GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Must-Know Egg Statistics [Recent Analysis]

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"The global egg production in 2019 was around 80 million metric tons."

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"China is the largest egg producer, with 35.8% of the world’s egg production in 2019."

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"As of January 2021, the United States had approximately 330 million laying hens."

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"A large-sized egg contains about 72 calories, 6.3 grams of protein, and 4.8 grams of fat."

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"White shell eggs make up 87% of the U.S. egg production, while brown shell eggs make up 13%."

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"In 2020, the average retail price of a dozen eggs in the United States was $1.58."

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"32% of global egg consumption is in the Asia-Pacific region."

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"The global egg market is expected to reach 1.8 trillion units by 2025."

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"Approximately 1.2 trillion eggs were produced globally in 2018."

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"In 2019, per capita egg consumption in the European Union was around 13.26 kg."

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"The global egg market revenue in 2019 was $160 billion."

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"About 98% of egg-laying hens in the United States are caged, with only 2% being cage-free."

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"Cage-free/organic egg production is expected to grow by 12% per year between 2018-2022."

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"An eggshell comprises around 9-12% of the total weight of the egg."

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"The global demand for eggs is expected to increase by 50% by 2030."

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"As of 2021, approximately 41% of the EU’s laying hens are kept in enriched cages, 40% in barn systems, and 19% in free-range systems."

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"In 2019, Brazil was the 10th largest egg producer in the world, with 2.6 million metric tons of egg production."

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