Livestock Census’

Livestock Census’

 

The Government has released the Key Results (Provisional) of 20th Livestock Census, 2019. The comparison of species-wise population of livestock and poultry between the last two Livestock Census periods is given in the following table:

All India-Livestock & Poultry Population                                 ( in Million)
Category As per 19th Livestock

Census- 2012

As per 20th Livestock Census-

2019

Cattle 190.90 192.52
Buffaloes 108.70 109.85
Sheep 65.07 74.26
Goat 135.17 148.88
Pig 10.29 9.06
Mithun 0.30 0.38
Yak 0.08 0.06
Horse & Ponies 0.63 0.34
Mule 0.20 0.08
Donkeys 0.32 0.12
Camel 0.40 0.25
Total Livestock 512.06 535.82
Total Poultry 729.21 851.81

 

As per the Key Results (Provisional) of 20th Livestock Census-2019, the Cattle population has increased to 192.52 million in 2019 from 190.90 million in 2012.The detailed State-wise Cattle population is annexed.

The online data collection method adopted during 20th Livestock Census provided provisions for various online checks of data and also allowed the field officials to verify the data online. Further provisions were also provided for online monitoring of field work through various monitoring reports.

The comparison of species-wise population of livestock and poultry in respect of Telangana between the last two Livestock Census periods is given below-

 

Telangana-Livestock & Poultry Population ( in thousands)
 

Category

As per 19th Livestock Census- 2012 As per 20th Livestock Census- 2019(Provisional)
Cattle 4880 4218
Buffaloes 4160 4226
Sheep 12836 19063
Goat 4576 4935
Pig 237 178
Horse & Ponies 3 4
Mule 0.54 0.09
Donkeys 3 2
Camel 0.15 0.07
Total Livestock 26696 32626
Total Poultry 80751 79999

 

This information was given in a written reply by the Minister of State for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Balyan in Lok Sabha today.

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