Flax Fibre and Tow Production (MT)
FAOStat Database: Agriculture--Primary Crops.(http://faostat.fao.org/)  
 Accessed 12-15-2005
(2004 data provisional)
 
Year  
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 1,451 2,325 1,370 2,034 1,806 2,046 2,055 2,100 3,405 2,271 1,860 2,040 1,290 1,740 1,605 1,536 1,410 1,470 1,410 1,320 1,350 1,400 1,400 1,400 1,400 1,400 1,400 1,500 1,500 1,600 1,700 1,800 1,900 1,900 1,900 2,000 2,000 2,000 1,900 1,900 1,900 1,900 1,900 1,900   Argentina
  Australia 147 589 67 292 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 0   Australia
  Austria 68 52 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 0 0 0   Austria
  Belarus                                                               60,700 56,600 48,700 59,600 49,100 26,100 35,700 20,900 37,200 31,500 26,100 41,300 56,600   Belarus
  Belgium-Luxembourg 32,086 37,842 39,564 46,417 31,229 25,908 17,205 17,637 18,228 7,752 15,224 9,999 8,363 11,264 9,722 8,475 11,703 10,063 9,025 7,877 7,592 9,343 7,740 11,635 12,643 8,580 11,631 12,613 10,813 11,710 10,449 7,830 9,806 11,536 12,840 13,670 14,430 12,100 15,100 0 0 0 0 0   Belgium-Luxembourg
  Bulgaria 3,100 2,000 2,490 3,691 2,988 4,859 6,302 3,011 2,712 4,076 4,464 3,485 2,305 3,165 2,859 2,891 1,246 1,725 1,002 1,472 2,555 1,192 1,328 1,876 1,748 1,233 1,280 1,393 986 1,873 982 126 0 0 36 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 142 209   Bulgaria
  Chile 1,000 1,000 1,000 1,000 1,000 1,000 1,000 1,000 1,000 1,500 1,400 1,200 1,100 1,300 1,700 2,000 2,000 2,000 2,000 2,000 2,000 2,000 2,000 2,000 2,000 2,000 2,000 2,000 2,000 2,000 2,000 2,000 2,000 2,000 2,000 2,000 2,000 2,000 2,000 2,100 2,200 2,250 2,300 2,400   Chile
  China 41,171 56,394 56,946 72,282 72,504 61,870 66,761 72,139 73,581 76,479 81,606 81,232 84,273 86,444 91,643 96,129 96,067 98,817 103,100 111,200 191,000 62,000 135,250 193,000 159,485 209,306 321,200 370,300 244,137 243,400 290,000 227,000 188,698 251,315 353,414 266,408 154,329 100,668 170,128 214,877 345,675 524,781 465,500 470,500   China
  Croatia                                                               7 7 13 10 7 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0   Croatia
  Czech Republic                                                                 25,000 27,100 34,300 18,300 6,400 11,200 17,065 15,100 17,700 16,000 12,387 17,830   Czech Republic
  Czechoslovakia 24,100 23,900 29,500 29,000 23,100 19,800 21,200 22,000 25,300 16,600 18,000 19,700 22,200 19,100 21,713 15,770 22,465 27,729 18,834 23,266 15,566 20,273 23,817 27,105 24,937 21,408 19,233 18,939 25,108 22,439 8,149 8,486                           Czechoslovakia
  Denmark 876 1,046 1,425 1,445 1,178 783 617 337 267 95 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   Denmark
  Egypt 9,617 8,990 8,611 11,110 8,128 7,560 7,582 11,620 12,000 7,280 7,700 11,900 14,000 16,100 19,460 17,402 21,823 22,700 25,400 24,920 20,300 14,840 14,500 16,000 17,000 18,000 15,000 18,000 15,875 12,025 16,685 11,320 12,000 12,000 12,300 12,500 13,000 13,500 13,800 14,000 7,110 7,160 9,000 9,000   Egypt
  Estonia                                                               450 200 220 174 199 64 13 59 79 105 100 50 50   Estonia
  France 55,520 58,520 71,690 86,250 59,352 66,477 66,473 51,105 56,726 40,343 50,124 46,294 42,497 46,000 57,000 75,000 73,400 71,300 71,100 68,400 45,000 62,900 62,000 87,000 100,000 65,000 70,000 91,000 74,000 77,000 55,000 55,000 65,000 64,000 70,000 57,000 66,000 66,000 72,000 75,000 75,000 75,000 86,000 90,000   France
  Germany 8,530 9,638 6,023 4,088 6,154 6,634 7,014 5,876 5,806 5,709 5,282 5,014 4,302 2,692 1,811 600 400 300 159 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   Germany
  Greece 323 128 96 691 220 157 147 55 72 56 35 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 40 0 0 550 100 0 0 0 0 0 0   Greece
