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Operators in the Pig Farming industry have benefited from an increase in pig meat consumption over the past five years. Marketing campaigns by the industry's main representative body, Australian Pork Limited (APL), have supported increased consumption through promoting the health benefits of fresh pork. Rising demand for pig meat has encouraged increased industry production over the past five years. Additionally, rising consumption has caused the domestic price of pig meat to increase over the period, providing a boost to industry revenue. As a result, industry revenue is expected to grow at an annualised 2.5% over the five years through 2017-18, to reach $1.1 more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Forecast Growth 18-23

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Rising demand for pig meat has encouraged greater industry production over the past five years
  • Australia's trade in live pigs is limited to trading for breeding purposes
  • Pig meat consumption is likely to continue growing over the next five years
  • Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

    Pig meat consumption has increased over the past five years, supporting players in the Pig Farming industry. Australian Pork Limited (APL), the industry’s main representative body, has run several successful marketing campaigns over the period, which have promoted the health benefits of fresh pork. These campaigns have improved consumer perceptions regarding pig meat, with many consumers increasingly viewing pork as a lean source of protein. Rising consumption has encouraged increased pig production over the past five years. As a result, industry revenue is expected to grow at an annualised 2.5% over the five years through 2017-18, to reach $1.1 billion.Over-the-hooks prices paid to pig farmers have increased over the past five years, which has supported industry growth. How...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Pig Farming Industry

    IBISWorld has determined the most important Key Success Factors for the Pig Farming are:

  • Downstream ownership links
  • Use of specialist equipment or facilities
  • Proximity to key suppliers
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Domestic price of pig meat and Pig meat consumption in the Pig Farming industry impact industry performance..

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    Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Domestic price of pig meat
  • Pig meat consumption
  • Demand from cured meat and smallgoods manufacturing
  • Demand from meat processing
  • Domestic price of poultry

  • Current Performance
  • Pig production
  • Profitability
  • International influences
  • Industry structure
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Pig production
  • International influences
  • Export opportunities
  • Table: Pig Farming Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Pig Farming Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Meat Processing
  • Cured Meat and Smallgoods Manufacturing
  • Livestock and Other Agricultural Supplies Wholesaling

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Grain Growing
  • Livestock and Other Agricultural Supplies Wholesaling
  • Prepared Animal and Bird Feed Manufacturing
  • Shearing, Cropping and Agricultural Support Services
  • Veterinary Services

  • Products & Services
  • Porkers
  • Baconers
  • Other
  • Chart: Pig Farming Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Retailers
  • Wholesalers
  • Food-service establishments
  • Food manufacturers
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Pig Farming Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Pig Farming

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Pig Farming Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Rivalea Limited, Craig Mostyn & Co Pty Ltd, Food Investments Pty Limited,
  • Table: Rivalea Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Craig Mostyn & Co Pty Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Food Investments Pty Limited - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Pig Farming Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Pig Farming Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Pigs commercially raised to produce bacon, ham and smallgoods.
  • Over-The-Hooks
  • The price an abattoir pays to the farmer for pigs, usually expressed in cents per kilogram.
  • Piglets
  • Newborn pigs.
  • Porkers
  • Pigs commercially raised to produce pork.
  • Smallgoods
  • Manufactured meats such as frankfurters, saveloys, Strasburg and salami.
  • Sow
  • A female pig that has had a litter of piglets.
  • Suckling Pig
  • A pig slaughtered between the ages of two and six weeks.
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