Which Country Produces the Most Goatskins?

Goatskin Production (tonnes), 2014 or latest
Agriculture | October 18, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 147 countries in 2014, China ranked the highest in goatskin production with 377,695 tonnes followed by India and Pakistan. On the other end of the scale was Belize with 0.190 tonnes, Suriname with 0.725 tonnes and Luxembourg with 0.880 tonnes.

Total goatskin production reached 1,218,467 tonnes in 2014 in the World according to Faostat. This is 3.45 % less than in the previous year and 15.8 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total goatskin production reached an all time high of 1,260,522 tonnes in 2013 and an all time low of 263,396 tonnes in 1961. The average annual growth amounted to 2.93 % since 1961.

The top ranked country, China, accounted for 31.0 % of goatskin production in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 51.5 % share while the ten largest countries some 76.3 % in 2014.

Data for more countries are available at Goatskin Production indicator page.

Goatskin Production Unit 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Bangladesh tonnes 63,800 68,400 73,400 76,200 78,400
China tonnes 353,700 364,500 389,610 374,261 380,069
Ethiopia tonnes 13,680 13,860 14,040 14,400 15,156
India tonnes 150,660 149,400 148,320 147,060 145,980
Indonesia tonnes 15,185 16,979 15,824 15,259 14,999
Iran tonnes 23,575 24,475 25,000 25,358 25,500
Jordan tonnes 62,840 73,440 59,600 75,600 102,200
Kenya tonnes 13,029 13,510 13,672 13,325 11,817
Mali tonnes 8,944 9,394 9,866 10,340 10,800
Mongolia tonnes 13,618 21,901 13,728 12,731 15,623
Nepal tonnes 8,500 8,900 9,140 9,700 9,900
Nigeria tonnes 43,690 44,766 45,300 46,000 46,500
Pakistan tonnes 93,998 96,544 99,162 101,846 104,219
Sudan tonnes ... ... ... ... ... 34,000 ...
Yemen tonnes 5,916 6,330 7,001 8,730 9,970