The total wool production in the India was at 27.5 million kg during 1950-51. There has been consistent increase in production of wool till 1986-87 and thereafter there were marginal reduction in the production estimate till 1992-93.
The production has further improved consistently till 2002-03.
During the 11th five year plan i.e. (2007-08 to 2011-12), the total wool production has increased with marginal fluctuation from 43.9 million kg in 2007-08 to 44.7 million kg in 2011-12.