Which Country Produces the Most Sheep & Goat Meat?

Sheep and Goat Meat Production (Total) (kt), 2016 or latest
Agriculture | October 18, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 170 countries in 2016, China ranked the highest in sheep and goat meat production with 4,615 kt followed by India and Australia. On the other end of the scale was Seychelles with 0.022 kt, Suriname with 0.023 kt and Singapore with 0.027 kt.

Data for more countries are available at Sheep and Goat Meat Production (Total) indicator page.

Sheep and Goat Meat Production (Total) Unit 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Algeria kt 221 270 279 298 301
Australia kt 582 545 584 692 754
Bangladesh kt 195 203 204 209 213
China kt 3,989 3,931 4,010 4,081 4,282
India kt 774 764 755 747 740
Iran kt 372 370 373 354 366
Mongolia kt 126 124 124 157 152
New Zealand kt 475 453 457 482 488
Nigeria kt 458 382 340 375 384
Pakistan kt 434 443 452 467 473
Russia kt 185 189 190 190 204
South Africa kt 167 156 167 188 195
Sudan kt ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 360 364 366
Turkey kt 274 295 321 350 380
United Kingdom kt 287 301 275 289 298