Which Country Has the Largest Pigs Livestock?

Pigs Livestock by Unit (Total) ('000), 2014
Agriculture | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 149 countries in 2014, China ranked the highest in pigs livestock with 473,757 '000 followed by USA and Brazil. On the other end of the scale was Tajikistan with 0.546 '000, Cayman Islands with 1.06 '000 and Brunei with 1.15 '000.

Total pigs livestock reached 970,280 '000 in 2014 in the World according to Faostat. This is 0.695 % less than in the previous year and 7.90 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total pigs livestock reached an all time high of 977,021 '000 in 2013 and an all time low of 406,180 '000 in 1961. The average annual growth amounted to 1.66 % since 1961.

The top ranked country, China, accounted for 48.8 % of pigs livestock in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 59.6 % share while the ten largest countries some 74.0 % in 2014.

Data for more countries are available at Pigs Livestock by Unit (Total) indicator page.

Pigs Livestock by Unit (Total) Unit 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Brazil '000 36,819 38,045 38,957 39,307 38,796
Canada '000 12,700 12,465 12,690 12,785 12,668
China '000 433,459 450,984 476,267 470,961 474,044
Denmark '000 12,738 12,369 13,173 12,932 12,331
France '000 14,947 14,471 14,284 13,975 13,760
Germany '000 26,687 26,948 26,509 26,758 28,132
Mexico '000 15,231 15,268 15,435 15,547 15,858
Myanmar '000 7,677 8,496 9,416 10,497 10,500
Netherlands '000 11,900 12,186 12,255 12,429 12,234
Philippines '000 13,070 13,596 13,398 12,303 11,863
Poland '000 15,425 14,279 14,865 13,509 11,581
Russia '000 16,340 16,162 17,231 17,218 17,258
Spain '000 26,026 26,290 25,704 25,635 25,250
USA '000 68,177 64,887 64,925 66,361 66,413
Vietnam '000 26,702 27,628 27,373 27,056 26,494