Major Producers of Wheat (In Thousands of Metric Tons)
Crop Year China Germany India Russia U.S. World
1993-4        106,390             15,767             57,210                  43,500          65,220        558,740
1994-5          99,300             16,481             59,840                  32,100          63,167        523,966
1995-6        102,215             17,763             65,470                  30,100          59,404        538,410
1996-7        110,570             18,922             62,097                  34,900          61,980        581,912
1997-8        123,289             19,827             69,350                  44,200          67,534        609,185
1998-9        109,726             20,188             66,350                  27,000          69,327        589,697
1999-00        113,880             19,620             70,780                  31,000          62,569        586,019
2000-01*          99,640             21,620             76,369                  34,450          60,758        583,997
2001-02*          93,870             22,840             68,763                  46,900          53,262        579,472
2002-03*          92,000             20,800             72,000                  49,500          43,992        568,720
*estimates
World Supply and Demand for Wheat
In Millions of Metric Tons
Crop Year Production Usage Ending Stocks Stocks / Usage %
1993-4 558.1 553.4 180.5 32.6
1994-5 523.8 544.1 160.2 29.4
1995-6 538.1 545 153.3 28.1
1996-7 581.9 570.5 164.7 28.9
1997-8 610.1 579.4 195.4 33.7
1998-9 589.7 579 206.1 35.6
1999-00 586 585.1 207 35.4
2000-01 583.7 585.7 205 35
2001-02* 579 583.9 200.1 34.3
2002-03* 566.6 595.2 171.5 28.8
*estimates
Acreage and Supply of U.S. Wheat
In 1,000 bushels
Crop Year Plantings Harvested Yield Production Beg. Stocks Imports Total Supply
1980          80,788             71,125                 33.5             2,380,934
1981          88,251             80,642                 34.5             2,785,357
1982          86,232             77,937                 35.5             2,764,967
1983          76,419             61,390                 39.4             2,419,824
1984          79,213             66,928                 38.8             2,594,777
1985          75,535             64,704                 37.5             2,424,115
1986          71,998             60,688                 34.4             2,090,570
1987          65,829             55,945                 37.7             2,107,685
1988          65,529             53,189                 34.1             1,812,201
1989          76,615             62,189                 32.7             2,036,618
1990          77,041             69,103                 39.5             2,729,778
1991          69,881             57,803                 34.3             1,980,139
1992          72,219             62,761                 39.3             2,466,798
1993          72,168             62,712                 38.2             2,396,440 530.7 108.8        3,035,900
1994          70,349             61,770                 37.6             2,320,981 568.5 91.9        2,981,400
1995          69,031             60,955                 35.8             2,182,708 506.6 67.9        2,757,200
1996          75,105             62,819                 36.3             2,277,388 376 92.3        2,745,700
1997          70,412             62,840                 39.5             2,481,466 443.6 94.9        3,020,000
1998          65,821             59,002                 43.2             2,547,321 722.5 103        3,372,800
1999          62,714             53,823                 42.7             2,299,010 945.9 94.5        3,339,400
2000          62,629             53,133                 42.0             2,232,460 949.7 89.8        3,272,000
2001          59,597             48,633                 40.2             1,957,043 876.2 107.5        2,940,800
2002          60,468             45,917                 35.3             1,619,001 777.1 85        2,486,700
2003*          61,700             52,839                 44.2             1,226,526
*Estimates