Major Producers of Oats (In Thousands of Metric Tons)
Crop Year Canada Germany Poland Sweden Post USSR World
1993             3,549          1,731             1,500             1,295             15,004         35,370
1994             3,638          1,663             1,243                991             13,903         32,967
1995             2,858          1,421             1,495                947             10,843         28,663
1996             4,361          1,606             1,581             1,200             10,430         30,637
1997             3,485          1,599             1,630             1,275             11,560         30,903
1998             3,958          1,279             1,460             1,136               6,490         25,911
1999             3,640          1,340             1,450             1,200               5,740           2,400
2000             3,390          1,090             1,070             1,150               7,500         26,170
2001             2,690          1,150             1,310                960               9,630         26,930
2002             2,750          1,020             1,400             1,150               8,210         26,040
Supply and Usage of Oats in U.S.
In 1,000 acres In 1,000 bushels
Crop Year Planted Harvested Yield Production Total Supply(a) Usage End Stocks
1980            13,381          8,657               53.0          458,792
1981            13,632          9,407               54.2          509,529
1982            13,951         10,258               57.8          592,630
1983            20,289          9,062               52.6          476,471
1984            12,414          8,163               58.0          473,661
1985            13,235          8,147               63.6          518,490
1986            14,671          6,840               56.3          384,996
1987            17,907          6,888               54.3          373,713
1988            13,907          5,530               39.3          217,375
1989            12,085          6,882               54.3          373,587
1990            10,423          5,947               60.1          357,654
1991             8,653          4,816               50.6          243,851
1992             7,943          4,496               65.4          294,229
1993             7,937          3,803               54.4          206,731               426.7           321.2             105.5
1994             6,637          4,008               57.1          228,844               427.6           327.0             100.6
1995             6,225          2,952               54.6          161,094               342.2           275.9              66.3
1996             4,638          2,655               57.7          153,245               317.1           250.4              66.7
1997             5,068          2,813               59.5          167,246               332.3           258.3              74.0
1998             4,892          2,755               60.2          165,981               347.7           266.3              81.4
1999             4,673          2,453               59.6          146,193               326.0           250.0              76.0
2000             4,477          2,329               64.2          149,545               332.0           259.0              73.0
2001             4,403          1,905               61.4          117,024               286.0           223.0              63.0
2002             4,995          2,093               56.7          118,628               282.0           225.0              58.0
2003*             4,601          2,224               65.0          144,649
*Preliminary
(a) Includes Imports