South Africa Cotton Production by Year

Season Area(000 ha) Yield(kg/ha) Production(000 metric tonnes) Beginning Stocks(000 metric tonnes) Consumption(000 metric tonnes) Imports(000 metric tonnes) Exports(000 metric tonnes) Ending Stocks(000 metric tonnes) Stock to Mill Use(ratio)
2021/22 proj 29 0 23 44 17 13 19 44 1.22
2020/21 est 28 0 22 49 17 13 23 44 1.09
2019/20 28 0 47 41 12 9 35 49 1.03
2018/19 39 0 44 33 19 15 31 41 0.81
2017/18 34 0 38 9 20 14 8 33 1.16
2016/17 18 0 16 6 22 18 9 9 0.29
2015/16 8 0 10 15 21 16 14 6 0.18
2014/15 15 0 17 6 21 19 7 15 0.51
2013/14 7 0 10 2 22 19 3 6 0.24
2012/13 7 0 6 7 20 17 7 2 0.08
2011/12 9 0 13 12 19 16 16 7 0.19
2010/11 13 0 18 3 22 20 7 12 0.44
2009/10 5 0 8 9 24 17 7 3 0.09
2008/09 7 0 8 14 38 31 7 9 0.2
2007/08 9 0 10 13 46 44 6 14 0.27
2006/07 11 0 11 13 47 41 8 13 0.24
2005/06 18 0 14 21 47 29 9 13 0.24
2004/05 23 0 27 18 54 27 0 21 0.39
2003/04 36 0 27 27 62 42 0 18 0.29
2002/03 30 0 17 27 73 54 0 27 0.37
2001/02 51 0 21 42 74 40 0 27 0.37
2000/01 72 0 39 18 68 33 0 42 0.62
1999/00 79 0 30 40 71 25 6 18 0.23
1998/99 137 0 53 37 70 32 12 40 0.49
1997/98 111 0 42 21 81 55 1 37 0.45
1996/97 116 0 31 36 78 32 0 21 0.27
1995/96 110 0 45 14 65 42 0 36 0.55
1994/95 67 0 24 15 71 46 0 14 0.2
1993/94 82 0 27 8 65 45 0 15 0.24
1992/93 54 0 15 14 65 44 0 8 0.12
1991/92 79 0 20 39 65 23 4 14 0.2
1990/91 127 0 49 54 74 14 3 39 0.51
1989/90 165 0 60 75 80 9 10 54 0.6
1988/89 208 0 78 67 75 10 5 75 0.93
1987/88 205 0 78 74 76 5 4 67 0.84
1986/87 160 0 61 63 78 17 0 74 0.94
1985/86 126 0 47 52 77 30 0 63 0.82
1984/85 107 0 46 52 68 21 0 52 0.76
1983/84 99 0 36 11 66 19 0 52 0.79
1982/83 105 0 27 27 65 22 0 11 0.17
1981/82 107 0 38 36 62 15 0 27 0.44
1980/81 115 0 58 47 69 3 2 36 0.5
1979/80 120 0 65 36 66 12 1 47 0.71
1978/79 110 0 55 38 59 5 3 36 0.59
1977/78 81 0 51 27 49 11 2 38 0.74
1976/77 63 0 35 24 52 19 0 27 0.51
1975/76 69 0 19 46 56 17 0 24 0.42
1974/75 89 0 40 38 52 20 1 46 0.86
1973/74 87 0 40 13 56 44 2 38 0.65
1972/73 81 0 18 13 61 46 2 13 0.21
1971/72 81 0 20 11 56 40 1 13 0.23
1970/71 81 0 19 15 54 34 3 11 0.19
1969/70 81 0 20 28 52 23 3 15 0.27
1968/69 81 0 27 23 49 29 2 28 0.56
1967/68 71 0 16 26 46 27 1 23 0.49
1966/67 71 0 15 21 48 38 0 26 0.55
1965/66 71 0 15 22 43 28 0 21 0.47
1964/65 71 0 19 14 38 29 2 22 0.54
1963/64 51 0 11 16 33 21 0 14 0.43
1962/63 40 0 12 12 29 24 2 16 0.53
1961/62 36 0 7 8 28 27 1 12 0.41
1960/61 31 0 5 0 24 20 0 8 0.32
1959/60 0 5 0 20 14 1 0 0
1958/59 0 8 0 16 10 1 0 0
1957/58 0 6 0 15 11 1 0 0
1956/57 0 7 0 13 10 1 0 0
1955/56 0 6 0 10 5 1 0 0
1954/55 0 7 0 9 3 0 0 0
1953/54 0 4 10 9 5 0 0 0
1952/53 0 4 0 8 2 1 10 1.18
1951/52 0 6 0 8 3 0 0 0
1950/51 0 3 0 7 5 0 0 0
1949/50 0 1 0 5 5 0 0 0
1948/49 0 1 0 5 4 0 0 0
1947/48 0 0 5 5 0 0 0
1946/47 0 0 5 5 0 0 0
1945/46 0 0 2 2 0 0 0
1944/45 0 0 2 1 0 0
1943/44 0 0 2 1 0 0
1942/43 0 0 2 1 0 0
1941/42 0 0 1 1 0 0
1940/41 0 0 1 0 0 0