TABLE 26: WORLD LIVESTOCK POPULATION - 1993-2003

(million nos.)

 Animals

Year

1993

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000

2201

2002

2003

Cattle

1307.6

1319.5

1331

1327.1

1320.3

1322.5

1329.8

1336.9

1349.5

1355.9

1371.1

Buffaloes

154.3

156.8

159.3

160.9

161

160.8

162.2

164.3

165.5

167.4

170.7

Sheep

1121.7

1110.4

1074

1059.4

1041.5

1043.6

1048.5

1049.5

1031.1

1025.6

1024

Goats

604.7

630.5

660.5

688.9

677

692.6

707.5

722.2

737.4

751.1

767.9

Pigs

876.5

881.8

898.6

859

832.5

871.1

900.5

906.1

921.2

943.4

956

Horses

58.4

58.4

59

58.5

57.1

56.8

56.8

56.7

56.3

55.2

55.5

Mules

15

14.9

14.6

13.8

13.2

13.2

13.2

13.2

13.1

12.9

12.8

Asses

41.5

41.7

42.1

41.2

40.2

39.8

40.7

40.6

40.8

40.4

40.3

Camels

17.4

17.7

17.9

17.8

18

18.4

19

18.9

19.2

19.2

19.1

Chickens

11.9

12.6

13

13.6

14.2

13.3

13.9

14.8

15.5

16.4

16.6

Ducks

0.7

0.8

0.8

0.9

0.9

0.8

0.9

1

1

1.1

1.1

Source: FAOSTAT - Website