Statistics

Index

Area, production and productivity of cotton in India from 1947-48 onwards

Year Area In lakh hectares Production In lakh bales of 170 kgs Yield kgs per hectare
1947-48 44.24 33.36 132
1950-51 58.82 34.3 99
1960-61 76.1 60.12 134
1970-71 76.05 56.64 127
1980-81 78.23 78 169
1990-91 74.39 117 267
2000-01 85.76 140 278
2001-02 87.3 158 308
2002-03 76.67 136 302
2003-04 76.3 179 399
2004-05 87.86 243 470
2005-06 86.77 241 472
2006-07 91.44 280 521
2007-08 94.14 307 554
2008-09 94.06 290 524
2009-10 103.1 305 503
2010-11 111.42 339 517
2011-12 121.78 367 512
2012-13 119.78 370 525
2013-14 119.6 398 566
2014-15 128.19 380 504
2015-16* 118.81 352 504
*Source: Cotton Advisory Board(CAB)

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