Pig Farming in Australia - Market Research Report

Pig Farming industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: -2.5%

Production in the Pig Farming industry has increased over the past five years. An increase in pig meat consumption over the period has supported pig farmers. 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. However, rising pig production, coupled with an increase in imported processed pig meat products in the domestic market, has caused oversupply issues. As the increased consumption of pig meat has not been enough to offset oversupply issues, domestic pig meat prices have fallen strongly from the heights of 2015-16. As a result, industry revenue is expected to decline at an annualised 2.5% over the five years throug...
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Pig Farming industry outlook (2019-2024)

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The industry is forecast to recover over the next five years, with revenue projected to grow. Rising health consciousness and continued marketing efforts by Australian Pork Limited (APL) are likely to drive consumer demand for fresh pork over the period. As a result, pig meat consumption is likely to grow, as consumers increasingly view fresh pork as a healthy protein source. Rising consumption is likely to offset any oversupply in pig production and boost pig meat prices over the period. As a result, industry revenue is forecast to rise at an annualised X.X% over the five years through XXX-XX, to $X.X billion. Pig production Industry-wide profitability is expected to rise over the next five years. Rising demand for high-value pig meat, such as fre...
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Pig Farming industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $999m
  • business Number of Businesses: 1,307
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 2,292

Biggest companies in the Pig Farming industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Pig Farming in Australia industry include Sunpork Pty Limited, Rivalea Holdings Pty Ltd and Food Investments Pty Limited.

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What is Pig Farming industry?

Industry Definition

Industry operators primarily farm pigs that will be processed into pig meat.

Industry Products and Services

  • Porkers
  • Baconers
  • Other
  • All Others

Industry Activities

  • Pig farming
  • Pig raising

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Industry operators primarily farm pigs that will be processed into pig meat.

Main Activities

  • Pig farming
  • Pig raising

Similar Industries

Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

The domestic price of pig meat influences farm returns. Domestic pig meat prices represent the over-the-hooks price, meaning the amount per kilogram the f...
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Domestic price of pig meat
Pig meat consumption
Demand from cured meat and smallgoods manufacturing
Demand from meat processing

Current Performance

International influences
Pig production
Industry structure
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

International influences
Export opportunities
 Table: Pig Farming in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Pig Farming in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Meat Processing in Australia
Cured Meat and Smallgoods Manufacturing in Australia
Livestock and Other Agricultural Supplies Wholesaling in Australia




Key Selling Industries

Grain Growing in Australia
Shearing, Cropping and Agricultural Support Services in Australia
Prepared Animal and Bird Feed Manufacturing in Australia
Livestock and Other Agricultural Supplies Wholesaling in Australia
Veterinary Services in Australia


Products & Services

Farmers use a range of pig breeds in Australia. These breeds include the Large White, the Duroc and the Landrace. Large White Pigs are above average in si...
Wholesalers
Food-service establishments
Food manufacturers



Demand Determinants

Demand for the industry is based primarily on demand for pig meat. Consumers have traditionally perceived pork as a high-fat and unhealthy meat, meaning o...
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Major Markets

Wholesalers
Food-service establishments
Food manufacturers




 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Pig Farming in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

Chart: Business Locations by State Chart: Business Locations by State

Market Share Concentration

The Pig Farming industry exhibits low market share concentration, with the four largest operators accounting for less than 40% of industry revenue. The in...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Pig Farming in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Pig Farming in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

Sunpork Pty Limited is a vertically-integrated pig meat processing firm that sells to domestic and export markets. The company's pig farming, meat process...
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SunPork

 Table: SunPork - financial performance

Rivalea

 Table: Rivalea - financial performance

George Weston Foods

 Table: George Weston Foods - financial performance

Capital Intensity

Capital intensity has remained moderate in the Pig Farming industry over the past five years. For every dollar spent on capital costs, an estimated $3.56 ...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Pig Farming in Australia - Market Research Report Industry
 Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

Technology & Systems

Revenue Volatility

Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

Regulation & Policy

Industry Assistance

Table: Industry data Table: Industry Data for the Pig Farming in Australia Industry

Industry Revenue (2007-2025)
Industry Gross Product (2007-2025)
Establishments (2007-2025)
Businesses (2007-2025)
Employment (2007-2025)
Exports (2007-2025)
Imports (2007-2025)
Wages (2007-2025)
Domestic Demand (2007-2025)

Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data

Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Dat Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data

Table: Industry Financial Ratios Table: Industry Financial Ratios

Liquidity Ratios
Coverage Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Operating Ratios
Cash Flow & Debt Service Ratios (% of Sales)
Assets, %
Liabilities, %

BACONERS

OVER-THE-HOOKS

PIGLETS

PORKERS

SMALLGOODS

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  • Revenue Forecasts
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  • Historical and Forecast Growth
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  • Industry Market Size
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  • Industry Major Players
    Industry Major Players
  • Profitability Analysis
    Profitability Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis
    SWOT Analysis
  • Industry Trends
    Industry Trends
  • Industry Operating Conditions
    Industry Operating Conditions
  • Porter's 5 Forces Analysis
    Porter's 5 Forces Analysis

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