New Zealand - Number of Sheep

Since 2014, New Zealand Number of Sheep was down by 2.8% year on year. At 2,587,774.9 Heads in 2019, the country was ranked number 13 among other countries in Number of Sheep. New Zealand is overtaken by Algeria, which was number 12 at 2,963,526.6 Heads and is followed by Russia at 2,304,220.1 Heads. China lead the ranking with 16,589,819.43 Heads in 2019, a growth of 1.2% versus 2018. Australia, India and Nigeria respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Chad witnessed the best average annual growth at +60% per year, while Ecuador was the worst growing country at -12.8% per year.

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Date Units (Heads)
2019 2,587,774.90
2018 2,661,500.70
2017 2,752,653.70
2016 2,758,367.30
2015 2,912,082.70
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How does New Zealand rank in Number of Sheep?

# 187 Countries Units (Heads) Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
China
16,589,819 2019 +1.2 % +2.0 % View data
2 #2
Australia
6,753,792 2019 -2.0 % -1.4 % View data
12 #12
Algeria
2,963,527 2019 +1.8 % +1.3 % View data
13 #13
New Zealand
2,587,775 2019 -2.8 % -2.8 % View data
14 #14
Russia
2,304,220 2019 +0.6 % +0.7 % View data
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