World Chestnut Production by Country

Countries by Chestnut Production.

  • Worldwide 2,406,903 tonnes of chestnut is produced per year.
  • China is the largest chestnut producer in the world with 1,849,137 tonnes production per year.
  • China produces alone more than 75 % of world's chestnut.
  • Spain comes second with 188,930 tonnes yearly production.
  • With 86,280 tonnes of production per year, Bolivia is the third largest producer of chestnut.
World Chestnut Production by Country
Country Production (Tons) Production per Person (Kg) Acreage (Hectare) Yield (Kg / Hectare)
China 1,849,137 1.327 330,370 5,597.2
Spain 188,930 4.049 37,120 5,089.7
Bolivia 86,280 7.63 59,965 1,438.8
Turkey 72,655 0.899 12,714 5,714.6
South Korea 54,708 1.06 32,869 1,664.4
Italy 39,980 0.662 36,280 1,102
Portugal 35,830 3.482 38,870 921.8
Greece 28,980 2.691 8,410 3,445.9
Japan 15,700 0.124 17,800 882
North Korea 12,872 0.503 5,275 2,440.2
France 7,350 0.109 8,570 857.6
Albania 5,846 2.037 2,406 2,429.8
Chile 2,848 0.162 1,263 2,254.9
Bosnia and Herzegovina 2,109 0.557 1,678 1,256.9
Macedonia 1,439 0.693 1,004 1,433.3
Peru 607 0.019 126 4,817.5
Azerbaijan 593 0.06 271 2,188.2
Bulgaria 503 0.071 124 4,056.5
Switzerland 265 0.031 N/A N/A
Ukraine 228 0.005 82 2,780.5
Hungary 200 0.02 260 769.2
Cameroon 151 0.006 150 1,006.7
Zimbabwe 95 0.006 N/A N/A
Slovenia 60 0.029 30 2,000
Romania 40 0.002 10 4,000
Slovakia 1 0 6 166.7
Ireland 0 0 0 N/A
Poland 0 0 0 N/A
Croatia 0 0 180 0
Malta 0 0 0 N/A
Latvia 0 0 0 N/A
Luxembourg 0 0 0 N/A
Finland 0 0 0 N/A
Brazil 0 0 N/A N/A
Sweden 0 0 0 N/A
Lithuania 0 0 0 N/A
The Netherlands 0 0 0 N/A
Estonia 0 0 0 N/A


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