Statistics on cats

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

 

 

Summary

 

World

Europe

EU

CATS and DOGS together including strays

 

187,602,000

140,782,000

CATS including strays

600,000,000

   

OWNED CATS

220,000,000

102,691,000

74,407,000

STRAY CATS

480,000,000

   

 

 

In the World téléchargement

Source

Date

What

Data

Vetnosis

2012

Cats excluding strays

220 million

WSPA International

2008

Cats ALL

600 million

Cats strays

480 million

 

 

 

In Europe téléchargement

Source

Date

What

Data

"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”

2017

Cats in the EU

74,407,000

Cats in Europe

102,691,000

 

 

Per Country téléchargement

NB: Data without a stated source come from the FEDIAF report of 2017

Number per country

Cats

Owned

Stray

Austria

1,810,000

 

Belgium

2,025,000

32,315 cats abandonned in 2013 (e-sante.be)

Bulgaria

792,000

 

Czech Republic

1,100,000

 

Denmark

675,000

 

Estonia

280,000

 

Finland

960,000

 

France

13,500,000

 

Germany

13,700,000

 

Greece

590,000

 

Hungary

2,280,000

 

Ireland

320,000

 

Italy

7,480,000

1,300,000 (2008-LAV)

Latvia

400,000

 

Lithuania

600,000

 

Netherlands

2,620,000

 

Norway

750,000

 

Poland

6,100,000

 

Portugal

1,400,000

 

Romania

4,300,000

 

Russia

22,500,000

 

Slovakia

510,000

 

Slovenia

480,000

 

Spain

3,145,000

 

Sweden

1,440,000

 

Switzerland

1,634,000

 

Turkey

3,400,000

 

United Kingdom

7,900,000

 
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