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17 July 2012

EU Pig Population – 2011: UpdatedEU Pig Population – 2011: Updated

The latest revisions to the EU pig population sees the region’s total number of pigs for December 2011 remain little changed from the earlier estimate of almost 148.55 million, 1.7 per cent below the figure for the previous year, writes senior editor, Jackie Linden.
EU Pig Statistics European Commission Research

France has revised its totals for both 2010 and 2011 on the Eurostat database. The December 2011 pig counts were adjusted by Estonia, Latvia, Hungary, Portugal and Romania.

Only the figures for Greece and Slovenia remain provisional for 2011.

The latest changes to not significantly impact either the total pig population last year nor the percentage change from December 2010.

Numbers of pigs in the EU – 2010 and 2011
('000; as of 17 July 2012)
2010 2011 Difference % change
EU-27 151,130.1 p 148,545.2 p -2,584.9 -1.7
Belgium 6,176.3 6,327.9 +151.6 +2.5
Bulgaria 664.0 608.3 -55.7 -8.4
Czech Republic 1,846.0 1,487.2 -358.8 -19.4
Denmark 12,293.0 12,348.0 +55.0 +0.4
Germany 26,900.8 27,402.5 +501.7 +1.9
Estonia 371.7 365.7 -6.0 -1.6
Ireland 1,500.4 1,552.9 +52.5 +3.5
Greece 1,087.0 p 1,109.0 p +22.0 +2.0
Spain 25,704.0 25,634.9 -69.1 -0.3
France 14,279.0 13,967.0 -312 -2.2
Italy 9,321.1 9,350.8 +29.7 +0.3
Cyprus 463.7 438.9 -24.8 -5.3
Latvia 389.7 375.0 -14.7 -3.8
Lithuania 929.4 790.3 -139.1 -15.0
Luxembourg 89.4 91.3 +1.9 +2.1
Hungary 3,169.0 3,025.0 -144.0 -4.5
Malta 69.3 46.3 -23.0 -33.2
Netherlands 12,206.0 12,103.0 -103.0 -0.8
Austria 3,134.2 3,004.9 -129.3 -4.1
Poland 14,775.7 13,056.4 -1,719.3 -11.6
Portugal 1,917.3 1,985.0 +67.7 +3.5
Romania 5,428.3 5,363.8 -64.5/td> -1.2
Slovenia 395.6 347.3 p -48.3 -12.2
Slovakia 687.3 580.4 -106.9 -15.6
Finland 1,339.9 1,289.7 -50.2 -3.7
Sweden 1,607.0 1,567.7 -39.3 -2.4
UK 4,385.0 4,326.0 -59.0 -1.3
p=provisional
Data from Eurostat

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