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Publication - Statistics Publication

Results from the June 2016 Scottish Agriculture Census

Published: 25 Oct 2016
Part of:
Farming and rural
ISBN:
9781786525628

Statistics regarding the area of crops and other farmland, livestock, agriculture workforce and rented farmland, for Scotland in 2016.

66 page PDF

1.9MB

66 page PDF

1.9MB

Contents
Results from the June 2016 Scottish Agriculture Census
Appendix of tables

66 page PDF

1.9MB

Appendix of tables

Final Results of the June 2016 Agricultural Census together with June results for the years 2006 to 2015 for comparison

Table 5. Number of pigs, 2006 to 2016

2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 Percentage change between 2015 & 2016
Breeding herd
Sows in pig 31,026 30,114 26,738 24,026 25,620 24,179 20,712 19,064 20,690 21,001 21,778 3.7%
Gilts in pig 4,529 3,830 3,530 3,069 5,681 5,253 5,376 5,459 4,568 4,933 4,432 -10.2%
Other sows 6,252 6,231 6,671 6,150 7,625 6,906 5,793 4,261 4,970 4,900 4,748 -3.1%
Total breeding herd 41,807 40,175 36,939 33,245 38,926 36,338 31,881 28,784 30,228 30,834 30,958 0.4%
Barren sows for fattening 820 762 709 495 552 735 941 668 610 767 708 -7.7%
Gilts 50 kg & over to be used
for breeding 6,322 6,136 3,883 5,478 6,415 5,163 5,265 5,418 5,007 6,783 4,239 -37.5%
Boars 1,409 1,352 1,278 1,196 1,506 1,506 1,308 1,141 923 856 763 -10.9%
Other pigs
80 kg liveweight and over 66,941 61,600 64,066 60,707 64,002 66,082 55,173 46,353 53,617 47,401 52,516 10.8%
50 kg and under 80 kg liveweight 95,156 87,999 89,676 82,868 86,883 73,595 70,726 60,792 60,528 64,451 68,725 6.6%
20 kg and under 50 kg liveweight 127,210 134,798 118,760 99,201 101,767 95,707 100,088 77,627 76,781 78,924 80,307 1.8%
Under 20 kg liveweight 124,060 123,847 120,592 112,856 110,651 110,869 98,057 87,053 88,604 87,732 91,990 4.9%
Total Other pigs 413,367 408,244 393,094 355,632 363,303 346,253 324,044 271,825 279,530 278,508 293,538 5.4%
Total pigs 463,725 456,669 435,903 396,046 410,702 389,995 363,439 307,836 316,298 317,748 330,206 3.9%

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