Which Country Produces the Most Hen Eggs?

Hen Eggs 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 hen eggs production with 26,590 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 hen eggs production reached 76,701 kt in 2018 in the World according to Faostat. This is 1.84 % more than in the previous year and 19.5 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total hen eggs production reached an all time high of 76,701 kt in 2018 and an all time low of 14,384 kt in 1961. The average annual growth amounted to 2.98 % since 1961.

The top ranked country, China, accounted for 34.7 % of hen eggs production in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 49.9 % share while the ten largest countries some 68.4 % in 2018.

Data for more countries are available at Hen Eggs Production indicator page.

Hen Eggs 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 2,084 2,172 2,241 2,261 2,306
China kt 24,320 24,446 24,598 25,890 26,864
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 1,140 1,224 1,244 1,373 1,486
Japan kt 2,507 2,522 2,502 2,521 2,562
Malaysia kt 644 684 728 779 821
Mexico kt 2,318 2,516 2,567 2,653 2,720
Pakistan kt 618 649 684 721 761
Russia kt 2,334 2,284 2,314 2,357 2,413
Spain kt 719 743 787 805 831
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 1,093 1,121 1,120 960 855