South Africa - Number of Sheep

Since 2014, South Africa Number of Sheep fell by 1.5% year on year. With 2,237,701.6 Heads in 2019, the country was ranked number 15 comparing other countries in Number of Sheep. South Africa is overtaken by Russia, which was ranked number 14 at 2,304,220.1 Heads and is followed by Morocco at 2,024,395.88 Heads. China ranked the highest with 16,589,819.43 Heads in 2019, that is a growth of 1.2% compared to 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 witnessed the worst performance at -12.8% per year.

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Date Units (Heads)
2019 2,237,701.60
2018 2,261,179.60
2017 2,268,893.00
2016 2,328,724.70
2015 2,393,798.40
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How does South Africa 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
14 #14
Russia
2,304,220 2019 +0.6 % +0.7 % View data
15 #15
South Africa
2,237,702 2019 -1.0 % -1.5 % View data
16 #16
Morocco
2,024,396 2019 +1.0 % +1.0 % View data
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