Number of Chickens

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

  1. Iran Number of Chickens increased 3.2% in 2018, compared to a year earlier.
  2. Since 2013 Indonesia Number of Chickens increased 4.5% year on year reaching 22,310,488.36 Heads.
  3. In 2018 Brazil was ranked number 4 in Number of Chickens.
  4. In 2018 Angola was number 66 in Number of Chickens attaining 386,141.86 Heads, from 71 in 2017.

Top Countries in Number of Chickens

# 207 Countries Units (Heads) Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 China 50,289,726 2018 +1.1 % +0.8 % View data
2 Indonesia 22,310,488 2018 +2.5 % +4.5 % View data
3 United States 19,829,914 2018 +0.6 % +0.4 % View data
4 Brazil 14,356,129 2018 +0.7 % +2.9 % View data
5 Iran 10,628,001 2018 +3.2 % +2.8 % View data
6 India 8,011,829 2018 +2.3 % +2.5 % View data
7 Mexico 5,634,045 2018 +1.3 % +1.4 % View data
8 Pakistan 5,193,637 2018 +4.9 % +5.7 % View data
9 Russia 5,043,517 2018 +1.4 % +2.5 % View data
10 Turkey 3,469,990 2018 +1.2 % +5.5 % View data
11 Myanmar 3,286,488 2018 +5.2 % +8.4 % View data
12 Japan 3,165,665 2018 +0.9 % +0.7 % View data
13 Malaysia 3,143,449 2018 +2.0 % +2.7 % View data
14 Vietnam 2,999,400 2018 +1.6 % +5.0 % View data
15 Bangladesh 2,809,445 2018 +2.1 % +2.4 % View data
16 Thailand 2,787,794 2018 +1.9 % +1.5 % View data
17 Bolivia 2,188,777 2018 +1.5 % +2.8 % View data
18 Morocco 2,034,315 2018 +2.1 % +1.9 % View data
19 Saudi Arabia 1,950,870 2018 +2.6 % +1.4 % View data
20 Ukraine 1,886,910 2018 +2.4 % -0.7 % View data
21 Dominican Republic 1,852,205 2018 +0.7 % +1.7 % View data
22 Philippines 1,798,551 2018 +2.6 % +1.9 % View data
23 Poland 1,795,745 2018 +1.1 % +8.9 % View data
24 South Korea 1,749,536 2018 +2.6 % +2.9 % View data
25 South Africa 1,746,209 2018 -0.0 % +1.6 % View data
26 Canada 1,714,628 2018 +0.6 % +0.6 % View data
27 United Kingdom 1,694,281 2018 -0.9 % +2.2 % View data
28 Colombia 1,638,508 2018 -0.2 % +3.2 % View data
29 Ecuador 1,635,953 2018 +1.9 % -0.0 % View data
30 Germany 1,620,333 2018 +1.3 % +0.2 % View data
31 France 1,618,774 2018 -2.5 % -8.4 % View data
32 Peru 1,610,240 2018 +2.8 % +3.2 % View data
33 Egypt 1,605,959 2018 +2.6 % +2.8 % View data
34 Italy 1,489,967 2018 +0.4 % +1.8 % View data
35 Nigeria 1,409,664 2018 +0.2 % +0.9 % View data
36 Spain 1,382,080 2018 +0.5 % +0.0 % View data
37 Algeria 1,333,140 2018 +1.4 % +0.5 % View data
38 Venezuela 1,218,422 2018 +1.0 % -0.0 % View data
39 Argentina 1,169,281 2018 +0.5 % +1.8 % View data
40 Chile 1,145,501 2018 +5.7 % +19.2 % View data
41 Netherlands 1,064,290 2018 +1.2 % +1.7 % View data
42 Australia 941,765 2018 -0.9 % -0.9 % View data
43 Tunisia 936,531 2018 +2.7 % +1.3 % View data
