National Sheep & Goat Census

Agriculture Spatial

From: Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine


A database that records details of the number of sheep and goats present on a particular holding.


National census dataset on the number of goats and sheep present on a holding each year from 2005 to 2019 were sent to sheep flock-keepers broken down by County, number of flocks, average flock size, breeding ewes over 12 months old, Rams and Other Sheep.

Additional Info

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Primary Identifier Customer ID (Internal)
Personal Data No
Sensitive Personal Data No
Business Data No
Spatial Data Yes
Data Sharing No
API Available No
Open Data No
Update frequency Annually