Pig Survey

Department/Agency

Central Statistics Office (CSO)

Key information

Total number of pigs in the country, broken down into breeding pigs, other pigs and their respective subcategories.


A Methods and Quality Report is available for this statistic.

Source

The CSO June Pig Survey and June Crops and Livestock Survey.


The CSO December Pig Survey and December Livestock Survey.

Scope

Farms where the agricultural area used was at least 1 hectare. Farms with less than 1 hectare are also included if they were engaged in intensive production.

Frequency

Six monthly

Reference period

June and December

Start date

1975 (databank), 1999 (release)

Timeliness

1 month after the end of the reference period

Classifications

  • Pigs
    Breeding pigs (Gilts in pig; Sows in pig; Other sows for breeding; Gilts not yet served; Boars); Other Pigs (Less than 20kg; 20-50; 50-80; 80kg and over).

Theme

Business Sectors - Agriculture and Fishing

Page Created

2008-12-02

Page Modified

2013-08-01

Keywords

agriculture boar boars breeding farm farming gilt gilts livestock pig pigs sow sows