For the third quarter of 2018, volume of hog production expanded to 541.03 thousand metric tons. Output for this quarter was 2.55 percent higher compared with the 2017 level of 527.60 thousand metric tons.
All regions except Mimaropa reported increases in production. Central Luzon, Calabarzon and Western Visayas were the top three producing regions, posting a positive growth of 4.87 percent, 0.55 percent, and 0.50 percent, respectively. These three regions accounted for 44.28 percent of the total hog production.
December 2018/ PSA/ Philippines.