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Table 11 Soybean Area, Yield, and Production 
  
Date Created  12/10/2019 12:00:40 PM  
 
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Country/Region Area
(Million hectares)
Yield
(Metric tons per hectare)
Production
(Million metric tons)
Change in Production
  2019/20 Proj.   2019/20 Proj.   2019/20 Proj. From last month From last year
2017/18 Prel.
2018/19
Nov Dec 2017/18 Prel.
2018/19
Nov Dec 2017/18 Prel.
2018/19
Nov Dec MMT Percent MMT Percent
World124.48125.48122.72122.982.752.852.742.74341.99358.21336.56337.480.920.27-20.73-5.79
United States36.2435.4530.6130.613.313.403.163.16120.07120.5296.6296.620.000.00-23.90-19.83
Total Foreign88.2490.0392.1192.372.522.642.602.61221.93237.69239.95240.860.920.383.171.33
 
South America 
  Brazil35.1535.9036.9036.903.473.263.333.33122.00117.00123.00123.000.000.006.005.13
  Argentina16.3016.6017.5017.502.323.333.033.0337.8055.3053.0053.000.000.00-2.30-4.16
  Paraguay3.383.703.603.603.102.392.832.8310.488.8510.2010.200.000.001.3515.25
  Bolivia1.321.401.451.402.141.932.002.002.822.702.902.80-0.10-3.450.103.70
  Uruguay1.100.970.950.951.212.932.322.321.332.832.202.200.000.00-0.63-22.21
 
East Asia 
  China8.258.409.009.301.851.891.901.9515.2815.9017.1018.101.005.852.2013.84
  Korea, South0.050.050.050.051.871.751.801.800.090.090.090.090.000.000.003.37
  Korea, North0.150.150.150.151.491.501.501.500.220.230.230.230.000.000.000.00
  Japan0.150.150.150.151.661.451.691.690.250.210.250.250.000.000.0418.78
 
India10.4011.3311.2511.250.800.960.800.808.3510.939.009.000.000.00-1.93-17.66
 
Canada2.942.542.302.302.632.862.612.617.727.276.006.000.000.00-1.27-17.43
 
Former Soviet Union - 12 
  Russia2.572.742.902.901.411.471.481.483.624.034.304.300.000.000.276.78
  Ukraine1.981.731.551.551.972.582.392.393.894.463.703.700.000.00-0.76-17.06
 
European Union0.930.930.910.912.742.882.862.862.542.662.602.600.000.00-0.06-2.40
 
Southeast Asia 
  Indonesia0.420.410.400.401.291.271.281.280.540.520.510.510.000.00-0.01-1.92
  Vietnam0.060.050.050.051.501.531.521.520.090.080.080.080.000.00-0.01-6.17
  Thailand0.040.040.030.031.571.571.531.530.060.060.050.050.000.000.00-5.45
  Burma0.140.150.150.151.041.071.071.070.150.160.160.160.000.000.000.00
 
Serbia0.200.220.220.222.302.842.732.730.460.630.600.600.000.00-0.03-4.00
 
Mexico0.260.190.140.151.651.751.571.570.430.340.220.240.026.82-0.10-29.85
 
Africa 
  South Africa0.790.730.800.801.961.601.811.811.541.171.451.450.000.000.2823.93
  Nigeria1.001.001.001.000.991.051.101.100.991.051.101.100.000.000.054.36
  Zambia0.230.190.200.201.561.581.431.430.350.300.280.280.000.00-0.02-7.26
  Uganda0.050.050.050.050.600.600.600.600.030.030.030.030.000.000.000.00
 
Middle East 
  Iran0.080.070.070.072.412.292.432.430.200.160.170.170.000.000.016.25
  Turkey0.020.030.030.033.753.803.893.890.090.100.110.110.000.000.0110.53
 
Others0.310.330.320.321.951.981.971.970.610.650.620.620.000.00-0.03-4.29
 
World and Selected Countries and Regions