Which Countries Consume the Most Goat Meat?

Sheep And Goats February 17, 2017
Author: Sergey Avramenko
Head of Global Markets Research Team

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The global goat meat market had total revenues of 25,657 million USD in 2015, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of +15.0% from 2007 to 2015. In physical terms, the market showed an increase of +2.4% over the period under review. Finally, the goat meat market reached 5,731 thousand tonnes in 2015.

In 2015, according to market research conducted by IndexBox, the leading consuming market was China (2,264 thousand tonnes). It was followed by India (505 thousand tonnes), Pakistan (304 thousand tonnes), Nigeria (300 thousand tonnes) and Sudan (156 thousand tonnes), together accounting for approximately 62% of global consumption. These countries were also the leading producers of goat meat.

From 2007 to 2015, global goat meat consumption increased annually by healthy +2.4%. The highest annual growth rates of goat meat consumption from 2007 to 2015 were recorded in China, with +3.7% growth, and Pakistan with +2.3% growth.

In China, the largest consumer country, per capita goat meat consumption was estimated at 1.6 kg/person, twice the global average (0.8 kg/person). The highest level of goat meat consumption was registered in Sudan (3.9 kg/person). India (0.4 kg/person) had the lowest levels of goat meat consumption. In Pakistan, per capita goat meat consumption remained stable at 1.6 kg/year (2015 data, 1.6 kg/year in 2007).

Top 10 countries consuming the most goat meat in 2015

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Source: World: Goat Meat - Market Report. Analysis And Forecast To 2025