- India’s population is 1.37bn. It is projected to overtake China as the world’s most populous country in 2027.
- India’s poultry population is 835m.
- Average annual egg consumption per person more than doubled between 2014 and 2019 (from 30 to 68). In the same period, average annual chicken consumption increased more than six-fold (from 400g to 2.5kg a year).
- The Indian poultry market was worth INR 1,750bn (US$25.4bn) in 2018 and the market is projected to reach INR 4,340bn (US$63.1bn) by 2024, growing at a compound annual growth rate of 16.2% during 2019-2024.
Poultry in India
The leadership teams in India
Veterinarian and animal biotechnology researcherAnand Agricultural University
Haidaruliman Ismail Paleja
VeterinarianAnand Agricultural University
Veterinarian and microbiologistTamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (TANUVAS)
Animal health and parasitic zoonoses researcherTamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (TANUVAS)