Number of sows not covered reached 20.8 '000 in 2016 in Latvia, according to Eurostat. This is 13.9 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, number of sows not covered in Latvia reached an all time high of 28.9 '000 in 2007 and an all time low of 13.2 '000 in 1999. When compared to Latvia's main peers, number of sows not covered in Estonia amounted to 5.90 '000 and 8.20 '000 in Lithuania in 2016.
Latvia has been ranked 17th within the group of 23 countries we follow in terms of number of sows not covered, 12 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.