Sheep meat production reached 105 kt in 2016 in Saudi Arabia, according to Faostat. This is 6.5 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, sheep meat production in Saudi Arabia reached an all time high of 112 kt in 2015 and an all time low of 16.7 kt in 1961. When compared to Saudi Arabia's main peers, sheep meat production in Iraq amounted to 45.9 kt, 19.2 kt in Jordan, 3.90 kt in United Arab Emirates and 56.6 kt in Yemen in 2016.
Saudi Arabia has been ranked 23rd within the group of 163 countries we follow in terms of sheep meat production, 3 places above the position seen 10 years ago.