Statens Jordbruksverk
Sveriges officiella statistik - Statistiska meddelanden
Antal husdjur i juni 2003

JO 20 SM 0301

 

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Summary

The decrease in number of dairy cows continues

The total number of cattle in Sweden continues to decrease and is estimated at
1 611 900 in June 2003 - a decrease of just over 1.5 % since last year. During the same period the number of dairy cows is estimated to have decreased by just over 3 % to 403 000 animals in June 2003.

Since last year the total number of heifers and the number of bulls and steers are estimated to have decreased by 6.5 % and 1 % respectively. However, the number of calves has increased with 2.5 % since June 2002.

Increase in number of pigs

The total number of pigs is estimated at 1 903 600 in June 2003, an increase of 1 % since June 2002. The number of sows and piglets is expected to have decreased by 1 % and 2 % respectively, while the number of fattening pigs is estimated to have increased by close to 3 % during the aforementioned period.

The number of sheep returns to 2001 levels

Following a decrease in the number of sheep in 2002, the total number in June 2003 is expected to have increased to 451 000 sheep, a return to 2001 levels.

 

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Explanation of symbols

1. Number of cattle in June 2001, 2002 and 2003

2. Number of pigs in june 2001, 2002 and 2003

3. Number of sheep in June 2001, 2002 and 2003