Based on a comparison of 146 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 74.6 % in 2014.