World Commodity Production (1996-9ish)

Source: The Economist Pocket World in Figures 2000 Edition

Analysis of commodity production in US dollars (billions)

Country Position Total GDP Population
(millions)
Agriculture Industry Services Total
Commodity
Production
Commodity
Production
Per head
(dollars)
Percentage
of total
United States 1

7783.0

271.8

124.5

1759.0

5899.5

1883.5

6929.7

18.4

Japan 2

4812.1

126.0

81.8

1785.3

2945.0

1867.1

14818.2

18.3

Germany 3

2321.0

82.1

25.5

740.4

1555.1

765.9

9329.2

7.5

China* 4

902.0

1244.2

168.7

443.8

289.5

612.5

492.3

6.0

France 5

1542.0

58.5

37.0

437.9

1067.1

474.9

8118.6

4.6

Italy 6

1160.0

57.4

39.4

382.8

737.8

422.2

7356.1

4.1

Brazil 7

820.0

163.7

87.7

322.3

410.0

410.0

2504.6

4.0

United Kingdom 8

1231.0

58.5

18.5

316.4

896.2

334.8

5723.6

3.3

South Korea 9

485.2

45.7

27.7

208.2

249.4

235.8

5159.9

2.3

Spain 10

569.6

39.6

19.4

189.7

360.6

209.0

5278.9

2.0

India 11

357.4

966.2

99.4

104.7

153.3

204.1

211.2

2.0

Canada 12

608.0

30.3

15.2

188.5

404.3

203.7

6722.1

2.0

Russia 13

394.9

147.7

25.3

149.7

220.0

174.9

1184.4

1.7

Argentina 14

325.0

35.6

23.4

114.4

187.2

137.8

3870.8

1.3

Indonesia 15

221.5

203.4

35.7

94.4

91.5

130.0

639.2

1.3

* Does not include Hong Kong.  Return to Index