Publication - Statistics

Results from the June 2012 Scottish Agricultural Census

Published: 25 Sep 2012
Part of:
Statistics
ISBN:
9781782561156

Final results from the annual agricultural census. Land, livestock and labour items.

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Contents
Results from the June 2012 Scottish Agricultural Census
Table 5. Number of pigs, 2002 to 2012

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Table 5. Number of pigs, 2002 to 2012

2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 Percentage
change between
2011 & 2012
Breeding herd
Sows in pig 37,862 34,407 35,800 32,337 31,026 30,114 26,738 24,026 25,620 24,179 20,712 -14.3%
Gilts in pig 7,899 7,526 5,276 4,197 4,529 3,830 3,530 3,069 5,681 5,253 5,376 2.3%
Other sows 9,864 7,644 7,754 7,179 6,252 6,231 6,671 6,150 7,625 6,906 5,793 -16.1%
Total breeding herd 55,625 49,577 48,830 43,713 41,807 40,175 36,939 33,245 38,926 36,338 31,881 -12.3%
Barren sows for fattening 1,224 961 1,184 812 820 762 709 495 552 735 941 28.0%
Gilts 50 kg & over to be used for breeding 4,717 5,311 4,641 5,260 6,322 6,136 3,883 5,478 6,415 5,163 5,265 2.0%
Boars 2,147 1,774 1,600 1,465 1,409 1,352 1,278 1,196 1,506 1,506 1,308 -13.1%
Other pigs
80 kg liveweight and over 62,255 70,467 64,037 78,346 66,941 61,600 64,066 60,702 64,002 66,082 55,173 -16.5%
50 kg and under 80 kg liveweight 117,321 98,120 88,763 87,019 95,156 87,999 89,676 82,868 86,883 73,595 70,726 -3.9%
20 kg and under 50 kg liveweight 132,054 118,909 127,112 122,815 127,210 134,798 118,760 99,201 101,767 95,707 100,088 4.6%
Under 20 kg liveweight 150,933 143,137 133,537 129,582 124,060 123,847 120,592 112,856 110,651 110,869 98,057 -11.6%
Total Other pigs 462,563 430,633 413,449 417,762 413,367 408,244 393,094 355,627 363,303 346,253 324,044 -6.4%
Total pigs 526,276 488,256 469,704 469,012 463,725 456,669 435,903 396,041 410,702 389,995 363,439 -6.8%

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