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

Last Modified: Wed Sep 01 2021 08:00:30 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 347,047,570 tonnes
    United States of America - Ranked #1, the country accounts for 30.22% of total world Maize production. Cultivated over 32,950,670 hectares. Yield: 105,323 hg/ha.
  • 260,778,900 tonnes
    China - Ranked #2, the country accounts for 22.71% of total world Maize production. Cultivated over 41,280,000 hectares. Yield: 63,173 hg/ha.
  • 101,138,617 tonnes
    Brazil - Ranked #3, the country accounts for 8.81% of total world Maize production. Cultivated over 17,518,054 hectares. Yield: 57,734 hg/ha.
  • 56,860,704 tonnes
    Argentina - Ranked #4, the country accounts for 4.95% of total world Maize production. Cultivated over 7,232,761 hectares. Yield: 78,615 hg/ha.
  • 35,880,050 tonnes
    Ukraine - Ranked #5, the country accounts for 3.12% of total world Maize production. Cultivated over 4,986,900 hectares. Yield: 71,949 hg/ha.
  • 30,693,355 tonnes
    Indonesia - Ranked #6, the country accounts for 2.67% of total world Maize production. Cultivated over 5,644,775 hectares. Yield: 54,375 hg/ha.
  • 27,715,100 tonnes
    India - Ranked #7, the country accounts for 2.41% of total world Maize production. Cultivated over 9,027,130 hectares. Yield: 30,702 hg/ha.
  • 27,228,242 tonnes
    Mexico - Ranked #8, the country accounts for 2.37% of total world Maize production. Cultivated over 6,690,449 hectares. Yield: 40,697 hg/ha.
  • 17,432,220 tonnes
    Romania - Ranked #9, the country accounts for 1.52% of total world Maize production. Cultivated over 2,681,930 hectares. Yield: 64,999 hg/ha.
  • 14,282,352 tonnes
    Russia - Ranked #10, the country accounts for 1.24% of total world Maize production. Cultivated over 2,506,247 hectares. Yield: 56,987 hg/ha.
  • 1,148,487,291 tonnes
    Total world production of Maize. Cultivated over 197,204,250 hectares. The top 10 producing countries account for 80.02% of global production.