20th Livestock Census of Rajasthan

20th Livestock Census-2019

  1. Published by the Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairy under the Ministry of Fisheries, Animal husbandry and Dairy at the national level every 5 years.

History

  1. Livestock Census:
    YearCensus
    1919-201st
    201920th(recent)

    Rajasthan Ranking ( with respect to other states )

    1. Number of Livestock:
      1. U.P 
      2. Rajasthan(2nd)
      3. M.P
      4. W.B
    2. Highest Wool production:
      1. Rajasthan(1st)
        1. 34.5%
    3. Milk Production:
      1. U.P
      2. Rajasthan(2nd)
        1. 12.7%
    4. Highest goat population:
      1. Rajasthan(1st)
    5. Highest camel population:
      1. Rajasthan(1st)
    6. Highest donkey population:
      1. Rajasthan(1st)

    According to 20th LC-2019:

    1. Total Livestock Population of State: 568.01 lakh
    2. Poultry birds: 146.23 lakh
    3. The state has about 10.60% of the livestock of the country.
    AnimalsIn Rajasthan(Number)Overall India (Rajasthan Share)
    Goat37%(1st Place)14%
    Cattle(Cow)23%(2nd Place)7.23%
    Buffalo22%(3rd Place)12.47%
    Sheep16%(4th Place)10.64%

    Census in Detail

    Max/Min Number of livestock found in Rajasthan

    1. Maximum in Number:
      1. Barmer
      2. Jodhpur
    1. Minimum in Number:
      1. Dholpur
      2. Kota

    Density of Livestocks in Rajasthan: 166

    1. Maximum density district
      1. Dausa
      2. Rajsamand
    1. Minimum density district
      1. Jaisalmer
      2. Bikaner

    Increase or Decrease in number of Livestock in Rajasthan

    1. Maximum Increment in number/percentage of livestocks
      1. Buffalo
        1. Increased by(number):  7,17,221
        2. Increased by(percentage):  5.53% 
      2. Cattle
        1. Increased by(number):  5,87,995
        2. Increased by(percentage):  4.41%
    1. Maximum Decrement in number/percentage of livestock
      1. Mostly decrement trend seen in all livestock animals except buffalo and cattle.
      2. Sheep(Number)
        1. Decreased by(number): -11,75,845
      3. Goat(Number)
        1. Decreased by(number): -8,25,736
    1. Donkey(%)
      1. Decreased by(percentage): (-) 71.31%
    2. Mules(%)
      1. Decreased by(percentage): (- )60.33%

    Source:

    1. http://animalhusbandry.rajasthan.gov.in/Publication/Annual_Report_2019_20.pdf
    2. http://animalhusbandry.rajasthan.gov.in/index1.aspx
    3. https://static.pib.gov.in/WriteReadData/userfiles/key%20results.pdf
    4. https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1588304

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