Which Country Produces the Most Buffalo Milk?

Buffalo Milk Production (Whole, Fresh) (kt), 2017
Agriculture | March 17, 2020
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Based on a comparison of 22 countries in 2017, India ranked the highest in fresh buffalo milk production with 86,262 kt followed by Pakistan and China. On the other end of the scale was Albania with 0.011 kt, Greece with 0.148 kt and Brunei with 0.208 kt.

Total fresh buffalo milk production reached 120,354 kt in 2017 in the World according to Faostat. This is 4.59 % more than in the previous year and 29.8 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total fresh buffalo milk production reached an all time high of 120,354 kt in 2017 and an all time low of 17,858 kt in 1961. The average annual growth amounted to 3.47 % since 1961.

The top ranked country, India, accounted for 71.7 % of fresh buffalo milk production in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 96.6 % share while the ten largest countries some 99.8 % in 2017.

Data for more countries are available at Buffalo Milk Production (Whole, Fresh) indicator page.

Buffalo Milk Production (Whole, Fresh) Unit 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Bangladesh kt 37.2 38.0 39.0 35.3 35.4
Bulgaria kt 8.87 8.08 8.73 8.87 9.47
China kt 3,050 3,080 3,050 3,100 2,694
Egypt kt 2,568 2,565 2,523 2,923 2,394
India kt 65,352 67,675 70,443 74,710 76,459
Indonesia kt 93.4 101 82.6 95.1 95.8
Iran kt 222 120 125 128 58.6
Iraq kt 27.2 67.6 43.3 30.7 31.6
Italy kt 193 192 195 195 195
Myanmar kt 306 171 176 180 184
Nepal kt 1,109 1,154 1,188 1,168 1,167
Pakistan kt 22,955 23,652 24,370 25,001 25,744
Sri Lanka kt 46.3 61.7 54.1 45.9 34.8
Turkey kt 40.4 47.0 51.9 54.8 62.8
Vietnam kt 31.7 32.0 31.0 28.0 28.1