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Table 08 Sorghum Area, Yield, and Production 
  
Date Created  09/12/2017 12:01:40 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
Aug Sep 2015/16 Prel.
2016/17
Aug Sep 2015/16 Prel.
2016/17
Aug Sep MMT Percent MMT Percent
World43.4841.7441.6741.731.411.491.451.4561.4162.3360.3260.460.140.23-1.87-3.01
United States3.182.492.152.154.774.894.374.3815.1612.209.389.420.030.34-2.78-22.82
Total Foreign40.3039.2539.5239.581.151.281.291.2946.2550.1350.9451.040.110.210.911.82
 
Africa 
  Nigeria5.305.305.355.351.161.231.221.226.156.506.556.550.000.000.050.77
  Ethiopia1.701.801.801.802.292.002.092.093.903.603.773.770.000.000.174.58
  Sudan8.008.008.008.000.300.690.560.562.395.504.504.500.000.00-1.00-18.18
  Burkina1.801.801.801.800.800.891.001.001.441.601.801.800.000.000.2012.50
  Mali1.251.251.251.251.041.121.041.041.301.401.301.300.000.00-0.10-7.14
  Niger3.703.703.703.700.510.490.460.461.881.811.701.700.000.00-0.11-5.97
  Cameroon0.750.750.750.751.531.531.531.531.151.151.151.150.000.000.000.00
  Tanzania0.800.800.800.801.031.001.001.000.820.800.800.800.000.000.000.00
  Egypt0.140.140.140.145.365.365.365.360.750.750.750.750.000.000.000.00
  Uganda0.350.350.350.350.910.910.970.970.320.320.340.340.000.000.026.25
  Ghana0.250.250.250.251.051.081.121.120.260.270.280.280.000.000.014.09
  Mozambique0.370.400.400.400.600.600.600.600.220.240.240.240.000.000.000.00
  South Africa0.050.040.050.051.453.752.502.500.070.150.130.130.000.00-0.03-16.67
 
Mexico1.681.451.701.703.333.483.533.535.595.056.006.000.000.000.9518.81
 
South America 
  Argentina0.750.700.760.764.504.864.614.613.383.403.503.500.000.000.102.94
  Brazil0.580.610.610.611.862.802.622.621.081.701.601.600.000.00-0.10-5.94
 
South Asia 
  India6.085.105.005.000.700.900.900.904.244.574.504.500.000.00-0.07-1.53
  Pakistan0.240.200.200.200.600.650.650.650.150.130.130.130.000.000.000.00
 
China0.570.760.780.784.795.004.944.942.753.803.853.850.000.000.051.32
 
Australia0.520.420.630.633.442.663.023.021.791.111.901.900.000.000.7971.64
 
European Union0.130.120.120.125.305.395.455.450.680.620.650.650.000.000.034.52
 
Others5.295.325.095.151.131.061.081.095.965.675.515.610.111.91-0.05-0.94
 
World and Selected Countries and Regions