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Address

6th Floor, 10 Bloomsbury Way, London, WC1A 2SL

Email

info@pfma.org.uk

Phone

020 7836 2460

Fax

020 7836 0580

Historical Pet Population

This chart details the rolling totals over the last five years.  For annual data in more detail please search the relevant year in the tabs to the right hand side of this page.  

Rolling total2010-112011-122012-132013-142014-15
Sample4,1564,2054,2236,1928,353
      
% households     
Any pet46%47%48%47%46%
Indoor fish10%10%10%9%9%
Outdoor fish6%6%6%6%5%
Dogs22%22%24%25%24%
Cats18%18%19%18%17%
Rabbits3%3%3%3%2%
Domestic fowl1%1%1%1%1%
Guinea Pigs2%2%1%1%1%
Indoor birds2%2%2%2%1%
Hamsters1%2%2%1%1%
Lizards1%1%1%1%1%
Pet population (m)2010-112011-122012-132013-142014-15
All63.566.969.264.958.4
Indoor fish21.823.023.323.319.9
Outdoor fish19.821.821.818.417.1
Dogs7.67.68.68.98.5
Cats7.97.88.57.97.4
Rabbits1.11.21.31.21.0
Domestic fowl0.70.70.70.80.7
Guinea Pigs0.80.90.60.50.7
Indoor birds0.80.81.00.80.5
Hamsters0.40.70.60.40.4
Lizards0.30.30.40.40.3