Which Country Produces the Most Goat Milk?

Goat Milk Production (Whole, Fresh) (kt), 2017
Agriculture | March 17, 2020
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Based on a comparison of 106 countries in 2017, India ranked the highest in fresh goat milk production with 6,166 kt followed by Bangladesh and Sudan. On the other end of the scale was Costa Rica with 0.027 kt, Papua New Guinea with 0.044 kt and Bahrain with 0.277 kt.

Total fresh goat milk production reached 18,657 kt in 2017 in the World according to Faostat. This is 4.07 % more than in the previous year and 16.4 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total fresh goat milk production reached an all time high of 18,657 kt in 2017 and an all time low of 6,426 kt in 1972. The average annual growth amounted to 1.77 % since 1961.

The top ranked country, India, accounted for 33.0 % of fresh goat milk production in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 45.0 % share while the ten largest countries some 65.7 % in 2017.

Data for more countries are available at Goat Milk Production (Whole, Fresh) indicator page.

Goat Milk Production (Whole, Fresh) Unit 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Bangladesh kt 1,179 1,185 1,188 1,190 1,197
France kt 655 614 583 589 595
Greece kt 470 463 454 445 433
India kt 4,782 4,950 5,048 5,180 5,378
Indonesia kt 353 353 354 365 370
Iran kt 204 289 300 294 200
Mali kt 703 715 387 420 400
Niger kt 278 289 271 279 335
Pakistan kt 759 779 801 822 845
Russia kt 253 248 236 243 255
Somalia kt 410 410 400 405 377
South Sudan kt ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 450 455 460 464
Spain kt 482 444 472 477 480
Sudan kt ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 1,088 1,105 1,116 1,126
Turkey kt 321 369 416 463 481