Top Potato Producers in 2017


Worldwide potato production stood at 388 million tonnes and is the 8th most produced food crop after grains like corn (1134 million tonnes), wheat at 772 million tonnes (in 2017) and rice at 769 million tonnes.

Top Potato Consumers in 2013

Potato consumption across the world in 2013 was 239 million tonnes, after vegetables (982 million tonnes), milk and milk products (629 million tonnes) and fruits (545 million tonnes), wheat (458 million tonnes), rice (377 million tonnes), meat (302 million tonnes) and alcoholic beverages at 260 million tonnes.

Imports and Exports in 2013

Import of potatoes in 2013 was 316 million tonnes, while export was 292 million tonnes.