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Which Country Produces the Most Eggs?

Total Egg Production (kt), 2019 or latest
Agriculture | March 10, 2022
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Based on a comparison of 167 countries in 2019, China ranked the highest in egg production with 33,090 kt followed by USA and India. On the other end of the scale was Equatorial Guinea with 0.312 kt, Seychelles with 0.578 kt and Comoros with 0.760 kt.

Total egg production reached 89,523 kt in 2019 in the World according to Faostat. This is 3.35 % more than in the previous year and 23.9 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total egg production reached an all time high of 89,523 kt in 2019 and an all time low of 15,109 kt in 1961. The average annual growth amounted to 3.12 % since 1961.

The top ranked country, China, accounted for 37.0 % of egg production in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 50.9 % share while the ten largest countries some 72.1 % in 2019.

Data for more countries are available at Total Egg Production indicator page.

Total Egg Production Unit 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Argentina kt 565 636 765 802 813
Brazil kt 2,377 2,476 2,491 2,423 3,065
China kt 28,760 28,939 30,461 31,605 30,963
Colombia kt 668 692 729 769 830
India kt 3,835 4,111 4,317 4,561 4,848
Indonesia kt 1,514 1,568 1,705 1,835 4,996
Japan kt 2,522 2,502 2,521 2,562 2,601
Malaysia kt 699 743 795 836 861
Mexico kt 2,516 2,567 2,653 2,720 2,771
Pakistan kt 661 699 734 773 815
Russia kt 2,317 2,349 2,388 2,444 2,519
Thailand kt 1,092 1,129 1,100 1,085 1,085
Turkey kt 1,031 1,072 1,045 1,131 1,205
USA kt 5,778 5,974 5,757 6,047 6,351
Ukraine kt 1,139 1,137 975 882 901

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