Linseed Production (Mt)
FAOStat Database: Agriculture--Primary Crops.(http://faostat.fao.org/)  
 Accessed 12-15-2005
(2004 data provisional)
1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004  
  Argentina 750,000 818,000 838,600 771,000 815,000 570,000 577,000 585,000 510,000 775,000 800,000 315,600 330,000 297,000 380,700 377,000 695,000 920,000 600,000 743,000 585,000 600,000 730,000 660,000 500,000 460,000 622,000 535,000 416,000 514,200 456,800 342,900 176,500 112,560 152,182 152,660 71,707 75,148 85,673 46,917 22,300 15,500 11,250 29,000   Argentina
  Armenia                                                               60 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   Armenia
  Australia 12,791 26,130 29,990 47,348 6,161 13,965 10,650 19,809 36,678 30,785 10,229 10,688 14,324 33,049 12,172 16,439 27,892 12,890 14,353 7,419 6,033 2,477 4,323 5,698 12,089 7,141 7,781 3,000 3,466 1,750 4,102 5,351 3,851 8,800 5,900 15,100 7,000 8,800 10,000 9,200 9,100 9,000 6,000 6,000   Australia
  Bangladesh 10,160 10,160 11,176 9,144 9,144 9,100 9,100 7,100 7,100 7,100 7,500 9,000 14,000 18,000 23,000 25,000 28,000 31,000 33,000 33,000 35,000 35,000 40,000 40,813 36,906 37,208 42,547 43,216 46,791 48,085 54,540 49,480 49,115 48,320 48,655 46,000 50,195 50,425 46,000 48,000 50,000 50,000 50,000 50,000   Bangladesh
  Belarus                                                               23,800 22,700 23,100 28,900 22,800 14,300 12,000 12,600 16,600 17,000 13,800 15,000 15,000   Belarus
  Belgium 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14,800 11,900 14,100 13,460 14,789   Belgium
  Belgium-Luxembourg 17,319 21,242 20,352 25,082 16,282 13,427 9,390 9,067 10,282 4,913 8,844 5,797 5,118 7,074 6,321 7,758 7,290 7,095 5,976 5,588 4,955 6,680 5,997 8,019 8,276 6,188 6,688 7,880 8,155 8,792 7,450 5,428 7,467 8,997 10,900 11,880 12,406 10,174 12,420 0 0 0 0 0   Belgium-Luxembourg
  Brazil 27,771 43,620 20,374 53,707 42,144 36,446 28,342 28,233 30,730 22,370 15,201 10,091 12,590 7,653 5,099 5,251 7,055 5,495 13,229 244 24,397 14,007 15,130 19,847 16,706 18,395 11,902 17,000 19,000 20,000 20,000 20,000 12,000 11,000 8,000 7,000 7,000 6,000 6,000 4,000 4,000 5,000 5,000 5,500   Brazil
  Bulgaria 3,330 1,900 2,426 3,503 2,801 5,002 5,448 2,952 2,775 3,115 3,752 2,442 1,982 1,717 1,669 1,344 702 1,007 497 716 1,375 642 437 1,276 969 673 664 513 517 858 533 61 0 0 10 1 0 18 30 60 90 120 142 142   Bulgaria
  Canada 367,800 408,067 536,368 515,767 741,100 559,330 238,211 499,536 712,447 1,218,384 568,652 447,489 492,779 350,534 444,518 276,871 652,800 571,523 815,372 441,800 467,000 751,900 443,900 693,500 897,000 1,026,300 729,000 372,900 497,900 889,000 635,000 337,000 627,400 960,100 1,105,000 851,000 895,400 1,080,900 935,000 693,400 715,000 679,400 754,400 516,900   Canada
  Chile 6,000 5,600 4,300 3,500 3,500 1,370 1,400 760 660 1,000 1,000 1,000 1,000 1,000 1,000 1,000 800 800 800 800 800 800 890 890 900 900 900 900 900 900 900 900 900 900 900 900 900 900 900 990 990 1,000 1,035 1,080   Chile
  China 20,000 22,000 23,000 24,000 25,000 25,000 26,000 28,000 30,000 32,000 34,000 36,000 37,000 37,000 38,000 40,000 40,000 50,000 70,000 80,000 85,000 95,000 93,000 95,000 108,000 128,000 444,179 521,718 399,630 535,122 510,000 500,000 440,000 511,400 363,846 553,364 393,202 523,429 404,000 343,748 252,645 409,000 450,000 460,000   China
