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United States

United States Meat Stats

Definitions

  • Production: Meat production in thousand metric tonnes
  • Production growth: Average production of roots and tubers (percentage change from 1986-88 to 1996-98)
  • Production per million: Meat production in thousand metric tonnes. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
Production 35,085 thousand metric tons 2001 2nd out of 149
Production growth 46% 1996 56th out of 149
Production per million 123.12 thousand metric tons 2001 7th out of 149

SOURCES: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2001; Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2001. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.

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