Beef Meat Slaughtering

This key economic indicator for the Meat sector has been recently updated.

  1. China was up 1.8% of Beef Meat Slaughtering in 2018, compared to the previous year.
  2. Since 2013 China Beef Meat Slaughtering was up 1.7% year on year close to 48,925,733.97 Heads.
  3. In 2018 Argentina was ranked number 4 in Beef Meat Slaughtering.
  4. In 2018 Armenia was ranked number 70 in Beef Meat Slaughtering close to 617,577 Heads, compared to 74 in 2017.

Top Countries in Beef Meat Slaughtering

# 203 Countries Units (Heads) Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 China 48,925,734 2018 +1.8 % +1.7 % View data
2 Brazil 38,652,341 2018 -0.2 % -1.4 % View data
3 United States 31,883,361 2018 -2.9 % -0.9 % View data
4 Argentina 12,310,090 2018 -2.3 % -0.5 % View data
5 India 8,595,907 2018 -0.3 % -1.8 % View data
6 Mexico 8,076,088 2018 +0.6 % -1.7 % View data
7 Australia 7,873,686 2018 +6.1 % -2.7 % View data
8 Russia 7,746,390 2018 -3.2 % -2.0 % View data
9 Pakistan 4,801,367 2018 +2.2 % +2.8 % View data
10 Uzbekistan 4,636,286 2018 +4.6 % +0.5 % View data
11 New Zealand 4,570,006 2018 +4.3 % +2.5 % View data
12 France 4,537,826 2018 -1.1 % -0.5 % View data
13 Turkey 3,835,065 2018 +6.5 % +2.3 % View data
14 Chad 3,692,091 2018 +5.4 % +35.1 % View data
15 Canada 3,662,175 2018 -0.5 % -1.3 % View data
16 Ethiopia 3,653,614 2018 +0.9 % +3.0 % View data
17 South Africa 3,611,342 2018 +3.1 % +2.8 % View data
18 Germany 3,514,712 2018 -1.0 % -0.0 % View data
19 Colombia 3,471,942 2018 +1.9 % -3.2 % View data
20 Nigeria 3,280,815 2018 +1.9 % +1.1 % View data
21 Tanzania 3,252,513 2018 +3.0 % +1.2 % View data
22 United Kingdom 2,752,981 2018 +0.3 % +1.0 % View data
23 Bangladesh 2,699,809 2018 +0.6 % -0.0 % View data
24 Kenya 2,592,641 2018 +0.1 % +3.8 % View data
25 Kazakhstan 2,554,103 2018 -0.9 % +2.0 % View data
26 Italy 2,466,872 2018 -3.7 % -3.9 % View data
27 Spain 2,379,494 2018 -0.5 % +1.4 % View data
28 Uruguay 2,206,722 2018 +1.6 % +2.2 % View data
29 Indonesia 2,205,501 2018 +1.6 % -1.7 % View data
30 Netherlands 2,143,349 2018 -1.0 % +1.8 % View data
31 Paraguay 2,124,176 2018 +2.8 % +5.5 % View data
32 Ukraine 2,017,465 2018 -7.5 % -5.0 % View data
33 Myanmar 1,973,297 2018 +2.2 % +6.5 % View data
34 Venezuela 1,964,996 2018 -0.4 % -5.2 % View data
35 Poland 1,882,493 2018 -2.7 % +6.6 % View data
36 Ireland 1,827,737 2018 -1.3 % +2.8 % View data
37 Belarus 1,729,533 2018 +0.1 % -1.1 % View data
38 Vietnam 1,684,504 2018 +2.0 % +0.3 % View data
39 Niger 1,681,216 2018 +1.3 % +2.5 % View data
40 South Sudan 1,495,675 2018 +0.8 % +1.3 % View data
41 Mali 1,431,182 2018 +2.2 % +3.1 % View data
42 Yemen 1,407,773 2018 +2.8 % +2.7 % View data
