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Pork And Bacon (Statistics)

Volume 478: debated on Thursday 26 October 1950

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28.

asked the Minister of Food whether he will give the estimated figures for 1950 and 1951 for the respective percentages of the pig population to go for pork and for bacon, as compared with the years 1939, 1945 and 1949.

The figures for commercial pie marketings in Great Britain are:

YearPercentage of total pigs used for baconPercentage of total pigs used for other purposes
19394258
19458218
19498812
1950(estd.)3218
It is not yet possible to give a reliable estimate for the year 1951.