Major Red Chilli producing states in India - production and area under cultivation [2018-19]

Last Modified: Sun Nov 14 2021 08:26:14 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 501,410 tonnes
    Annual production of Red Chilli in Andhra Pradesh in 2018-19. Ranked #1, the state accounts for 70.95% of red chilli produced in India. Cultivated over 158,428 hectares. Yield: 3,165 kgs / hectare.
  • 369,020 tonnes
    Annual production of Red Chilli in Telangana in 2018-19. Ranked #2, the state accounts for 52.22% of red chilli produced in India. Cultivated over 82,521 hectares. Yield: 4,472 kgs / hectare.
  • 217,550 tonnes
    Annual production of Red Chilli in Madhya Pradesh in 2018-19. Ranked #3, the state accounts for 30.78% of red chilli produced in India. Cultivated over 87,839 hectares. Yield: 2,477 kgs / hectare.
  • 194,760 tonnes
    Annual production of Red Chilli in Karnataka in 2018-19. Ranked #4, the state accounts for 27.56% of red chilli produced in India. Cultivated over 157,587 hectares. Yield: 1,236 kgs / hectare.
  • 69,280 tonnes
    Annual production of Red Chilli in Odisha in 2018-19. Ranked #5, the state accounts for 9.80% of red chilli produced in India. Cultivated over 71,700 hectares. Yield: 966 kgs / hectare.
  • 21,444 tonnes
    Annual production of Red Chilli in Gujarat in 2018-19. Ranked #6, the state accounts for 3.03% of red chilli produced in India. Cultivated over 11,335 hectares. Yield: 1,892 kgs / hectare.
  • 18,980 tonnes
    Annual production of Red Chilli in Assam in 2018-19. Ranked #7, the state accounts for 2.69% of red chilli produced in India. Cultivated over 19,847 hectares. Yield: 956 kgs / hectare.
  • 16,656 tonnes
    Annual production of Red Chilli in Punjab in 2018-19. Ranked #8, the state accounts for 2.36% of red chilli produced in India. Cultivated over 8,770 hectares. Yield: 1,899 kgs / hectare.
  • 14,356 tonnes
    Annual production of Red Chilli in Rajasthan in 2018-19. Ranked #9, the state accounts for 2.03% of red chilli produced in India. Cultivated over 8,480 hectares. Yield: 1,693 kgs / hectare.
  • 14,030 tonnes
    Annual production of Red Chilli in Maharashtra in 2018-19. Ranked #10, the state accounts for 1.99% of red chilli produced in India. Cultivated over 5,698 hectares. Yield: 2,462 kgs / hectare.
  • 14,000 tonnes
    Annual production of Red Chilli in Tamil Nadu in 2018-19. Ranked #11, the state accounts for 1.98% of red chilli produced in India. Cultivated over 45,950 hectares. Yield: 305 kgs / hectare.
  • 12,716 tonnes
    Annual production of Red Chilli in Uttar Pradesh in 2018-19. Ranked #12, the state accounts for 1.80% of red chilli produced in India. Cultivated over 13,763 hectares. Yield: 924 kgs / hectare.
  • 8,300 tonnes
    Annual production of Red Chilli in West Bengal in 2018-19. Ranked #13, the state accounts for 1.17% of red chilli produced in India. Cultivated over 5,292 hectares. Yield: 1,568 kgs / hectare.
  • 1,798 tonnes
    Annual production of Red Chilli in Nagaland in 2018-19. Ranked #14, the state accounts for 0.25% of red chilli produced in India. Cultivated over 1,372 hectares. Yield: 1,310 kgs / hectare.
  • 1,515,560 tonnes
    Annual production of Red Chilli in India in 2018-19. Cultivated over 706,710 hectares. Yield: 2,145 kgs / hectare. The top producing states account for 97.28% of total production.