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 4,300 18,408 5 22,713 3,300 15,000 4,300 23.5%
2017 2,750 20,923 3 23,676 3,225 15,847 4,300 22.5%
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 76,088 100,979 41,108 218,175 123,580 26,128 68,307 45.6%
2017 77,654 102,773 40,975 221,402 120,052 25,092 76,088 52.4%
2016 86,528 89,493 37,688 213,709 112,924 22,985 77,654 57.1%
2015 103,207 83,268 35,409 221,884 109,792 25,468 86,528 64.0%
2014 97,600 102,900 36,053 236,553 108,656 24,632 103,207 77.4%
2013 85,535 107,447 41,191 234,173 106,356 30,417 97,600 71.4%
2012 68,799 106,577 47,620 222,996 104,743 33,409 85,535 61.9%
2011 46,663 111,670 45,404 203,737 100,816 34,160 68,799 51.0%
2010 43,232 99,196 36,288 178,716 111,592 20,524 46,663 35.3%
2009 55,116 90,901 36,928 182,945 115,944 23,767 43,232 30.9%
2008 51,827 95,244 30,573 177,644 106,755 16,946 55,116 44.6%
2007 53,508 100,842 39,441 193,791 119,253 25,234 51,827 35.9%
2006 55,837 101,097 38,286 195,220 119,273 24,457 53,508 37.2%
2005 55,482 92,471 44,640 192,593 111,100 27,249 55,837 40.4%
2004 44,926 98,294 33,936 177,156 102,514 20,513 55,482 45.1%
2003 42,497 78,420 34,105 155,022 91,822 19,394 44,926 40.4%
2002 47,232 73,813 30,121 151,166 91,139 18,500 42,497 38.8%
2001 43,562 78,200 29,276 151,038 86,686 18,081 47,232 45.1%
2000 47,229 71,901 26,193 145,323 83,286 19,416 43,562 42.4%
1999 48,919 70,941 27,896 147,756 80,898 20,376 47,229 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 80,388 119,387 41,113 240,888 126,880 41,128 72,607 57.2%
2017 80,404 123,696 40,978 245,078 123,277 40,939 80,388 65.2%
2016 90,328 106,663 37,695 234,686 116,174 37,902 80,404 69.2%
2015 106,857 96,156 35,442 238,455 113,242 34,621 90,328 79.8%
2014 99,950 119,219 36,065 255,234 112,231 35,878 106,857 95.2%
2013 89,335 120,356 41,204 250,895 109,906 40,947 99,950 90.9%
2012 72,149 123,891 47,630 243,670 108,243 46,435 89,335 82.5%
2011 49,263 127,243 45,423 221,929 104,116 45,874 72,149 69.3%
2010 46,179 117,298 36,297 199,774 115,492 34,900 49,263 42.7%
2009 61,453 103,084 36,928 201,465 119,494 35,804 46,179 38.6%
2008 61,878 108,069 30,573 200,520 110,296 30,207 61,453 55.7%
2007 62,987 120,049 39,453 222,489 123,837 38,868 61,878 50.0%
2006 61,906 122,685 38,305 222,896 124,208 37,416 62,987 50.7%
2005 60,977 116,361 44,668 222,006 116,971 44,922 61,906 52.9%
2004 48,376 121,545 33,965 203,886 109,205 34,949 60,977 55.8%
2003 47,882 96,675 34,150 178,707 98,088 33,152 48,376 49.3%
2002 54,680 91,022 30,188 175,890 98,412 30,400 47,882 48.7%
2001 49,562 98,503 29,297 177,362 94,382 29,081 54,680 57.9%
2000 51,144 89,089 26,209 166,442 92,148 26,156 49,562 53.8%
1999 52,858 87,909 27,993 168,760 91,092 27,126 51,144 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.