Which Country Produces the Most Cattle Meat?

Cattle Meat Production (kt), 2016 or latest
Agriculture | October 18, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 175 countries in 2016, USA ranked the highest in cattle meat production with 11,470 kt followed by Brazil and China. On the other end of the scale was Seychelles with 0.010 kt, Bahamas with 0.018 kt and Singapore with 0.031 kt.

Data for more countries are available at Cattle Meat Production indicator page.

Cattle Meat Production Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Argentina kt 2,630 2,499 2,596 2,822 2,674
Australia kt 2,129 2,129 2,152 2,359 2,595
Brazil kt 9,115 9,030 9,307 9,675 9,723
Canada kt 1,276 1,141 1,060 1,056 1,100
China kt 6,228 6,167 6,292 6,396 6,552
France kt 1,530 1,567 1,494 1,400 1,411
Germany kt 1,205 1,170 1,146 1,117 1,143
India kt 998 990 981 971 961
Mexico kt 1,745 1,804 1,821 1,807 1,827
Pakistan kt 733 761 789 822 850
Russia kt 1,727 1,625 1,642 1,633 1,654
South Africa kt 897 878 875 953 1,001
Turkey kt 619 645 799 869 882
USA kt 11,819 11,970 11,916 11,789 11,698
United Kingdom kt 908 936 885 847 877