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Table 11 Soybean 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
World120.43120.30126.48126.102.612.922.762.76313.77351.32348.47348.570.100.03-2.75-0.78
United States33.0833.4736.2136.233.233.493.333.30106.86116.92120.44119.52-0.92-0.762.602.22
Total Foreign87.3586.8390.2789.872.372.702.532.55206.91234.40228.03229.051.020.45-5.35-2.28
 
South America 
  Brazil33.3033.9035.0035.002.903.373.093.1496.50114.10108.00110.002.001.85-4.10-3.59
  Argentina19.5318.3519.1018.702.913.152.982.9956.8057.8057.0056.00-1.00-1.75-1.80-3.11
  Paraguay3.263.393.403.402.823.152.762.769.2210.679.409.400.000.00-1.27-11.86
  Bolivia1.341.131.441.442.401.862.382.383.212.113.423.420.000.001.3162.08
  Uruguay1.141.091.051.051.942.952.412.412.213.212.522.520.000.00-0.69-21.59
 
East Asia 
  China6.517.207.857.851.811.791.811.8111.7912.9014.2014.200.000.001.3010.08
  Korea, South0.060.050.070.071.821.531.791.790.100.080.120.120.000.000.0560.00
  Korea, North0.160.150.150.151.391.331.331.330.220.200.200.200.000.000.000.00
  Japan0.140.150.160.161.701.571.681.680.240.240.260.260.000.000.0210.17
 
India11.6711.4010.5010.500.591.010.950.956.9311.5010.0010.000.000.00-1.50-13.04
 
Canada2.232.212.902.902.902.972.762.766.466.558.008.000.000.001.4522.10
 
Former Soviet Union - 12 
  Russia2.082.122.502.501.301.481.401.402.713.133.503.500.000.000.3711.68
  Ukraine2.141.852.002.001.842.312.002.003.934.284.004.000.000.00-0.28-6.54
 
European Union0.870.800.890.892.682.992.802.822.322.382.482.500.020.810.125.09
 
Southeast Asia 
  Indonesia0.440.430.420.421.321.311.291.290.580.570.540.540.000.00-0.03-4.42
  Vietnam0.090.100.110.111.571.571.571.570.150.160.170.170.000.000.015.10
  Thailand0.030.030.030.031.761.781.771.770.060.060.060.060.000.000.00-3.51
  Burma0.150.150.150.151.071.071.071.070.160.160.160.160.000.000.000.00
 
Serbia0.220.190.200.202.203.511.751.750.480.650.350.350.000.00-0.30-46.15
 
Mexico0.250.280.270.271.361.831.781.780.340.510.480.480.000.00-0.03-5.70
 
Africa 
  South Africa0.500.570.720.721.482.291.741.740.741.321.251.250.000.00-0.07-5.02
  Nigeria0.700.700.700.700.960.960.960.960.680.680.680.680.000.000.000.00
  Zambia0.110.140.230.232.021.941.561.560.230.270.350.350.000.000.0830.97
  Uganda0.050.050.050.050.600.600.600.600.030.030.030.030.000.000.000.00
 
Middle East 
  Iran0.080.080.080.082.442.442.442.440.200.200.200.200.000.000.000.00
  Turkey0.030.030.020.023.703.333.863.860.100.100.090.090.000.00-0.02-15.00
 
Others0.290.300.310.311.921.891.951.950.550.570.600.600.000.000.034.71
 
World and Selected Countries and Regions