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

Last Modified: Tue Aug 17 2021 01:32:22 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 2,166,900 tonnes
    Canada - 37.79% of total world Lentil production, Cultivated over 1,488,600 hectares. Yield: 14,557 hg/ha.
  • 1,227,820 tonnes
    India - 21.41% of total world Lentil production, Cultivated over 1,362,720 hectares. Yield: 9,010 hg/ha.
  • 533,755 tonnes
    Australia - 9.31% of total world Lentil production, Cultivated over 360,120 hectares. Yield: 14,822 hg/ha.
  • 353,631 tonnes
    Turkey - 6.17% of total world Lentil production, Cultivated over 281,741 hectares. Yield: 12,552 hg/ha.
  • 251,185 tonnes
    Nepal - 4.38% of total world Lentil production, Cultivated over 208,766 hectares. Yield: 12,032 hg/ha.
  • 244,400 tonnes
    USA - 4.26% of total world Lentil production, Cultivated over 174,420 hectares. Yield: 14,012 hg/ha.
  • 175,384 tonnes
    Bangladesh - 3.06% of total world Lentil production, Cultivated over 142,418 hectares. Yield: 12,315 hg/ha.
  • 164,239 tonnes
    China - 2.86% of total world Lentil production, Cultivated over 65,901 hectares. Yield: 24,922 hg/ha.
  • 119,329 tonnes
    Ethiopia - 2.08% of total world Lentil production, Cultivated over 87,444 hectares. Yield: 13,646 hg/ha.
  • 116,618 tonnes
    Russia - 2.03% of total world Lentil production, Cultivated over 129,787 hectares. Yield: 8,985 hg/ha.
  • 5,734,201 tonnes
    Total world production of Lentil. Cultivated over 4,800,017 hectares. The top 10 producing countries account for 93.36% of global production.