Number of breeding pigs for April reached 721 '000 in 1998 in Italy, according to Eurostat. This is 4.95 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, number of breeding pigs for April in Italy reached an all time high of 1,034 '000 in 1977 and an all time low of 687 '000 in 1997. When compared to Italy's main peers, number of breeding pigs for April in Austria amounted to 400 '000, 1,626 '000 in France and 65.0 '000 in Slovenia in 1998.
Italy has been ranked 9th within the group of 14 countries we follow in terms of number of breeding pigs for April, 3 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.