  Cyprus 91 102 108 81 51 41 51 30 0 0 102 81 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   Cyprus
  Czech Republic                                                                 4,020 2,677 2,700 2,800 2,800 2,103 7,642 7,552 7,952 5,308 4,848 3,460   Czech Republic
  Czechoslovakia 13,464 14,474 15,008 18,140 12,764 9,469 13,215 13,750 19,003 12,131 14,086 10,618 13,613 10,478 11,021 10,118 14,894 15,982 14,774 11,383 13,670 15,053 14,984 12,273 15,154 11,593 9,580 12,371 15,671 16,387 13,477 5,600                           Czechoslovakia
  Denmark 1,657 679 476 431 248 175 127 31 165 196 115 54 61 146 146 110 36 30 40 127 100 12 91 50 154 50 60 70 60 80 90 695 304 313 1,219 2,027 3,037 1,645 5,066 2,670 282 68 39 40   Denmark
  Ecuador 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 13 13 11 10 15 7 9 31 30 18 24 29 30 30 30 30 30 35 36 38   Ecuador
  Egypt 11,617 11,083 10,740 14,095 10,279 8,990 9,219 15,000 17,000 10,000 11,000 17,000 20,000 23,000 27,000 24,178 29,569 31,183 34,476 34,047 26,840 18,175 20,557 36,000 21,000 30,000 24,000 29,000 28,000 21,000 28,000 21,000 22,000 23,000 22,514 23,000 24,000 27,000 30,000 30,000 30,000 26,000 19,000 22,000   Egypt
  Eritrea                                                                 350 670 500 500 400 350 305 184 587 200 200 200   Eritrea
  Estonia                                                               200 200 200 200 36 98 21 59 54 94 98 58 109   Estonia
  Ethiopia                                                                 35,000 45,000 56,838 121,999 66,346 44,023 35,278 32,138 64,052 51,052 42,785 77,363   Ethiopia
  Ethiopia PDR 51,000 52,000 53,000 54,100 55,400 55,400 56,500 58,200 60,100 62,100 64,400 66,800 46,300 18,890 30,930 18,480 15,240 18,110 21,183 27,207 25,808 36,256 35,522 33,877 38,271 36,053 29,000 23,027 18,920 33,997 34,000 35,000                           Ethiopia PDR
  France 46,100 50,674 53,435 50,098 27,799 39,084 33,276 17,376 27,479 23,978 21,290 19,510 19,540 22,600 42,000 35,000 43,032 32,344 35,692 30,448 22,000 32,000 23,000 25,800 40,520 27,060 33,610 37,890 31,413 36,410 26,655 18,795 22,210 31,140 32,756 28,464 31,395 28,402 33,923 37,162 28,459 48,925 53,503 54,200   France
  Germany 8,715 10,062 6,681 4,423 6,361 6,424 6,783 4,730 4,965 4,513 4,917 3,729 1,668 869 854 608 206 45 159 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4,000 12,000 70,000 30,000 27,000 46,000 74,000 116,000 194,000 160,000 90,000 32,000 10,000 15,000 13,000   Germany
  Greece 162 129 98 76 56 38 43 14 13 10 8 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   Greece
  Hungary 4,982 3,397 5,902 3,928 7,631 9,226 13,825 10,139 12,874 13,928 32,309 22,049 17,111 19,523 18,188 17,111 9,486 12,410 8,639 11,057 10,935 7,223 7,575 8,329 8,939 15,129 20,099 10,551 11,009 9,827 12,852 4,714 1,198 2,200 1,300 866 424 1,185 1,800 880 778 463 701 2,000   Hungary
  India 398,000 463,000 430,000 378,700 494,000 331,000 259,900 438,000 329,200 469,300 473,800 529,500 428,100 503,900 563,800 597,800 418,800 526,800 535,100 269,300 423,000 482,500 375,400 444,000 389,000 376,200 316,600 393,300 360,800 325,600 332,000 292,000 278,000 330,000 322,600 291,900 309,000 241,000 264,900 240,800 203,500 209,100 230,000 200,000   India
