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Number of Livestock in Europe

Abstract: Data are for all domestic animals irrespective of their age, place or purpose of breeding. The animal population is defined as the animal numbers present on the holding on the reference date regardless of ownership. Livestock population includes livestock temporarily absent or in transit at enumeration time. Data are available for cattle, buffaloes, goat, sheep, chickens pig, horse, asses, mule, beehive, geese, rabbit, duck, turkey and camel.

[Summary provided by the European Environment Agency.]
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 72.0   S: 36.0   E: 40.0   W: -12.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: The Food and Agriculture Organisation
Dataset Title: Number of Livestock in Europe
Dataset Publisher: European Environment Agency
Version: 2
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European Environment Agency Supplemental Info
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Data Center Personnel
Phone: +45-3336-7100
Contact Address:
Kongens Nytorv 6
City: Copenhagen
Province or State: Copenhagen K
Postal Code: DK - 1050
Country: Denmark
Distribution Media: Online
Distribution Format: ASCII Delimited
Fees: No fees
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-10-12
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24