Major Red Chilli producing states in India - production and area under cultivation [2016-17]

Last Modified: Sun Nov 14 2021 08:22:44 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 992,900 tonnes
    Annual production of Red Chilli in Andhra Pradesh in 2016-17. Ranked #1, the state accounts for 41.18% of red chilli produced in India. Cultivated over 209,350 hectares. Yield: 4,743 kgs / hectare.
  • 482,870 tonnes
    Annual production of Red Chilli in Telangana in 2016-17. Ranked #2, the state accounts for 20.03% of red chilli produced in India. Cultivated over 124,320 hectares. Yield: 3,884 kgs / hectare.
  • 303,630 tonnes
    Annual production of Red Chilli in Madhya Pradesh in 2016-17. Ranked #3, the state accounts for 12.59% of red chilli produced in India. Cultivated over 98,540 hectares. Yield: 3,081 kgs / hectare.
  • 260,140 tonnes
    Annual production of Red Chilli in Karnataka in 2016-17. Ranked #4, the state accounts for 10.79% of red chilli produced in India. Cultivated over 127,600 hectares. Yield: 2,039 kgs / hectare.
  • 100,340 tonnes
    Annual production of Red Chilli in West Bengal in 2016-17. Ranked #5, the state accounts for 4.16% of red chilli produced in India. Cultivated over 65,120 hectares. Yield: 1,541 kgs / hectare.
  • 69,170 tonnes
    Annual production of Red Chilli in Odisha in 2016-17. Ranked #6, the state accounts for 2.87% of red chilli produced in India. Cultivated over 71,700 hectares. Yield: 965 kgs / hectare.
  • 40,890 tonnes
    Annual production of Red Chilli in Nagaland in 2016-17. Ranked #7, the state accounts for 1.70% of red chilli produced in India. Cultivated over 5,580 hectares. Yield: 7,328 kgs / hectare.
  • 26,030 tonnes
    Annual production of Red Chilli in Gujarat in 2016-17. Ranked #8, the state accounts for 1.08% of red chilli produced in India. Cultivated over 14,040 hectares. Yield: 1,854 kgs / hectare.
  • 20,590 tonnes
    Annual production of Red Chilli in Tamil Nadu in 2016-17. Ranked #9, the state accounts for 0.85% of red chilli produced in India. Cultivated over 44,840 hectares. Yield: 459 kgs / hectare.
  • 18,780 tonnes
    Annual production of Red Chilli in Rajasthan in 2016-17. Ranked #10, the state accounts for 0.78% of red chilli produced in India. Cultivated over 11,130 hectares. Yield: 1,687 kgs / hectare.
  • 18,210 tonnes
    Annual production of Red Chilli in Assam in 2016-17. Ranked #11, the state accounts for 0.76% of red chilli produced in India. Cultivated over 20,550 hectares. Yield: 886 kgs / hectare.
  • 14,080 tonnes
    Annual production of Red Chilli in Punjab in 2016-17. Ranked #12, the state accounts for 0.58% of red chilli produced in India. Cultivated over 7,500 hectares. Yield: 1,877 kgs / hectare.
  • 10,260 tonnes
    Annual production of Red Chilli in Uttar Pradesh in 2016-17. Ranked #13, the state accounts for 0.43% of red chilli produced in India. Cultivated over 13,550 hectares. Yield: 757 kgs / hectare.
  • 3,430 tonnes
    Annual production of Red Chilli in Maharashtra in 2016-17. Ranked #14, the state accounts for 0.14% of red chilli produced in India. Cultivated over 2,100 hectares. Yield: 1,633 kgs / hectare.
  • 2,411,150 tonnes
    Annual production of Red Chilli in India in 2016-17. Cultivated over 859,790 hectares. Yield: 2,804 kgs / hectare. The top producing states account for 97.93% of total production.