The Top 5 Rice Producing Countries


  Country Rice Production 2012
(metric tonnes)
% of World Total
1
China 204,285,000 m/t 28.4%
2
India 152,600,000 m/t 21.2%
3
Indonesia 69,045,141 m/t 9.6%
4
Viet Nam 43,661,569 m/t 6.0%
5
Thailand 37,800,000.m/t 5.2%
Sources:  FAOSTAT data, 2014 (last accessed by Top 5 of Anything: January 2014).
List Notes: Rice production (paddy) is in metric tonnes (m/t) for the year 2012 (latest year for which statistics are available). This top 5 list may include official, semi-official or estimated data gathered by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
  
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