44 Taiwan 929,035 2018 -1.8 % +0.3 % View data
45 Romania 785,465 2018 -0.9 % -0.4 % View data
46 Ghana 773,206 2018 +3.8 % +3.9 % View data
47 Nepal 724,379 2018 +3.5 % +8.6 % View data
48 Ivory Coast 719,029 2018 +2.7 % +4.3 % View data
49 Lebanon 692,281 2018 +2.0 % +3.1 % View data
50 Yemen 666,375 2018 +2.5 % +1.1 % View data
51 Uzbekistan 654,366 2018 +3.9 % +6.9 % View data
52 Senegal 616,685 2018 +2.9 % +4.8 % View data
53 Ethiopia 615,599 2018 +3.5 % +3.7 % View data
54 Kuwait 538,581 2018 +1.6 % +4.2 % View data
55 Cameroon 523,358 2018 +2.4 % +1.5 % View data
56 Iraq 498,987 2018 -0.3 % -0.5 % View data
57 Mali 491,144 2018 +9.1 % +5.9 % View data
58 Kenya 483,942 2018 +0.6 % +4.0 % View data
59 Belarus 474,576 2018 +3.2 % +3.9 % View data
60 Honduras 467,429 2018 +2.4 % +1.0 % View data
61 Israel 462,650 2018 -0.1 % +2.9 % View data
62 Burkina Faso 438,625 2018 +3.1 % +6.0 % View data
63 Zambia 409,777 2018 +1.6 % +1.5 % View data
64 Madagascar 399,863 2018 +3.1 % +8.2 % View data
65 Moldova 394,343 2018 +4.5 % +3.9 % View data
66 Angola 386,142 2018 +5.8 % +7.3 % View data
67 Kazakhstan 381,214 2018 -0.7 % +3.3 % View data
68 Laos 379,330 2018 +2.6 % +4.3 % View data
69 Trinidad and Tobago 378,573 2018 +2.2 % +1.6 % View data
70 Tanzania 376,765 2018 +1.4 % +1.2 % View data
71 Libya 375,403 2018 +1.7 % +1.5 % View data
72 Guatemala 366,897 2018 +1.1 % +0.4 % View data
73 Uruguay 361,212 2018 +8.0 % +12.6 % View data
74 Uganda 360,740 2018 +1.1 % +2.6 % View data
75 Guinea 324,403 2018 +2.9 % +5.1 % View data
76 Hungary 318,838 2018 -0.5 % +1.2 % View data
77 Greece 314,179 2018 +0.9 % +0.7 % View data
78 Togo 311,541 2018 +2.8 % +4.5 % View data
79 Azerbaijan 307,628 2018 +0.9 % +5.4 % View data
80 Jordan 291,426 2018 +1.0 % +1.5 % View data
81 Guyana 279,554 2018 +2.1 % +2.1 % View data
82 Belgium 272,284 2018 +1.2 % -5.5 % View data
83 Cuba 272,069 2018 +6.1 % -3.4 % View data
84 Panama 259,434 2018 +2.0 % +5.5 % View data
85 Costa Rica 250,015 2018 +1.4 % +1.5 % View data
86 United Arab Emirates 244,587 2018 +3.0 % +2.6 % View data
87 New Zealand 239,507 2018 +0.8 % +4.6 % View data
88 Nicaragua 237,245 2018 +2.5 % +2.4 % View data
89 Zimbabwe 221,109 2018 +0.2 % +2.3 % View data
90 Sri Lanka 217,355 2018 +2.2 % +5.5 % View data
91 Benin 204,690 2018 NA +2.4 % View data
92 Czech Republic 201,335 2018 -1.8 % -2.2 % View data
93 Denmark 200,314 2018 -3.4 % +1.1 % View data
94 Niger 195,378 2018 +1.7 % +2.0 % View data
95 Democratic Republic of the Congo 193,431 2018 -0.1 % -0.9 % View data
96 Malawi 185,793 2018 +1.3 % +1.6 % View data
97 Paraguay 177,804 2018 +0.1 % +1.0 % View data
98 Brunei 176,396 2018 +3.5 % -1.5 % View data
99 El Salvador 174,307 2018 +2.1 % +2.4 % View data
