Corn production share worldwide by country 2018/19

This statistic shows the distribution of the total corn production worldwide in 2018/2019, broken down by country. According to the report, the United States was responsible for over a third of the world's corn production that year. Most of the U.S. production is attributable to the Corn Belt, which is located in the Midwest of the United States. Since the 1850s, corn has been the predominant crop in this area.

Distribution of global corn production in 2018/2019, by country*

Production share
United States 32.61%
China 22.91%
Brazil 9.42%
European Union 8.41%
Argentina 5.41%
India 4.1%
Mexico 3.16%
Ukraine 2.31%
Canada 2.28%
South Africa 1.24%
Russia 1.28%
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Release date

October 2019



Survey time period


Supplementary notes

* Figures are calculated internally based on figures provided by the source.
Total does not add up to 100 percent due to rounding.

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