Top 10 horse meat producers and slaughterers of horses in the world

MARCH AGAINST HORSE SLAUGHTER — By far the largest producer of horse meat in the world is China, which slaughtered 1,598,600 head in 2013*, yielding a total of 191,832 tonnes of horse meat or 422, 917,166 lb. This represents approximately 26% of the global total.

The top 10 horse meat producing countries in the world comprise 77% of the world’s total as shown in Table 2 and the bar chart below.

Table 2 – Top 10 horse meat producers (2013)

Top 10 horse meat producers (2013).

Top Ten Horse Meat Producers by Quantity Bar Chart.

Top 10 producing animals/slaughtered by country – 2013

Again, China tops the list of countries with the most number of horses slaughtered (1,598,600) representing approximately 34% of the total globally.

The top 10 producing animals/slaughtered by country in the world include about 80% of the world’s total as shown in Table 3 and the accompanying bar chart.

Table 3 – Top 10 producing animals/slaughtered by country – 2013

Top ten producing animals / Global horse meat production. Bar Chart. Jane Allin.


To be continued with horse meat export and import numbers and statistics.

*These are the most recent available numbers produced by the FAO.

 

7 thoughts on “Top 10 horse meat producers and slaughterers of horses in the world”

  1. My apologies in Table 3 – that should read Horses Slaughtered (head), not meat produced (tonnes). The numbers are still correct. I will edit and replace shortly. Sorry

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