U.S. retail price of sirloin steak 1995-2019

In 2019, the U.S. price for a pound of sirloin steak amounted to roughly eight and a half U.S. dollars. That year, the retail price of boneless sirloin steak was higher than previous years. Before the 2000s, the price per pound remained between four and five U.S. dollars.

U.S. beef production

In 2019, the United States was the leading beef and veal producing country in the world, producing almost 13 million metric tons of beef and veal. The entire European Union produced a total of just under eight million metric tons within the same period. The United States has many cows for the production of beef and milk: in 2018, the country counted over 30 million beef cows and just under 10 million milk cows.

Beef cuts

In 2019, roughly 40 percent of all U.S. beef sales were generated through fresh ground beef specifically, making it the largest cut category. Other popular cuts included loin, rib, and chuck. Approximately six percent of all beef sales in the United States were accounted for by sirloin beef that year.

Retail price of boneless sirloin steak in the United States from 1995 to 2019

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Release date

February 2020


United States

Survey time period

1995 to 2019

Supplementary notes

Figures as of December of the respective year.

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