CROPS, ACREAGE AND YIELD IN SOUTH ASIA

Rice Area Harvested (ha)

Country 1965 1970 1975 1980 1985 1990 1995 2000 2005 2010
Afghanistan 220,000 202,000 210,000 191,000 141,000 175,000 170,000 130,000 160,000 208,000
Bangladesh 9,360,480 9,912,800 10,329,868 10,308,931 10,398,170 10,435,340 9,951,700 10,801,214 10,524,067 11,529,000
Bhutan 20,500 23,000 25,500 28,300 32,000 26,295 30,000 26,000 25,276 22,815
India 35,470,000 37,591,696 39,475,408 40,151,504 41,137,200 42,686,608 42,800,000 44,712,000 43,659,800 42,862,400
Nepal 1,111,000 1,182,470 1,255,795 1,275,520 1,391,040 1,455,170 1,496,790 1,560,044 1,541,729 1,481,289
Pakistan 1,393,348 1,503,423 1,709,724 1,933,100 1,863,200 2,112,700 2,161,800 2,376,600 2,621,400 2,365,300
Sri Lanka 431,823 718,681 597,229 823,734 864,677 828,246 889,589 832,000 915,260 1,060,360

Wheat Area Harvested (ha)

Country 1965 1970 1975 1980 1985 1990 1995 2000 2005 2010
Afghanistan 2,347,000 2,176,000 2,350,000 2,032,000 1,695,000 1,570,000 1,837,209 2,029,000 2,342,000 2,354,000
Bangladesh 53,419 119,800 126,037 433,221 676,125 592,000 639,000 832,447 558,413 376,256
Bhutan 5,300 6,300 7,300 8,500 11,000 6,500 10,000 4,600 8,865 2,252
India 13,422,000 16,625,500 18,010,304 22,171,696 23,564,896 23,501,904 25,700,000 27,486,000 26,382,900 28,457,400
Nepal 100,000 225,575 290,823 366,860 451,890 604,240 634,000 660,040 675,807 731,131
Pakistan 5,318,000 6,229,000 5,812,310 6,923,700 7,258,500 7,844,500 8,169,800 8,463,000 8,358,000 9,131,600

Rice Yield (Hectagram/Ha)

Country 1965 1970 1975 1980 1985 1990 1995 2000 2005 2010
Afghanistan 17273 18119 20714 21728 22482 19029 22941 20000 30313 32308
Bangladesh 16827 16862 18531 20197 21693 25661 26527 34836 37814 43422
Bhutan 20000 20000 20000 20000 19375 20976 16667 17038 26896 31400
India 12936 16849 18582 20002 23292 26125 26972 28508 31537 33587
Nepal 19865 19486 20742 19320 20161 24067 23910 27028 27825 27164
Pakistan 14174 21939 22964 24235 23499 23151 27522 30312 31742 30589
Sri Lanka 17696 22485 19325 25897 30777 30643 31586 34374 35465 40558

Wheat Yield (Hectagram/Ha)

Country 1965 1970 1975 1980 1985 1990 1995 2000 2005 2010
Afghanistan 9723 9563 12128 12549 12277 10510 11430 7240 18215 19252
Bangladesh 6467 8740 9260 18990 21647 15034 19483 22104 17478 23959
Bhutan 10189 10159 10137 10000 10000 7692 13000 9457 12754 21637
India 9132 12086 13384 14356 18701 21211 25590 27785 26016 28395
Nepal 12600 11733 11375 11993 11811 14149 14416 17931 21344 21289
Pakistan 8631 11710 13202 15680 16123 18249 20811 24907 25858 25528

Cotton (Area Harvested, Yield)

Country Unit 2005 2010
Afghanistan Area(Ha) 2,000 3,100
Afghanistan Yield (Hg/Ha) 190,000 298,065
Bangladesh Area(Ha) 157,131 117,500
Bangladesh Yield (Hg/Ha) 408,791 382,197
Bhutan Area(Ha) 410 440
Bhutan Yield (Hg/Ha) 312,195 310,909
India Area(Ha) 3,661,500 4,174,600
India Yield (Hg/Ha) 647,517 700,191
Nepal Area(Ha) 59,082 61,000
Nepal Yield (Hg/Ha) 402,170 425,000
Pakistan Area(Ha) 966,400 942,800
Pakistan Yield (Hg/Ha) 488,867 523,684
Sri Lanka Area(Ha) 16,910 14,850
Sri Lanka Yield (Hg/Ha) 586,369 616,061

Source : FAOSTAT