West Bengal

Year Area (000 ha) Production (000 t) Yield (t/ha) Cane Crushed (000 t) Sugar production (000 t) Sugar factories Average crushing duration (days) Recovery (%)
1950-51 18 874 48.56 33 4 1 57 11.23
1951-52 19 838 44.11 67 7 1 104 10.87
1952-53 21 1057 50.33 78 8 1 127 10.33
1953-54 19 660 34.74 52 5 1 86 10.05
1954-55 23 1212 52.70 87 10 1 141 10.99
1955-56 25 1314 52.56 97 10 1 149 10.46
1956-57 24 1189 49.54 94 8 1 135 8.83
1957-58 23 860 37.39 60 6 1 75 9.39
1958-59 27 1193 44.19 71 7 2 88 10.26
1959-60 23 1298 56.43 100 9 2 57 9.06
1960-61 40 2057 51.43 120 16 2 103 9.65
1961-62 34 1818 53.47 158 16 2 105 10.18
1962-63 31 1355 43.71 114 11 2 57 9.44
1963-64 33 1537 46.58 104 10 1 51 9.54
1964-65 41 1895 46.22 128 12 1 115 9.39
1965-66 39 1790 45.90 127 13 1 107 9.89
1966-67 29 1300 44.83 84 8 1 73 9.71
1967-68 27 1178 43.63 71 7 1 70 9.53
1968-69 27 1178 43.63 78 17 1 70 9.64
1969-70 32 1504 47.00 148 14 1 132 9.47
1970-71 38 2075 54.61 88 8 1 83 9.73
1971-72 34 1657 48.74 9 1 1 10 9.64
1972-73 33 1644 49.82 45 4 1 50 8.41
1973-74 31 1626 52.45 76 6 2 79 8.57
1974-75 29 1682 58.00 118 10 2 63 8.60
1975-76 29 1713 59.07 112 10 2 67 9.02
1976-77 30 1812 60.40 142 13 2 83 9.24
1977-78 31 1907 61.52 165 14 2 108 8.70
1978-79 32 1885 58.91 120 10 2 82 8.16
1979-80 29 1437 49.55 41 3 2 28 7.53
1980-81 14 867 61.93 49 4 2 33 7.30
1981-82 23 1411 61.35 114 10 2 79 9.20
1982-83 31 1600 51.61 108 9 2 80 8.42
1983-84 20 1022 51.10 24 2 2 21 7.42
1984-85 13 770 59.23 8 1 1 7 5.75
1985-86 13 812 62.46 9 3 2 19 6.46
1986-87 13 757 58.23 58 4 2 46 6.97
1987-88 11 692 62.91 51 3 1 44 6.40
1988-89 16 1162 72.63 33 2 1 66 6.83
1989-90 15 1031 68.73 3 1 1 9 4.17
1990-91 12 859 71.58 38 3 2 70 7.62
1991-92 17 969 57.00 86 6 2 69 7.44
1992-93 15 889 59.27 55 4 2 41 7.98
1993-94 10 850 85.00 63 5 2 41 7.29
1994-95 11 649 59.00 95 7 2 72 7.40
1995-96 17 1312 77.18 121 7 2 88 6.04
1996-97 25 1810 72.40 62 5 1 36 7.97
1997-98 26 1826 70.23 40 3 2 48 8.35
1998-99 27 2002 74.15 69 5 2 40 7.14
1999-00 23 1763 76.65 45 3 2 28 7.48
2000-01 22 1466 66.64 49 3 2 30 7.10
2001-02 23 1984 86.26 62 5 2 35 8.32
2002-03 20 1281 64.05 91 8

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2004-05 16 1033 64.56 58 4 1 58 8.11
2005-06 15 1248 83.20 59 5 1 63 8.45
2006-07 17 1267 74.53 96 8 1 93 8.32
2007-08 17 1272 74.82 72 5 1 56 6.43
2008-09 18 1638 91.00 29 2 1 22 6.44
2009-10 14 1001 71.50 29 2 1 26 7.04
2010-11 15 1134 75.60 69 5 1 63 7.18
2011-12 16 1681 105.06 56 5 1 53 8.1
2012-13 16 1617 101.06 54 5 1 53 9.26
2013-14 17 1945 114.41 71 5 1 74 7.04
2014-15 18 1950 108.33 59 5 1 71 8.36
2015-16 20 2300 115.00