Which Country Has the Largest Cattle Livestock?

Cattle Livestock by Unit (Total) ('000), 2014
Agriculture | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 159 countries in 2014, India ranked the highest in cattle livestock with 211,274 '000 followed by Brazil and China. On the other end of the scale was Singapore with 0.200 '000, Seychelles with 0.230 '000 and Brunei with 0.854 '000.

Total cattle livestock reached 1,473,048 '000 in 2014 in the World according to Faostat. This is 1.45 % less than in the previous year and 8.16 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total cattle livestock reached an all time high of 1,494,349 '000 in 2013 and an all time low of 942,175 '000 in 1961. The average annual growth amounted to 0.847 % since 1961.

The top ranked country, India, accounted for 14.3 % of cattle livestock in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 36.6 % share while the ten largest countries some 56.0 % in 2014.

Data for more countries are available at Cattle Livestock by Unit (Total) indicator page.