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 2019. 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.

10 World’s Biggest Chicken’s Egg Producers- Production by Continent

Based on the statistical database, the production of World’s of chicken’s eggs reach 83 million tons in 2019. 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 51.6 million tons or contribute 61.9 % of the world’s production, followed by the Americas with the production of 17.3 million tons or contributes 20.7% of the world’s production, Europe with 10.7 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 341 thousand tons or contributes 0.4% of world’s production.

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

RankCountriesProduction of Chicken's Egg in 2019
1China, mainland28,453,871
2United States of America6,706,770
8Russian Federation2,491,540
Source : FAOSTAT, 2021

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 2019, the production of China’s egg reach 28.4 million tons. Geographically, in the year 2018, there is the main area of egg-producing provinces. These provinces are Hebei, Henan, Liaoning, and Shandong, with a total egg output of more than 2.50 metric tons. 

2. the United States of America       

The United States of America become the second biggest country of chicken egg producers in 2019.  The Stars and Stripes country can produce 6.7 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.

3. India

India become the third biggest chicken egg producer in the world. Accumulatively, the production of eggs from this country reaches 5.7 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.

4. Indonesia     

Indonesia become the 4th biggest country producer of chicken’s eggs. In 2019, the production of egg from this country reaches 4.7 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 I the 5th biggest production of chicken eggs. In 2019, based on the Statistical Corporate Database (FAOSTAT), the production of Brazil’s eggs reaches 3.1 million tons.  In 2019, there is a major area of state of chicken’s egg 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 reach 2.9 million tons. 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 2.6 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 2019, 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. Turkey           

Turkey is the 9th biggest country of chicken eggs producers. In 2019, the production of egg from this country reaches 1.2 million tons.

10. Ukraine       

Ukraine is the 10th biggest country producer of chicken eggs. In 2019, the production of Ukrainian chicken eggs reached 953 thousand tons. In this country, there is the biggest company of chicken eggs. this company is Agroholding Avangard

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