Which Country Has the Largest Chickens Livestock?

Chickens Livestock by Unit (Total) (mil), 2014
Agriculture | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 172 countries in 2014, China ranked the highest in chickens livestock with 5,344 mil followed by USA and Indonesia. On the other end of the scale was Cayman Islands with 0.006 mil, Liechtenstein with 0.012 mil and Luxembourg with 0.102 mil.

Total chickens livestock reached 20,788 mil in 2014 in the World according to Faostat. This is 4.6 % less than in the previous year and 19.9 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total chickens livestock reached an all time high of 21,744 mil in 2013 and an all time low of 3,907 mil in 1961. The average annual growth amounted to 3.20 % since 1961.

The top ranked country, China, accounted for 25.7 % of chickens livestock in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 42.4 % share while the ten largest countries some 64.4 % in 2014.

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

Chickens Livestock by Unit (Total) Unit 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Bangladesh mil 212 221 228 235 243
Brazil mil 1,202 1,234 1,239 1,268 1,245
China mil 5,030 5,222 5,303 5,331 5,398
India mil 681 753 842 942 947
Indonesia mil 1,253 1,388 1,350 1,567 1,658
Iran mil 710 874 880 900 925
Japan mil 285 285 286 179 178
Malaysia mil 193 208 217 233 252
Mexico mil 497 501 506 510 517
Pakistan mil 272 295 321 349 380
Russia mil 351 366 391 406 428
Thailand mil 219 228 232 241 247
Turkey mil 269 244 230 235 238
USA mil 2,059 2,100 2,000 1,932 1,930
Vietnam mil 173 200 218 226 216