Cattle meat production reached 638 kt in 2018 in Ireland, according to Faostat. This is 3.44 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, cattle meat production in Ireland reached an all time high of 644 kt in 1999 and an all time low of 113 kt in 1964. When compared to Ireland's main peers, cattle meat production in Canada amounted to 1,231 kt, 1,436 kt in France, 4.78 kt in Iceland and 922 kt in United Kingdom in 2018.
Ireland has been ranked 23rd within the group of 170 countries we follow in terms of cattle meat production, 1 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.