Which Country Produces the Most Duck Meat?

Duck Meat Production (tonnes), 2018 or latest
Agriculture | March 17, 2020
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Based on a comparison of 69 countries in 2018, China ranked the highest in duck meat production with 2,928,366 tonnes followed by France and Myanmar. On the other end of the scale was Cyprus with 1.00 tonnes, Seychelles with 7.00 tonnes and Belize with 15.0 tonnes.

Total duck meat production reached 4,464,925 tonnes in 2018 in the World according to Faostat. This is 2.92 % more than in the previous year and 14.2 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total duck meat production reached an all time high of 4,464,925 tonnes in 2018 and an all time low of 335,922 tonnes in 1961. The average annual growth amounted to 4.64 % since 1961.

The top ranked country, China, accounted for 65.6 % of duck meat production in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 74.6 % share while the ten largest countries some 87.4 % in 2018.

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

Duck Meat 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 45,000 46,000 48,135 50,000 51,340
China tonnes 2,885,250 2,922,400 2,801,600 2,760,000 2,946,972
Egypt tonnes 71,085 73,956 80,000 83,559 75,708
France tonnes 279,871 277,093 283,062 286,918 239,158
Germany tonnes 57,562 44,877 49,300 47,100 41,245
Hungary tonnes 61,405 64,097 74,155 78,025 78,769
Indonesia tonnes 33,610 34,579 33,178 34,854 41,867
Malaysia tonnes 151,181 160,390 157,279 121,966 101,318
Myanmar tonnes 112,920 120,334 127,258 135,000 133,514
Philippines tonnes 30,402 30,000 34,610 33,940 33,823
South Korea tonnes 70,000 71,000 79,000 80,000 80,000
Thailand tonnes 55,098 56,682 56,178 54,070 49,292
USA tonnes 53,878 55,065 59,398 62,396 61,608
United Kingdom tonnes 32,000 30,200 32,100 29,200 29,600
Vietnam tonnes 100,440 102,480 97,546 94,857 101,466