Number of breeding pigs for August reached 7.70 '000 in 1997 in Luxembourg, according to Eurostat. This is 2.67 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, number of breeding pigs for August in Luxembourg reached an all time high of 18.0 '000 in 1970 and an all time low of 7.50 '000 in 1996. When compared to Luxembourg's main peers, number of breeding pigs for August in Belgium amounted to 760 '000, 1,483 '000 in France, 2,689 '000 in Germany and 1,378 '000 in Netherlands in 1997.
Luxembourg has been ranked 15th within the group of 15 countries we follow in terms of number of breeding pigs for August, 5 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.