Final Estimates of 2020-21 of Area and Production of Horticultural Crops

The information regarding the Final Estimates of 2020-21 and First Advance Estimates of 2021-22 of Area and Production of various Horticultural Crops have been released by the Department of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare.

2020-21 (Final) Highlights

  • Total Horticulture production in 2020-21: 334.60 Million Tonne (estimated), an increase of about 14.13 Million Tonne (4.4 percent) from 2019-20.
  • Production of Fruits: 102.48 Million Tonne (estimated). In 2019-20 it was 102.08 Million Tonne.
  • Production of Vegetables: 200.45 Million Tonne (estimated) which is a 6.5 percent increase compared to 2019-20 production of 188.28 Million Tonne.
  • Production of Onion: 26.64 Million Tonne. In 2019-20 it was 26.09 Million Tonne.
  • Production of Potato: 56.17 Million Tonne (estimated) in 2020-21, which is an increase of 7.61 Million Tonne from 2019-20.
  • Production of Tomato: 21.18 Million Tonne, in 2019-20 it was 20.55 Million Tonne.
  • Aromatic & Medicinal crops: 12.4 percent increase to 0.83 Million Tonne in 2020-21 from 0.73 Million Tonne in 2019-20.
  • Production of Plantation Crops: 16.63 Million Tonne in 2020-21, in 2019-20 it was 16.12 Million Tonne.
  • Production of Spices: 9.7 percent increase to 11.12 Million Tonne in 2020-21 from 10.14 Million Tonne in 2019-20.

2021-22 (First Advance Estimates) Highlights

  • Total Horticulture production in 2021-22: 333.3 Million Tonne (estimated), which is a 0.4 percent decrease of about 1.35 Million Tonne over 2020-21 (Final).
  • It has been envisaged that there will be an increase in fruit production while a decrease in spices, vegetables, medicinal and aromatics flowers, plantation crops, and medicinal plants over the previous year.
  • Fruits production: 102.9 Million Tonne (estimated). In 2020-21 it was 102.5 Million Tonne.
  • Production of Vegetables: 199.9 Million Tonne (estimated). In 2020-21 it was 200.4 Million Tonne.
  • Onion production: 31.1 Million Tonne (estimated). In 2020-21 it was 26.6 Million Tonne.
  • Potato production: 53.6 Million Tonne (expected). In 2020-21 it was 56.2 Million Tonne.

Basis of information of this report

This newly-released report was compiled after collecting all the information that was received from the States and UTs of the country as well as other Governmental sources.

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