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Number of pigs


China is the top country by number of pigs in the world. As of 2017, number of pigs in China was 435 million head that accounts for 44.98 % of the world's number of pigs. The top 5 countries (others are the United States of America, Brazil, Spain, and Germany) account for 62.78 % of it. The world's total number of pigs was estimated at 967 million head in 2017.

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What is number of pigs?

Domestic pig (Sus domestica); wild boar (Sus scrofa). See 866. Excludes non-domesticated wild boars.