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Regional Pet Population 2015

There are around 58.4 million pets in the UK.  The pet population varies between regions and below is the regional data based on research 2014-2015 - showing the percentage of the population with each pet type.  The pet population estimates were made over two years, with total sample of 8,353. 

  Indoor Fish Outdoor Fish Cats Dogs Rabbits Guinea Pigs Indoor Birds Hamsters Sample
North-East 14 5 11 37 5 1 1 1 433
North-West 9 5 14 28 2 1 2 1 1205
Yorks & Humb 10 6 17 29 3 2 2 1 861
East Midland 9 5 19 25 2 2 1 1 746
West Midland 10 6 20 26 3 1 2 2 924
East of England 8 6 22 23 3 1 1 1 990
London 6 3 13 10 1 0 1 0 1291
South East 9 9 21 22 2 1 1 1 1483
South West 9 8 22 22 5 2 2 1 788
Wales 13 4 18 33 4 2 1 3 503
Scotland 9 1 17 22 2 1 2 1 910
Northern Ireland 9 1 13 41 2 1 2 1 328
UK 8 5 17 23 2 1 1 1 10417