1367.0 - State and Territory Statistical Indicators, 2012  
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 06/03/2012  Final
   Page tools: Print Print Page Print all pages in this productPrint All RSS Feed RSS Bookmark and Share


Graph Image for Cattle and calves slaughtered, WA

Graph Image for Sheep and lambs slaughtered, WA

In WA in January 2012 in trend terms, there were:

  • 32,700 cattle slaughtered, a slow decline in cattle numbers each month since September 2010
  • over 100 calves slaughtered, slightly above the number slaughtered in January 2011
  • 70,500 sheep slaughtered, a fall of 24.7% from the January 2011 figure
  • 148,000 lambs slaughtered, a decrease of 19.6% from the January 2011 figure.

Useful Links

Do you know how many livestock have been slaughtered in your state or territory?

Livestock slaughtering statistics are based on a monthly collection from abattoirs and other major slaughtering establishments. They include estimates of animals slaughtered by country butchers and other small slaughtering establishments.