetables category and which are used mainly for human food, animal feed, or manufacturing alcohol and fermented beverages including beer. Data excludes crops which are cultivated mainly for animal feed (mangolds, swedes) or for processing into sugar (sugar beets).

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Country
Production Combined (tons)
Roots and Tubers Production (tons)
Vegetable Production (tons)
China749M149M600M
India200.3M62.3M138M
Nigeria137.8M122M15.8M
Dominican Republic48.2M47.4M757.3K
United States47.8M19.9M27.9M
Indonesia34.1M21.1M13M
Thailand33.4M30.6M2.8M
Ghana33M32.2M788.7K
Russia31.8M18.3M13.5M
Turkey31.7M5.1M26.6M
Brazil31.6M23M8.6M
Ukraine31.3M21.4M10M
Vietnam29.3M12.1M17.2M
Bangladesh17.5M10.2M7.3M
Mexico17.1M2.3M14.7M
Malawi16.8M14.9M1.9M
Ivory Coast15.8M15M778.2K
Egypt15.7M79.9K15.6M
Spain15.6M2.1M13.5M
Germany15.1M11.3M3.8M
Tanzania15M12.2M2.8M
France14.4M9M5.4M
Uzbekistan13.6M3.3M10.3M
Japan13.3M3.2M10.2M
Pakistan13.2M6.1M7.1M
Angola12.9M12.1M761.7K
Italy12.8M1.4M11.4M
Netherlands12.3M6.7M5.6M
Poland12M7.1M4.9M
Algeria12M4.4M7.7M
Iran11.9M2.6M9.3M
South Korea10.7M903.8K9.8M
Peru10.6M7.5M3.1M
Cameroon10.6M7.8M2.8M
Canada10.5M8.2M2.3M
Philippines10M3.3M6.7M
Kazakhstan8.6M4M4.6M
Laos8.6M6.9M1.7M
Benin8.3M7.5M789.9K
Ecuador8M7.5M437K
United Kingdom7.9M5.3M2.6M
Nepal7.7M3.5M4.2M
Mozambique7.4M6.4M1M
Kenya7M3.6M3.3M
Argentina6.9M3.3M3.6M
Ethiopia6.6M5M1.7M
Belarus6.6M4.8M1.8M
Colombia6.6M4.1M2.4M
Cape Verde6.4M6.4M32.8K
Belgium6.3M3.9M2.4M
Morocco5.9M1.7M4.2M
Myanmar5.9M923.4K4.9M
Uganda5.6M4.2M1.4M
South Africa5.4M2.7M2.7M
Sudan4.9M942.8K4M
Niger4.7M1.2M3.5M
Madagascar4.5M4.1M465.4K
Rwanda4.5M3.9M682.7K
Zambia4.5M4.1M445.6K
North Korea4.5M1.2M3.3M
Guinea4.4M3.9M567.4K
Burundi4.2M3.7M484.7K
Sierra Leone3.7M3.3M397.5K
Paraguay3.6M3.4M158.5K
Tunisia3.6M450K3.1M
Mali3.4M956.4K2.4M
Romania3.3M1.4M1.9M
Tajikistan3.3M903K2.4M
Chile3.2M1M2.2M
Syria3.2M594.6K2.6M
Australia3.1M1.3M1.8M
Portugal3.1M413.3K2.7M
Cuba2.9M1.3M1.7M
Azerbaijan2.9M1.1M1.8M
Senegal2.7M1.7M1M
Denmark2.6M2.4M252K
Taiwan2.6M321.5K2.3M
Afghanistan2.5M864.8K1.6M
Papua New Guinea2.4M1.9M571.3K
Venezuela2.4M1.1M1.3M
Kyrgyzstan2.4M1.3M1.1M
Greece2.3M381.7K1.9M
Togo2.2M2.1M149.8K
Saudi Arabia2.2M578.1K1.6M
Iraq2.1M466.1K1.6M
Guatemala2.1M612.1K1.5M
South Sudan2.1M1.6M501.8K
Bolivia2M1.5M463.6K
Sri Lanka1.9M433.7K1.5M
Republic of the Congo1.9M1.7M144K
Israel1.8M549.4K1.3M
Jordan1.7M177.5K1.5M
Central African Republic1.5M1.4M99.7K
Burkina Faso1.5M210.7K1.3M
New Zealand1.5M565.3K896.6K
Austria1.4M769.7K611.7K
Serbia1.4M622.5K741.8K
Lebanon1.4M660.2K692.1K
Malaysia1.3M87.9K1.2M
