Which Country Produces the Most Sheep Meat?

Sheep Meat Production (kt), 2016 or latest
Agriculture | October 18, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 168 countries in 2016, China ranked the highest in sheep meat production with 2,350 kt followed by Australia and New Zealand. On the other end of the scale was Hong Kong with < 0.001 kt, Mauritius with 0.010 kt and South Korea with 0.012 kt.

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

Sheep Meat Production Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Algeria kt 205 253 261 280 282
Australia kt 555 517 554 660 721
China kt 2,070 2,044 2,045 2,081 2,184
India kt 252 247 242 238 235
Iran kt 271 272 275 260 276
Morocco kt 139 143 148 118 120
New Zealand kt 474 452 456 481 487
Pakistan kt 156 158 161 163 164
Russia kt 167 171 173 173 186
South Africa kt 156 146 156 178 184
Sudan kt 323 324 248 249 251
Syria kt 153 172 172 164 161
Turkey kt 240 253 272 294 318
United Kingdom kt 287 301 275 289 298
Uzbekistan kt 100 138 150 166 177