Which Country Produces the Most Milk?

Total Milk Production (Whole, Fresh) (kt)
Agriculture | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 170 countries in 2014, India ranked the highest in fresh milk production with 130,167 kt followed by USA and China. On the other end of the scale was Hong Kong with 0.002 kt, Seychelles with 0.012 kt and Brunei with 0.082 kt.

Total fresh milk production reached 751,428 kt in 2014 in the World according to Faostat. This is 0.628 % more than in the previous year and 15.9 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total fresh milk production reached an all time high of 759,754 kt in 2012 and an all time low of 344,185 kt in 1961. The average annual growth amounted to 1.48 % since 1961.

The top ranked country, India, accounted for 17.3 % of fresh milk production in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 34.9 % share while the ten largest countries some 60.4 % in 2014.