Major Red Chilli producing states in India - production and area under cultivation [2017-18]

Last Modified: Sun Nov 14 2021 08:24:43 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 618,350 tonnes
    Annual production of Red Chilli in Andhra Pradesh in 2017-18. Ranked #1, the state accounts for 35.98% of red chilli produced in India. Cultivated over 119,260 hectares. Yield: 5,185 kgs / hectare.
  • 340,800 tonnes
    Annual production of Red Chilli in Telangana in 2017-18. Ranked #2, the state accounts for 19.83% of red chilli produced in India. Cultivated over 73,780 hectares. Yield: 4,619 kgs / hectare.
  • 232,700 tonnes
    Annual production of Red Chilli in Madhya Pradesh in 2017-18. Ranked #3, the state accounts for 13.54% of red chilli produced in India. Cultivated over 94,410 hectares. Yield: 2,465 kgs / hectare.
  • 191,480 tonnes
    Annual production of Red Chilli in Karnataka in 2017-18. Ranked #4, the state accounts for 11.14% of red chilli produced in India. Cultivated over 100,340 hectares. Yield: 1,908 kgs / hectare.
  • 105,750 tonnes
    Annual production of Red Chilli in West Bengal in 2017-18. Ranked #5, the state accounts for 6.15% of red chilli produced in India. Cultivated over 65,550 hectares. Yield: 1,613 kgs / hectare.
  • 69,280 tonnes
    Annual production of Red Chilli in Odisha in 2017-18. Ranked #6, the state accounts for 4.03% of red chilli produced in India. Cultivated over 71,700 hectares. Yield: 966 kgs / hectare.
  • 22,070 tonnes
    Annual production of Red Chilli in Gujarat in 2017-18. Ranked #7, the state accounts for 1.28% of red chilli produced in India. Cultivated over 11,350 hectares. Yield: 1,944 kgs / hectare.
  • 18,990 tonnes
    Annual production of Red Chilli in Assam in 2017-18. Ranked #8, the state accounts for 1.1% of red chilli produced in India. Cultivated over 20,240 hectares. Yield: 938 kgs / hectare.
  • 18,100 tonnes
    Annual production of Red Chilli in Tamil Nadu in 2017-18. Ranked #9, the state accounts for 1.05% of red chilli produced in India. Cultivated over 44,120 hectares. Yield: 410 kgs / hectare.
  • 14,130 tonnes
    Annual production of Red Chilli in Maharashtra in 2017-18. Ranked #10, the state accounts for 0.82% of red chilli produced in India. Cultivated over 7,050 hectares. Yield: 2,004 kgs / hectare.
  • 14,080 tonnes
    Annual production of Red Chilli in Punjab in 2017-18. Ranked #11, the state accounts for 0.81% of red chilli produced in India. Cultivated over 7,500 hectares. Yield: 1,877 kgs / hectare.
  • 13,280 tonnes
    Annual production of Red Chilli in Rajasthan in 2017-18. Ranked #12, the state accounts for 0.77% of red chilli produced in India. Cultivated over 7,990 hectares. Yield: 1,662 kgs / hectare.
  • 12,580 tonnes
    Annual production of Red Chilli in Uttar Pradesh in 2017-18. Ranked #13, the state accounts for 0.73% of red chilli produced in India. Cultivated over 13,640 hectares. Yield: 922 kgs / hectare.
  • 810 tonnes
    Annual production of Red Chilli in Nagaland in 2017-18. Ranked #14, the state accounts for 0.04% of red chilli produced in India. Cultivated over 180 hectares. Yield: 4,500 kgs / hectare.
  • 1,718,200 tonnes
    Annual production of Red Chilli in India in 2017-18. Cultivated over 678,880 hectares. Yield: 2,531 kgs / hectare. The top producing states account for 97.33% of total production.