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Sheep and Goat Meat Consumption Per Capita (kg), 2013
Food & Drink | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 151 countries in 2013, Mongolia ranked the highest in sheep and goat meat consumption per capita with 48.5 kg followed by Turkmenistan and New Zealand. On the other end of the scale was Thailand with 0.050 kg, Belize with 0.100 kg and Sri Lanka with 0.100 kg.

Average sheep and goat meat consumption per capita reached 1.90 kg in 2013 in the World according to Faostat. This is 0 % the same as in the previous year and 5.26 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, average sheep and goat meat consumption per capita reached an all time high of 2.00 kg in 2007 and an all time low of 1.50 kg in 1977. The average annual growth amounted to 0.000 % since 1961.

Data for more countries are available at Sheep and Goat Meat Consumption Per Capita indicator page.

Sheep and Goat Meat Consumption Per Capita Unit 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Australia kg 14.3 12.4 11.4 11.3 11.2
Azerbaijan kg 5.20 5.20 7.50 8.20 8.10
Greece kg 13.9 13.7 13.4 13.0 12.8
Iceland kg 24.8 23.1 20.1 18.0 21.5
Kazakhstan kg 8.00 8.40 8.60 9.00 9.30
Kuwait kg 21.7 20.5 18.9 15.4 13.9
Kyrgyzstan kg 8.80 8.70 9.00 9.00 9.10
Mali kg 7.59 7.85 8.30 8.50 8.70
Mauritania kg 12.7 11.0 10.8 12.1 12.2
Mongolia kg 41.2 45.3 55.4 50.1 45.1
New Zealand kg 23.1 22.8 20.9 20.7 20.5
Oman kg 14.3 16.5 16.0 15.4 14.5
Sudan kg 11.2 11.6 10.9 10.8 ...
Turkmenistan kg 26.4 25.9 26.4 26.3 26.1
United Arab Emirates kg 12.6 13.8 9.80 8.30 7.60