Summary Data


United States

(000) 480-pound bales

Year
(Aug. 1 -
July 31)
Beginning Stocks Production Imports Total Supply Mill Use Exports Ending Stocks SUR1
2018 4,700 19,500 5 24,205 3,400 15,500 5,200 27.5%
2017 2,750 20,923 5 23,678 3,350 15,500 4,700 24.9%
2016 3,800 17,170 7 20,977 3,250 14,917 2,750 15.1%
2015 3,650 12,888 33 16,571 3,450 9,153 3,800 30.2%
2014 2,350 16,319 12 18,681 3,575 11,246 3,650 24.6%
2013 3,800 12,909 13 16,722 3,550 10,530 2,350 16.7%
2012 3,350 17,314 10 20,674 3,500 13,026 3,800 23.0%
2011 2,600 15,573 19 18,192 3,300 11,714 3,350 22.3%
2010 2,947 18,102 9 21,058 3,900 14,376 2,600 14.2%
2009 6,337 12,183 0 18,520 3,550 12,037 2,947 18.9%
2008 10,051 12,825 0 22,876 3,541 13,261 6,337 37.7%
2007 9,479 19,207 12 28,698 4,584 13,634 10,051 55.2%
2006 6,069 21,588 19 27,676 4,935 12,959 9,479 53.0%
2005 5,495 23,890 28 29,413 5,871 17,673 6,069 25.8%
2004 3,450 23,251 29 26,730 6,691 14,436 5,495 26.0%
2003 5,385 18,255 45 23,685 6,266 13,758 3,450 17.2%
2002 7,448 17,209 67 24,724 7,273 11,900 5,385 28.1%
2001 6,000 20,303 21 26,324 7,696 11,000 7,448 39.8%
2000 3,915 17,188 16 21,119 8,862 6,740 6,000 38.5%
1999 3,939 16,968 97 21,004 10,194 6,750 3,915 23.1%
1998 3,887 13,918 439 18,244 10,401 4,298 3,939 26.8%
1997 3,971 18,793 13 22,777 11,349 7,500 3,887 20.6%
1996 2,609 18,942 403 21,954 11,126 6,865 3,971 22.1%
1995 2,650 17,900 408 20,958 10,647 7,675 2,609 14.2%
1994 3,530 19,662 20 23,212 11,198 9,402 2,650 12.9%
1993 4,662 16,134 6 20,802 10,418 6,862 3,530 20.4%
1992 3,704 16,218 1 19,923 10,250 5,201 4,662 30.2%
1991 2,344 17,614 13 19,971 9,613 6,646 3,704 22.8%
1990 3,000 15,505 4 18,509 8,657 7,793 2,344 14.2%
1989 7,092 12,196 2 19,290 8,759 7,694 3,000 18.2%
1988 5,771 15,411 5 21,187 7,782 6,148 7,092 50.9%
1987 5,026 14,760 2 19,788 7,617 6,582 5,771 40.6%
1986 9,348 9,731 3 19,082 7,452 6,684 5,026 35.6%
1985 4,102 13,432 33 17,567 6,413 1,960 9,348 111.6%
1984 2,775 12,982 24 15,781 5,538 6,215 4,102 34.9%
1983 7,937 7,771 12 15,720 5,921 6,786 2,775 21.8%
1982 6,632 11,963 20 18,615 5,513 5,207 7,937 74.0%
1981 2,668 15,646 26 18,340 5,264 6,567 6,632 56.1%
1980 3,000 11,122 28 14,150 5,891 5,926 2,668 22.6%
1979 3,958 14,629 5 18,592 6,506 9,229 3,000 19.1%
1978 5,347 10,856 4 16,207 6,352 6,180 3,958 31.6%
1977 2,928 14,389 5 17,322 6,483 5,484 5,347 44.7%
1976 3,681 10,581 38 14,300 6,674 4,784 2,928 25.6%
1975 5,708 8,302 92 14,102 7,250 3,311 3,681 34.9%
1974 3,808 11,540 34 15,382 5,860 3,926 5,708 58.3%
1973 4,221 12,974 48 17,243 7,472 6,123 3,808 28.0%
1972 3,258 13,704 34 16,996 7,769 5,311 4,221 32.3%
1971 4,203 10,477 72 14,752 8,259 3,385 3,258 28.0%
1970 5,843 10,192 37 16,072 8,204 3,897 4,203 34.7%

