Poultry meat production reached 1,840 kt in 2016 in South Africa, according to Faostat. This is 2.18 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, poultry meat production in South Africa reached an all time high of 1,840 kt in 2016 and an all time low of 34.9 kt in 1961. When compared to South Africa's main peers, poultry meat production in Botswana amounted to 2.15 kt, 3.15 kt in Lesotho, 18.6 kt in Namibia and 6.35 kt in Swaziland in 2016.
South Africa has been ranked 13th within the group of 168 countries we follow in terms of poultry meat production, 7 places above the position seen 10 years ago.