Goat Statistics

In 2017, Australia’s export of live goats totalled 13,694 and was valued at A$ 2.8 million FOB. This was a 75% significant decline on the number of goats exported in 2016. 

The largest importing markets of Australian live goats were:

  • Malaysia taking 10,436 head (33.1% of all live goat exports);
  • The United Arab Emirates, taking 1,221 head (8.9% of all live goat exports); and
  • Nepal taking 1,121 head (8.2% of all live goat exports).
(Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics)

The latest monthly goat export statistics by country of destination and by port of loading are available in the publication LiveLink (produced by Meat and Livestock Australia) that can be accessed here.

A yearly summary of goat export statistics by destination can be downloaded here.

Statistics for total goat exports in previous years, from the Australian Government, Department of Agriculture and Water Resources, can be found here

The Australian Livestock Export Industry

LiveCorp works closely with industry stakeholders to continuously improve performance in animal health and welfare, supply chain efficiency and market access through the provision of technical services and research, development and extension (RD&E).
Australian livestock can only be exported by a licensed Australian exporter and cannot be exported to all countries. If you would like to export livestock from Australia you can contact an exporter by submitting a trade enquiry below.

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