Agriculture and Environment Statistics Division
Department of Census and Statistics, Sri Lanka.

National Livestock Statistics 2005 - 2017

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Neat Cattle | Buffaloes | Goats, Sheep and Swine | Poultry| Average Monthly Production
 
Neat Cattle (Number)
 
Cattle Year
2006 2007 2008 2009 * 2010 ** 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Milk Cows Milking at Present 223,580 238,610 249,315 237,675 248,740 251,490 280,250 305,930 294,390 301,140 284,400 296,250
Milking not at Present 287,644 289,664 283,205 269,106 275,610 281,330 286,760 261,130 245,460 238,960 211,810 259,380
Other Cows 215,267 216,778 211,944 201,393 206,260 210,660 213,500 191,820 179,960 174,440 132,320 110,100
Bulls 185,403 186,705 182,541 173,454 177,650 181,510 183,280 163,220 152,830 147,820 108,690 94,790
Calves 272,816 274,732 268,605 255,233 261,410 266,860 271,760 246,940 232,140 225,750 207,930 240,360
Total Cattle 1,184,710 1,206,490 1,195,610 1,136,860 1,169,670 1,191,850 1,235,540 1,169,040 1,104,780 1,088,110 945,150 1,000,880
Buffaloes (Number)
 
Buffaloe Year
2006 2007 2008 2009 * 2010 ** 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017***
Milk Cows Milking at Present 55,930 57,580 63,117 77,912 89,900 86,220 94,290 102,760 90,220 91,570 83,150 86,490
Milking not at Present 51,630 52,146 51,082 58,776 80,230 76,900 77,180 66,840 55,590 55,620 47,860 56,550
Other Cows 80,027 80,826 79,178 91,102 67,340 64,530 64,540 55,220 46,830 45,760 30,530 28,360
Bulls 61,956 62,575 61,299 70,531 104,370 100,030 100,870 88,580 72,060 74,070 54,690 48,770
Calves 64,538 65,183 63,853 73,470 80,810 77,450 77,750 67,360 55,990 56,060 50,520 63,380
Total Buffaloes 314,080 318,310 318,530 371,790 422,650 405,120 414,630 380,760 320,690 323,080 266,750 283,550
Goats, Sheep and Swine (Number)
 
Species Year
2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 * 2010 ** 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017***
Goats 394,960 381,550 388,600 376,790 377,460 373,465 375,275 383,450 331,150 299,050 309,160 266,750 287,190
Sheep 10,290 13,620 16,480 10,450 8,000 7,910 8,260 9,170 9,480 8,000 7,700 8,300 10,389
Swine 85,020 92,210 94,210 89,420 81,310 83,785 82,030 89,250 81,170 105,210 69,680 81,420 95,120
Poultry (Number)
 
Poultry 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 * 2010 ** 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017***
Cock Birds 1,692,840 1,836,369 1,966,320 2,149,680 1,906,141 1,966,780 2,034,070 1,825,020 2,303,750 2,333,230 2,297,530 5,054,340 5,971,413
Hens 6,368,890 7,214,306 7,496,740 7,882,140 7,216,104 7,433,910 7,647,640 7,861,620 8,984,770 8,819,020 9,144,130 9,474,270 9,545,753
Chicks 3,574,040 3,935,076 4,315,550 4,299,350 4,493,046 4,617,630 4,517,490 4,351,970 5,358,460 5,478,010 5,302,550 6,527,410 5,758,654
Total Chicken 11,635,770 13,116,920 13,778,610 14,331,170 13,615,290 14,018,320 14,199,200 14,038,610 16,646,980 16,630,260 16,744,210 21,056,020 21,275,820
Ducks 16,155 16,390 16,050 18,410 15,244 13,485 12,135 12,605 13,415 11,850 11,590 11,970 10,780
Average Monthly Production
 
Product Year
2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 * 2010 ** 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017***
Cow Milk (Litres) 13,484,700 13,748,100 14,144,000 14,370,200 15,338,744 15,993,300 16,954,500 19,803,300 22,096,800 22,742,700 25,449,300 26,490,000 27,300,600
Buffalo Milk (Litres) 2,577,100 2,637,180 2,690,100 2,970,890 4,104,280 4,636,200 4,570,800 5,134,200 5,334,000 5,082,600 5,754,300 5,510,700 5,715,900
Total Milk (Litres) 16,061,800 16,385,280 16,834,100 17,341,090 19,443,024 20,629,500 21,525,300 24,937,500 27,430,800 27,825,300 31,203,600 32,000,700 33,016,500
Eggs (Number) 72,046,000 75,098,000 76,300,000 86,651,120 95,186,574 94,995,000 98,776,510 121,425,090 136,403,630 143,441,140 158,238,000 171,637,770 172,739,190
 
* Excluding Killinochchi and Mulativu Districts
** Excluding Kilinochchi District
***Provisional
 
 
Agriculture and Environmental Statistics Division
Department of Census and Statistics, Colombo, Sri Lanka.