Fruit, 2009

Roughly
equivalent to
the land area
of Thailand

52 Million Hectares

Intensive farming consumed
the same amount of feed in
cereal and legumes in 2002

670 Million Tonnes

Harvested Areas

Global Production
G

14

20

Lemon, Lime

Fig

K

B

H

I

Tangerine, Mandarin,
Clementine

J

6

2,159,170 ha
30,591,665 T

Banana

D C

F

T/ha

T/ha

E

A

4,843,595 ha
95,595,965 T

T/ha

Persimmon

Cherry

Apricot

Date

1,256,953 ha
7,226,947 T
Uses about
the same land
area as Hawaii

4

T/ha

Plum, Sloe
2,525,048 ha
10,917,706 T

22
T/ha

Other Melon
1,288,804 ha
27,726,563 T

15
26

4,957,192 ha
73,139,764 T

T/ha

Watermelon

11

13

T/ha

Apple

Pineapple

T/ha

T/ha

Peach,
Nectarine

Pear

1,655,285 ha
18,579,393 T

1,739,632 ha
21,907,395 T

3,810,535 ha
100,687,056 T

17

6

T/ha

Orange

T/ha

4,192,351 ha
71,478,614 T

Plantain

5,383,032 ha
34,316,133 T

9

Uses roughly
the same land
area as Scotland

6

T/ha

Grape

T/ha

7,437,141 ha
69,011,135 T

Mango, Guava
4,745,782 ha
36,444,606 T

A Cranberry 18 T/ha

E Stone Fruit 6 T/ha

I Strawberry 16 T/ha

Apricot 7 T/ha

Pineapple 26 T/ha

B Gooseberry 5 T/ha

F Kiwifruit 15 T/ha

J Grapefruit 19 T/ha

Cherry 6 T/ha

Lemon, Lime 14 T/ha

C Quince 8 T/ha

G Raspberry 5 T/ha

K Papaya 25 T/ha

Persimmon 5 T/ha

D Blueberry 4 T/ha

H Currant 6 T/ha

22,591 ha / 409,523 T

26,083 ha / 120,996 T

64,420 ha / 497,237 T
72,554 ha / 306,383 T

84,557 ha / 479,630 T

85,983 ha / 1,285,553 T

91,103 ha / 483,620 T

114,617 ha / 631,108 T

253,900 ha / 4,132,352 T

250,953 ha / 4,817,096 T
413,227 ha / 10,213,069 T

520,455 ha / 3,997,529 T
629,371 ha / 3,508,433 T

852,109 ha / 22,246,494 T
1,014,635 ha / 13,949,600 T

784,252 ha / 3,807,843 T

Figs 3 T/ha

448,874 ha / 1,317,284 T

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