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Table 17 Cotton Area, Yield, and Production 
  
Date Created  01/12/2021 12:01:59 PM  
 
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Country/Region Area
(Million hectares)
Yield
(Kilograms per hectare)
Production
(Million 480 lb. bales)
Change in Production
  2020/21 Proj.   2020/21 Proj.   2020/21 Proj. From last month From last year
2018/19 Prel.
2019/20
Dec Jan 2018/19 Prel.
2019/20
Dec Jan 2018/19 Prel.
2019/20
Dec Jan MBales Percent MBales Percent
World33.3534.8332.5132.37774764763759118.58122.14113.90112.87-1.04-0.91-9.27-7.59
United States4.044.703.643.5298992295392518.3719.9115.9514.95-1.00-6.24-4.96-24.91
Total Foreign29.3130.1328.8728.85744739739739100.21102.2297.9597.91-0.04-0.04-4.31-4.22
 
South Asia 
  India12.6013.3013.4013.4044648347947925.8029.5029.5029.500.000.000.000.00
  Pakistan2.302.452.202.207195514454267.606.204.504.30-0.20-4.44-1.90-30.65
 
China3.503.453.253.251,7261,7201,8421,84227.7527.2527.5027.500.000.000.250.92
 
South America 
  Brazil1.641.671.551.551,7261,8021,6861,68613.0013.7812.0012.000.000.00-1.78-12.92
  Argentina0.340.420.450.457286826656291.121.301.381.30-0.08-5.450.000.00
  Paraguay0.010.010.010.014164164164160.020.020.020.020.000.000.000.00
 
Africa 
  Burkina0.630.580.550.552943303563560.850.880.900.900.000.000.022.27
  Mali0.730.740.200.173814004353761.271.350.400.29-0.12-28.75-1.07-78.89
  Cote dchr(39)Ivoire0.390.410.440.445205285135130.940.991.031.030.000.000.043.54
  Benin0.650.670.600.624694674904781.401.431.351.350.000.00-0.08-5.26
  Egypt0.140.100.070.077576647207200.490.310.220.220.000.00-0.09-29.51
  Cameroon0.250.250.250.255235625575570.600.650.640.640.000.00-0.01-0.78
  Tanzania0.420.600.450.451942161811810.380.600.380.380.000.00-0.22-36.97
  Nigeria0.250.150.270.272052902822820.240.200.350.350.000.000.1575.00
  Zimbabwe0.200.200.210.212182072072070.200.190.200.200.000.000.015.26
  Ethiopia0.080.080.080.086876806376370.240.250.240.240.000.00-0.01-4.00
 
Former Soviet Union - 12 
  Uzbekistan1.101.010.980.986487547827823.283.503.503.500.000.000.000.00
  Turkmenistan0.550.550.600.603643683633630.910.921.001.000.000.000.088.70
  Tajikistan0.180.180.160.165027086806800.420.590.500.500.000.00-0.09-14.53
  Kazakhstan0.130.130.110.115876275345340.350.360.270.270.000.00-0.09-25.00
 
Middle East 
  Turkey0.520.570.350.351,5701,3181,7421,8043.753.452.802.900.103.57-0.55-15.94
  Syria0.030.030.030.031,2191,2191,2191,2190.140.140.140.140.000.000.000.00
  Iran0.080.080.080.087487487487480.280.280.280.280.000.000.000.00
 
Australia0.380.060.280.281,2612,2681,9001,9792.200.632.402.500.104.171.88300.00
 
Mexico0.240.230.160.151,5551,5191,4291,5241.741.571.051.050.000.00-0.52-33.12
 
Burma0.240.250.240.246376416626620.700.720.730.730.000.000.010.83
 
Others1.752.001.921.935705655345484.585.194.704.850.153.19-0.35-6.66
 
World and Selected Countries and Regions