Statistics

Index

Area, production and productivity of cotton in india during last seven decades

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
2012-13 116.14 334.00 489
Source: Cotton Advisory Board

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