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

National Livestock Statistics 2015 - 2019

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Neat Cattle | Buffaloes | Goats, Sheep and Swine | Poultry| Average Monthly Production
 
Neat Cattle (Number)
 
Cattle Year
2015 2016 2017 2018 2019***
Local Improved Local Improved
Milk Cows Milking at Present 301,140 284,400 296,250 229,700 99,680 230,850 92,640
Milking not at Present 295,570 246,160 269,350 225,080 55,190 214,840 53,930
Other Cows 57,910 40,610 36,010 38,240 8,020 35,360 7,580
Bulls 87,100 80,340 75,460 80,180 16,370 78,140 16,380
Calves 346,390 293,640 323,810 263,380 94,900 264,700 91,590
Total Cattle 1,088,110 945,150 1,000,880 836,580 274,160 823,890 262,120
Buffaloes (Number)
 
Buffaloe Year
2015 2016 2017 2018 2019***
Local Improved Local Improved
Milk Cows Milking at Present 91,570 83,150 86,490 83,500 10,700 81,180 10,610
Milking not at Present 78,250 63,630 69,980 66,370 9,020 60,730 8,730
Other Cows 12,370 8,000 8,730 8,900 1,080 9,310 1,060
Bulls 33,920 24,960 25,250 25,250 4,990 23,800 2,930
Calves 106,970 87,010 93,100 93,100 11,260 88,440 11,640
Total Buffaloes 323,080 266,750 283,550 271,740 37,050 263,460 34,970
Goats, Sheep and Swine (Number)
 
Species Year
2015 2016 2017 2018 2019***
Goats 309,160 266,750 287,190 314,800 313,640
Sheep 7,700 8,300 10,389 11,382 11,554
Swine 69,680 81,420 95,120 97,990 91,200
Poultry (Number)
 
Poultry Year
2015 2016 2017 2018 2019***
Local Improved Local Improved
Cock Birds 7,437,940 11,732,250 11,133,310 9,450,240 10,670,290
Hens 6,784,330 7,193,370 7,123,850 1,088,410 8,054,520 1,059,540 6,601,780
Chicks 2,521,940 2,130,400 3,018,660 1,937,830 2,079,440
Total Chicken 16,744,210 21,056,020 21,275,820 20,531,000 20,411,050
Ducks 11,590 11,970 10,780 12,465 11,865
Average Monthly Production
 
Product Year
2015 2016 2017 2018 2019***
Local Improved Local Improved
Cow Milk (Litres) 25,945,110 25,511,871 27,417,663 14,557,440 18,070,110 14,409,708 16,758,288
Buffalo Milk (Litres) 5,754,300 5,510,700 5,715,900 5,722,500 1,437,000 4,939,260 1,191,270
Total Milk (Litres) 31,203,600 32,000,700 33,016,500 39,299,400 37,298,525
Eggs (Number) 158,238,000 171,637,770 172,739,190 164,350,980 173,684,230
 
***Provisional
 
 
Agriculture and Environmental Statistics Division
Department of Census and Statistics, Colombo, Sri Lanka.