Which Country Produces the Most Mutton & Goat Meat?

Mutton & Goat Meat Production (Indigenous) (kt)
Agriculture | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 169 countries in 2014, China ranked the highest in indigenous mutton & goat meat production with 3,975 kt followed by India and Australia. On the other end of the scale was Hong Kong with < 0.001 kt, Singapore with 0.006 kt and Suriname with 0.015 kt.

Total indigenous mutton & goat meat production reached 13,581 kt in 2014 in the World according to Faostat. This is 2.64 % less than in the previous year and 9.36 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total indigenous mutton & goat meat production reached an all time high of 13,939 kt in 2013 and an all time low of 6,062 kt in 1961. The average annual growth amounted to 1.53 % since 1961.

The top ranked country, China, accounted for 29.3 % of indigenous mutton & goat meat production in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 39.4 % share while the ten largest countries some 58.5 % in 2014.