Number of breeding pigs for August reached 728 '000 in 1998 in Italy, according to Eurostat. This is 1.36 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, number of breeding pigs for August in Italy reached an all time high of 1,037 '000 in 1977 and an all time low of 712 '000 in 1993. When compared to Italy's main peers, number of breeding pigs for August in France amounted to 1,517 '000 and 64.0 '000 in Slovenia in 1998.
Italy has been ranked 9th within the group of 13 countries we follow in terms of number of breeding pigs for August, 3 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.