Selected Food Production 2002
UN FAO food production (metric tons)
Table V population data
10/26/2003
Note:  A high ratio of total production to population should indicate the potential to export some of these foods.
Country Wheat Rice Maize/Corn Soybeans Total Population Tot/Pop
Argentina 12,500,000 713,449 14,710,352 30,000,000 57,923,801 37,384,816 1.55
USA 43,992,312 9,568,996 228,805,088 74,290,496 356,656,892 278,058,881 1.28
Hungary 3,896,000 7,000 6,087,000 53,000 10,043,000 10,106,017 0.99
France 38,986,000 105,000 16,013,000 207,000 55,311,000 59,551,227 0.93
Canada 15,689,900 0 9,065,300 2,334,900 27,090,100 31,592,805 0.86
Kazakhstan 12,699,975 199,089 435,208 25,090 13,359,362 16,731,303 0.80
Paraguay 355,000 100,684 783,499 3,276,000 4,515,183 5,734,139 0.79
Serbia and Montenegro 2,245,030 0 5,597,207 244,293 8,086,530 10,677,290 0.76
Australia 9,385,000 1,275,000 521,000 70,000 11,251,000 19,357,594 0.58
Romania 4,380,000 1,500 8,500,000 112,000 12,993,500 22,364,022 0.58
Myanmar 103,000 21,900,000 660,000 114,700 22,777,700 41,734,853 0.55
Brazil 2,925,890 10,489,400 35,478,716 41,903,000 90,797,006 174,468,575 0.52
Ukraine 20,550,000 80,000 4,171,000 80,000 24,881,000 48,760,474 0.51
Thailand 800 25,945,000 4,170,000 300,000 30,415,800 61,797,751 0.49
Viet Nam 0 34,063,500 2,314,700 201,400 36,579,600 79,939,014 0.46
Russia 50,557,000 483,000 1,541,000 370,000 52,951,000 145,470,197 0.36
Turkey 21,000,000 400,000 2,500,000 60,000 23,960,000 66,493,970 0.36
Italy 7,764,763 1,371,000 10,937,365 548,705 20,621,833 57,679,825 0.36
China 91,290,240 176,553,000 123,175,000 16,900,328 407,918,568 1,273,111,290 0.32
Bangladesh 1,606,000 38,134,000 10,000 0 39,750,000 131,269,860 0.30
Spain 6,782,900 815,700 4,394,500 1,400 11,994,500 40,037,995 0.30
Germany 20,817,740 0 3,738,448 1,000 24,557,188 83,029,536 0.30
Poland 9,296,566 0 1,967,694 0 11,264,260 38,633,912 0.29
Bolivia 143,480 248,211 724,613 1,166,660 2,282,964 8,300,463 0.28
Indonesia 0 51,603,748 9,277,258 930,000 61,811,006 228,437,870 0.27
United Kingdom 16,053,000 0 0 0 16,053,000 59,647,790 0.27
South Africa 2,400,000 3,300 9,123,000 202,398 11,728,698 43,586,097 0.27
Egypt 6,183,210 5,600,000 6,800,000 14,885 18,598,095 69,536,644 0.27
Iran 12,000,000 2,115,000 1,200,000 113,900 15,428,900 66,128,965 0.23
Philippines 0 13,270,653 4,319,262 897 17,590,812 82,841,518 0.21
Uzbekistan 4,956,000 143,100 232,000 0 5,331,100 25,155,064 0.21
Mexico 3,272,660 225,880 17,500,000 95,121 21,093,661 101,879,171 0.21
India 71,814,304 116,580,000 10,570,000 4,270,000 203,234,304 1,029,991,145 0.20
Pakistan 18,226,100 6,343,000 1,689,000 10,000 26,268,100 144,616,639 0.18
Korea, South 2,800 6,650,000 60,000 110,000 6,822,800 47,904,370 0.14
Japan 827,800 11,111,000 180 270,200 12,209,180 126,771,662 0.10
Nigeria 77,000 3,192,000 4,934,000 437,000 8,640,000 126,635,626 0.07
Subtotals 512,780,470 539,291,210 552,005,390 178,714,373 1,782,791,443 4,895,418,370 0.36
Other Countries 60,098,432 36,988,943 50,583,799 1,202,929 148,874,103 1,242,905,468 0.12
World 572,878,902 576,280,153 602,589,189 179,917,302 1,931,665,546 6,138,323,838 0.31