Which Country Produces the Most Cattle Meat?

Cattle Meat Production (kt), 2014
Agriculture | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 175 countries in 2014, USA ranked the highest in cattle meat production with 11,453 kt followed by Brazil and China. On the other end of the scale was Seychelles with 0.014 kt, Bahamas with 0.015 kt and Singapore with 0.046 kt.

Total cattle meat production reached 63,134 kt in 2014 in the World according to Faostat. This is 1.34 % less than in the previous year and 7.52 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total cattle meat production reached an all time high of 63,984 kt in 2013 and an all time low of 27,685 kt in 1961. The average annual growth amounted to 1.57 % since 1961.

The top ranked country, USA, accounted for 18.1 % of cattle meat production in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 43.9 % share while the ten largest countries some 63.6 % in 2014.

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