  Hungary 5,400 5,500 6,600 6,800 7,900 9,300 8,400 4,100 7,700 8,100 9,000 6,500 2,300 5,200 4,400 5,600 3,724 5,773 2,718 3,449 3,478 2,593 2,364 3,949 4,236 3,811 3,174 1,805 1,826 1,254 1,896 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   Hungary
  Italy 500 370 330 230 160 130 120 90 63 29 5 3 3 3 4 7 10 3 3 5 5 110 50 90 60 16 19 30 80 50 100 266 322 310 904 250 450 450 450 450 450 450 450 450   Italy
  Japan 6,156 6,384 4,731 4,503 3,363 1,499 689 260 240 200 200 180 180 160 160 140 140 100 100 50 50 20 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   Japan
  Korea, Republic of 40 70 64 72 112 234 305 467 420 284 176 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   Korea, Republic of
  Latvia                                                               1,420 100 400 800 790 960 1,340 2,130 1,100 840 1,400 800 800   Latvia
  Lithuania                                                               3,900 1,700 4,400 9,400 6,200 5,000 5,600 4,300 7,200 4,000 6,200 9,900 5,800   Lithuania
  Netherlands 27,294 30,304 33,812 39,454 26,544 20,259 12,804 13,035 11,033 5,287 9,906 8,609 6,305 8,564 5,090 4,914 6,700 9,500 6,300 6,800 5,200 5,500 21,000 32,000 36,000 25,000 32,000 31,967 31,341 40,000 35,000 20,135 26,700 34,400 34,000 5,700 5,800 4,100 5,800 6,700 5,100 6,200 5,100 4,000   Netherlands
  New Zealand 205 201 205 197 193 205 170 130 203 203 203 200 221 220 220 220 220 230 170 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   New Zealand
  Poland 54,000 65,000 51,000 46,000 56,600 55,300 70,900 62,000 53,100 52,100 59,800 56,800 44,100 44,000 60,700 52,884 36,164 59,025 64,387 49,413 33,794 22,862 25,544 28,052 27,475 23,295 16,933 18,048 18,642 16,268 4,640 1,865 1,650 2,940 5,500 2,300 1,400 1,000 6,900 7,900 10,200 10,100 6,200 10,000   Poland
  Portugal 259 221 211 211 240 227 278 278 263 120 160 212 177 166 56 23 23 21 14 21 46 51 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   Portugal
  Romania 9,370 14,786 13,176 10,126 12,908 18,739 16,641 11,153 14,542 16,104 22,985 19,984 17,714 24,522 27,694 48,200 25,800 38,500 20,600 32,900 16,400 16,800 28,200 34,160 30,960 22,000 28,500 27,700 31,000 13,000 3,760 6,250 1,760 1,152 1,728 4,100 1,900 700 700 900 400 800 700 300   Romania
  Russian Federation                                                               77,940 58,180 54,100 69,000 59,000 23,000 34,000 24,000 51,000 58,000 38,000 55,000 60,000   Russian Federation
  Slovakia                                                                 2,800 2,600 2,500 2,000 1,600 800 2,233 418 1,812 904 1,200 1,160   Slovakia
  Spain 3,724 5,485 4,892 2,360 601 792 328 348 252 84 36 130 126 381 41 21 1,045 33 7 1 1 1 1 1 1 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 92 1,967 9,560 22,218 28,648 75,857 86,537 10,022 11,000 11,000 11,000 11,000   Spain
  Sweden 2,032 2,147 1,774 2,214 1,352 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   Sweden
  Turkey 6,750 3,500 5,000 5,500 4,000 3,800 3,900 3,500 3,700 1,400 1,500 1,300 1,425 3,500 3,500 1,750 1,750 1,150 1,150 2,300 2,000 385 1,000 885 850 600 600 600 408 101 44 45 45 35 42 17 20 16 10 7 17 50 55 55   Turkey
  Ukraine                                                               105,000 73,000 49,000 48,000 18,000 9,000 9,000 6,000 8,000 12,000 11,000 11,000 12,000   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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 197 2,748 22,200 12,000 21,000 29,000 25,000 25,000 28,000 28,000 28,000 28,000 28,000   United Kingdom
  USSR 399,000 432,000 380,000 346,000 480,000 461,000 485,000 402,000 487,000 456,000 486,000 456,000 443,000 402,000 493,000 509,000 480,000 376,000 314,000 284,000 263,000 414,000 471,000 394,000 344,000 336,000 425,000 323,000 345,100 245,000 301,000                            USSR
  Yugoslavia SFR 3,860 2,420 2,520 2,500 1,755 1,872 1,616 1,126 1,202 1,062 900 612 486 360 252 346 239 359 215 258 227 153 182 408 379 482 830 204 130 9 8                             Yugoslavia SFR