Livestock census 2018 was launched during the month of October and is the 20th census of its type.
- In India, livestock census is done every five years since 1919.
- It was carried out in about 6.6 lakhs villages and 89 thousand urban wards across the country covering more than 27 Crores of Households and NonHouseholds.
- In 20th Census
Animal Data Cattle 35.94% Goat 27.8% Buffaloes 20.45% Sheep 13.87% Pigs 1.69%