Cattle meat production reached 588 kt in 2016 in Ireland, according to Faostat. This is 4.27 % 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 1,133 kt, 1,458 kt in France, 4.39 kt in Iceland and 912 kt in United Kingdom in 2016.
Ireland has been ranked 21st within the group of 169 countries we follow in terms of cattle meat production, 3 places above the position seen 10 years ago.