Pig production data

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Pork production -> Pig meat production per year

pig33318-Apr-2017 10:21
The EU produced 23.2 million tonnes of pork in 2016, 1.3% more than in 2015 and 1% more than the previous record in 2007.
Top 5 producers, millions of tonnes produced and their production share in 2016 were: Germany 5.57 (24%), Spain 4.06 (17.5%), France 1.99 (8.6%), Poland 1.96 (8.5%) and Denmark 1 , 57 (6.7%).

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Pork production -> Pig meat production per month

pig33312-Jan-2017 1:13
With an accumulated production between January and October of 3.4 million tonnes, Spain has obtained the highest figures in each and every month of 2016 except July and October. The increase in production with respect to the same period in 2015 (164,000 tonnes, +5%) even exceeds that of the EEUU, that is also experiencing a great expansion in its production.

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Pork production -> Pig meat production per month

pig33309-Nov-2016 10:20
USA has reached a production record in 6 of the 9 months of 2016 up to now. Until September it has produced a total of 8.3 million tonnes: 1.4% more than in the same period in 2015.

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Pork production -> Pig meat production per month

pig33329-Sep-2016 10:53
In the first half of 2016, the EU has produced 1.6% (186,240 tonnes) more pork than in the same period in 2015. Spain (+6%) is the country with the highest rise, together with Poland (+4%). On the other hand, Denmark (-5%) and Belgium (-4%) are the countries with the greatest fall in production.

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Annual pig census -> Breeding sows

pig33326-Feb-2016 19:10
Spain is the country in the EU with the highest sow census, and it is still growing (by 4.6% with respect to 2014), whilst in most of the countries the census is falling. Among the main producers, the most prominent drops have been in Germany (-4%), The Netherlands (-4.8%), France (-2.3%) and Poland (-14.8%).

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Annual pig census -> Total pigs

pig33323-Feb-2016 10:13
With a census, in 2015, of 28.4 million pigs, 6.8% more than in 2014, Spain is now the first pig producer in Europe, beating Germany, with a census of 27.5 million pigs, after a decrease by 2.8%.

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Pork production -> Pigs slaughtered per month

pig33314-Sep-2015 12:16
The EU countries have slaughtered 5 million more pigs during the first semester of 2015 in comparison with 2014 (+4%). During the same period, US has increased its slaughterings by some 4 million heads (+7%).

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Pork production -> Pig meat production per year

pig33302-Jul-2015 9:24
Hi Lilly, if you go to https://www.pig333.com/pig-production-data/ you will find all the sources described in the little yellow "i" on the left. All EU countries are taken from Eurostat.

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