The Top 5 Watermelon Producing Countries

  Country Production 2011 % of World Total
China 68,893,000 m/t 66.9%
Turkey 3,864,489 m/t 3.7%
Islamic Rep of Iran 3,250,000 m/t 3.1%
Brazil 2,198,624 m/t 2.1%
United States 1,688,040 m/t 1.6%
Sources:   Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. FAOSTAT data (2014). Last accessed by Top 5 of Anything: January 2014.
List Notes: Watermelon production is for the year 2011 in metric tonnes (latest available data as of January 2014). Please note: 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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