The Top 5 Sesame Seed Producing Countries

  Country Sesame Seed Production 2013
(metric tonnes)
% of World Total
1 Myanmar 890,000 m/t 18.3%
2 India 636,000 m/t 13.1%
3 China 623,492 m/t 12.8%
4 Sudan (former) 562,000 m/t 11.5%
5 Tanzania 420,000 m/t 8.6%
Tags: Crops, China, Africa, India

Sources:   FAOSTAT data 2015. Last accessed by The Top 5 of Anything: July 5th, 2015.

List Notes: Sesame seed production is for the year 2013 in metric tonnes. Percent of world total is percentage of world sesame seed production for the year 2013. Please note: this top 5 list may include official, semi-official or estimated data gathered by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
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