Statistics on dogs

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Please find here below a summary of the figures on dogs, and an overview of data on dogs in the World, in Europe and by European Country

 

Summary

 

World

Europe

EU

CATS and DOGS together including strays

 

100.000.000

 

DOGS including strays

500-600.000.000

   

OWNED DOGS

223.000.000

43.000.000 (Istituto)

75.342.000 (FEDIAF)

60.847.000

STRAY DOGS

480.000.000

   

 

 

In the World téléchargement

Source

Date

What

Data

Vetnosis

2012?

Dogs excluding strays

223 million

WSPA International

2008

Dogs ALL

600 million

Dogs strays

480 million

Istituto G Caporale

2008

Dogs ALL

500 million

 

 

 

In Europe téléchargement

Source

Date

What

Data

Istituto G Caporale

2008

Dogs  excluding strays

41 million

"Evaluation of the EU policy on animal welfare and possible policy options for the future" (source used by the AW Strategy)

2010 Dec

Cats and Dogs

 

ALL

100 Millions

FEDIAF “Facts and Figures”

2012

Dogs excluding strays

60,847 million

Dogs excluding strays

75,342 million

 

 

Per Country téléchargement

NB: Data without a source are coming from the FEDIAF report of 2012

Number per country

Dogs

Owned

Stray

Austria

1.775.000

 

Belgium

7.430.000

 

Bulgaria

455.000

50.000-100.000 (2009-VIER PFOTEN)

Czech Republic

1.590.000 

4,404 dogs in shelters (2012 – Czech Health Ministry)

Denmark

740.000

 

Estonia

260.000

 

Finland

6.947.000

 

France

430.000

60.000 (2008- UAB Barcelona)

Germany

2.100.000

 

Greece

660.000

 

Hungary

5.300.000

 

Ireland

7.421.000

 

Italy

650.000

800.000 (2008-LAV)

816.610 (2001-Italian Ministry of Health)

Latvia

180.000

 

Lithuania

590.000

 

Netherlands

2.200.000

 

Norway

750.000

 

Poland

1.320.000

 

Portugal

615.000

12.000 (2009-Rodrigues Honorio Banitz, Maria Jose (Deutsche Botschaft Lissabon))

Romania

4.130.000

65.000 in Bucharest alone (2013-Bucharest City hall)

Russia

12.500.000

 

Slovakia

884.000

 

Slovenia

245.000

 

Spain

5.400.000

109.000 (2008- UAB Barcelona)

Sweden

730.000

 

Switzerland

440.300

 

Turkey

1.100.000

 

United Kingdom

8.500.000

105.068 (2009-VIER PFOTEN)

111.000 (2013-Dog Trust)

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