Agriculture and Fishery Statistics

Agriculture Statistics

Performance of Livestock Industry in CAR, CY 2016

Release Date: February 14, 2018

  • In the 2016 Gross Regional Domestic Product (GRDP) of CAR, Agriculture, Hunting, Forestry and Fishing (AHFF) contributed 8.8 percent to the total regional economy (at constant 2000 prices)
Figure 1. Percent Distribution of Value of Production
by Industry at Constant Price,
Gross Regional Domestic Product, CAR: 2016
 


Source: Philippine Statistics Authority
 

Figure 2. Percent Distribution of Value of Production
in Agriculture at Constant Prices, CAR: 2016

 

Source: Philippine Statistics Authority

  • Of the total AHFF, the crops sub-sector contributed the biggest share at 77.9 percent, followed by livestock and poultry with 14.8 and 5.6 percent, respectively. Fishery subsector had the least share with 1.7 percent contribution (Figure 2).

Figure 3. Livestock Production (MT), CAR:
January-December 2014-2016
 
 
  • From 2014 to 2016, total livestock production continuously declined from 37,420 metric tons in 2014 to 34,645 metric tons in 2016 (Figure 3).

 

LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION

  • Among the four animal types classified under livestock sub-sector, hog production yielded the highest with 26,361 metric tons. This was followed by cattle with 4,333 metric tons
    and carabao with 3,105 metric tons. Goat production was estimated at 845 metric tons (Table 1).
Region/Province Carabao Cattle Hog Goat
2015 2016 2015 2016 2015 2016 2015 2016
CAR 3,146 3,105 4,429 4,333 26,747 26,361 813 345
Abra 1,073 1,131 1,703 1,681 6,355 5,968 483 493
Apayao 571 543 273 242 3,465 3,554 50 47
Benguet 448 396 710 647 2,943 3,415 132 126
Ifugao 500 489 800 819 4,290 3,758 80 85
Kalinga 392 380 654 681 6,086 6,209 58 85
Mountain Province 162 166 289 263 3,608 3,457 10 9
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority

Carabao

The region’s total carabao production in 2016 was 3,105 metric tons, 1.3 percent lower than last year’s output of 3,146 metric tons (Table 1). Highest production was reported in the province of Abra with a share of 36.4 percent while the lowest production was reported in Mt. Province with 5.3 percent contribution (Figure 4)

 

Figure 4. Percent Distribution of Carabao  Production
by Province, CAR: January-December 2016

Cattle

In 2016, cattle production  in CAR was estimated at 4,333 metric tons, a drop of 2.2 percent from 4,429 metric tons in 2015 (Table 1).  The province of Abra had the biggest share in the overall production at 38.8 percent, followed by Benguet at 18.9 percent and Kalinga at 15.7 percent.  Mt. Province and Apayao contributed 6.1 percent and 5.6 percent, respectively (Figure 5).

Figure 5. Percent Distribution of Cattle  Production,
by Province, CAR, January--December 201

Hog

Hog production in 2016 decreased compared to previous  year’s level. Production dropped from 26,747 metric tons in 2015 to 26,361 metric tons in 2016 (Table 1).  Kalinga was   the biggest contributor to hog production with a share of  23.6 percent and closely followed by Abra with 22.6 percent share. Ifugao, Apayao, Mt. Province and Benguet’s share ranged from 13.0 percent to 14.3 percent (Figure 6).

Figure 6. Percent Distribution of  Hog  Production
by Province, CAR: January-December 2016

Goat

Goat production increased from 813 metric tons in 2015 to 845 metric tons in 2016 or an increment of 3.9 percent (Table 1).   More than half of the total goat production in the region was produced by the province of Abra (58.3 percent).  Production of other CAR provinces were recorded as follows: Benguet 14.9 percent, Ifugao and Kalinga both had a share of 10.1 percent, Apayao 5.6 percent and Mt. Province 1.1 percent (Figure 7).

