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Livestock husbandry

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Key figures

6.8 %

increase in number of beef cows

Livestock husbandry, as of 1 March
2020Per cent
2019 - 20202011 - 2020
Holdings keeping domestic animals26 297-1.1-15.7
Dairy cow208 275-3.2-13.6
Beef cow98 7726.853.4
Sheep950 7821.6-9.1
Dairy goat35 838-1.43.0
Pigs for breeding77 767-6.8-21.5

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Table 1 
Holdings keeping domestic animals of various kinds as per 1 March, by county

Holdings keeping domestic animals of various kinds as per 1 March, by county1
Holdings keeping domestic animalsCattle, totalDairy cowsBeef cowsSheepDairy goatsPigsLaying hensBroilers2
1Comprises holdings whitch applied for governmental production subsidies.
2Refers to broilers slaughtered during the year.
201032 27017 13611 5294 97214 7514092 9292 002615
201131 19016 50010 9435 00214 5913742 7811 942605
201230 40815 81910 3354 93214 4773542 6781 888603
201329 74415 3379 8204 93914 1083212 5481 960615
201429 12414 8009 3644 83814 2422912 4431 961660
201528 58714 3548 8604 88414 2612882 3432 047678
201628 37514 1148 5434 95014 4633052 3692 086650
201728 01914 0228 2715 18714 5143042 4052 112599
201827 23013 7127 9285 42914 310289..2 136..
201926 58313 3527 6005 50313 7342821 8531 320..
202026 29713 1117 2285 74513 6442811 7231 476..
 
2020
Østfold (-2019)000000000
Oslo and Akershus (-2019)000000000
Hedmark (-2019)000000000
Oppland (-2019)000000000
Buskerud (-2019)000000000
Vestfold (-2019)000000000
Telemark (-2019)000000000
Aust-Agder (-2019)000000000
Vest-Agder (-2019)000000000
Rogaland3 6311 8991 1058822 43412487196..
Hordaland (-2019)000000000
Sogn og Fjordane (-2019)000000000
Møre og Romsdal1 9991 0456433061 043245596..
Trøndelag - Trööndelage3 8102 3031 4248901 263..279237..
Sør-Trøndelag (-2017)000000000
Nord-Trøndelag (-2017)000000000
Nordland1 606830481354864248684..
Troms - Romsa (-2019)000000000
Finnmark - Finnmárku (-2019)000000000

Table 2 
Cattle and sheep. No of heads as per 1 March, by county

Cattle and sheep. No of heads as per 1 March, by county
Cattle, totalCowOther cattleSheep
TotalDairy cowsBeef cow
2010867 641306 528245 00161 527561 1131 055 223
2011859 845305 341240 93564 406554 5041 045 495
2012850 849303 200237 56965 631547 6491 041 119
2013851 610306 343238 80167 542545 2671 038 263
2014832 983298 423229 66468 759534 5601 032 143
2015835 151300 389228 44571 944534 7621 058 303
2016848 262302 964226 78476 180545 2981 095 518
2017865 099304 459221 33083 129560 6401 123 732
2018877 388309 781218 61391 168567 6071 008 230
2019862 550307 520215 06992 451555 030936 203
2020877 358307 047208 27598 772570 311950 782
 
2020
Østfold (-2019)000000
Oslo and Akershus (-2019)000000
Hedmark (-2019)000000
Oppland (-2019)000000
Buskerud (-2019)000000
Vestfold (-2019)000000
Telemark (-2019)000000
Aust-Agder (-2019)000000
Vest-Agder (-2019)000000
Rogaland147 07550 81837 71113 10796 257196 157
Hordaland (-2019)000000
Sogn og Fjordane (-2019)000000
Møre og Romsdal74 34722 98218 6844 29851 36559 178
Trøndelag - Trööndelage176 56561 26245 37615 886115 303109 146
Sør-Trøndelag (-2017)000000
Nord-Trøndelag (-2017)000000
Nordland57 89920 07914 1445 93537 82082 428
Troms - Romsa (-2019)000000
Finnmark - Finnmárku (-2019)000000

Table 3 
Domestic animals, by county. Number of heads as per 1 March.

Domestic animals, by county. Number of heads as per 1 March.1
Dairy goatsPigs for breedingPigs for slaughtering2Laying hensBroilers3
1Comprises holdings wich applied for governmental production subsidies.
2Refers to pigs sold to other herds or slaughtered the year before.
3Refers to broilers slaughtered the year before.
201036 894102 7941 504 9784 050 46556 032 219
201134 78599 0051 542 9063 993 48259 735 824
201234 12097 6951 559 3313 929 48060 166 465
201332 83497 6891 578 6764 125 02862 795 548
201429 74797 0931 561 8474 265 41670 564 787
201531 40793 7651 551 7534 412 61273 907 760
201633 55192 6231 567 8334 390 58163 310 792
201734 33889 1481 608 0624 355 43565 516 879
201836 17088 802..4 405 798..
201936 35583 476..3 998 341..
202035 83877 767..4 137 291..
 
