UK Average Herd Size

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Average breeding herd size
  Number of sows
1995 78
1996 80
1997 81
1998 78
1999 84
2000 85
2001 91
2002 92
2003 90
2004 87
2005 69
2006 76
2007 74
2008 75
2009 78
2010* 71
2011* 72
2012* 70
2013* 70
2014* 68
2015* 62
Source: Defra
* Change in methodology to exclude English non-commercial holdings
Last updated: 23 August 2017