Which Country Produces the Most Buffalo Hides?

Buffalo Hide Production (tonnes), 2014
Agriculture | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 26 countries in 2014, India ranked the highest in buffalo hide production with 609,000 tonnes followed by Pakistan and China. On the other end of the scale was Bhutan with 6.84 tonnes, Brunei with 13.2 tonnes and Greece with 22.8 tonnes.

Total buffalo hide production reached 931,301 tonnes in 2014 in the World according to Faostat. This is 2.73 % less than in the previous year and 13.5 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total buffalo hide production reached an all time high of 956,771 tonnes in 2013 and an all time low of 314,407 tonnes in 1961. The average annual growth amounted to 2.07 % since 1961.

The top ranked country, India, accounted for 65.4 % of buffalo hide production in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 88.1 % share while the ten largest countries some 98.5 % in 2014.

Data for more countries are available at Buffalo Hide Production indicator page.

Buffalo Hide Production Unit 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Bangladesh tonnes 3,180 3,300 3,390 3,510 3,600
Cambodia tonnes 2,145 2,128 2,020 1,996 1,980
China tonnes 91,800 92,700 93,000 92,400 99,300
Egypt tonnes 17,966 18,666 19,182 19,319 18,316
India tonnes 579,000 588,000 600,000 606,000 612,000
Indonesia tonnes 6,138 5,412 5,511 5,412 5,676
Italy tonnes 315 804 950 1,698 3,560
Laos tonnes 2,768 2,800 2,832 2,848 2,848
Myanmar tonnes 4,678 4,600 4,600 5,860 6,000
Nepal tonnes 28,980 31,354 33,165 34,717 35,267
Pakistan tonnes 103,250 106,400 109,673 112,963 117,390
Philippines tonnes 10,060 10,010 10,670 10,589 10,164
Sri Lanka tonnes 1,155 1,365 1,540 1,470 1,575
Thailand tonnes 2,743 2,678 3,259 2,755 3,393
Vietnam tonnes 19,720 19,640 19,600 18,480 17,908