Statistics

Index

Area, production and productivity of cotton in india from 1950-51 onwards

Year Area in
lakh hectares
Production
in lakh bales
of 170 kgs
Yield kgs
per hectare
1950-51 58.82 34.30 99
1960-61 76.10 60.12 134
1970-71 76.05 56.64 127
1980-81 78.23 78.00 169
1990-91 74.39 117.00 267
2000-01 85.76 140.00 278
2001-02 87.30 158.00 308
2002-03 76.67 136.00 302
2003-04 76.30 179.00 399
2004-05 87.86 243.00 470
2005-06 86.77 241.00 472
2006-07 91.44 280.00 521
2007-08 94.14 307.00 554
2008-09 94.06 290.00 524
2009-10 103.10 305.00 503
2010-11 111.42 339.00 517
2011-12 121.78 353.00 493
2012-13 119.78 365.00 518
2013-14 115.53 375.00 552
Source: Cotton Advisory Board

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