Livestock Numbers and Meat Production in Major Producing Countries, Table


Livestock Numbers and Meat Production in Major Producing Countries, Table

Table
In 000,000 head and 000,000 metric tons (carcass weight)

Region and country 1992{1} 1993{2} 1992{1} 1993{2}

Cattle and buffalo Beef and veal
World total 1,034.4 1,033.4 45.93 45.80
Canada 11.7 11.9 0.91 0.93
United States 100.9 102.1 10.61 10.66
Mexico 30.6 30.7 1.66 1.71
Argentina 55.6 55.0 2.52 2.55
Brazil 129.4 128.9 3.95 4.10
Uruguay 9.9 10.4 0.37 0.33
Western Europe 86.7 84.9 9.09 8.83
European Community 79.5 77.6 8.44 8.18
Eastern Europe 12.2 11.6 1.05 0.82
Former Soviet republics{3} 100.9 97.7 7.01 6.89
Russian Federation 52.2 49.0 3.44 3.25
Ukraine 22.5 21.5 1.65 1.55
Australia 25.7 25.7 1.84 1.77
India 271.3 271.8 1.02 1.05
China 107.6 110.0 1.80 2.00
Hogs Pork
World total 754.3 759.8 65.80 66.86
Canada 10.6 10.5 1.21 1.20
United States 59.0 58.5 7.19 7.66
Mexico 11.3 12.2 0.83 0.87
Western Europe 119.1 119.2 14.93 15.27
European Community 110.0 110.0 13.82 14.16
Eastern Europe 39.9 36.4 3.57 3.13
Former Soviet republics{3} 56.9 51.8 4.97 4.55
Russian Federation 31.5 28.0 2.86 2.55
Ukraine 16.2 15.0 1.19 1.05
Japan 10.8 10.6 1.43 1.42
China 384.2 398.2 26.35 28.00
Poultry meat{4}
World total . . . . . . 38.98 40.49
United States . . . . . . 11.89 12.42
Brazil . . . . . . 2.93 3.17
European Community . . . . . . 7.37 7.56
Eastern Europe . . . . . . 0.94 0.88
Former Soviet republics{3} . . . . . . 2.71 2.52
Japan . . . . . . 1.37 1.36
China . . . . . . 4.54 5.10
Sheep Sheep, goat meat
World total{5} 931.4 920.4 6.41 6.37
All meat
Total 157.11 159.53

{1}Preliminary livestock numbers at year's end. Consists of 51 countries
for beef and veal, 38 for pork, 51 for poultry meat, 30 for sheep
and goat meat, and roughly the same coverage for animal numbers.
Includes nearly all European producers, the most significant in the
Western Hemisphere, and scattered coverage elsewhere.
{2}Forecast.
{3}Former Soviet Union, comprising 12 nations, excluding its Baltic States.
{4}Ready-to-eat equivalent.
{5}Includes China.
Source: USDA, Foreign Agricultural Service, August and October
1993.

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Universalium. 2010.

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