LINSEED 
area harvested, yield, production
AREA HARVESTED YIELD PRODUCITION 
1000 HA HA KG/HA HG/HA 1000 MT MT
1999-2001 2001 2002 2003 2004 1999-2001 2001 2002 2003 2004 1999-2001 2001 2002 2003 2004
WORLD 2867 2621 2477 2456 793 735 810 9E+06 1925 2006 2091
AFRICA 119 151 119 119 672 662 696 696 80 100 83 83
EGYPT 16F 17F 17F 17F 15,000 1838F 1765F 1529F 1529F 14,667 30* 30* 26* 26F 22,000
ERITREA 1 1 341 362F 692F 587F 587F 5,865 1 200
ETHIOPIA 99 131 99 99F 150,520 437F 491F 518F 518F 5,140 44 64 51 51F 77,363
KENYA 1F 1F 1F 1F 800 1000F 1000F 1000F 1000F 10,000 1F 1F 1F 1F 800
TUNISIA 2F 2F 2F 2F 2,200 2136F 2136F 2136F 2136F 21,364 5F 5F SF 5F 4,700
N C AMERICA 852 896 918 964 1216 1123 1088 1057 1036 1006 999 1019
CANADA 653 662 633 728 528,100 1192F 1081F 1073F 1036F 9,788 781 715 679 754 516,900
MEXICO 5 3200F 160OF 150OF 60OF 6,000 3
USA 199 234 285 236 208,820 1282F 1244F 1121F 1122F 12,737 255 291 319 265 265,980
SOUTH AMERICA 79 41 35 30 779 791 788 792 62 33 27 23
ARGENTINA 66 28 20 14 29,000 776F 793F 793F 815F 10,000 52 22 16 11 29,000
BRAZIL 9* 9* 10F 11F 5,500 667F 667F 670F 664F 10,000 6* 6* 7F 7F 5,500
CHILE 1F 1F 1F 1F 1,200 90OF 900F 901F 90OF 9,000 IF 1F 1F 1F 1,080
ECUADOR 95 375F 375F 412F 40OF 4,000 38
PERU 1 1 1 1F 1,100 774F 729F 748F 750F 7,727 1 1F 850
URUGUAY 3F 3F 3F 3F 2,600 1199F 1196F 1196F 1192F 12,308 3F 3F 3F 3F 3,200
ASIA (FMR) 1251 1109 1065 979 512 477 660 728 642 529 703 712
ASIA 1258 1116 1074 987 516 481 659 726 650 537 708 717
AFGHANISTAN 39F 39F 39F 39F 346F 346F 346F 346F 14F 14F 14F 14F
BANGLADESH 67* 70* 70* 70F 70,000 715F 714F 714F 714F 7,143 48* 50* 50* 50F 50,000
CHINA 484 402 400* 39OF 550,000 683 628 1050 1195 8,364 333 253 420* 466* 460,000
INDIA 641 580 536 459 630,000 370F 351F 390F 376F 3,175 236 204 209 173 200,000
IRAN 1F 1F 1F 1F 800 683F 714F 875F 875F 8,750 1F 1F 700
IRAQ 1F 1F 1F 1F 509F 509F 509F 509F
KAZAKHSTAN 1 1 1 1F 700 685F 777F 98OF 1000F 10,000 1 1 1 1F 700
KYRGYZSTAN 3* 3* 5* 6F 2189F 1967F 70OF 633F 7* 6* 4* 4*
NEPAL 12F 12F 13F 13F 13,000 467F 467F 472F -472F 4,692 6F 6F 6F 6F 6,100
PAKISTAN 7 5 6 6F 6,200 61OF 573F 491F 484F 4,839 4 3 3 3F 3,000
TURKEY 350 555F 534F 520F 314F 3,143 110
UZBEKISTAN 3* 3* 3* 2F 2,000 333F 333F 333F 30OF 5,000 1* 1* 1* 1F 1,000
EUROPE (FMR) 351 188 141 180 987 834 825 898 385 157 117 162
EUROPE 548 405 322 349 768 591 559 692 453 239 180 241
BEL-LUX 4 20,529 345 7,204 4 14,789
BELARUS 79 79 68 70F 75,000 194F 215F 203F 200F 2,000 15 17 14 14F 15,000
BULGARIA 158 8,987 142
CZECH REP 9 10 8 5 7,519 858F 808F 645F 907F 4,602 8 8 5 5 3,460
DENMARK 2 1 120 1027F 535F 308F 308F 3,333 3 1 40
ESTONIA 110 758F 931F 916F 916F 9,909 109
FRANCE 57 68 67 77 79,950 594F 419F 726F 686F 6,779 33 28 49 53 54,200
GERMANY 112* 33* 10* 16* 13,000 1340F 1455F 1000F 625F 10,000 159* 48* 10* 1OF 13,000
HUNGARY 1 1 1F 2,000 966F 995F 1166F 1000F 10,000 1 1 IF 2,000
ITALY 3* 3* 3* 3F 3,000 667F 667F 667F 667F 6,667 2* 2* 2* 2F 2,000
LATVIA 2 1 2 2F 2,700 291F 246F 714F 714F 2,593 2 2F 700
LITHUANIA 7 4 10 10 9,300 316F 214F 284F 284F 2,796 1 3 3 2,600
NETHERLANDS 4 5 4 4F 4,500 1004F 893F 1009F 1000F 8,889 4 4 4F 4,000
POLAND 2 1 1 1 740 720F 763F 1032F 991F 9,905 1 1 1 1 733
ROMANIA 2 1 2 2 1,407 1245F 1627F 799F 960F 17,520 2 2 2 1 2,465
RUSSIAN FED 87 108 75 63 74,500 494F 535F 503F 876F 8,490 44 58 38 55 63,250
SLOVAKIA 3 1 1 2 1,615 741F 807F 1567F 815F 11,059 2 1 2 1 1,786
SPAIN 19 11 11 11 11,145 768F 627F 341F 341F 3,410 15 7 4 4 3,800
SWEDEN 16 4 3 4 5,702 812F 744F 1630F 1833F 20,344 15 3 5 7 11,600
UK 106 31 13 34 17,000 1086F 1258F 1385F 1735F 17,647 128 39 18 59 30,000
UKRAINE 22 24 25 24F 25,000 23OF 25OF 28OF 25OF 2,800 5 6 7* 6F 7,000
OCEANIA 11 11 10 8 978 944 1053 933 10 10 10 7
AUSTRALIA 10 10 9 7* 7,000 928F 892F 1000F 857F 8,571 9 9 9 6* 6,000
NEW ZEALAND 500 2000F 2000F 2000F 2000F 20,000 1 1 1 1 1,000
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From FAO Production Yearbook Vol. 57 - 2003; updated by FAOStats Online http://faostat.foa.org