Premium
Premium statistics

Industry-specific and extensively researched technical data (partially from exclusive partnerships).

A paid subscription is required for full access.

Sugar production worldwide from 2009/2010 to 2017/18 (in million metric tons)*

Exclusive Premium Statistic

World sugar production 2009/10-2017/18 This statistic illustrates the world sugar production from 2008/2009 to 2016/2017 with a forecast for 2017/18. In 2016/2017, approximately 170.81 million metric tons of sugar were produced in total worldwide.
Sugar production

Sugar, used as a sweetener in food and beverages, is a sweet crystalline substance acquired from various plants, such as sugar cane and sugar beet. It is said that sugar had first been used in the Polynesian Islands more than five thousand years ago. Early Polynesians discovered that sugar cane held a sweet-tasting liquid and could be used in preparing food. Sugar cane then became widespread due to trade, invasions and conquests. In 1493, Christopher Columbus brought sugar cane to the Caribbean and the crop thrived in the fertile environment.

In 2014/2015, the world sugar production amounted to approximately 175.1 million metric tons. During this period, Asia was the largest sugar-producing region in the world, yielding approximately 66.12 million metric tons of sugar. India, China and Thailand were the region's top sugar producers.

Sugar production in Brazil has fluctuated over the past five years. In 2010/2011, the country produced approximately 38.4 million metric tons of sugar. However, this figure decreased to roughly 36 million metric tons in 2014/2015. In 2013, Brazil was the leading global sugar cane producer, with a production volume of 739.27 million metric tons. That year, Russia and France were the primary sugar beet producers worldwide.
Show more
Production in million metric tons
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
Production in million metric tons
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--

Exclusive Premium statistic

You need a Premium Account for unlimited access.

  • Full access to 1.5m statistics

  • Incl. source references

  • Available to download in PNG, PDF, XLS format

Premium Account


only $49 / month *
*Duration: 12 months, billed annually, single license

Access to this and all other statistics on 80,000 topics from

$588 / Year

View price details

Exclusive Premium statistic

You need a Premium Account for unlimited access.

  • Full access to 1.5m statistics

  • Incl. source references

  • Available to download in PNG, PDF, XLS format

Premium Account


only $49 / month *
*Duration: 12 months, billed annually, single license

Access to this and all other statistics on 80,000 topics from

$588 / Year

View price details

Download Settings Share
Chart type
Datalabels
Share on Social Media
Download started
Please be patient - this may take a moment
Description Source More information
This statistic illustrates the world sugar production from 2008/2009 to 2016/2017 with a forecast for 2017/18. In 2016/2017, approximately 170.81 million metric tons of sugar were produced in total worldwide.
Sugar production

Sugar, used as a sweetener in food and beverages, is a sweet crystalline substance acquired from various plants, such as sugar cane and sugar beet. It is said that sugar had first been used in the Polynesian Islands more than five thousand years ago. Early Polynesians discovered that sugar cane held a sweet-tasting liquid and could be used in preparing food. Sugar cane then became widespread due to trade, invasions and conquests. In 1493, Christopher Columbus brought sugar cane to the Caribbean and the crop thrived in the fertile environment.

In 2014/2015, the world sugar production amounted to approximately 175.1 million metric tons. During this period, Asia was the largest sugar-producing region in the world, yielding approximately 66.12 million metric tons of sugar. India, China and Thailand were the region's top sugar producers.

Sugar production in Brazil has fluctuated over the past five years. In 2010/2011, the country produced approximately 38.4 million metric tons of sugar. However, this figure decreased to roughly 36 million metric tons in 2014/2015. In 2013, Brazil was the leading global sugar cane producer, with a production volume of 739.27 million metric tons. That year, Russia and France were the primary sugar beet producers worldwide.
Show more
Release date
May 2018
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
2009 to 2018
Supplementary notes
* Raw value.
** Forecast as of May 2018.
Numbers have been rounded to provide a better understanding of the statistic.

More information

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $588 / Year

Basic Account

Get to know the platform

You only have access to basic statistics.
This statistic is not included in your account!

Premium Account

Your perfect start with Statista

  • Instant access to 1m statistics
  • Download in XLS, PDF & PNG format
  • Detailed references

$49 / Month *

Corporate Account

Full access

Corporate solution including all features.

Send request

* All products require an annual contract.
   Prices do not include sales tax
   (New York residents only).
Leading companies trust Statista:
paypalgoogleadobepgsamsungtelekom

Related Studies: Available to Download in PDF or PPTX Format

Sugar
Sugar

All Information
in one Presentation

Sugar

Everything On "Sugar" in One Document: Edited and Divided into Handy Chapters. Including Detailed References.

I think of Statista as Google for researchers. Statista provides you with the information you search for right away.
Dr. Horst Stipp

Dr. Horst Stipp
EVP, Research & Innovation, Advertising Research Foundation

Statistics on "Sugar"

  • Overview
  • Sugar cane
  • Sugar beet
  • Trade
  • Environment
Need help with using Statista for your research? Tutorials and first steps

Further Content: Statistics, Studies, and Topic Pages

Statistics on the topic

Topics

About Statista

Learn more about how Statista can support your business.

Request webinar
Do you have any questions about our business solutions?

We provide you with detailed information about our Corporate Account.