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Organic Producers 2015

“The world map of organic producers accounts for 1,198,583 producers reported by 148 countries. The organic producers map is dominated by the presence of India (650,000 producers). Mexico dominates the Americas with 169,703 producers. Europe is strongly represented by Italy (45,969 producers). Africa is strongly represented by Uganda (189,610 producers), Tanzania (148,610 producers), and Ethiopia (134,626 producers). North America and Australia are skeletally represented. Data on producers from China were absent in the reported data set.” (modified quote from Paull & Hennig, 2016)


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Technical Notes

This map shows countries proportional according to the total number of organic producers there in 2015.

Data sources
This map uses data published by the Paull & Hennig (2016) in the Atlas of Organics: Four maps of the world of organic agriculture based on and modified from the works by Willer & Lernoud (2015) (last accessed June 2019).

Further notes on the data, as well as all modifications to the original data source are noted in our data sheets.

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