Sheep Statistics

In 2014 Australia exported a total of 2,298,455 head of live sheep, valued at A$234 million FOB.

The Middle East region is the major market for Australian sheep, accounting for 98% of all sheep exports and Kuwait was the largest market, importing 744,671 head.

Western Australia was the largest export state for sheep and shipped 1,945,559 head, followed by South Australia that shipped 275,494 live sheep.

The latest monthly sheep export statistics by country of destination and by port of loading are available in the publication LiveLink that can be accessed here.

The year to date monthly sheep export statistics by destination can be downloaded here.

Statistics for previous years (2015-2010) by destination can be downloaded 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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