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Date Last Updated: 27-02-2023

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:

Regulation (EC) No 1165/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 19 November 2008 concerning livestock and meat statistics



Statistical Population:

Not applicable

Sampling Frame:

Not applicable

Reference Area:


Time Coverage:


Base Period:

Not applicable

Sector Coverage:

Not applicable

Survey Size:

Not applicable

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:

Mairead Griffin

Contact Person Function:


Other Business Area Specialists:

Derek O'Sullivan

Contact email:

Contact phone number:

(+353) 21 453 5000