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

 

100,000,000

 

CATS including strays

600,000,000

   

OWNED CATS

220,000,000

99,195,251

72,086,251

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”

2014

Cats excluding strays

72,086,251

Cats excluding strays

99,195,251

 

 

Per Country téléchargement

NB: Data without a stated source come from the FEDIAF report of 2014

Number per country

Cats

Owned

Stray

Austria

1,765,000

 

Belgium

2,006,000

36,800 cats abandonned in 2009 (e-sante.be)

Bulgaria

786,000

 

Czech Republic

1,084,000

 

Denmark

677,000

 

Estonia

248,000

 

Finland

862,000

 

France

12,680,251

 

Germany

11,800,000

 

Greece

590,000

 

Hungary

2,250,000

 

Ireland

318,000

 

Italy

7,480,000

1,300,000 (2008-LAV)

Latvia

420,000

 

Lithuania

620,000

 

Netherlands

3,670,000

 

Norway

767,000

 

Poland

5,821,000

 

Portugal

1,368,000

 

Romania

4,182,000

 

Russia

21,700,000

 

Slovakia

502,000

 

Slovenia

480,000

 

Spain

3,800,000

 

Sweden

1,272,000

 

Switzerland

1,487,000

 

Turkey

3,155,000

 

United Kingdom

7,400,000

 
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