Change in Livestock Population by Species

Change in Livestock Population by Species DURING 1951 TO 2012 (%)

Change in Livestock Population by Species

Species 1951-56 1956-61 1961-66 1966-72 1972-77 1977-82 1982-87 1987-92 1992-97 1997-03 2003-07 2007-12
Cattle 2.2 10.7 0.3 1.2 1.0 6.9 3.8 2.5 -2.8 -6.9 7.5 -4.1
BUFFALOES 3.5 14.0 3.5 8.3 8.0 12.6 8.9 10.9 6.8 8.9 7.6 3.2
Sheep 0.5 2.3 5.5 -5.7 2.5 18.9 -6.3 11.1 13.2 6.9 16.4 -9.1
GoatS 17.4 9.9 6.1 4.5 12.0 26.0 15.7 4.6 6.5 1.3 13.0 -3.8
Horses and Ponies 0.0 -13.3 -15.4 -18.2 0.0 0.0 -11.1 2.5 1.2 -9.6 -18.6 2.1
Camels 33.3 12.5 11.1 10.0 0.0 -1.8 -7.4 3.0 -11.7 -30.8 -18.2 -22.6
Pigs 11.4 6.1 -3.9 38.0 10.1 32.5 5.6 20.3 3.9 1.7 -17.7 -7.5
Mules -33.3 25.0 60.0 0.0 12.5 44.4 30.8 11.8 15.8 -18.2 -22.1 43.1
Donkeys -15.4 0.0 0.0 -9.1 0.0 2.0 -5.9 1.0 -9.3 -26.1 -32.6 -27.2
Yak - - 50.0 33.3 225.0 0.0 -69.2 50.0 0.0 0.0 28.0 -7.2
Total Livestock 4.7 9.4 2.6 2.8 4.4 13.7 6.1 5.7 3.1 -0.1 9.2 -3.3
Poultry 29.0 20.5 1.1 20.0 15.0 30.5 32.5 11.5 13.2 40.7 32.7 12.4
Source: Livestock Census, Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying & Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers' Welfare, GOI