Sheep Meat Production

Lamb is the meat (flesh) from a sheep that is less than one year old. Mutton is the meat from a sheep that is over one year of age. While sheep meat only accounts for 6% of the world's meat consumption, it is the principal meat in regions of North Africa, the Middle East, India, and parts of Europe. The European Union is the largest lamb consumer and number one importer of lamb; 99% of the lamb imported originates from Australia and New Zealand. In Australia the Leg of Lamb Roast is considered the national dish.

Country Unit 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Albaniakt 14.915.613.413.716.4
Algeriakt 179197205253261
Armeniakt 7.408.907.908.408.50
Australiakt 660635555512556
Austriakt 7.266.556.126.656.60
Azerbaijankt 46.366.874.374.476.0
Belaruskt 1.201.301.401.301.30
Belgiumkt 1.200.722.642.382.47
Bosnia and Herzegovinakt 1.621.592.002.332.27