100 Réunion 173,519 2018 +1.4 % +2.3 % View data
101 Syria 171,887 2018 -2.5 % -2.2 % View data
102 Austria 170,122 2018 +1.4 % +0.9 % View data
103 Turkmenistan 169,133 2018 +2.3 % +1.1 % View data
104 Mozambique 166,097 2018 -6.4 % -5.4 % View data
105 Mauritius 164,190 2018 +2.1 % +2.5 % View data
106 Bosnia and Herzegovina 161,587 2018 -0.8 % -8.0 % View data
107 Serbia 159,937 2018 -2.1 % -1.6 % View data
108 Ireland 156,065 2018 +1.5 % +0.8 % View data
109 Puerto Rico 155,756 2018 +0.8 % +1.3 % View data
110 North Korea 151,740 2018 -1.4 % -0.2 % View data
111 South Sudan 150,000 2018 NA NA View data
112 Norway 148,124 2018 +2.3 % -1.5 % View data
113 Jamaica 140,560 2018 +1.0 % +0.8 % View data
114 Cambodia 134,454 2018 -2.8 % +0.7 % View data
115 Afghanistan 132,776 2018 -2.2 % +1.9 % View data
116 Sierra Leone 130,870 2018 +4.7 % +0.8 % View data
117 Bulgaria 124,687 2018 +0.2 % -2.1 % View data
118 Slovakia 119,165 2018 +0.9 % +0.7 % View data
119 Switzerland 115,574 2018 +1.3 % +2.9 % View data
120 Portugal 101,332 2018 -0.5 % -0.2 % View data
121 Croatia 100,092 2018 +1.7 % +19.4 % View data
122 Lithuania 98,356 2018 -0.8 % +2.2 % View data
123 Qatar 96,375 2018 +1.9 % +2.3 % View data
124 Sweden 94,047 2018 +3.6 % +1.9 % View data
125 Liberia 88,307 2018 +1.8 % +3.0 % View data
126 Finland 83,331 2018 +3.6 % +4.0 % View data
127 Albania 81,060 2018 +3.5 % -1.9 % View data
128 Georgia 80,784 2018 +0.4 % +7.0 % View data
129 Palestine 78,118 2018 -2.6 % +4.7 % View data
130 Central African Republic 75,762 2018 +1.7 % +2.5 % View data
131 Chad 61,866 2018 +0.3 % +0.6 % View data
132 Haiti 57,608 2018 +0.6 % +0.2 % View data
133 Rwanda 56,033 2018 +3.3 % +3.1 % View data
134 Tajikistan 53,737 2018 +3.0 % +1.4 % View data
135 Fiji 53,089 2018 +1.4 % +1.6 % View data
136 Suriname 48,932 2018 +0.1 % -0.3 % View data
137 Oman 48,415 2018 +1.4 % +1.0 % View data
138 Mauritania 46,588 2018 +0.7 % +0.3 % View data
139 Papua New Guinea 45,873 2018 +1.0 % +0.8 % View data
140 Kyrgyzstan 43,454 2018 -1.6 % +2.8 % View data
141 Namibia 43,426 2018 -0.7 % -4.1 % View data
142 Swaziland 39,200 2018 +1.7 % +1.2 % View data
143 Armenia 38,383 2018 +0.6 % +0.1 % View data
144 Singapore 37,027 2018 +1.7 % +1.1 % View data
145 Barbados 36,438 2018 +0.7 % +0.2 % View data
146 Slovenia 36,240 2018 -0.4 % +2.7 % View data
147 Somalia 36,171 2018 +1.4 % +0.7 % View data
148 Gabon 31,963 2018 +0.6 % -0.0 % View data
149 Republic of the Congo 30,261 2018 +1.5 % +1.2 % View data
150 Bahamas 29,254 2018 +2.0 % -0.5 % View data
151 Cyprus 28,143 2018 -2.6 % +2.4 % View data
152 Guinea-Bissau 21,410 2018 +2.6 % +2.4 % View data
153 Burundi 21,241 2018 -7.7 % +2.9 % View data
