World Peanut Production and Consumption By GNI (Metric Tons)
Peanuts are primarily produced in middle-income economies. In the 2017/2018 season, they accounted for 93% of world’s peanut production.
Similarly, over the 2006-2016 period, peanut consumption was also concentrated in middle-income economies. In 2016, China was the leading consumer with 41% of the world share, followed by India, Nigeria and the USA with 13%, 7% and 6%, respectively.