Trend in Area, Production and Yield of Jute and Mesta in India (Plan wise)
Plan Area ('000 ha) Production ('000 bale) Yield (Kg/ha)
  Jute Mesta Raw Jute Jute Mesta Raw Jute Jute Mesta Raw Jute
                   
1947-48 263.9   263.9 1671.3   1671.3 1140 1140
             
             
Pre Plan 411.3 411.3 2545.0 2545.0 1114 1114
(1947-51)            
             
1st Plan 645.4 197.9 843.3 3928.8 853.3 4782.1 1096 776 1021
(1951-56)            
             
2nd Plan 704.2 308.2 1012.4 4441.0 1409.4 5850.4 1135 823 1040
(1956-61)            
             
3rd Plan 847.2 380.9 1228.1 5683.6 1648.9 7332.5 1208 779 1075
(1961-66)            
             
Plan Holiday 734.5 307.4 1041.9 4869.8 1133.0 6002.8 1193 663 1037
(1966-69)            
             
4th Plan 765.0 322.1 1087.1 5495.1 1220.7 6715.8 1293 682 1112
(1969-74)            
             
5th Plan 695.9 341.4 1037.3 4906.2 1593.7 6499.9 1269 840 1128
(1974-78)            
             
Annual Plan 859.4 381.5 1240.9 6270.9 1876.4 8147.3 1313 885 1182
(1978-80)            
             
6th Plan 818.7 311.7 1130.4 6419.5 1422.9 7842.4 1411 822 1249
(1980-85)            
             
7th Plan 802.8 266.1 1068.9 7562.7 1277.1 8839.8 1696 864 1489
(1985-90)            
             
Annual Plan 826.5 238.6 1065.1 8426.5 1330.1 9756.6 1835 1003 1649
(1990-92)            
             
8th Plan 766.6 196.9 963.5 8169.4 1116.7 9286.1 1918 1021 1735
(1992-97)            
             
9th Plan 860.4 186.0 1046.4 9625.1 1099.0 10724.1 2014 1064 1845
(1997-2002)            
             
10th Plan 808.2 149.0 957.2 10042.1 924.5 10966.6 2237 1117 2062
(2002-07)            
             
11th Plan 798.8 111.4 910.2 10397.0 719.5 11116.5 2343 1163 2198
(2007-12)