154 Estonia 20,656 2018 +0.6 % -0.3 % View data
155 Latvia 18,922 2018 -12.8 % -17.4 % View data
156 Macedonia 17,670 2018 -4.0 % -4.3 % View data
157 Belize 16,313 2018 +1.2 % +0.9 % View data
158 Gambia 14,107 2018 +3.7 % +1.6 % View data
159 Eritrea 13,433 2018 -0.5 % -0.8 % View data
160 Hong Kong 12,694 2018 -2.4 % -1.2 % View data
161 Cape Verde 11,211 2018 +4.2 % +0.1 % View data
162 Bhutan 11,025 2018 +3.2 % +14.8 % View data
163 Malta 9,633 2018 +0.7 % +1.0 % View data
164 East Timor 9,632 2018 +1.4 % +3.3 % View data
165 Vanuatu 9,005 2018 +2.4 % +3.7 % View data
166 Montenegro 8,451 2018 +2.6 % +6.4 % View data
167 Botswana 8,320 2018 -24.4 % -5.1 % View data
168 Mongolia 7,495 2018 +7.8 % +8.9 % View data
169 Kiribati 6,760 2018 +1.9 % +2.1 % View data
170 Bahrain 5,571 2018 -0.1 % +0.3 % View data
171 Comoros 5,568 2018 +0.5 % +1.4 % View data
172 Samoa 5,107 2018 +1.2 % +1.1 % View data
173 New Caledonia 4,678 2018 +1.7 % -1.3 % View data
174 Saint Lucia 4,651 2018 +1.8 % +0.7 % View data
175 Martinique 4,300 2018 +4.7 % -5.2 % View data
176 Lesotho 3,771 2018 -12.9 % +0.6 % View data
177 Equatorial Guinea 3,741 2018 +0.9 % +0.8 % View data
178 Tonga 3,446 2018 +0.6 % +0.9 % View data
179 French Polynesia 3,216 2018 +1.3 % +1.1 % View data
180 Guadeloupe 2,993 2018 -1.9 % -0.0 % View data
181 Guam 2,981 2018 +1.9 % -0.1 % View data
182 Grenada 2,763 2018 +1.0 % +0.5 % View data
183 Saint Vincent and Grenadines 2,532 2018 +1.3 % +0.3 % View data
184 Solomon Islands 2,458 2018 +0.8 % +0.5 % View data
185 Sao Tome and Principe 2,261 2018 -1.5 % -3.1 % View data
186 Iceland 2,260 2018 -1.7 % +0.8 % View data
187 Dominica 1,997 2018 +0.7 % -0.0 % View data
188 Federated States of Micronesia 1,907 2018 +0.1 % -0.1 % View data
189 Antigua and Barbuda 1,599 2018 +1.2 % +1.3 % View data
190 Seychelles 1,238 2018 -17.4 % +7.1 % View data
191 Luxembourg 1,234 2018 +0.6 % +2.1 % View data
192 French Guiana 1,037 2018 -2.2 % +2.2 % View data
193 Saint Kitts and Nevis 955 2018 +1.4 % +2.5 % View data
194 Wallis and Futuna 653 2018 +0.3 % +0.2 % View data
195 Tuvalu 548 2018 +1.3 % +1.4 % View data
196 Bermuda 517 2018 -0.2 % +0.7 % View data
197 United States Virgin Islands 431 2018 +1.1 % +1.5 % View data
199 American Samoa 406 2018 +0.3 % +0.3 % View data
200 Montserrat 349 2018 +0.1 % -0.1 % View data
201 Cook Islands 191 2018 -4.2 % -0.9 % View data
202 Niue 183 2018 +1.1 % +1.4 % View data
203 Liechtenstein 125 2018 +1.5 % -0.5 % View data
204 Cayman Islands 62 2018 NA +0.6 % View data
205 Nauru 50 2018 NA NA View data
205 Tokelau 50 2018 NA NA View data
207 Falkland Islands 44 2018 +1.4 % +1.8 % View data

Source: FAO

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