EU-27: Slaughtered swine (heads)

This page contains the data on the number of slaughtered pigs in the European Union. The data are collected on a monthly basis and divided by EU country.

In addition to providing complete and accurate information, the page aims to rightly place Italy within the European context and to encourage the comparison with the other main pork meat producing countries.

The first two graphs highlight vs the total EU-27 pig slaughters EU-27, and the the main changes that occurred during the current year.

The tables below report the annual and monthly data on slaughters in EU countries: to obtain the monthly data, simply click on the chosen year in the table header;to access further details on each country, click on the country of interest.

Furthermore, the following entries are made available for the European Union and for each country:

  • To view the monthly data, click on the chosen year on the table header
  • To access further details for each Country, click on the Country of interest.
EU-27: Pig Slaughtered (x1000 Heads)
Country 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 2023 2024 Var % Period
Austria 5.152 5.086 5.068 5.124 4.905 4.655 782 801 +2,5% Jan - Feb '24
Belgium 11.231 10.720 11.150 11.585 10.520 9.361 0 2.412 +inf% Jan - Mar '24
Bulgaria 1.181 1.180 947 1.156 1.202 1.154 163 172 +5,0% Jan - Feb '24
Cyprus 560 583 568 589 553 516 0 79 +inf% Jan - Feb '24
Croatia 1.033 1.042 1.103 1.214 1.147 1.062 0 166 +inf% Jan - Feb '24
Denmark 18.086 16.839 17.279 18.530 17.789 14.464 0 3.698 +inf% Jan - Mar '24
Estonia 537 558 559 548 506 486 120 122 +1,6% Jan - Mar '24
Finland 1.811 1.816 1.906 1.929 1.861 1.724 0 432 +inf% Jan - Mar '24
France 23.491 23.539 23.291 23.313 22.975 21.840 0 5.575 +inf% Jan - Mar '24
Germany 56.609 55.131 53.318 51.816 47.114 43.824 0 7.510 +inf% Jan - Feb '24
Greece 1.317 1.196 1.239 1.197 1.192 1.141 0 178 +inf% Jan - Feb '24
Ireland 3.447 3.457 3.546 3.690 3.636 3.312 0 836 +inf% Jan - Mar '24
Italy 11.251 11.481 10.608 10.944 10.348 9.890 0 1.700 +inf% Jan - Feb '24
Latvia 458 472 422 416 439 387 0 61 +inf% Jan - Feb '24
Lithuania 807 903 930 904 824 776 0 133 +inf% Jan - Feb '24
Luxembourg 155 153 140 144 145 124 0 26 +inf% Jan - Mar '24
Malta 53 52 54 54 51 47 7 8 +9,1% Jan - Feb '24
Netherlands 15.915 16.584 16.666 17.237 16.932 14.718 0 2.559 +inf% Jan - Feb '24
Poland 22.650 21.340 20.869 21.118 19.261 18.901 0 3.286 +inf% Jan - Feb '24
Portugal 5.550 5.558 5.300 5.483 5.474 5.229 0 1.238 +inf% Jan - Mar '24
Czech Republic 2.310 2.301 2.281 2.349 2.246 2.147 0 549 +inf% Jan - Mar '24
Romania 4.265 3.921 3.695 3.451 3.057 3.022 686 679 -1,1% Jan - Mar '24
Slovakia 621 677 647 648 558 499 0 75 +inf% Jan - Feb '24
Slovenia 250 260 246 245 229 210 36 34 -5,9% Jan - Feb '24
Spain 52.289 52.982 56.130 58.370 56.657 52.990 0 9.734 +inf% Jan - Feb '24
Sweden 2.646 2.573 2.623 2.651 2.672 2.571 0 651 +inf% Jan - Mar '24
Hungary 4.705 4.620 4.701 4.869 4.532 4.490 0 1.160 +inf% Jan - Mar '24
TOTAL EU 248.380 245.024 245.287 249.573 236.826 219.541 37.028 38.320 +3,5% Jan - Feb '24
Variazione % sull'anno precedente -1,4% +0,1% +1,7% -5,1% -7,3%      
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Source: Eurostat

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