Albania1.3M258.9K1M
Turkmenistan1.3M572.6K681.5K
Armenia1.2M464.3K724.9K
Sweden1.2M826K354.2K
Chad1.1M1M108.4K
Bosnia and Herzegovina1.1M339.7K780.3K
Libya1M328.9K691.2K
Haiti980.2K827.1K153.1K
DR Congo962.7K370.9K591.8K
Hungary944.8K239.8K705K
Czech Republic889.8K671.9K218K
North Macedonia880.3K179.8K700.5K
Liberia820.6K699.5K121.1K
Finland812.5K558.8K253.7K
Oman795.3K12.5K782.8K
Switzerland782.2K372.9K409.3K
Gabon682.8K632.6K50.1K
Nicaragua669.6K431.7K237.9K
Yemen661.9K228.7K433.2K
Cambodia645.2K8.6K636.6K
Jamaica603.9K310.7K293.1K
Ireland603.4K407.5K195.9K
Zimbabwe589K354.3K234.7K
Norway575.5K368.9K206.6K
Bulgaria545.2K195.6K349.6K
Palestine498.9K64.2K434.7K
Honduras463.2K88.8K374.5K
Namibia451K385.3K65.8K
Costa Rica431K237K194.1K
Moldova426.3K218.3K208K
Kuwait422.1K47.3K374.8K
Dominica392.6K385.4K7.2K
Georgia387.6K234.7K152.9K
Lithuania378.8K200.2K178.7K
Uruguay352.9K172.9K180K
United Arab Emirates333K1.3K331.7K
El Salvador332.8K212K120.7K
Guyana312.2K118.9K193.4K
Mongolia308.2K182.6K125.5K
Slovakia281.2K151.1K130.1K
Croatia259.9K127.8K132.1K
Guinea Bissau218.7K178.4K40.3K
Fiji218.3K160.8K57.5K
Somalia211.3K104.6K106.7K
Solomon Islands205.5K199.5K6K
Botswana184.4K107.4K77K
Slovenia175.4K64K111.3K
Latvia171K115.1K55.9K
Lesotho160K126.8K33.2K
Cyprus140.1K88.5K51.6K
Eritrea110.3K55.1K55.2K
Bhutan105K73.3K31.8K
Panama102.9K52.8K50.1K
Comoros95.3K89.9K5.4K
Qatar92.5K49092K
Estonia89.8K66.3K23.5K
Eswatini87.9K74.8K13.1K
Timor Leste86.1K51.8K34.4K
Mauritius82.5K17.4K65.1K
Djibouti73.6K37.6K36K
Vanuatu68.4K54.6K13.8K
Tonga51.8K24.4K27.4K
Puerto Rico46.1K6.4K39.7K
Montenegro46K25.4K20.6K
Malta45.4K7.1K38.3K
Bahamas36.3K2.6K33.7K
Hong Kong36K6335.9K
Trinidad and Tobago30.1K13.2K17K
Samoa30K28.7K1.3K
Singapore25.1K1525.1K
Gambia24.8K11.8K13K
Bahrain20.9K3220.9K
Luxembourg20.1K16.2K3.9K
Suriname20.1K7.3K12.8K
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines18.4K13.8K4.6K
Sao Tome and Principe16.3K12.5K3.8K
Micronesia15.8K12.3K3.6K
Mauritania15.5K10.7K4.8K
Belize15.5K2.7K12.8K
French Polynesia15.3K10.2K5.1K
Brunei13.3K4K9.3K
New Caledonia12.8K6.1K6.7K
Iceland11.5K6.4K5.2K
Barbados11.1K2.4K8.7K
Grenada9.2K2.9K6.3K
Saint Lucia7.9K4.6K3.2K
Kiribati7.7K2K5.7K
Maldives4.8K2.3K2.6K
Niue3.4K3.2K146
Seychelles3.3K2333.1K
Cook Islands2.2K3271.9K
Saint Kitts and Nevis1.5K752722
Antigua and Barbuda1.2K355867
Tuvalu748145603
Nauru7NaN7
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China is the country that produces the most vegetables. The country produces nearly 750 million tons of vegetables per year.

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