Change in Livestock Population by Species

Change in Livestock Population by Species

 

Change in Livestock Population by Species

Change in Livestock Population by Species - Annual Growth rate (%)
Species 1951 1956 1961 1966 1972 1977 1982 1987 1992 1997 2003 2007 2012
Cattle 155.3 158.7 175.6 176.2 178.3 180.0 192.5 199.7 204.6 198.9 185.2 199.1 190.9
Adult Female Cattle 54.4 47.3 51.0 51.8 53.4 54.6 59.2 62.1 64.4 64.4 64.5 73.0 76.7
Buffalo 43.4 44.9 51.2 53.0 57.4 62.0 69.8 76.0 84.2 89.9 97.9 105.3 108.7
Adult Female Buffalo 21.0 21.7 24.3 25.4 28.6 31.3 32.5 39.1 43.8 46.8 51.0 54.5 56.6
Total Bovines 198.7 203.6 226.8 229.2 235.7 242.0 262.2 275.7 288.8 288.8 282.1 304.4 299.6
Sheep 39.1 39.3 40.2 42.4 40.0 41.0 48.8 45.7 50.8 57.5 61.5 71.6 65.5
Goat 47.2 55.4 60.9 64.6 67.5 75.6 95.3 110.2 115.3 112.7 124.4 140.5 135.2
Horses and Ponies 1.5 1.5 1.3 1.1 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.6 0.6
Camels 0.6 0.8 0.9 1.0 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.0 1.0 0.9 0.6 0.5 0.4
Pigs 4.4 4.9 5.2 5.0 6.9 7.6 10.1 10.6 12.8 13.3 13.5 11.1 10.3
Mules 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.2
Donkeys 1.3 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.9 0.7 0.4 0.3
Yak NC NC 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0
Mithun NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.3
Total Livestock 292.9 306.6 336.5 344.5 353.2 369.4 419.6 445.2 470.9 485.4 485.0 529.7 512.1
Poultry 73.5 94.8 114.2 115.4 138.5 159.2 207.7 275.3 307.1 347.6 489.0 648.8 729.2

Note: NC refers to not collected;

Source: Basic Animal Husbandry Statistics, 2012, Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying & Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture, GoI.