Q1 2019 Livestock Production and Inventory in ARMM

June 26, 2019Special Release Ref No.: SR-ARMM-19-029

Livestock production in ARMM increased by 2.20 percent in Q1 2019

The total livestock production in ARMM increased by 2.20 percent in the first quarter of 2019, from 7,305 metric tons (MT) in the first quarter of 2018 to 7,466 MT. Production of all animal types in the region, except for Goat, also increased during this period. Carabao, Cattle and Hog increased by 5.39 percent, 0.66 percent and 3.77 percent, respectively. On the other hand, Goat production decreased by 1.09 percent.

Figure 1. Volume of Livestock Production in ARMM, by Animal Type: Q1 2018 – 2019 (in metric tons)  
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority

Hog contributes 43.18 percent of the total livestock production in ARMM 

Hog production comprised 43.18 percent of the total livestock production in ARMM in the first quarter of 2019. This was followed by Cattle and Carabao with percentage shares of 26.52 percent and 12.05 percent, respectively. Moreover, Goat recorded the lowest percentage share of 18.24 percent during this period.  

Figure 2. Percent Distribution of Livestock Production in ARMM, by Animal Type: Q1 2018 - 2019 
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority

Livestock inventory in ARMM increased by 10.20 percent in Q1 2019

The total livestock inventory in ARMM increased by 10.20 percent, from 403,679 heads in 01 January 2018 to 444,859 heads in 01 January 2019. Livestock inventory in all provinces in ARMM, namely Basilan, Lanao del Sur, Maguindanao, Sulu and Tawi-Tawi, also increased by 6.43 percent, 13.78 percent, 14.43 percent, 3.78 percent and 5.84 percent, respectively. 

Lanao del Sur was posted the highest inventory of livestock in ARMM. This province recorded 138,175 heads as of 01 January 2019, that is 31.06 percent of the total livestock inventory in the region. This was followed by Basilan and Maguindanao with percentage shares of 28.89 percent and 24.36 percent, respectively. The remaining 10.00 percent and 5.69 percent were from Sulu and Tawi-Tawi, respectively. 

Figure 3. Inventory of Livestock in ARMM, by Province: 01 January 2018 - 01 January 2019 (in heads) 
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority

 

Figure 4. Percent Distribution of Inventory of Livestock in ARMM, by Province: 01 January 2019 
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority

Moreover, inventory of all animal types posted positive growth rates of 4.21 percent for Carabao, 17.45 percent for Cattle, 11.55 percent for Goat and 9.08 percent for Swine, from 01 January 2018 to 01 January 2019.

About 42.46 percent of the total livestock inventory in the region during this period was comprised of Goat. Carabao shared 27.51 percent, while Cattle and Swine contributed 19.12 percent and 10.91 percent, respectively. 

Figure 5. Inventory of Livestock in ARMM, by Animal Head: 01 January 2018 - 01 January 2019 (in heads) 
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority

 

Figure 6. Percent Distribution of Inventory of Livestock in ARMM, by Animal Type: 01 January 2019 
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority

TECHNICAL NOTES: 

This report presents the performance of the livestock industry of the region in 2019 in terms of volume of production and inventory. 

This describes the situation of livestock industry in ARMM by providing comparative analyses of data on production between first quarters of 2018 and 2019, among provinces and among animal types.   

Concept/s and Definition/s: 

Volume of Production - the volume of locally-raised animals disposed for slaughter which include animals shipped-out for slaughter. This is expressed in thousand metric tons, liveweight. 

 

Sgd) HJI. RAZULDEN A. MANGELEN, MPA, MDM
(Chief Statistical Specialist)
Officer-in-Charge
RSSO-ARMM