Absolute and real


Animal Husbandry statistics 2022” are given below:

Milk production

  1. Operation Flood in India was launched by National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) in 1970 for the promotion of milk trade.
  2. Cattle constitute about 35.94% of livestock population in India. India has the largest cattle population. The total number of cattle, as per census 2018 is 192.49 million.
  • Total milk production in the country during 2021-22 is 221.06 million tonnes.
  1. In the current year 2021-22, the milk production has registered an annual growth rate of 5.29%.
  2. Top five major milk producing States are Rajasthan (15.05%), Uttar Pradesh (14.93%), Madhya Pradesh (8.06%), Gujarat (7.56%) and Andhra Pradesh (6.97%).
  3. The per-capita availability of milk is 444 gram/dayduring 2021-22 increased by 17 gram/day over previous year.



Egg production

  • In 2021-22, the total egg production in the country is 129.60 billion,which has increased by 6.19% as compared to previous year.
  • Five major egg producing States -Total five major egg producing States are Andhra Pradesh (20.41%), Tamil Nadu (16.08%), Telangana (12.86%), West Bengal (8.84%) and Karnataka (6.38%).
  1. In 2021-22, the per-capita availability of egg is 95 /annumincreased by 5 /annum over previous year.

Meat production

  1. The total meat production in the country is 9.29 million tonnesfor the year 2021-22 with an annual growth rate of 5.62%.
  2. The total five major meat producing States are Maharashtra (12.25%), Uttar Pradesh (12.14%), West Bengal (11.63%), Andhra Pradesh (11.04%), and Telangana (10.82%).
  • The per-capita availability of meat is 6.82 kg/annumduring 2021-22 increased by 0.30 kg/annum over previous year.

Wool production

  • The total wool production in the country during 2021-22 is 33.13 thousand tonneswhich has decline by 10.30% as compared to previous year.
  • The top five major wool producing States are Rajasthan (45.91%), Jammu and Kashmir (23.19%), Gujarat (6.12%), Maharashtra (4.78%) and Himachal Pradesh (4.33%).

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