Turkey meat production reached 16,029 tonnes in 2016 in Australia, according to Faostat. This is 24.7 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, turkey meat production in Australia reached an all time high of 36,400 tonnes in 2007 and an all time low of 1,700 tonnes in 1961. When compared to Australia's main peers, turkey meat production in New Zealand amounted to 1,229 tonnes and 21.0 tonnes in Papua New Guinea in 2016.
Australia has been ranked 23rd within the group of 59 countries we follow in terms of turkey meat production, 2 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.