Global dog and cat pet population 2018

Dogs came out on top as the leading type of pet owned worldwide in 2018. In that year, there were approximately 471 million dogs owned globally as pets. In comparison, there were around 373 million pet cats.

Number of dogs and cats kept as pets worldwide in 2018

Number of pets in millions
Dogs471
Cats373
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Release date

May 2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2018

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