Table 8.11
  Area, Production and Yield of Jute / Mesta
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Year	        Area  Production       Yield  
	  (Mill. ha.) (Mill. Bales)* (Kgs./ha.)
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1950-51  	0.57	    3.31	  1043
1960-61 	0.90	    5.26	  1049
1970-71 	1.08	    6.19	  1032
1980-81 	1.30	    8.16	  1130
1990-91	        1.02	    9.23	  1634
1991-92	        1.11	   10.29	  1662
1992-93	        0.93	    8.59	  1658
1993-9	        0.89	    8.43	  1713
1994-95(P)	0.93	    9.08	  1760
1995-96(P)	0.92	    8.90	  1733
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 * 180 Kg each		P Provisional
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