The total area under cultivation of Iranian dates is over 250,000 hectares.2. The total harvest of Iranian dates is 1,000,000 tons.3. Iran’s share of the world’s date palm cultivation is 1%. First Place4- Iran’s share of the world harvest date 57,15. Second place .5. Iran’s share of world dates is 5,21%.6. Iran’s production is 4 tons per hectare. In Egypt there are 26 tons per hectare.7. The agricultural sector’s share of exports is currently 5,13%.8- The share of date crop in agriculture is 14%.
15% of the country’s date production is from Sistan and Baluchestan and Khuzestan provinces. There are 15 provinces in total.
Iran’s share of exports between 1995-1996 reached 36.5 percent of world exports and gradually declined.
According to the opinion of agricultural experts 40% of date palms in the country have no economic value (poor fertility).
Jiroft, Bam, Khuzestan, Sistan and Baluchestan, Bushehr, Hormozgan have 53% of the total area under cultivation and produce 3,2 dates of the country.