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Table 04 Corn Area, Yield, and Production 
  
Date Created  01/12/2018 12:00:23 PM  
 
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Country/Region Area
(Million hectares)
Yield
(Metric tons per hectare)
Production
(Million metric tons)
Change in Production
  2017/18 Proj.   2017/18 Proj.   2017/18 Proj. From last month From last year
2015/16 Prel.
2016/17
Dec Jan 2015/16 Prel.
2016/17
Dec Jan 2015/16 Prel.
2016/17
Dec Jan MMT Percent MMT Percent
World181.01185.63185.01184.595.385.805.655.66973.451,075.991,044.751,044.56-0.20-0.02-31.44-2.92
United States32.6835.1133.6433.4710.5710.9611.0111.08345.51384.78370.29370.960.670.18-13.82-3.59
Total Foreign148.33150.52151.37151.124.234.594.464.46627.95691.21674.47673.60-0.87-0.13-17.62-2.55
China38.1236.7735.4535.455.895.976.096.09224.63219.55215.89215.890.000.00-3.66-1.67
 
South America 
  Brazil16.0017.6017.7017.704.195.605.375.3767.0098.5095.0095.000.000.00-3.50-3.55
  Argentina3.704.905.205.207.978.378.088.0829.5041.0042.0042.000.000.001.002.44
  Bolivia0.380.090.370.372.471.382.502.500.940.120.930.930.000.000.81670.83
 
European Union9.258.568.478.476.357.187.107.1058.7561.4560.0960.090.000.00-1.36-2.22
 
Africa 
  South Africa2.213.002.902.903.715.834.314.318.2117.4812.5012.500.000.00-4.98-28.47
  Nigeria5.805.805.805.801.641.851.811.819.5410.7610.5010.500.000.00-0.26-2.37
  Ethiopia2.152.202.222.223.162.892.932.936.806.356.506.500.000.000.152.36
  Egypt0.750.750.750.758.008.008.008.006.006.006.006.000.000.000.000.00
  Tanzania4.004.204.204.201.501.151.271.276.004.825.355.350.000.000.5411.11
  Malawi1.751.651.701.701.591.442.122.122.782.373.603.600.000.001.2351.96
  Zambia0.961.161.431.432.722.482.522.522.622.873.613.610.000.000.7325.55
  Kenya2.102.102.102.101.761.491.401.403.693.132.952.950.000.00-0.18-5.75
  Uganda1.101.101.101.102.042.182.272.272.252.402.502.500.000.000.104.17
  Zimbabwe1.530.771.881.880.480.661.151.150.740.512.162.160.000.001.64320.90
 
Former Soviet Union - 12 
  Ukraine4.094.254.504.505.716.595.565.5623.3328.0025.0025.000.000.00-3.00-10.71
  Russia2.672.782.802.754.935.515.004.9113.1715.3114.0013.50-0.50-3.57-1.81-11.79
 
South Asia 
  India8.819.609.509.502.562.742.632.6322.5726.2625.0025.000.000.00-1.26-4.80
  Pakistan1.211.351.351.304.384.454.304.625.306.005.806.000.203.450.000.00
  Nepal0.850.900.900.902.352.222.222.222.002.002.002.000.000.000.000.00
 
Southeast Asia 
  Indonesia3.303.403.503.503.183.213.243.2410.5010.9011.3511.350.000.000.454.13
  Philippines2.422.692.702.652.883.033.073.096.978.138.308.20-0.10-1.200.070.85
  Vietnam1.151.101.151.054.554.604.654.655.235.065.354.88-0.47-8.79-0.18-3.48
  Thailand1.091.171.101.104.314.454.454.454.705.204.904.900.000.00-0.30-5.77
 
Mexico7.217.457.257.253.603.703.613.6125.9727.5726.2026.200.000.00-1.37-4.95
 
Canada1.311.331.411.4110.339.9610.0410.0413.5613.1914.1014.100.000.000.916.87
 
Turkey0.620.570.600.6010.009.6510.0010.006.205.506.006.000.000.000.509.09
 
Others23.8023.3023.3623.362.482.612.442.4459.0060.8056.9056.900.000.00-3.90-6.42
 
World and Selected Countries and Regions