Greasy wool production reached 164,350 tonnes in 2014 in New Zealand, according to Faostat. This is 0.394 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, greasy wool production in New Zealand reached an all time high of 380,700 tonnes in 1981 and an all time low of 157,500 tonnes in 2008. When compared to New Zealand's main peers, greasy wool production in Australia amounted to 365,215 tonnes, 30,750 tonnes in Indonesia and 161 tonnes in Malaysia in 2014.
New Zealand has been ranked 5th within the group of 99 countries we follow in terms of greasy wool production, 1 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.