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Regional Pet Population 2017

There are around 54 million pets in the UK.  The pet population varies between regions and below is the regional data based on research 2015-2017 - showing the percentage of the population with each pet type.  The pet population estimates were made over two years, with total sample of over 8000. 

  Indoor Fish Outdoor Fish Cats Dogs Rabbits Guinea Pigs Indoor Birds Hamsters Sample
North-East 9 4 13 31 3 1 2 1 516
North-West 8 4 16 27 2 1 2 1 1419
Yorks & Humb 7 4 18 23 3 1 1 2 1062
East Midland 8 7 19 28 3 2 2 1 911
West Midland 9 6 17 26 2 1 2 1 1114
East of England 7 5 19 20 2 1 1 0 1174
London 5 2 14 9 1 0 1 0 1516
South East 9 7 21 23 2 1 2 1 1710
South West 7 7 21 25 2 1 2 1 1095
Wales 11 4 22 31 3 1 1 2 606
Scotland 7 2 15 21 1 1 1 1 1098
Northern Ireland 10 1 15 38 0 0 2 1 389
UK 8 4 17 25 2 1 2 1 12610