Which Country Produces the Most Buffalo Hides?

Buffalo Hide Production (tonnes), 2018
Agriculture | March 17, 2020
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Based on a comparison of 25 countries in 2018, India ranked the highest in buffalo hide production with 366,480 tonnes followed by China and Pakistan. On the other end of the scale was Bhutan with 2.00 tonnes, Brunei with 13.0 tonnes and Bulgaria with 21.0 tonnes.

Total buffalo hide production reached 816,600 tonnes in 2018 in the World according to Faostat. This is 2.28 % more than in the previous year and 12.4 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total buffalo hide production reached an all time high of 816,600 tonnes in 2018 and an all time low of 314,407 tonnes in 1961. The average annual growth amounted to 1.69 % since 1961.

The top ranked country, India, accounted for 44.9 % of buffalo hide production in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 82.8 % share while the ten largest countries some 98.1 % in 2018.

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

Buffalo Hide Production Unit 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Bangladesh tonnes 2,525 2,561 2,628 2,692 2,648
Cambodia tonnes 1,920 1,838 1,912 1,919 1,914
China tonnes 177,594 177,115 177,875 178,213 178,218
Egypt tonnes 43,407 43,946 42,851 45,909 42,320
India tonnes 346,819 354,932 356,044 354,860 361,237
Indonesia tonnes 6,107 6,251 5,822 5,850 5,271
Iran tonnes 3,219 1,214 1,349 1,569 1,366
Italy tonnes 4,044 2,009 2,506 2,797 3,112
Laos tonnes 2,832 2,832 2,750 2,785 2,814
Myanmar tonnes 6,153 6,276 6,456 6,579 6,749
Nepal tonnes 28,966 29,422 29,216 29,234 29,401
Pakistan tonnes 103,740 107,250 109,720 112,840 116,350
Philippines tonnes 11,820 11,696 11,809 11,673 11,994
Thailand tonnes 3,897 3,515 3,340 3,584 3,057
Vietnam tonnes 16,455 15,902 15,932 15,954 16,113