An error occured. Details Hide
You have unsaved pages. Restore Cancel

The stocks of sheep and goats in the World

2.24B Head in 2017

Stocks of sheep and goats of World increased from 1,451 million head in 1968 to 2,236 million head in 2017 growing at an average annual rate of 0.90%.

The description is composed by our digital data assistant.
Date Value Change, %
2017 2,236,837,439.00 1.03 %
2016 2,214,106,284.00 1.69 %
2015 2,177,398,297.00 3.92 %
2014 2,095,178,297.00 0.36 %
2013 2,087,740,509.00 1.84 %
2012 2,050,099,998.00 1.75 %
2011 2,014,889,199.00 1.39 %
2010 1,987,185,554.00 0.45 %
2009 1,978,315,961.00 -0.22 %
2008 1,982,773,661.00 0.27 %
2007 1,977,452,134.00 1.98 %
2006 1,939,034,222.00
Cattle and Buffaloes 1.69B Head in 2017 FAO
Cattle 1.49B Head in 2017 FAO
Sheep 1.2B Head in 2017 FAO
Goats 1.03B Head in 2017 FAO
Pig 967,385,101 Head in 2017 FAO
Horse 60,566,601 Head in 2017 FAO
Asses 45,798,365 Head in 2017 FAO
Camels 34,829,975 Head in 2017 FAO
Macro Region (Head in 2017)
Asia 1.06B FAO
Africa 803,967,860 FAO
Europe 151,458,810 FAO
Oceania 103,725,894 FAO
South America 84,982,372 FAO
Central America and the Caribbean 21 timeseries
Middle East 16 timeseries
North America 3 timeseries
Southeast Asia 12 timeseries
Country (Head in 2017)

China is the top country by stocks of sheep and goats in the world. As of 2017, stocks of sheep and goats in China was 301 million head that accounts for 13.85% of the world's stocks of sheep and goats. The top 5 countries (others are India, Nigeria, Pakistan, and Australia) account for 36.62% of it. The world's total stocks of sheep and goats was estimated at 2,173 million head in 2017.

