The Netherlands produces 586% more cucumbers per square meter than Spain

According to data from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) processed by Hortoinfo, the world's cucumber production in 2019 was record-breaking, with 87,805.09 million kilos cultivated on ​​2,231,402 hectares.

In terms of volume, China produced 80.05% of the world's total production of cucumbers; however, in terms of yield, the Netherlands ranks first, with 68.38 kg / m². This yield is 586.55% higher than that of Spain, despite the fact that the Spanish cucumber production per square meter is the fourth highest, with 9.96 kg / m².

Germany ranks second, with a yield of 10.87 kg / m², followed by Jordan, with 10.31 kg / m². The world's average yield was 3.93 kg / m².

The world's largest producers
China is the world's largest cucumber producer, with 70,288.13 million kilos. The acreage devoted by China in 2019 to produce cucumbers was 1,256,376 hectares, with a yield of 5.59 kg / m².

The second largest producer in the world is Turkey, with 1,916.64 million kilos of cucumbers produced on ​​38,486 hectares, with a yield of 4.98 kg / m².

Russia ranks third, with 1,626.36 million kilos, 40,851 hectares and a yield of 3.98 kg / m².

The fourth place is for Ukraine with 1,034.17 million kilos, 52,100 hectares and a yield of 1.98 kg / m².

The fifth place corresponds to Iran, with 871.69 million kilos of cucumbers cultivated on 29,402 hectares that gave an average yield of 2.96 kg / m².

Spain ranks eighth, with a total production of 739.2 million kilos grown on 7,420 hectares, with an average yield of 9.96 kg / m², while the Dutch cucumber production in 2019 reached 410.25 million kilos grown on ​​600 hectares, with a yield of 68.38 kg / m².



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