Which Country Produces the Most Pig Meat?

Pig Meat Production (kt), 2014
Agriculture | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 150 countries in 2014, China ranked the highest in pig meat production with 49,953 kt followed by USA and Germany. On the other end of the scale was Singapore with < 0.001 kt, Macao with < 0.001 kt and Brunei with 0.045 kt.

Total pig meat production reached 109,009 kt in 2014 in the World according to Faostat. This is 3.05 % less than in the previous year and 14.6 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total pig meat production reached an all time high of 112,333 kt in 2013 and an all time low of 24,761 kt in 1961. The average annual growth amounted to 2.84 % since 1961.

The top ranked country, China, accounted for 45.8 % of pig meat production in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 59.1 % share while the ten largest countries some 75.1 % in 2014.

Data for more countries are available at Pig Meat Production indicator page.

Pig Meat Production Unit 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Brazil kt 3,015 3,130 3,195 3,227 3,330
Canada kt 1,948 1,950 1,938 1,975 2,004
China kt 44,819 46,934 48,600 48,407 51,300
Denmark kt 1,707 1,585 1,668 1,720 1,669
France kt 2,274 2,262 2,255 2,217 2,162
Germany kt 5,122 5,265 5,488 5,616 5,474
Italy kt 1,606 1,628 1,673 1,602 1,651
Japan kt 1,249 1,310 1,292 1,267 1,297
Mexico kt 1,161 1,162 1,175 1,202 1,239
Netherlands kt 1,318 1,275 1,294 1,347 1,332
Philippines kt 1,606 1,629 1,636 1,642 1,653
Poland kt 1,920 1,736 1,895 1,936 1,849
Russia kt 2,042 2,169 2,331 2,428 2,559
USA kt 10,599 10,442 10,186 10,331 10,554
Vietnam kt 2,783 3,036 3,036 3,099 3,160