The description is composed by our digital data assistant.
China 301,120,200 FAO
India 196,416,558 FAO
Nigeria 120,537,077 FAO
Pakistan 102,300,000 FAO
Australia 75,725,334 FAO
Sudan 72,017,476 FAO
Chad 65,197,585 FAO
Bangladesh 61,924,723 FAO
Mongolia 57,456,595 FAO
Iran 55,740,771 FAO
Kenya 43,443,561 FAO
Mali 41,423,800 FAO
Turkey 41,329,232 FAO
Ethiopia 41,300,000 in 1992 FAO
United Kingdom 34,936,000 FAO
Indonesia 34,872,653 FAO
Algeria 33,401,496 FAO
South Sudan 31,387,948 FAO
Niger 29,057,717 FAO
South Africa 28,163,730 FAO
New Zealand 27,625,349 FAO
Brazil 27,568,446 FAO
United Republic of Tanzania 25,622,974 FAO
Burkina Faso 25,317,463 FAO
Morocco 25,068,000 FAO
Russian Federation 24,843,733 FAO
Somalia 22,524,496 FAO
Afghanistan 21,464,000 FAO
Uzbekistan 20,640,900 FAO
Syrian Arab Republic 20,079,398 FAO
Argentina 19,563,481 FAO
Spain 19,022,838 FAO
Mauritania 18,411,216 FAO
Kazakhstan 18,328,972 FAO
Yemen 18,269,301 FAO
Uganda 17,725,451 FAO
Mexico 17,627,623 FAO
Turkmenistan 16,344,670 FAO
Greece 14,893,000 FAO
Peru 13,224,414 FAO
Saudi Arabia 12,998,895 FAO
Nepal 11,967,074 FAO
Senegal 11,759,292 FAO
Romania 11,358,600 FAO
Ghana 11,011,831 FAO
Egypt 10,049,261 FAO
Libya 10,028,853 FAO
Myanmar 9,786,922 FAO
Bolivia 9,652,000 FAO
Cameroon 8,907,904 FAO
Azerbaijan 8,454,308 FAO
Italy 8,207,610 FAO
France 8,159,001 FAO
Malawi 8,002,336 FAO
Iraq 7,916,759 FAO
United States of America 7,890,000 FAO
Tunisia 7,742,287 FAO
Central African Republic 7,110,178 FAO
Uruguay 6,582,834 FAO
Kyrgyzstan 6,077,775 FAO
Angola 5,654,075 FAO
Tajikistan 5,581,496 FAO
Guinea 5,442,019 FAO
Ireland 5,205,400 FAO
Zimbabwe 5,198,645 FAO
Togo 5,178,914 FAO
Democratic Republic of the Congo 4,952,277 FAO
United Arab Emirates 4,473,150 FAO
Eritrea 4,212,446 FAO
Mozambique 4,079,665 FAO
Namibia 3,871,860 FAO
Democratic People's Republic of Korea 3,852,000 FAO
Jordan 3,828,719 FAO
Philippines 3,740,348 FAO
Rwanda 3,385,696 FAO
Benin 3,368,288 FAO
Côte d'Ivoire 3,297,146 FAO
Zambia 3,018,571 FAO
Lesotho 3,014,180 FAO
Albania 2,858,632 FAO
Oman 2,850,510 FAO
Cuba 2,724,900 FAO
Portugal 2,565,000 FAO
Viet Nam 2,556,268 FAO
Chile 2,484,657 FAO
Norway 2,455,719 FAO
Madagascar 2,173,624 FAO
Haiti 2,146,339 FAO
Burundi 2,081,127 FAO
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 2,021,783 FAO
Serbia 1,886,750 FAO
Colombia 1,855,911 FAO
Sierra Leone 1,770,000 FAO
Germany 1,719,793 FAO
Botswana 1,714,535 FAO
Bulgaria 1,597,630 FAO
Netherlands 1,331,700 FAO
Ukraine 1,314,800 FAO
Guinea Bissau 1,302,945 FAO
Hungary 1,222,000 FAO
Bosnia and Herzegovina 1,090,022 FAO
Djibouti 983,195 FAO
Lebanon 974,915 FAO
Palestine 962,880 FAO
Georgia 936,500 FAO
Republic of Moldova 869,800 FAO
Kuwait 862,422 FAO
Canada 843,962 FAO
North Macedonia 832,021 FAO
Armenia 727,082 FAO
Croatia 713,579 FAO
Guatemala 702,110 FAO
Liberia 701,955 FAO
Falkland Islands 699,643 FAO
Paraguay 672,645 FAO
Israel 609,360 FAO
Sweden 606,080 FAO
Lao People’s Democratic Republic 588,000 FAO
Malaysia 569,130 FAO
Cyprus 566,121 FAO
Jamaica 565,331 FAO
Thailand 510,317 FAO
Dominican Republic 474,533 FAO
Austria 461,116 FAO
Iceland 459,934 FAO
Qatar 456,463 FAO
Congo 449,440 FAO
Ecuador 429,703 FAO
Switzerland 420,565 FAO
Republic of Korea 410,366 FAO
Gambia 409,495 FAO
Slovakia 405,251 FAO
Gabon 328,734 FAO
Poland 305,428 FAO
Sri Lanka 297,579 FAO
Eswatini 289,863 FAO
Fiji 287,156 FAO
Czech Republic 243,922 FAO
Montenegro 218,000 FAO
Guyana 214,278 FAO
Lithuania 176,974 FAO
Timor-Leste 169,885 FAO
Finland 161,204 FAO
Belarus 154,600 FAO
Denmark 154,129 FAO
Belgium 149,390 FAO
Taiwan Province of China 146,196 FAO
Comoros 145,731 FAO
Slovenia 142,250 FAO
Cabo Verde 120,255 FAO
Latvia 119,788 FAO
Estonia 90,620 FAO
Bahrain 56,846 FAO
Bhutan 53,133 FAO
Equatorial Guinea 50,052 FAO
Honduras 41,807 FAO
Antigua and Barbuda 41,000 FAO
Japan 30,757 FAO
Vanuatu 29,323 FAO
Mauritius 28,629 FAO
Bahamas 21,633 FAO
Trinidad and Tobago 20,781 FAO
Grenada 20,727 FAO
El Salvador 19,742 FAO
Saint Lucia 19,151 FAO
Barbados 18,973 FAO
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 18,314 FAO
Dominica 17,688 FAO
Malta 16,899 FAO
Belize 15,308 FAO
Nicaragua 14,462 FAO
Luxembourg 13,884 FAO
Tonga 13,442 FAO
Brunei Darussalam 11,811 FAO
Papua New Guinea 10,380 FAO
Puerto Rico 9,901 FAO
Suriname 9,897 FAO
Saint Kitts and Nevis 9,878 FAO
Sao Tome and Principe 9,315 FAO
Panama 9,031 FAO
Costa Rica 8,649 FAO
Seychelles 5,610 FAO
Micronesia (Federated States of) 5,470 FAO
Liechtenstein 4,484 FAO
Singapore 735 FAO
Hong Kong 717 FAO
Tuvalu 0 in 1992 FAO

Our Privacy Statement & Cookie Policy

Our website uses cookies to improve your online experience. They were placed on your computer when you launched this website. You can change your personal cookie settings through your internet browser settings.

Privacy Policy