Figure 7. Percent Distribution of Goat  Production,
by Province, CAR: January-December 2016

  LIVESTOCK INVENTORY

Table 2.  Livestock Inventory by Animal Type by Province, CAR:
As of January 1, 2016 and 2017

Region/Province As of January 1 (in number of heads)
Carabao Cattle Hog Goat
2016 2017 2016 2017 2016 2017 2016 2017
CAR 86,265 86,509 60,364 59,213 198,375 188,937 68,287 63,035
Abra 34,770 33,320 21,631 20,954 24,385 16,498 36,855 32,416
Apayao 13,014 13,216 2,974 3,014 26,680 26,924 3,742 3,801
Benguet 11,300 11,806 6,238 5,994 31,294 29,492 11,550 10,794
Ifugao 7,643 7,668 11,670 11,248 26,033 23,680 7,032 7,226
Kalinga 13,699 14,879 9,747 10,236 55,209 58,609 8,072 7,776
Mountain Province 5,839 5,620 8,104 7,767 34,774 33,734 1,036 1,022

Source: Philippine Statistics Authority

Figure 8. Percentage Distribution of Livestock  Inventory by Animal Type, CAR: As of January 1, 2017

  • Of the total livestock inventory as of January 1, 2017,  about 47.5 percent consists of hog or swine, 21.8 percent carabao, 15.9 percent goat and 14.9 percent cattle (Figure 8).

Figure 9. Inventory of Carabao (in head) by Farm Type,
CAR: As of January  1, 2016 and 2017


Source: Philippine Statistics Authority
  • The total carabao inventory in CAR was 86,509 heads. It decreased by 0.3 percent compared with the stocks of the same period the previous year. Commercial stocks went up by 2.2 percent, while inventory in backyard farms slightly increased by 0.3 percent compared with the previous year’s inventory (Figure 9).

Figure 10. Inventory of Cattle (in head) by Farm Type,
CAR: As of January 1, 2016 and 201
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  • The total cattle inventory in CAR was estimated at 59,213 heads. About 87.3 percent or 51,717 heads were raised in backyard farms while the remaining 12.7 percent or 7,496 heads were found in commercial farms. Inventory on backyard farms as of January 1, 2017 decreased by 2.7 percent compared with previous year’s stocks (from 53,150 heads to 51,717 heads). However, cattle inventory in commercial farms at 7,496 heads increased by 3.9 percent compared with previous year’s count of 7,214 heads (Figure 10)

  • The total swine population stood at 188,937 heads. This was 4.8 percent lower compared with previous year’s inventory of 198.375 heads. About 64.0 percent of the total stocks were raised in backyard farms and the rest were in commercial farms.

Figure 12. Inventory of Goat by Farm Type,
CAR: As of January 1, 2016 and 2017

  •  Total inventory of goat was 63,035 heads. It went down by 7.7 percent from the previous year’s inventory of 68,287 heads. Almost 99.9 percent of the total goat population were raised in backyard farms while only 0.01 percent were raised in commercial farms.

 


Technical Notes


Livestock - refers to farm animals kept or raised for consumption, work or leisure. In general, poultry is separated as a distinct group of farm animals. For purposes of censuses and surveys, livestock covers only those that are tended and raised by an operator.

 

Production -refers to the volume of indigenous (locally-raised) animals disposed for slaughter plus animals exported or shipped-out for slaughter both in liveweight equivalent.

 

Inventory – the actual number domesticated animals present in the farm as of a specific reference date.

Backyard Farm – any farm or household whether farming or non-farming raising at least one head of animal and does not qualify as a commercial farm.

Commercial Farm – any farm or household whether farming or non-farming raising livestock which satisfy the following conditions:

  •  Tending at least 21 heads of adult and zero head of young
  • Tending at least 41 head of young animals
  •  Tending at least 10 heads of adult and 22 heads of young

 

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