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The Pet Food Manufacturers’ Association (PFMA), Aviation House, 125 Kingsway, London, WC2B 6NH

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Dog Population 2019

We are frequently asked to drill down and investigate our pet population data in more detail.  Here is more information on the regional dog population. Figures are based on average results from the last 3 years of surveys, in order to provide a reliable result.  However, number of dogs per household is taken from this year's data only.

 

% Population with dogs

Households with dogs (000s) Dogs per household  Dogs per region (000s)
North East 36 454 1.4 610
North West  27 835 1.4 1100
Yorks and Humb 23 571 1.3 760
East Midlands 29 662 1.3 870
West Midlands 28 654 1.3 830
East  23 640 1.4 910
London 9 251 1.3 310
South East 21 842 1.4 1100
South West 25 582 1.4 780
Wales 29 440 1.5 650
Scotland 24 559 1.3 710
Northern Ireland 31 213 1.3 270
UK 25 6702 1.4 8900

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