Which Country Produces the Most Poultry Meat?

Poultry Meat Production (kt), 2016 or latest
Agriculture | October 18, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 173 countries in 2016, USA ranked the highest in poultry meat production with 21,483 kt followed by China and Brazil. On the other end of the scale was Equatorial Guinea with 0.252 kt, Luxembourg with 0.263 kt and Hong Kong with 0.441 kt.

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

Poultry Meat Production Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Argentina kt 1,643 1,825 1,949 1,968 1,981
Brazil kt 11,185 11,919 12,053 12,492 12,982
China kt 16,561 17,088 18,033 18,265 17,502
France kt 1,757 1,782 1,767 1,743 1,808
India kt 2,226 2,516 2,713 2,879 3,074
Indonesia kt 1,566 1,693 1,768 1,872 1,972
Iran kt 1,678 1,795 1,883 1,979 2,044
Japan kt 1,417 1,378 1,457 2,079 2,128
Mexico kt 2,723 2,807 2,833 2,846 2,920
Poland kt 1,259 1,297 1,587 1,705 1,849
Russia kt 2,563 2,895 3,299 3,457 3,770
South Africa kt 1,478 1,492 1,496 1,679 1,724
Turkey kt 1,479 1,652 1,768 1,800 1,946
USA kt 19,583 19,792 19,796 20,085 20,399
United Kingdom kt 1,570 1,559 1,609 1,662 1,648