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7123.2.55.001 - Agricultural State Profile, Victoria, 2004-05  
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Pigs are raised throughout Victoria; the highest numbers are in the Loddon and Wimmera Statistical Divisions (SDs). At 30 June 2005, the Victorian pig herd stood at 524,000.

PIGS, Victoria, at 30 June

'000

2001
557
2002
673
2003
555
2004
547
2005
524

Sources: Agriculture, Australia (cat. no. 7113.0) and Agricultural Commodities, Australia (cat. no. 7121.0).

At 30 June 2005, most pigs in Victoria were found in the Loddon SD (142,000). This was followed by the Wimmera SD with 119,000.


PIGS, at 30 June 2005

Statistical Division
'000

Melbourne
7.9
Barwon
** 6.9
Western District
9.3
Central Highlands
21.6
Wimmera
119.3
Mallee
^ 102.5
Loddon
141.5
Goulburn
^ 94.2
Ovens-Murray
** 4.1
East Gippsland
** 4.4
Gippsland
11.8
Victoria
523.6

^ data subject to sampling variability between 10% and 25%
** data subject to sampling variability greater than 50% and is considered too unreliable for general use
Source: Unpublished ABS data available on request, 2005 Agricultural Survey.

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