As of 01 January 2021, the total goat inventory in the country was estimated at 3.60 million heads. This was -5.7 percent lower than the 3.81 million heads population in the same period of 2020.
In terms of inventory, Western Visayas recorded the highest goat population with 522.41 thousand heads. This was followed by Ilocos Region with 481.82 thousand heads and Central Visayas with 412.53 thousand heads. These three regions contributed 39.4 percent to the country’s total goat population. (Figure 2)