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Countries with More Cows than People

Name the countries of the world that have more than one head of cattle for every person.
For 2017. Human population according to World Bank. Cow population by FAOSTAT.
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First submittedDecember 10, 2016
Last updatedJuly 24, 2019
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Cows
People
Country
Ratio
11.7 m
3.44 m
Uruguay
3.42
10.1 m
4.79 m
New Zealand
2.11
13.8 m
6.55 m
Paraguay
2.01
27.6 m
15.0 m
Chad
1.84
7.36 m
4.81 m
Ireland
1.53
4.39 m
3.11 m
Mongolia
1.41
Cows
People
Country
Ratio
53.4 m
44.0 m
Argentina
1.21
2.79 m
2.40 m
Namibia
1.16
11.8 m
10.9 m
South Sudan
1.08
26.1 m
24.6 m
Australia
1.06
215 m
208 m
Brazil
1.03
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level 69
Dec 10, 2016
Hah, crazy idea :)
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level 47
Dec 11, 2016
So New Zealand has both more cows AND more sheep than people?
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level 75
Mar 29, 2017
Judging by this quiz: http://www.jetpunk.com/user-quizzes/82711/countries-with-more-sheep-than-people New Zealand is joined by Australia, Uruguay and Mongolia in that regard.
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level 67
Mar 30, 2017
It really depends on if you count orcs as people.
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level 73
Dec 12, 2016
Mongolia has more sheep, cows AND goats than people, with horses not far behind. Uruguay, Australia and New Zealand have "just" more sheep and cows :)
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level 62
Mar 30, 2017
New Zealand also has the highest cat ownership in the world (per capita). We like our sheep, cows and cats!
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level 40
Mar 30, 2017
Yeah We do!
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level 62
Apr 1, 2017
New Zealand also has the highest kiwi bird ownership in the world.
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level 69
Mar 28, 2018
Could have sworn that was Australia that had the most New Zealanders...
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level 71
Dec 13, 2016
very neat idea!
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level 65
Mar 30, 2017
This must be the only quiz in the whole of jetpunk where my country made the top of a list
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level 62
Mar 30, 2017
Yay!!
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level 73
Apr 3, 2017
There are also World Cup hosts and winners in chronological order
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level 57
Mar 30, 2017
Think you meant cattle, would believe that Mongolia had cows AND yaks.
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level 77
Mar 30, 2017
Bit surprised about Brazil, but the population figures give it away.
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level 40
Mar 30, 2017
Same, But when I got it I just started typing in random South American Countries... and most of them worked!
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level 79
Nov 5, 2018
Brazil is rather terrifying.
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level 57
Mar 30, 2017
Is there something ideal about the southern hemisphere that makes it good for cows, or something?
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level 69
Mar 28, 2018
I think it's just small colonial populations came into possession of extensive land and started clearing it for cattle grazing.
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level 32
Mar 30, 2017
I only got 2 correct... and it was the two least guessed answers! Ireland and Mongolia. Weird.
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level 24
Apr 4, 2017
got it with 2 seconds left :)
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level 43
Sep 29, 2017
Got it in the second turn . 1minute 18 seconds. I am Abhilash