2020
Østfold (-2019)00000
Oslo and Akershus (-2019)00000
Hedmark (-2019)00000
Oppland (-2019)00000
Buskerud (-2019)00000
Vestfold (-2019)00000
Telemark (-2019)00000
Aust-Agder (-2019)00000
Vest-Agder (-2019)00000
Rogaland1 88322 434..1 063 142..
Hordaland (-2019)00000
Sogn og Fjordane (-2019)00000
Møre og Romsdal4 364723..144 160..
Trøndelag - Trööndelage54315 277..956 587..
Sør-Trøndelag (-2017)00000
Nord-Trøndelag (-2017)00000
Nordland3 7563 961..85 409..
Troms - Romsa (-2019)00000
Finnmark - Finnmárku (-2019)00000

Table 4 
Holdings with various kinds of domestic animals, by size of herd. As per 1 March

Holdings with various kinds of domestic animals, by size of herd. As per 1 March1
HoldingsNumber of heads
2016201720182019202020162017201820192020
1The table was corrected 10 August 2017.
Cows, total
Total12 80912 70912 53612 24412 019302 964304 459309 781307 520307 047
1-46296115965925601 5261 4581 5321 5281 456
5-91 6351 6651 7121 7471 64511 72612 08012 36012 58111 852
10-142 1422 1182 0481 9171 89225 74225 53424 70223 09122 735
15-192 2682 1992 0671 9011 85338 48437 33534 95732 16031 426
20-292 8582 7162 5512 4332 36068 05664 57360 93058 12556 381
30-3 2773 4003 5623 6543 709157 430163 479175 300180 035183 197
Dairy cows
Total8 5438 2717 9287 6007 228226 784221 330218 613215 069208 275
1-4373329402912511110114193
5-95665735705344754 2644 3064 3144 0083 567
10-141 3411 3141 2301 1111 05516 29116 07115 06713 55212 962
15-191 7811 6691 5501 4181 32430 24428 42226 20823 94622 481
20-292 2892 1511 9281 8261 68054 43851 11345 82643 54040 114
30-2 5292 5312 6212 6712 665121 422121 307127 097129 882129 058
Beef cows
Total4 9505 1875 4295 4295 50376 18083 12991 16891 16892 451
1-47888027857857791 7851 7971 8711 8711 838
5-91 3151 3341 4351 4351 5179 1779 44810 08810 08810 728
10-191 5661 6301 6221 6221 56121 62622 55822 42622 42621 392
20-1 2811 4211 5871 5871 64643 59249 32656 78356 78358 493
Sheep
Total14 46314 51414 31013 73413 6441 095 5181 123 7321 008 230936 203950 782
1-97927798208488614 4954 4794 9035 1025 310
10-191 5061 4981 7081 7501 69021 87821 65924 87225 31724 526
20-494 2564 3164 5684 4514 374142 545144 697152 309146 689144 458
50-994 1134 0103 9073 6413 601292 411286 377276 744256 834255 048
100-1492 0982 1081 8651 7351 693255 464257 188225 768209 236206 051
150-1 6981 8031 4421 3091 425378 725409 332323 634293 025315 389
Sows for breeding
Total1 0911 0931 1011 05395290 60888 35586 96181 79275 840
1-192262642933072471 6841 9231 8482 1061 494
20-392121881931601606 0665 3465 5434 5944 661
40-591821841741861578 9509 1728 6489 1867 715
60-79124119116101988 3858 0808 0007 0056 697
80-9986847364597 5537 4346 4555 6275 219
100 or more26125425223523157 97056 40056 46753 27450 054
Laying hens
Total2 0862 1122 1361 3201 4764 390 5814 355 4354 405 7983 998 3414 137 291
1-991 4481 4961 50774787720 26521 26720 94411 85613 542
100-49940303638456 9475 6216 8767 7288 501
500-99912797108 2674 8466 3844 8197 100
1000-1999161715141724 51926 33222 59620 21124 180
2000-49993635352829123 293124 229123 88495 929101 725
5000-5345275344864984 207 2904 173 1404 225 1143 857 7983 982 243

About the statistics

The statistics give information about holdings with livestock and number of livestock as per 1 January.

Administrative information

Name and topic

Name: Livestock husbandry
Topic: Agriculture, forestry, hunting and fishing

Next release

Responsible division

Division for Housing, Property, Spatial and Agricultural Statistics

Regional level

County, municipality

Frequency and timeliness

Annual.

International reporting

Not relevant

Microdata

Primary data is stored at Statistics Norway.

Background

Background and purpose

The purpose is to chart the extent of livestock keeping at the municipal level. Information from this register has been used since 1984.

Users and applications

The statistics is used by the Norwegian Institute for Land Inventory (NIJOS), Norwegian Agricultural Economic Research Institute (NILF), public enterprises at the municipal and county level, the Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Environment, in research and by agricultural organizations.

Equal treatment of users

Not relevant

Coherence with other statistics

Not relevant

Legal authority

Statistics Act §§2-1, 3-2.

EEA reference

Not relevant

Production

Population

The population covers everyone who applies for agricultural production subsidies as of 1 January. Those who do not have the right to production subsidies or do not apply for other reasons are not covered by the statistics.

Data sources and sampling

The administrative record of everyone who applies for an agricultural production subsidy from the Norwegian Agricultural Authority is the compilation basis of the statistics. The register contains information on number of livestock on holdings.

Only one production subsidy is given per holding. A holding is an agricultural enterprise including livestock keeping. The holding includes everything operated as a unit.

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Collection of data, editing and estimations

Five per cent of the applications are also selected for special control. The control shall cover all reports submitted by the applicant on physical censuses of animals and measuring of areas. A number of machine controls of the material are also carried out. Statistics Norway also runs some machine controls upon receipt of the data material.

 

Seasonal adjustment

Not relevant

Confidentiality

Figures are not presented if there is a risk of identifying any unit.

Comparability over time and space

Since 1984 the statistics on area use and livestock keeping are based on applications for production subsidies.

Accuracy and reliability

Sources of error and uncertainty

The Agricultural Authority in the municipality shall ensure that the applications are in compliance with production subsidy regulations.

Revision

Not relevant