Olive oil production in Italy 2005-2020

The presented timeline shows that the Italian production volume of olive oil reached 428.9 thousand tons in the crop year 2017/2018. This was an increase compared to the previous year, when only 182.3 thousand tons of oil were produced in Italy. The crop year 2016/2017 was critical for global production and across almost all Mediterranean countries. The estimated production in the crop year 2019/2020 amounted to 340 thousand tons.

Southern producers

  In Italy, olive oil gets produced mainly in the southern regions of Apulia, Calabria and Sicily. In particular, Apulia reported the highest volume of pressed olives for olive oil. As of 2019, the production volume reached over 193 thousand tons in the region. Calabria and Sicily followed with 40 and 25.5 thousand tons, respectively.

Quality olive oil

  In Italy, Apulia heads the ranking of quality olive oil, too. Its extra virgin olive oil “Terra di Bari” was the largest PDO produced in the country, with 4,830 tons as of 2018. Also, the mentioned oil with PDO label (Protected Designation of Origin) reported the second highest production value at 22.5 million euros.

Yearly* olive oil production in Italy from 2005 to 2020

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Release date

November 2019



Survey time period

2005 to 2019

Supplementary notes

* One crop year refers to the period from 1 October to 30 September.
**Data are provisional.

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