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Date Last Updated: 20-12-2017

Survey Name:

Livestock Slaughterings

Survey purpose:

To provide details of monthly slaughterings of cattle, sheep and pigs

Legislative Basis National:

Not applicable

Legislative Basis European:

The collection of monthly slaughterings data for pigs, cattle and sheep is governed by Regulation (EC) No. 1165/2008



Statistical Population:

Sampling Frame:

Reference Area:


Time Coverage:

1975 - 2017

Base Period:

Sector Coverage:

Survey Size:

Principal Variables:

Category of cattle slaughtered, both number and carcass weight; number and carcass weight of pigs slaughtered; number and weight of sheep slaughtered

Principal External Users:

Eurostat, Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine and Bord Bia

Contact Organisation:

Central Statistics Office

Business Area:

Business Statistics

Contact Person:

Viacheslav Voronovich

Contact Person Function:


Other Business Area Specialists:

Beryl Cronin, Marie Walshe, David Quirke

Contact email:

Contact phone number:

(+353) 21 453 5000