Which Country Produces the Most Eggs?

Total Egg Production (kt), 2018
Agriculture | March 17, 2020
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Based on a comparison of 167 countries in 2018, China ranked the highest in egg production with 31,283 kt followed by USA and India. On the other end of the scale was Equatorial Guinea with 0.322 kt, Bahamas with 0.875 kt and Swaziland with 1.00 kt.

Total egg production reached 82,865 kt in 2018 in the World according to Faostat. This is 1.81 % more than in the previous year and 19.4 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total egg production reached an all time high of 82,865 kt in 2018 and an all time low of 15,110 kt in 1961. The average annual growth amounted to 3.03 % since 1961.

The top ranked country, China, accounted for 37.8 % of egg production in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 51.9 % share while the ten largest countries some 70.0 % in 2018.

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

Total Egg Production Unit 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Brazil kt 2,255 2,377 2,476 2,491 2,469
China kt 28,612 28,760 28,939 30,461 31,605
France kt 845 946 956 970 816
Germany kt 759 781 787 801 818
India kt 3,655 3,835 4,111 4,317 4,561
Indonesia kt 1,416 1,514 1,568 1,705 1,835
Japan kt 2,507 2,522 2,502 2,521 2,562
Malaysia kt 660 699 743 795 836
Mexico kt 2,318 2,516 2,567 2,653 2,720
Pakistan kt 627 661 699 734 773
Russia kt 2,365 2,317 2,349 2,388 2,444
Thailand kt 1,082 1,092 1,129 1,091 1,079
Turkey kt 932 1,031 1,072 1,045 1,131
USA kt 5,589 5,778 5,974 5,757 6,047
Ukraine kt 1,110 1,139 1,137 975 882