The planet Earth Pig Population


Where on this planet are the pigs?

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Red areas More than 95 pigs per sq km

Orange between 80- 95 pigs per sq km

Light green 20 to 80 pigs per sq km

Green less than 20 pigs per sq km


Note this does not include wild boar which are extremely well distributed throughout Europe and Asia. Note the other species of sus around the world.


While pigs are widespread, the farmed pig population is concentrated into several specific areas:

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Small dot: 100K pigs, middle dots 1million pigs, large dots 10 million pig areas

North America, Europe, Brazil and South East Asia.