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Table 2 Main indicators of the dairy chains in the maghreb countries (2010)

From: The dairy chains in North Africa (Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia): from self sufficiency options to food dependency?

  Algeria Morocco Tunisia
Number of cattle (x 1,000) 1,600 2,800 600
Pure breed dairy cattle (%) 17 23 55
Cattle milk output (× 103 tons) 1,811 1,900 1,059
Non cattle milk in the overall milk output (%) 21.3 5.1 3.7
Formal milk collection rate (%) 14 65 63
Number of industrial milk processing units 144 44 41
Average annual milk consumption (kg per capita) 100 55 110
Self sufficiency rate in dairy products (%) 49 89 95
  1. Source: FAO STAT, 2012 and national statistics compiled by the authors.