43 Egypt 1,393,653 2018 +0.1 % -0.2 % View data
44 Peru 1,366,823 2018 +2.7 % -0.1 % View data
45 Bolivia 1,336,073 2018 +0.2 % +3.5 % View data
46 Madagascar 1,325,382 2018 +1.3 % -0.4 % View data
47 Zambia 1,272,682 2018 -2.1 % +0.6 % View data
48 Uganda 1,237,274 2018 +2.7 % -1.5 % View data
49 Azerbaijan 1,225,192 2018 +3.1 % +2.5 % View data
50 Burkina Faso 1,174,934 2018 +2.3 % +0.3 % View data
51 Iran 1,145,223 2018 -3.2 % +2.0 % View data
52 Ecuador 1,052,274 2018 -1.3 % -3.8 % View data
53 Morocco 1,035,197 2018 +1.0 % -4.4 % View data
54 Japan 1,032,286 2018 -1.3 % -2.7 % View data
55 Guatemala 1,008,557 2018 +7.1 % +5.2 % View data
56 Thailand 973,788 2018 +3.6 % -0.4 % View data
57 Belgium 922,670 2018 +0.3 % +2.7 % View data
58 Philippines 899,070 2018 +1.5 % +1.1 % View data
59 Turkmenistan 897,004 2018 +2.0 % +2.0 % View data
60 South Korea 889,783 2018 +1.9 % -3.6 % View data
61 Cameroon 815,752 2018 +1.7 % -0.2 % View data
62 Nicaragua 797,905 2018 -2.6 % +0.3 % View data
63 Chile 787,857 2018 +3.8 % -0.1 % View data
64 Algeria 752,774 2018 +4.5 % -0.2 % View data
65 Mongolia 739,013 2018 +1.3 % +10.4 % View data
66 Guinea 693,667 2018 +2.4 % +2.9 % View data
67 Austria 679,394 2018 +0.2 % -0.4 % View data
68 Romania 652,788 2018 -4.6 % +1.3 % View data
69 Angola 621,546 2018 +1.4 % +0.1 % View data
70 Armenia 617,577 2018 +6.3 % +3.9 % View data
71 Central African Republic 617,315 2018 +1.5 % +1.1 % View data
72 Switzerland 607,323 2018 +0.3 % -1.3 % View data
73 Nepal 590,944 2018 +0.5 % -0.6 % View data
74 Kyrgyzstan 587,628 2018 +1.1 % +0.9 % View data
75 Afghanistan 521,215 2018 +0.1 % -6.9 % View data
76 Cuba 507,610 2018 +0.0 % +4.7 % View data
77 Cambodia 485,033 2018 -0.7 % -0.8 % View data
78 Dominican Republic 476,596 2018 +5.9 % -1.1 % View data
79 Denmark 467,214 2018 -1.0 % -1.1 % View data
80 Syria 449,864 2018 +0.8 % -0.7 % View data
81 Israel 437,914 2018 +1.5 % +3.0 % View data
82 Malawi 421,796 2018 +2.2 % +4.3 % View data
83 Sweden 404,751 2018 -0.3 % -0.6 % View data
84 Senegal 396,494 2018 -0.5 % -4.0 % View data
85 Portugal 370,891 2018 -1.8 % +0.3 % View data
86 Rwanda 370,484 2018 +2.6 % +1.8 % View data
87 Somalia 364,486 2018 +3.4 % -7.9 % View data
88 Honduras 348,025 2018 -0.9 % +0.5 % View data
89 Costa Rica 331,537 2018 -2.2 % -2.7 % View data
90 Panama 327,248 2018 +1.3 % -3.5 % View data
91 Albania 326,614 2018 -0.6 % +1.5 % View data
92 Haiti 306,393 2018 +0.9 % +0.3 % View data
93 Georgia 295,847 2018 -0.5 % +1.1 % View data
94 Zimbabwe 292,541 2018 -9.6 % -11.8 % View data
95 Norway 291,059 2018 -2.3 % -1.4 % View data
96 Serbia 279,234 2018 -1.6 % -2.6 % View data
97 Finland 275,665 2018 -0.9 % +0.3 % View data
