Minor changes in production of meat
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Meat production2011



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Minor changes in production of meat

A total of 321 000 tonnes of meat from domestic animal production were approved for the market in 2011; a decrease of 1 000 tonnes from 2010. The quantities of beef and mutton decreased, while the quantity of pork increased.

Meat production. 2002-2011. Tonnes

Approved carcasses by county. 2011. Per cent

From 2010 to 2011, the production of mutton decreased by 5 per cent to a total of 23 400 tonnes from 2010 to 2011, and the quantity of beef decreased by 3 per cent to 81 600 tonnes. In the same period, the quantity of pork increased by 2 per cent to 130 800 tonnes, while the production of meat from poultry remained at the same level.

Pork accounted for 41 per cent of the total meat production of 321 000 tonnes in 2011. The production of poultry and beef accounted for 26 and 25 per cent respectively.

In 2011, almost one fifth of the total meat production was produced in the county of Rogaland. The counties Nord-Trøndelag and Hedmark accounted for 14 and 12 per cent of the production respectively. Rogaland had the largest production of all kinds of meat except poultry, where Nord-Trøndelag and Østfold produced the largest quantities.