Foreign

(000) 480-pound bales

Year
(Aug. 1 -
July 31)
Beginning Stocks Production Imports Total Supply Mill Use Exports Ending Stocks SUR1
2018 83,505 101,689 41,118 226,312 122,039 25,618 78,545 53.2%
2017 84,168 101,511 39,222 224,901 117,393 23,883 83,505 59.1%
2016 91,201 89,488 37,551 218,240 111,512 22,464 84,168 62.8%
2015 107,118 83,298 35,341 225,757 108,762 25,748 91,201 67.8%
2014 100,651 102,930 36,053 239,634 108,216 24,242 107,118 80.9%
2013 88,193 107,477 41,191 236,861 106,401 30,309 100,651 73.6%
2012 71,180 106,607 47,620 225,407 104,788 33,417 88,193 63.8%
2011 48,759 112,000 45,404 206,163 100,861 34,160 71,180 52.7%
2010 45,028 99,526 36,288 180,842 111,622 20,524 48,759 36.9%
2009 56,612 91,231 36,928 184,771 115,974 23,767 45,028 32.2%
2008 52,875 95,572 30,573 179,020 106,735 16,946 56,612 45.8%
2007 54,058 101,370 39,441 194,869 119,283 25,234 52,875 36.6%
2006 56,089 101,425 38,286 195,800 119,303 24,457 54,058 37.6%
2005 55,682 92,503 44,640 192,825 111,080 27,249 56,089 40.5%
2004 45,069 98,326 33,936 177,331 102,489 20,513 55,682 45.3%
2003 42,541 78,439 34,105 155,085 91,742 19,394 45,069 40.6%
2002 47,232 73,817 30,121 151,170 91,099 18,500 42,541 38.8%
2001 43,568 78,204 29,276 151,048 86,696 18,081 47,232 45.1%
2000 47,233 71,923 26,193 145,349 83,306 19,416 43,568 42.4%
1999 48,919 70,955 27,896 147,770 80,908 20,376 47,233 46.6%
1998 45,586 72,155 24,041 141,782 74,364 19,219 48,919 52.3%
1997 40,668 73,575 25,916 140,159 75,918 19,277 45,586 47.9%
1996 37,526 71,111 28,176 136,813 76,810 19,912 40,668 42.0%
1995 29,370 76,003 26,596 131,969 75,293 19,721 37,526 39.5%
1994 24,303 66,635 30,280 121,218 73,424 18,716 29,370 31.9%
1993 29,848 61,545 27,961 119,354 75,142 19,758 24,303 25.6%
1992 33,267 66,089 27,066 126,422 76,087 20,234 29,848 31.0%
1991 25,129 77,620 29,011 131,760 76,575 21,558 33,267 33.9%
1990 21,984 71,660 30,574 124,218 76,867 21,767 25,129 25.5%
1989 23,965 67,524 32,701 124,190 78,146 23,663 21,984 21.6%
1988 26,843 68,811 33,577 129,231 77,456 27,333 23,965 22.9%
1987 30,396 66,686 30,527 127,609 76,529 23,521 26,843 26.8%
1986 38,242 60,632 33,090 131,964 74,643 26,666 30,396 30.0%
1985 38,024 66,711 28,948 133,683 68,917 26,118 38,242 40.2%
1984 21,506 75,724 27,605 124,835 65,278 20,985 38,024 44.1%
1983 17,517 58,506 27,047 103,070 62,759 18,547 21,506 26.5%
1982 19,202 54,369 26,051 99,622 61,453 20,308 17,517 21.4%
1981 17,941 53,193 25,672 96,806 58,045 19,197 19,202 24.9%
1980 18,232 52,255 27,225 97,712 59,130 20,339 17,941 22.6%
1979 17,898 50,817 30,501 99,216 59,398 21,433 18,232 22.6%
1978 20,290 48,640 27,125 96,055 56,877 21,073 17,898 23.0%
1977 19,452 49,519 27,115 96,086 54,539 20,957 20,290 26.9%
1976 22,220 45,946 24,893 93,059 53,564 19,819 19,452 26.5%
1975 27,644 45,673 26,194 99,511 54,350 22,656 22,220 28.9%
1974 23,350 52,277 23,790 99,417 51,181 20,369 27,644 38.6%
1973 20,266 49,504 26,696 96,466 52,796 20,097 23,350 32.0%
1972 19,191 48,163 27,343 94,697 51,730 22,505 20,266 27.3%
1971 17,642 48,675 24,597 90,914 50,122 21,450 19,191 26.8%
1970 16,547 45,380 24,575 86,502 48,929 19,685 17,642 25.7%

