10 World’s Biggest Chicken’s Egg Producers

10 World’s Biggest Chicken’s Egg Producers

10 World’s Biggest Chicken’s Egg Producers- Based on the FAO Statistical Corporate Database, there are 10 World’s Biggest Chicken’s Egg Producers in 2021. Chicken Egg as we know contains a source of nutritional foods that are needed by the human body. Eggs are one of the animal foods that are consumed in besides meat, fish, and milk. The nutrients contained in an egg are quite complete, ranging from complete amino acids, fats, vitamins, minerals to lutein.

The World’s Production of Chicken /Hen Eggs Based on Continent in 2021

ConntinentProduction of Chicken/ Hen Eggs in 2021
(Thousand Tons)
Asia53,655
Americas17,784
Europe11,117
Africa3,471
Oceania359
Source :FAOSTAT, 2023

Based on the statistical database, the production of World’s of chicken’s eggs reach 84 million tons in 2021. It makes the chicken’s egg the primary source from animals. In deeper aspects of statistical productions, there are some areas of the continent that become the basis production of eggs. These areas are Asia that produce 53.6 million tons or contribute 61.9 % of the world’s production, followed by the Americas with the production of 17.7 million tons or contributes 20.7% of the world’s production, Europe with 11.1 million tons or contributes 12.9% of the world’s production, Africa with 3.4 million tons or contributes 4.1% of world’s production, and Oceania with 359 thousand tons or contributes 0.4% of world’s production.


Table Rank of 10 World’s Biggest Chicken’s Egg Producers in 2021

RankCountriesProduction of Chicken/ Hen Eggs in 2021
(Thousand Tons)
1China29,747
2India6,710
3United States of America6,643
4Indonesia5,156
5Brazil3,317
6Mexico3,046
7Japan 2,574
8Russia2,496
9Turkiye1,206
10Colombia1,021
Source : FAOSTAT, 2023


Brief Description of 10 World’s Biggest Chicken’s Egg Producers

10 World’s Biggest Chicken’s Egg Producers- Brief Description


1.China, mainland    

China still becomes the biggest of Chicken’s egg producers. In 2021, the production of China’s egg reach 29.7 million tons. Geographically, in the year 2018, there is the main area of egg-producing provinces. These provinces included Hebei, Henan, Liaoning, and Shandong, with a total egg output of more than 2.50 metric tons. 


2. India

India become the second biggest chicken egg producer in the world. Accumulatively, the production of eggs from this country reaches 6.7 million tons. Geographically, in India, there are some states of major contributors to national eggs. Tamil Nadu and Andhara Pradesh are counts biggest egg production.   Besides both of them, Vishakhapatnam, Chittoor, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Orissa, and the Northeastern States are the major egg contributors to India National Eggs.


3. the United States of America       

The United States of America become the third biggest country of chicken egg producers in 2021.  The Stars and Stripes country can produce 6.6 million tons of chicken eggs. Geographically, in the United States of America, there are some states with the biggest population of chicken for egg production. The U.S. state with the highest number of laying hens in 2020 was Iowa with approximately 51.4 million head of chicken followed by Ohio with 34.7 million head, Indiana with 34.5 million Head, Pennsylvania with 30.5 million head, Texas with 22 million head, and Georgia with 19.9 million head.


4. Indonesia     

Indonesia become the 4th biggest country producer of chicken’s eggs. In 2021, the production of egg from this country reaches 5.1 million tons. Geographically, In this country, there are some provinces that become the main area of chicken egg productions. these provinces are Jawa Timur (East Java) with the production of 1.7 million tons, followed by Sumatera Utara (North Sumatera) 543 thousand tons, Jawa Tengah (Central Java) 530 thousand tons, Jawa Barat  (West Java) 497 thousand tons, and Sumatera Barat (West Sumatera) 305 thousand tons.


5. Brazil

Brazil is the 5th biggest production of chicken eggs. In 2021, based on the Statistical Corporate Database (FAOSTAT), the production of Brazil’s eggs reaches 3.3 million tons.  In 2019, there is a major area of chicken’s egg production in Brazil. These states  were Paraná, São Paulo, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina, and Minas Gerais. This data is obtained from the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE).


6. Mexico          

Mexico Is the 6th biggest of chicken egg’s producers. Statistically, the production of Mexican egg reached 3 million tons in 2021. Geographically, there are some states in Mexico with become the biggest area. These states are Jalisco, Puebla, Sonora, la Laguna (Coahuila y Durango), Yucatán, Nuevo León, San Luis Potosí, Sinaloa y Guanajuato.


7. Japan             

Japan is the next Asia Country with the biggest producers of Chicken eggs.  Statistically, the production of Japanese Chicken eggs reaches 2.57 million tons. Geographically, there is some basis for Chicken eggs production in Japan. Kanto, Kyushu, Tohoku, Tokai, Chugoku are some provinces with the biggest egg production in Japan.  Statistically, the production of Kanto reaches 588 thousand tons, followed by Kyushu with 84 thousand tons, Tohoku with 369 thousand tons, Tokai with 324 thousand tons, and Chugoku with 320 thousand tons.


8. Russian Federation   

Russia is the 8th biggest country of chicken producers. In 2021, the production from this country reaches 2.4 million tons. In this country, the popular chicken for egg production is Hisex Brown and Dekalb White that contribute 3/4 of national Russian egg production.


9. Turkiye           

Turkey is the 9th biggest country of chicken eggs producers. Briefly, poultry sector still become the strategic sectors, employing approximately 500,000 people. In 2021, the production of chicken eggs from Turkiye reached 1.2 million tons. Structurally, The majority of the table egg production is supplied by modern enterprises. Meanwhile based on areas, greograhically, the main areas of chicken eggs production in Turkiye located in Afyonkarahisar, Konya, Balikesir, Bursa, and Kayseri.


10.  Colombia     

Colombia is the 10th biggest country producer of chicken eggs. In 2021, the production of chicken eggs from Columbia reached 1 million tons. Geograhically, the main areas of chicken eggs in Columbia located in some regions including Central, Santander, and Valle. Furthermore, in this country, there are some companies that has huge market in Egg industries. These companies include Avidesa Mac Pollo S.A and Avidesa de Occidente S.A, Operadora Avicola Colombia, and Campollo.


The Summary of 10 World’s Biggest Producers of Chicken Eggs in 2021

The Summary of Chicken Producers in 2021

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