FAOStat Database: Agriculture--Primary Crops.(http://faostat.fao.org/)  
 Accessed 12-15-2005
(2004 data provisional)
Flax Fibre and Tow Year
Area Harv (Ha) 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
World 2,041,125 2,161,473 1,923,215 2,044,778 1,882,718 1,788,955 1,752,396 1,688,561 1,652,432 1,598,391 1,569,468 1,564,363 1,538,239 1,510,367 1,545,652 1,573,108 1,549,354 1,544,711 1,456,088 1,520,686 1,315,605 1,359,769 1,416,614 1,431,822 1,401,823 1,336,461 1,323,116 1,299,273 1,203,442 1,039,344 863,106 819,467 662,519 532,159 638,865 546,637 452,055 459,275 481,329 437,442 515,688 458,715 499,964 509,946
Flax Fibre and Tow Year
Yield (Hg/Ha) 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
World 3,413 3,566 3,760 3,543 4,267 4,307 4,551 4,059 4,713 4,399 4,948 4,676 4,527 4,482 5,193 5,358 5,075 4,705 4,407 4,075 4,633 4,680 5,629 5,822 5,444 5,523 7,171 7,074 6,672 6,617 8,474 7,221 8,004 11,131 11,583 10,295 8,664 8,734 9,910 11,018 11,887 16,729 14,961 15,336
Flax Fibre and Tow Year
Production (Mt) 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
World 696,579 770,812 723,097 724,467 803,387 770,451 797,507 685,367 778,815 703,134 776,566 731,425 696,367 676,881 802,630 842,908 786,329 726,798 641,694 619,661 609,564 636,423 797,424 833,561 763,174 738,146 948,800 919,099 802,946 687,729 731,413 591,737 530,308 592,328 740,008 562,760 391,654 401,145 477,012 481,953 613,009 767,395 747,984 782,054