98 Laos 272,819 2018 +1.9 % +2.7 % View data
99 Lebanon 258,303 2018 +1.9 % +2.7 % View data
100 Tajikistan 250,025 2018 +0.0 % +4.8 % View data
101 Mauritania 242,685 2018 +2.8 % +1.3 % View data
102 Tunisia 241,693 2018 +1.1 % -0.3 % View data
103 Eritrea 237,158 2018 +1.4 % +0.8 % View data
104 Czech Republic 222,132 2018 -3.7 % -0.1 % View data
105 Saudi Arabia 211,146 2018 +1.5 % -4.1 % View data
106 Ivory Coast 208,376 2018 -6.9 % -6.7 % View data
107 Croatia 195,397 2018 -1.1 % -1.1 % View data
108 Benin 194,810 2018 +0.6 % +0.5 % View data
109 Ghana 181,287 2018 +0.6 % +0.7 % View data
110 Greece 180,596 2018 -9.7 % -11.6 % View data
111 Botswana 159,626 2018 -6.1 % -2.5 % View data
112 Lithuania 156,553 2018 -7.6 % -0.7 % View data
113 Sri Lanka 154,039 2018 +1.0 % -2.0 % View data
114 Mozambique 148,560 2018 +4.8 % +6.6 % View data
115 North Korea 139,095 2018 -0.9 % -1.0 % View data
116 Malaysia 135,372 2018 +3.0 % +1.5 % View data
117 Namibia 123,387 2018 -1.5 % -2.7 % View data
118 Jordan 122,877 2018 +5.9 % +4.4 % View data
119 Slovenia 117,315 2018 -2.3 % +1.2 % View data
120 Oman 114,674 2018 +3.2 % -6.4 % View data
121 El Salvador 110,842 2018 -6.6 % +2.1 % View data
122 Bulgaria 109,778 2018 -6.5 % -3.5 % View data
123 Hungary 105,655 2018 -4.5 % +2.9 % View data
124 Sierra Leone 104,226 2018 +2.6 % -2.7 % View data
125 Togo 96,293 2018 +3.0 % +4.2 % View data
126 Latvia 90,641 2018 -4.1 % -1.8 % View data
127 Iraq 87,162 2018 -10.0 % -18.5 % View data
128 Burundi 82,409 2018 +14.6 % +17.3 % View data
129 Democratic Republic of the Congo 79,690 2018 +3.1 % -1.3 % View data
130 United Arab Emirates 75,667 2018 +4.0 % +3.4 % View data
131 Swaziland 72,217 2018 +0.3 % -1.0 % View data
132 Bosnia and Herzegovina 65,531 2018 -5.3 % -8.6 % View data
133 Guinea-Bissau 64,742 2018 +1.2 % +1.2 % View data
134 Djibouti 55,615 2018 +1.1 % +0.7 % View data
135 Moldova 54,573 2018 -9.9 % -6.1 % View data
136 Fiji 42,017 2018 -5.8 % +3.9 % View data
137 Bhutan 41,412 2018 -2.8 % -4.3 % View data
138 Republic of the Congo 38,790 2018 +2.8 % -0.3 % View data
139 Estonia 36,029 2018 -10.5 % -3.3 % View data
140 Gambia 34,582 2018 +1.2 % +2.2 % View data
141 Palestine 33,600 2018 +1.4 % +0.4 % View data
142 Puerto Rico 32,774 2018 -4.5 % -4.2 % View data
143 Slovakia 32,536 2018 -21.1 % -7.3 % View data
144 Macedonia 32,444 2018 -9.9 % -5.1 % View data
145 Taiwan 32,358 2018 +1.8 % +0.4 % View data
146 Luxembourg 26,189 2018 -1.1 % +2.9 % View data
147 Montenegro 25,688 2018 -13.8 % -0.2 % View data
148 Jamaica 24,424 2018 -1.7 % +2.8 % View data
149 Iceland 22,564 2018 -1.2 % +1.1 % View data
150 Papua New Guinea 21,864 2018 +0.4 % +0.1 % View data
151 Hong Kong 19,382 2018 -12.3 % -6.1 % View data