  Iran, Islamic Rep of 7,000 7,000 7,000 7,000 7,000 7,000 4,000 5,000 6,000 6,000 3,000 3,000 3,000 3,000 3,000 3,000 3,000 3,000 3,000 3,000 3,000 3,000 3,000 3,000 3,000 3,000 1,031 1,817 3,000 700 243 250 250 250 250 383 188 558 400 400 500 700 700 700   Iran, Islamic Rep of
  Italy 5,850 5,090 4,700 4,450 3,930 3,080 3,290 1,220 1,091 920 994 1,700 1,102 1,230 1,760 4,020 5,860 1,890 1,130 1,300 1,020 620 340 300 380 462 286 320 390 480 1,104 1,010 825 832 4,412 1,200 2,000 2,000 2,000 2,000 2,000 2,000 2,000 2,000   Italy
  Japan 3,340 3,490 2,950 1,650 2,040 650 380 200 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   Japan
  Kazakhstan                                                               10,800 3,900 2,300 1,800 900 700 780 1,200 590 800 630 1,000 700   Kazakhstan
  Kenya 450 730 240 240 240 240 240 240 240 240 240 240 240 240 250 250 250 250 250 250 250 250 250 250 400 600 700 800 900 1,000 1,100 900 900 900 900 900 900 900 900 800 800 800 800 800   Kenya
  Latvia                                                               620 100 300 400 400 360 700 580 540 320 1,500 700 700   Latvia
  Lithuania                                                               3,000 1,200 3,500 6,500 3,200 2,900 2,700 3,700 2,700 900 2,700 2,700 2,600   Lithuania
  Mexico 14,966 14,955 13,699 14,095 16,652 17,391 14,470 11,772 12,266 40,266 40,369 10,177 15,079 6,830 27,302 13,264 19,966 14,504 6,051 4,446 2,702 698 1,008 708 444 430 147 6 258 396 24 20 28 80 60 40 20 24 65 15 8 3 3 3   Mexico
  Morocco 4,000 5,000 5,000 6,000 7,000 5,000 1,600 2,645 2,850 8,300 2,360 8,790 1,360 2,860 1,780 350 150 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   Morocco
  Nepal 6,000 6,500 7,000 7,000 7,500 8,000 8,500 9,000 9,500 10,000 11,000 11,500 11,000 11,000 9,000 9,000 8,500 8,500 7,000 6,500 6,500 8,500 11,500 17,000 13,000 20,000 20,000 20,000 16,500 14,000 11,800 11,800 9,400 9,400 10,400 8,500 8,500 7,000 6,500 4,700 5,600 6,000 8,000 6,100   Nepal
  Netherlands 19,161 26,625 23,002 35,491 22,119 19,500 11,358 10,104 12,115 7,000 10,000 7,000 5,946 9,604 4,613 5,000 7,000 7,000 4,300 4,700 3,500 4,000 4,423 5,742 6,510 4,810 6,000 5,000 7,000 8,000 9,000 4,437 6,000 7,000 6,000 5,700 5,106 3,200 4,600 4,000 4,200 4,100 4,000 4,000   Netherlands
  New Zealand 5,590 7,976 11,051 11,075 6,213 4,507 6,700 5,769 10,161 12,000 12,000 12,000 12,000 6,200 13,900 9,820 8,800 11,200 7,000 3,000 3,000 2,900 880 600 250 250 200 200 300 300 400 500 600 700 800 918 1,000 1,000 1,000 1,000 1,000 1,000 1,000 1,000   New Zealand
  Pakistan 3,050 2,030 4,060 3,050 4,060 3,050 3,050 4,060 3,050 3,050 3,383 4,129 5,000 5,146 4,386 4,458 4,360 5,603 6,655 6,264 6,508 5,904 5,059 4,986 5,170 5,622 5,340 4,624 4,779 4,465 4,126 4,365 4,102 3,901 4,151 4,609 4,591 4,531 4,940 4,473 2,710 3,021 3,000 3,000   Pakistan
  Peru 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 47 22 28 30 31 44 36 31 27 31 41 118 75 67 59 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 191 390 464 529 388 1,050 750 850   Peru
  Poland 61,000 65,000 61,000 55,000 77,000 72,000 73,000 65,000 57,000 65,000 75,000 64,000 51,000 40,000 36,548 48,549 37,943 51,430 35,317 28,750 23,535 15,124 17,033 18,637 18,302 15,529 11,288 11,878 12,413 10,845 4,852 1,967 1,987 3,393 6,193 2,690 1,593 1,111 1,314 493 727 641 733 733   Poland
  Portugal 80 70 70 92 105 99 128 122 115 52 70 93 77 72 24 10 10 9 6 9 20 22 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   Portugal
