Poultry meat production reached 1,762 kt in 2018 in South Africa, according to Faostat. This is 5.79 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, poultry meat production in South Africa reached an all time high of 1,762 kt in 2018 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 4.25 kt, 1.84 kt in Lesotho, 14.9 kt in Namibia and 6.05 kt in Swaziland in 2018.
South Africa has been ranked 18th within the group of 169 countries we follow in terms of poultry meat production, 3 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.