Number of heifers 2 years or over reached 55.9 '000 in 1998 in Portugal, according to Eurostat. This is the same as in the previous year.
Historically, number of heifers 2 years or over in Portugal reached an all time high of 66.0 '000 in 1991 and an all time low of 45.7 '000 in 1988. When compared to Portugal's main peers, number of heifers 2 years or over in France amounted to 2,361 '000, 511 '000 in Ireland and 182 '000 in Spain in 1998.
Portugal has been ranked 13th within the group of 16 countries we follow in terms of number of heifers 2 years or over, 2 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.