  Romania 12,000 11,700 18,000 23,800 34,943 37,600 39,400 30,245 37,487 42,294 58,000 50,700 44,600 39,500 44,800 50,300 41,700 61,400 47,400 44,000 38,400 43,300 22,900 34,600 35,800 38,700 49,700 48,900 48,900 28,000 22,800 17,900 28,000 6,500 4,744 4,517 4,758 3,019 2,654 1,000 1,985 1,760 1,498 2,465   Romania
  Russian Federation                                                               50,000 58,000 54,100 68,690 58,990 23,400 33,540 23,700 51,200 58,000 38,000 55,000 63,250   Russian Federation
  Slovakia                                                                 3,113 2,601 3,326 1,668 1,620 700 3,590 1,309 855 1,754 1,333 1,786   Slovakia
  Spain 4,933 5,584 4,151 1,724 1,022 2,480 2,990 3,504 657 206 141 921 847 836 1,163 1,364 984 1,100 543 0 11 0 0 2 0 10 0 0 0 14 583 0 0 22 6,963 7,000 7,900 30,228 24,000 14,688 6,989 3,800 3,800 3,800   Spain
  Sweden 3,140 2,530 2,440 3,020 2,070 150 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5,400 9,900 12,200 6,400 32,500 7,900 3,300 5,200 6,900 11,600   Sweden
  Tunisia 2,000 2,000 2,000 1,500 2,100 2,200 2,100 1,530 1,650 880 900 2,500 2,300 1,376 2,168 1,777 2,958 3,731 2,909 3,457 3,500 3,600 3,700 3,800 3,800 3,900 4,000 4,100 4,200 4,300 4,400 4,400 4,500 4,700 4,700 4,700 4,700 4,700 4,700 4,700 4,700 4,700 4,700 4,700   Tunisia
  Turkey 18,000 19,000 18,000 17,500 14,000 11,000 12,000 12,000 12,000 6,700 7,000 6,000 5,690 7,500 7,700 6,900 6,000 2,900 3,350 2,500 2,150 1,290 1,900 5,000 5,000 4,000 4,000 3,350 2,700 1,570 1,440 758 488 650 390 228 228 185 227 173 155 130 110 110   Turkey
  Ukraine                                                               49,662 34,000 22,000 25,000 10,000 5,000 5,000 4,000 5,000 6,400 7,000 8,000 7,000   Ukraine
  United Kingdom 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3,000 4,000 8,000 11,000 29,000 34,000 70,000 160,900 225,000 193,000 94,000 81,000 87,000 106,000 143,000 302,000 43,000 39,000 18,000 59,000 30,000   United Kingdom
  United States of America 563,340 818,670 788,470 619,810 899,250 594,129 508,934 685,395 887,232 747,196 462,247 352,642 416,780 357,722 395,062 192,540 362,726 218,804 305,168 196,300 185,148 261,070 175,300 178,400 211,000 293,000 189,000 41,000 30,860 96,800 157,480 83,500 88,400 74,200 56,160 40,690 61,470 170,400 200,150 272,550 290,970 319,270 264,830 265,980   United States of America
  Uruguay 66,869 95,759 84,443 62,079 71,315 38,062 40,403 26,838 56,458 89,551 41,933 42,512 29,482 26,272 39,292 61,651 46,398 39,833 31,212 48,373 21,438 11,025 4,695 7,400 8,157 6,807 5,630 2,915 5,000 3,382 6,002 6,000 2,400 2,125 1,211 3,000 3,000 2,000 3,000 3,000 3,050 3,050 3,100 3,200   Uruguay
  USSR 440,000 480,000 420,000 400,000 449,000 607,000 519,000 485,000 451,000 471,000 464,000 413,000 407,000 298,000 347,000 337,000 290,000 250,000 254,000 196,000 195,000 262,000 259,000 225,000 169,000 199,000 228,000 220,000 227,000 197,000 140,000                            USSR
  Uzbekistan                                                               1,700 1,500 1,300 900 500 1,000 500 1,000 1,000 1,000 1,000 1,000 1,000   Uzbekistan
  Yugoslavia SFR 840 500 370 390 300 200 100 220 100 100 100 30 30 40 20 10 22 5 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                             Yugoslavia SFR