Facts And Figures 2012

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FEDIAF

The European Pet Food Industry

Facts & Figures

2012
FEDIAF
European Pet Food Industry Federation
Avenue Louise 89 · B - 1050 Brussels · Tel: + 32 2 536 05 20 fediaf@fediaf.org · www.fediaf.org

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FEDIAF Facts & Figures 2012

Estimated number of
European households
owning at least one pet animal

72 million households

Estimated percentage of
European households owning
at least one cat or one dog

Europ. Union: Cats 24%, Dogs 25%
Europe: Cats 24%, Dogs 24%

Number of pet food
producing companies

650 plants

Employment
indirect employment is an estimation based
on an approximate 200.000 veterinarians in
Europe, an estimated 60.000 pet specialist
stores, medication/vaccination, suppliers to
the pet food industry, pet accessories industry,
trade shows, pet press, breeders,
animal welfare organizations, transport...

Annual sales of pet food products

direct employment
pet food industry:
indirect employment:

50.000
500.000

Volume: 8.5 million tons
Turnover: € 13.8 billion

Annual value of pet related
products and services
this estimated figure includes in particular breeders,
dog training, pet accessories, grooming, veterinarians,
insurances, medication, vaccination...

Turnover: € 11 billion

Annual growth rate of the pet food industry
(average value over the past 3 years)

2.0 %

Sources: Figures from FEDIAF and its member associations, pet food companies and estimations based thereupon when indicated

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FEDIAF Facts & Figures 2012

Pet population at a glance
Total European Union: 204.947.400*
*) For birds, aquaria, small mammals and reptiles excl. Baltic States

Aquaria 9.387.000

Reptiles 7.742.400

Bird 39.229.000
Dog 60.847.000

Small mammal
21.250.000
Cat 66.492.000

Total Europe: 271.141.700

Aquaria 14.847.000

Reptiles 8.597.400

Bird 53.996.000
Dog 75.342.300

Small mammal
28.582.000
Cat 89.777.000

Sources: Figures from FEDIAF and its member associations, pet food companies and estimations based thereupon when indicated

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FEDIAF Facts & Figures 2012

Dog population
Total European Union: 60.847.000
Total Europe:
75.342.300
1 Mio.

Austria

2 Mio.

3 Mio.

4 Mio.

5 Mio.

6 Mio.

7 Mio.

8 Mio.

9 Mio.

10 Mio.

11 Mio.

12 Mio.

615.000

Belgium

1.320.000

Bulgaria

750.000

Czech Republic

2.200.000

Denmark

590.000

Estonia

180.000

Finland

650.000

France

7.421.000

Germany

5.300.000

Greece
Hungary
Ireland
Italy

660.000
2.100.000
430.000
6.947.000

Latvia

260.000

Lithuania

740.000

Netherlands

1.590.000

Norway

455.000

Poland

7.430.000

Portugal

1.775.000

Romania

4.130.000

Russia

12.500.000

Slovakia

884.000

Slovenia

245.000

Spain

5.400.000

Sweden

730.000

Switzerland

440.300

Turkey

1.100.000

United Kingdom

8.500.000

Sources: Figures from FEDIAF and its member associations, pet food companies and estimations based thereupon when indicated

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FEDIAF Facts & Figures 2012

Cat population
Total European Union: 66.492.000
Total Europe:
89.777.000
1 Mio.

2 Mio.

3 Mio.

4 Mio.

5 Mio.

6 Mio.

7 Mio.

8 Mio.

9 Mio.

10 Mio.

11 Mio.

12 Mio.

13 Mio.

14 Mio.

15 Mio.

16 Mio.

17 Mio.

18 Mio.

Austria

1.740.000

Belgium

1.950.000

Bulgaria

780.000

Czech Republic

1.100.000

Denmark

675.000

Estonia

248.000

Finland

660.000

France

11.412.000

Germany
Greece
Hungary
Ireland
Italy

8.200.000
590.000
2.245.000
316.000
7.482.000

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