Total pigs livestock reached 1,586 '000 in 2014 in South Africa, according to Faostat. This is 0.894 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, total pigs livestock in South Africa reached an all time high of 1,663 '000 in 2002 and an all time low of 1,205 '000 in 1971. When compared to South Africa's main peers, total pigs livestock in Botswana amounted to 13.2 '000, 81.3 '000 in Lesotho, 69.0 '000 in Namibia and 33.2 '000 in Swaziland in 2014.
South Africa has been ranked 53rd within the group of 151 countries we follow in terms of total pigs livestock, 3 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.