As of July 1, 2018, total swine population reached 12.78 million heads. This was 1.86 percent higher compared with the previous year’s inventory of 12.55 million heads. (Table 2) Inventory in both backyard and commercial farms increased by 0.86 percent and 3.64 percent, respectively. Stocks in commercial farms shared 36.49 percent to the total swine population. The top five (5) regions with the highest inventory were Central Luzon CALABARZON, Western Visayas, Central Visayas and Northern Mindanao. These regions accounted for 55.59 percent of the country’s total swine inventory.