Major Red Chilli producing states in India - production and area under cultivation [2020-21 Adv Est.]

Last Modified: Sun Nov 14 2021 08:30:06 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 836,000 tonnes
    Annual production of Red Chilli in Andhra Pradesh in 2020-21. Ranked #1, the state accounts for 42.05% of red chilli produced in India. Cultivated over 180,000 hectares. Yield: 4,644 kgs / hectare. (Click/Tap to know more about Red Chilli production in Andhra Pradesh).
  • 407,286 tonnes
    Annual production of Red Chilli in Telangana in 2020-21. Ranked #2, the state accounts for 20.48% of red chilli produced in India. Cultivated over 90,300 hectares. Yield: 4,510 kgs / hectare.
  • 208,634 tonnes
    Annual production of Red Chilli in Madhya Pradesh in 2020-21. Ranked #3, the state accounts for 10.49% of red chilli produced in India. Cultivated over 292,616 hectares. Yield: 713 kgs / hectare.
  • 193,904 tonnes
    Annual production of Red Chilli in Karnataka in 2020-21. Ranked #4, the state accounts for 9.75% of red chilli produced in India. Cultivated over 114,901 hectares. Yield: 1,688 kgs / hectare.
  • 69,000 tonnes
    Annual production of Red Chilli in Odisha in 2020-21. Ranked #5, the state accounts for 3.47% of red chilli produced in India. Cultivated over 72,000 hectares. Yield: 958 kgs / hectare.
  • 25,648 tonnes
    Annual production of Red Chilli in Tamil Nadu in 2020-21. Ranked #6, the state accounts for 1.29% of red chilli produced in India. Cultivated over 55,716 hectares. Yield: 460 kgs / hectare.
  • 25,517 tonnes
    Annual production of Red Chilli in Maharashtra in 2020-21. Ranked #7, the state accounts for 1.28% of red chilli produced in India. Cultivated over 6,753 hectares. Yield: 3,779 kgs / hectare.
  • 22,702 tonnes
    Annual production of Red Chilli in Gujarat in 2020-21. Ranked #8, the state accounts for 1.14% of red chilli produced in India. Cultivated over 12,000 hectares. Yield: 1,892 kgs / hectare.
  • 19,513 tonnes
    Annual production of Red Chilli in Assam in 2020-21. Ranked #9, the state accounts for 0.98% of red chilli produced in India. Cultivated over 20,749 hectares. Yield: 940 kgs / hectare.
  • 16,613 tonnes
    Annual production of Red Chilli in Rajasthan in 2020-21. Ranked #10, the state accounts for 0.84% of red chilli produced in India. Cultivated over 9,358 hectares. Yield: 1,775 kgs / hectare.
  • 15,445 tonnes
    Annual production of Red Chilli in Punjab in 2020-21. Ranked #11, the state accounts for 0.78% of red chilli produced in India. Cultivated over 8,137 hectares. Yield: 1,898 kgs / hectare.
  • 12,068 tonnes
    Annual production of Red Chilli in Uttar Pradesh in 2020-21. Ranked #12, the state accounts for 0.61% of red chilli produced in India. Cultivated over 13,677 hectares. Yield: 882 kgs / hectare.
  • 8,567 tonnes
    Annual production of Red Chilli in West Bengal in 2020-21. Ranked #13, the state accounts for 0.43% of red chilli produced in India. Cultivated over 5,460 hectares. Yield: 1,569 kgs / hectare.
  • 1,743 tonnes
    Annual production of Red Chilli in Nagaland in 2020-21. Ranked #14, the state accounts for 0.09% of red chilli produced in India. Cultivated over 1,373 hectares. Yield: 1,269 kgs / hectare.
  • 1,988,304 tonnes
    Annual production of Red Chilli in India in 2020-21. Cultivated over 732,213 hectares. Yield: 2,715 kgs / hectare. The top producing states account for 93.67% of total production.