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The production of taro (cocoyam) in the World

10,221,960 tonnes in 2017

Though World the production of taro (cocoyam) fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to increase through 1968 - 2017 period ending at 10.2 million tonnes in 2017.

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Date Value Change, %
2017 10,221,960.00 0.50 %
2016 10,171,075.00 0.26 %
2015 10,144,769.00 -0.01 %
2014 10,145,509.00 5.21 %
2013 9,643,257.00 -2.26 %
2012 9,866,695.00 3.31 %
2011 9,550,596.00 0.98 %
2010 9,457,470.00 -1.76 %
2009 9,626,534.00 -20.76 %
2008 12,148,859.00 4.42 %
2007 11,634,824.00 -2.36 %
2006 11,916,298.00
The production of taro (cocoyam) in the World
Constant Prices 1,996,465.16 1000 Int. $ in 2016 FAO
Constant Prices U.S. Dollars 2,709.86 USD in 2016 FAO
Current Prices U.S. Dollars 3,501.83 USD in 2016 FAO
Area 1,724,182 Ha in 2017 FAO
Seed 75,769 tonnes in 2016 FAO
Yield 59,286 Hg/Ha in 2017 FAO
Sugar Cane 1.84B tonnes in 2017 FAO
Vegetables and Melons 1.22B tonnes in 2016 FAO
Vegetables 1.09B tonnes in 2017 FAO
Fruits 865,590,060 tonnes in 2017 FAO
Sugar Beet 301,015,696 tonnes in 2017 FAO
Oilcrops 204,996,481 tonnes in 2014 FAO
Pulses 95,978,510 tonnes in 2017 FAO
Rape 76,238,340 tonnes in 2017 FAO
Seed cotton 74,352,809 tonnes in 2017 FAO
Yams 73,018,874 tonnes in 2017 FAO
Sorghum 57,601,588 tonnes in 2017 FAO
Palm 55,219,557 tonnes in 2013 FAO
Fibre Crops 31,214,454 tonnes in 2014 FAO
Olives 20,872,788 tonnes in 2017 FAO
Triticale 15,563,415 tonnes in 2017 FAO
Cocoa Beans 5,201,108 tonnes in 2017 FAO
Cereals 3,410,177 tonnes in 2017 FAO
Yautia (cocoyam) 445,257 tonnes in 2017 FAO
Other Bastfibres 205,675 tonnes in 2017 FAO
Sisal 202,223 tonnes in 2017 FAO
Pyrethrum,Dried 13,761 tonnes in 2017 FAO
Crops 1,633,989.34 USD in 2016 FAO
Macro Region (tonnes in 2017)
Africa 7,466,469 FAO + 1 other
Asia 2,273,616 FAO + 1 other
Oceania 409,274 FAO + 1 other
South America 12,663 FAO + 1 other
Central America and the Caribbean 30 timeseries
Middle East 24 timeseries
North America 7 timeseries
Southeast Asia 17 timeseries
Country (tonnes in 2017)

Nigeria is the top country by the production of taro (cocoyam) in the world. As of 2017, the production of taro (cocoyam) in Nigeria was 3.25 million tonnes that accounts for 31.73% of the world's the production of taro (cocoyam). The top 5 countries (others are China, Cameroon, Ghana, and Papua New Guinea) account for 82.77% of it. The world's total the production of taro (cocoyam) was estimated at 10.2 million tonnes in 2017.

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Nigeria 3,250,862 FAO + 1 other
China 1,908,271 FAO + 1 other
Cameroon 1,847,115 FAO + 1 other
Ghana 1,200,244 FAO + 1 other
Papua New Guinea 274,389 FAO + 1 other
Madagascar 243,388 FAO + 1 other
Rwanda 215,015 FAO + 1 other
Japan 150,050 FAO + 1 other
Guinea 142,534 FAO + 1 other
Central African Republic 130,267 FAO + 1 other
Philippines 109,374 FAO + 1 other
Thailand 102,369 FAO + 1 other
Côte d'Ivoire 83,000 FAO + 1 other
Egypt 76,631 FAO + 1 other
Democratic Republic of the Congo 69,705 FAO + 1 other
Gabon 67,995 FAO + 1 other
Solomon Islands 45,901 FAO + 1 other
Burundi 45,668 FAO + 1 other
Fiji 42,985 FAO + 1 other
Taiwan Province of China 42,911 FAO + 1 other
Nicaragua 42,566 FAO + 1 other
Chad 28,652 FAO + 1 other
Liberia 28,216 FAO + 1 other
Samoa 24,594 FAO + 1 other
Togo 14,746 FAO + 1 other
Dominica 12,293 FAO + 1 other
Comoros 10,934 FAO + 1 other
Guyana 8,613 FAO + 1 other
Sao Tome and Principe 6,500 FAO + 1 other
Tonga 3,266 FAO + 1 other
Trinidad and Tobago 2,766 FAO + 1 other
Sierra Leone 2,714 FAO + 1 other
Kiribati 2,065 FAO + 1 other
Micronesia (Federated States of) 2,065 FAO + 1 other
Cyprus 1,766 FAO + 1 other
United States of America 1,670 FAO + 1 other
Benin 1,656 FAO + 1 other
Turkey 1,031 FAO + 1 other
Lebanon 702 FAO + 1 other
Mauritius 627 FAO + 1 other
Saint Lucia 503 FAO + 1 other
Barbados 97 FAO + 1 other
Antigua and Barbuda 42 FAO + 1 other
Palestine 41 FAO + 1 other
Maldives 10 FAO + 1 other
Republic of Korea 0 in 1992 FAO + 1 other

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