Top 10 Lemon and Lime producing countries in the world - production and area under cultivation [2019]

Last Modified: Mon Oct 11 2021 00:51:19 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 3,482,000 tonnes
    Annual production of lemon and lime in India. Ranked #1, the country accounts for 17.37% of total world lemon and lime production. Cultivated over 305,000 hectares. Yield: 114,164 hg/ha.
  • 2,701,828 tonnes
    Annual production of lemon and lime in Mexico. Ranked #2, the country accounts for 13.48% of total world lemon and lime production. Cultivated over 183,575 hectares. Yield: 147,178 hg/ha.
  • 2,666,082 tonnes
    Annual production of lemon and lime in China. Ranked #3, the country accounts for 13.30% of total world lemon and lime production. Cultivated over 128,823 hectares. Yield: 206,957 hg/ha.
  • 1,904,765 tonnes
    Annual production of lemon and lime in Argentina. Ranked #4, the country accounts for 9.50% of total world lemon and lime production. Cultivated over 57,541 hectares. Yield: 331,027 hg/ha.
  • 1,511,185 tonnes
    Annual production of lemon and lime in Brazil. Ranked #5, the country accounts for 7.54% of total world lemon and lime production. Cultivated over 56,491 hectares. Yield: 267,509 hg/ha.
  • 950,000 tonnes
    Annual production of lemon and lime in Turkey. Ranked #6, the country accounts for 4.74% of total world lemon and lime production. Cultivated over 40,155 hectares. Yield: 236,583 hg/ha.
  • 884,890 tonnes
    Annual production of lemon and lime in Spain. Ranked #7, the country accounts for 4.41% of total world lemon and lime production. Cultivated over 46,840 hectares. Yield: 188,918 hg/ha.
  • 876,340 tonnes
    Annual production of lemon and lime in United States of America. Ranked #8, the country accounts for 4.37% of total world lemon and lime production. Cultivated over 21,970 hectares. Yield: 398,880 hg/ha.
  • 510,524 tonnes
    Annual production of lemon and lime in South Africa. Ranked #9, the country accounts for 2.55% of total world lemon and lime production. Cultivated over 24,542 hectares. Yield: 208,021 hg/ha.
  • 471,008 tonnes
    Annual production of lemon and lime in Iran. The country accounts for 2.35% of total world lemon and lime production. Cultivated over 29,478 hectares. Yield: 159,783 hg/ha.
  • 20,049,630 tonnes
    Annual production of lemon and lime worldwide. Cultivated over 1,226,617 hectares. The top 10 producing countries account for 79.60% of global production.