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Table 11 Soybean Area, Yield, and Production 
  
Date Created  04/11/2017 12:00:52 PM  
 
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Country/Region Area
(Million hectares)
Yield
(Metric tons per hectare)
Production
(Million metric tons)
Change in Production
  2016/17 Proj.   2016/17 Proj.   2016/17 Proj. From last month From last year
2014/15 Prel.
2015/16
Mar Apr 2014/15 Prel.
2015/16
Mar Apr 2014/15 Prel.
2015/16
Mar Apr MMT Percent MMT Percent
World118.26120.04121.20121.902.702.612.812.84319.60313.02340.79345.975.181.5232.9410.52
United States33.4233.0833.4833.483.203.233.503.50106.88106.86117.21117.210.000.0010.359.69
Total Foreign84.8486.9787.7188.422.512.372.552.59212.72206.17223.58228.765.182.3222.5910.96
 
South America 
  Brazil32.1033.3033.9034.003.032.903.193.2697.2096.50108.00111.003.002.7814.5015.03
  Argentina19.3419.5319.0019.203.172.912.922.9261.4056.8055.5056.000.500.90-0.80-1.41
  Paraguay3.263.273.463.622.502.822.652.798.159.229.1710.100.9310.140.889.54
  Bolivia1.080.991.131.132.452.391.861.862.652.372.112.110.000.00-0.26-11.10
  Uruguay1.331.141.101.302.331.942.452.543.112.212.703.300.6022.221.0949.46
 
East Asia 
  China6.806.517.207.201.791.811.791.7912.1511.7912.9012.900.000.001.129.46
  Korea, South0.080.060.070.071.851.821.761.760.140.100.120.120.000.000.0215.38
  Korea, North0.140.160.150.151.121.391.331.330.160.220.200.200.000.00-0.02-9.09
  Japan0.130.140.140.151.711.701.711.570.230.240.240.240.00-1.67-0.01-2.48
 
India10.9111.6011.4011.400.800.611.011.018.717.1311.5011.500.000.004.3861.40
 
Canada2.242.202.182.182.712.902.962.966.056.376.456.450.000.000.081.24
 
Former Soviet Union - 12 
  Russia1.912.082.092.121.241.301.481.482.362.713.103.130.041.130.4315.77
  Ukraine1.802.141.851.852.171.842.312.313.903.934.284.280.000.000.358.85
 
European Union0.570.850.890.893.212.662.672.671.832.262.392.390.000.000.135.72
 
Southeast Asia 
  Indonesia0.450.440.430.431.401.321.311.310.630.580.570.570.000.00-0.02-2.59
  Vietnam0.100.110.120.121.461.461.431.430.150.160.170.170.000.000.002.48
  Thailand0.040.030.030.031.611.761.701.780.060.060.060.060.001.790.00-1.72
  Burma0.150.150.150.151.071.071.071.070.160.160.160.160.000.000.000.00
 
Mexico0.180.250.280.281.881.331.751.820.350.330.490.510.024.080.1854.55
 
Iran0.080.080.080.082.442.442.442.440.190.200.200.200.000.000.000.00
 
Africa 
  South Africa0.690.500.570.581.541.481.892.031.060.741.071.170.108.880.4257.01
  Nigeria0.720.700.700.700.940.960.960.960.680.680.680.680.000.000.000.00
  Zambia0.110.110.140.141.882.021.941.940.210.230.270.270.000.000.0418.58
  Uganda0.160.160.160.161.191.191.191.190.190.190.190.190.000.000.000.00
 
Middle East 
  Iran0.080.080.080.082.442.442.442.440.190.200.200.200.000.000.000.00
  Turkey0.040.030.030.033.863.703.333.330.140.100.100.100.000.000.000.00
 
Others0.350.370.380.381.901.932.092.090.670.720.800.800.000.000.0911.89
 
World and Selected Countries and Regions