152 Libya 18,413 2018 -6.2 % -16.2 % View data
153 Cyprus 16,253 2018 -2.0 % +1.4 % View data
154 Vanuatu 15,250 2018 NA -2.7 % View data
155 New Caledonia 14,936 2018 -0.2 % -2.7 % View data
156 Guadeloupe 13,617 2018 -0.3 % +0.1 % View data
157 East Timor 11,965 2018 +5.4 % +1.7 % View data
158 Comoros 11,213 2018 +0.5 % -0.5 % View data
159 Samoa 10,949 2018 +4.6 % +1.0 % View data
160 Guyana 9,960 2018 -0.9 % -4.1 % View data
161 Liberia 9,181 2018 +0.5 % -0.2 % View data
162 Bahrain 8,939 2018 +0.3 % +0.8 % View data
163 Suriname 8,562 2018 -0.1 % -1.6 % View data
164 Gabon 8,019 2018 +0.4 % -1.8 % View data
165 Lesotho 7,590 2018 -42.7 % -39.0 % View data
166 Qatar 7,226 2018 +3.6 % +11.9 % View data
167 Belize 7,165 2018 -1.4 % -4.6 % View data
168 Kuwait 6,882 2018 -4.4 % +6.3 % View data
169 Mauritius 6,742 2018 -5.7 % -7.2 % View data
170 Trinidad and Tobago 6,157 2018 -0.8 % -1.7 % View data
171 Réunion 6,014 2018 -0.0 % -1.5 % View data
172 Martinique 4,821 2018 -4.0 % -4.1 % View data
173 Cape Verde 4,685 2018 -5.9 % +6.5 % View data
174 Solomon Islands 4,188 2018 +0.5 % +0.4 % View data
175 Montserrat 4,079 2018 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
176 Malta 3,955 2018 -3.2 % -0.6 % View data
177 Dominica 3,120 2018 +0.3 % -0.2 % View data
178 United States Virgin Islands 2,423 2018 -0.1 % -0.0 % View data
179 Saint Lucia 2,363 2018 -0.5 % -0.1 % View data
180 French Guiana 2,315 2018 -2.9 % +7.2 % View data
181 Tonga 1,826 2018 +0.2 % -0.7 % View data
182 Federated States of Micronesia 1,758 2018 -0.4 % -0.1 % View data
183 Brunei 1,484 2018 -32.5 % -11.9 % View data
184 Sao Tome and Principe 998 2018 +3.4 % +4.5 % View data
185 Saint Vincent and Grenadines 915 2018 +1.8 % -4.9 % View data
186 Grenada 875 2018 -0.2 % -0.2 % View data
187 French Polynesia 775 2018 -1.5 % -2.3 % View data
188 Faroe Islands 773 2018 +0.7 % -0.7 % View data
189 British Virgin Islands 705 2018 -0.3 % -0.4 % View data
190 Barbados 673 2018 -4.8 % +0.1 % View data
191 Antigua and Barbuda 660 2018 -17.5 % -5.0 % View data
192 Falkland Islands 476 2018 -0.8 % -0.7 % View data
193 Equatorial Guinea 429 2018 NA -0.9 % View data
194 Bermuda 180 2018 NA -0.9 % View data
195 Saint Kitts and Nevis 166 2018 -17.0 % -5.6 % View data
196 Bahamas 106 2018 -0.9 % -1.4 % View data
197 Singapore 63 2018 -21.3 % -10.7 % View data
198 Guam 52 2018 NA +0.8 % View data
199 Seychelles 48 2018 -7.7 % -0.4 % View data
200 Cook Islands 26 2018 NA -2.2 % View data
201 American Samoa 24 2018 NA +0.8 % View data
202 Wallis and Futuna 18 2018 NA -1.1 % View data
203 Niue 11 2018 NA -1.7 % View data

Source: FAO

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