As of 01 April 2021, the total swine inventory was estimated at 9.55 million heads, lower by -22.6 percent from the 12.34 million head count in the same period of 2020.
In terms of inventory, Western Visayas recorded the biggest swine population with 1.20 million heads. This was followed by Central Visayas with 1.20 million heads and Northern Mindanao with 1.09 million heads. These three regions comprised 36.6 percent of the country’s total swine population. (Figure 2)