AREA, PRODUCTION, CONSUMPTION, IMPORT AND EXPORT OF COTTON

Year
Area
Production
(DOCD estimate)
Production
(CAB estimate)
Comsumption by
Mills
Import
Export
1951-52 65.56 31.33 40.71 12.40 2.00
1961-62 79.78 46.37 56.88 8.71 3.29
1971-72 77.99 65.64 63.59 7.67 2.04
1980-81 78.23 70.10 78.00 76.78
-
6.97
1981-82 80.57 78.84 84.00 71.23 0.50 4.00
1982-83 78.71 75.34 77.17 75.61
-
6.65
1983-84 77.21 63.86 75.16 84.85
-
3.53
1984-85 73.82 85.06 101.50 91.50 0.50 1.79
1985-86 75.32 87.27 107.00 91.67
-
4.50
1986-87 69.48 69.05 95.00 95.20
-
13.67
1987-88 64.59 64.32 90.00 94.91 3.00 0.44
1988-89 72.97 87.44 106.00 96.66 2.25 0.77
1989-90 76.88 114.22 135.75 102.36
-
13.71
1990-91 73.95 97.59 117.00 107.57
-
11.90
1991-92 76.01 102.76 119.00 103.09 3.00 0.77
1992-93 75.41 120.67 138.00 112.81 1.15 13.76
1993-94 74.40 118.55 121.50 114.00 3.00 3.90
1994-95 78.61 117.56 138.50 119.37 5.89 1.08
1995-96 90.63 130.93 170.20 138.29 0.50 8.00
1996-97 91.22 145.26 177.90 150.41 0.30 16.82
1997-98 89.04 113.88 158.00 143.24 4.13 3.50
1998-99 92.87 121.77 165.00 145.53 7.87 1.01
1999-00 87.31 116.16 156.00 150.60 22.01 0.65
2000-01 85.76 114.48 140.00 149.36 22.13 0.60
2001-02 87.30 101.26 158.00 147.00 25.26 0.50
2002-03 76.67 92.57 136.00 142.42 17.67 0.84
2003-04 76.30 137.88 179.00 150.39 7.21 12.11
2004-05 87.86 170.02 243.00 163.98 12.18 9.14
2005-06 86.77 189.27 241.00 180.10 5.01 47.00
2006-07 91.44 240.40 280.00 194.91 5.54 58.00
2007-08 94.14 243.14 307.00 195.67 6.38 85.50
2008-09 94.06 258.25 290.00 190.94 10.00 35.00
2009-10 103.10 239.35 305.00 219.00 6.00 83.00
2010-11(E) 112.35 325.48 339.00 221.77 2.38 76.50
2011-12(E) 121.78 - 353.00 217.68 12.00 128.71

Scale :Production, Consumption, Import and Export in Lakh Bales; Area in Lakh ha
Note:i) The Opening and Closing stock are based on verified figure. ii) DOCD-Directorate of Cotton Development, Ministry of Agriculture. iii) CAB-Cotton Advisory Board
iv) E-Estimated by Cotton Advisory Board as on 18:12:2009 v) Cotton year Sep-Aug till 1994-95 & Oct-Sep 1995-96 onwards
Information compiled by M Sabesh, Scientist, CICR