World

(000) 480-pound bales

Year
(Aug. 1 -
July 31)
Beginning Stocks Production Imports Total Supply Mill Use Exports Ending Stocks SUR2
2018 88,205 121,189 41,123 250,517 125,439 41,118 83,745 66.8%
2017 86,918 122,434 39,227 248,579 120,743 39,383 88,205 73.1%
2016 95,001 106,658 37,558 239,217 114,762 37,381 86,918 75.7%
2015 110,768 96,186 35,374 242,328 112,212 34,901 95,001 84.7%
2014 103,001 119,249 36,065 258,315 111,791 35,488 110,768 99.1%
2013 91,993 120,386 41,204 253,583 109,951 40,839 103,001 93.7%
2012 74,530 123,921 47,630 246,081 108,288 46,443 91,993 85.0%
2011 51,359 127,573 45,423 224,355 104,161 45,874 74,530 71.6%
2010 47,975 117,628 36,297 201,900 115,522 34,900 51,359 44.5%
2009 62,949 103,414 36,928 203,291 119,524 35,804 47,975 40.1%
2008 62,926 108,397 30,573 201,896 110,276 30,207 62,949 57.1%
2007 63,537 120,577 39,453 223,567 123,867 38,868 62,926 50.8%
2006 62,158 123,013 38,305 223,476 124,238 37,416 63,537 51.1%
2005 61,177 116,393 44,668 222,238 116,951 44,922 62,158 53.1%
2004 48,519 121,577 33,965 204,061 109,180 34,949 61,177 56.0%
2003 47,926 96,694 34,150 178,770 98,008 33,152 48,519 49.5%
2002 54,680 91,026 30,188 175,894 98,372 30,400 47,926 48.7%
2001 49,568 98,507 29,297 177,372 94,392 29,081 54,680 57.9%
2000 51,148 89,111 26,209 166,468 92,168 26,156 49,568 53.8%
1999 52,858 87,923 27,993 168,774 91,102 27,126 51,148 56.1%
1998 49,473 86,073 24,480 160,026 84,765 23,517 52,858 62.4%
1997 44,639 92,368 25,929 162,936 87,267 26,777 49,473 56.7%
1996 40,135 90,053 28,579 158,767 87,936 26,777 44,639 50.8%
1995 32,020 93,903 27,004 152,927 85,940 27,396 40,135 46.7%
1994 27,833 86,297 30,300 144,430 84,622 28,118 32,020 37.8%
1993 34,510 77,679 27,967 140,156 85,560 26,620 27,833 32.5%
1992 36,971 82,307 27,067 146,345 86,337 25,435 34,510 40.0%
1991 27,473 95,234 29,024 151,731 86,188 28,204 36,971 42.9%
1990 24,984 87,165 30,578 142,727 85,524 29,560 27,473 32.1%
1989 31,057 79,720 32,703 143,480 86,905 31,357 24,984 28.7%
1988 32,614 84,222 33,582 150,418 85,238 33,481 31,057 36.4%
1987 35,422 81,446 30,529 147,397 84,146 30,103 32,614 38.8%
1986 47,590 70,363 33,093 151,046 82,095 33,350 35,422 43.1%
1985 42,126 80,143 28,981 151,250 75,330 28,078 47,590 63.2%
1984 24,281 88,706 27,629 140,616 70,816 27,200 42,126 59.5%
1983 25,454 66,277 27,059 118,790 68,680 25,333 24,281 35.4%
1982 25,834 66,332 26,071 118,237 66,966 25,515 25,454 38.0%
1981 20,609 68,839 25,698 115,146 63,309 25,764 25,834 40.8%
1980 21,232 63,377 27,253 111,862 65,021 26,265 20,609 31.7%
1979 21,856 65,446 30,506 117,808 65,904 30,662 21,232 32.2%
1978 25,637 59,496 27,129 112,262 63,229 27,253 21,856 34.6%
1977 22,380 63,908 27,120 113,408 61,022 26,441 25,637 42.0%
1976 25,901 56,527 24,931 107,359 60,238 24,603 22,380 37.2%
1975 33,352 53,975 26,286 113,613 61,600 25,967 25,901 42.0%
1974 27,158 63,817 23,824 114,799 57,041 24,295 33,352 58.5%
1973 24,487 62,478 26,744 113,709 60,268 26,220 27,158 45.1%
1972 22,449 61,867 27,377 111,693 59,499 27,816 24,487 41.2%
1971 21,845 59,152 24,669 105,666 58,381 24,835 22,449 38.5%
1970 22,390 55,572 24,612 102,574 57,133 23,582 21,845 38.2%
1Stocks-to-Use Ratio: Calculated by dividing Ending Stocks by Total Use (Mill Use + Exports)
2Stocks-to-Use Ratio: Calculated by dividing World Ending Stocks by World Mill Use
3By convention, USDA defines total supply as the sum of beginning stocks, production and imports.