Which Country Produces the Most Pumpkins in the World?

Vegetables And Melons November 09, 2017
Author: Sergey Avramenko
Head of Global Markets Research Team

In 2015, the countries with the highest levels of pumpkin production were China (7,417 thousand tonnes), India (5,016 thousand tonnes), Ukraine (1,459 thousand tonnes), together accounting for 54% of total output.

From 2007 to 2015, the most notable growth rates of pumpkin production among the main producing countries was attained by Ukraine (+13.6% per year), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Top 10 Pumpkin Producing Countries in the World

1. China (7,417K Tonnes)
2. India (5,016K Tonnes)
3. Ukraine (1,459K Tonnes)
4. Russia (1,298K Tonnes)
5. United States (827K Tonnes)
6. Iran (610K Tonnes)
7. Cuba (577K Tonnes)
8. Italy (571K Tonnes)
9. Mexico (561K Tonnes)
10. Bangladesh (459K Tonnes)

Global Pumpkins Production

Global pumpkin production amounted to 25,857 thousand tonnes in 2015, rising by +2.5% against the previous year level. Overall, the global pumpkin output pursued a pronounced growth from 2007 to 2015. The trend pattern was relatively stable, with only minor fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. The total output figures increased at an average annual rate of +2.2%. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2011, when the output figure increased by +3% from the previous year level. Over the period under review, the global pumpkin production reached its maximum volume in 2015, and is likely to continue its growth in the immediate term.

Over the analyzed period, an increase in global pumpkin production was primarily driven by population growth and popularity of healthy eating. Furthermore, these key drivers are expected to continue promoting the pumpkin output in the immediate term. This general positive trend was largely conditioned by a robust expansion of the harvested area and a noticeable contraction of the yield figures.

The world pumpkin harvested area amounted to 2,100 thousand ha in 2015, which was 4.7% more than the previous year figure. The pumpkin harvested area indicated a noticeable increase over the period under review, representing a compound annual growth rate of +3.2% from 2007 to 2015. This trend pattern, however, indicated some mild fluctuations over the recent years. Over the period under review, the total pumpkin harvested area peaked in 2015, and is likely to continue its expansion in the immediate term, following rising demand over the globe.

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Source: World: Pumpkin (Squash And Gourds) - Market Report. Analysis And Forecast