Australia is one of the world's leading producers of lamb and mutton. It is the largest exporter of mutton and live sheep, and the second largest exporter of lamb. Australians are among the biggest consumers of lamb in the world. According to Meat and Livestock Australia, the off-farm meat value of the Australian sheep meat industry is A$3.9 billion, and the sheep farming industry if therefore extremely important for the economy.
This FACT indicates the total number of sheep in each Australian state and territory. These numbers are represented in millions.