FA2 Livestock and livestock farms


 Number of livestock farms and livestock

Year
Cattle farms
Cattle
 
Sheep farms
Sheep
 
Horse farms
Horses
1990
55 064
1 359 700
 
1 282
103 300
 
955
45 400
1991
52 578
1 309 900
 
1 477
106 700
 
1 265
48 120
1992
49 746
1 273 200
 
1 360
108 400
 
1 267
49 120
1993
47 201
1 252 300
 
1 295
120 400
 
1 320
48 980
1994
45 705
1 233 000
 
1 390
121 100
 
1 381
48 290
1995
41 874
1 148 100
 
1 358
158 600
 
2 025
49 940
1996
38 698
1 145 600
 
1 240
149 500
 
2 118
52 030
1997
36 248
1 142 400
 
1 099
150 100
 
2 119
54 620
1998
33 769
1 117 100
 
1 107
128 300
 
2 256
56 140
1999
*
1 086 800
 
*
106 600
 
*
56 200
2000
28 262
1 056 657
 
890
99 646
 
2 080
57 400
2001
26 672
1 037 412
 
909
96 003
 
2 098
58 600
2002
26 031
1 025 379
 
864
95 900
 
2 104
59 100
2003
24 400
1 000 165
 
844
98 410
 
2 115
60 185
2004
22 882
969 140
 
1 006
108 900
 
2 144
61 055
2005
21 493
958 925
 
779
89 737
 
2 111
63 770
2006
20 098
949 291
 
846
116 653
 
2 165
66 050
2007
18 624
926 694
831
119 252
2188
68 000
2008
17 437
915 345
 
782
122 218
 
2105
70 000
2009
16 420
918 268
 
791
117 700
 
2 242
72 300
2010
15 656
925 808
 
764
125 700
 
2 168
74 300
2011
14 935
914 053
743
129 100
2 120
75 500
2012
13 321
912 800
685
130 000
1 796
74 100
* Farm data are not available for the year 1999 due to the agrcultural census in 2000. The figure in the indicator graph has been interpolated based on previous and following year.

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