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Table 2 Trends of global and Thai pig production during 10 years. Changes in human population and pig population globally and in Thailand between 2004 and 2013

From: Spatial analysis and characteristics of pig farming in Thailand

Type 2004 2013 Compound annual growth ratea (%)
Human population Person Household Person Household Person Household
 Global level (million) 6436   7162   1.19  
 Thailand (million) 62 18 65 23 0.53 2.76
Pig population Head Holder Head Holder Head Holder
 Total global level (million) 873   977   1.26  
 Total Thai pigs 6,285,603 225,592 9,511,389 210,978 4.71 −0.74
  Native pigs 504,075 86,622 580,069 82,083 1.57 −0.60
  Breeding pigs 2,032,561 96,024 3,054,758 87,121 4.63 −1.08
   Boars 137,226   126,208   −0.93  
   Sows 721,341   885,928   2.31  
   Piglets 1,173,994   2,042,622   6.35  
  Fattening pigs 3,748,967 79,173 5,876,562 79,843 5.12 0.09
  1. aCompound annual growth rate (CAGR) is a business and investing specific term for the geometric progression ratio that provides a constant rate of return over the time period