Consumer spending on pets and related products in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2005 to 2017 (in million GBP)*

Expenditure on pets in the United Kingdom (UK) 2005-2017 This statistic shows total consumer spending on pets and related products in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2005 to 2017. In 2017, expenditure rose to approximately 4.62 billion British pounds. This is an extreme increase in consumer spending when compared to 2005, when only 2.55 billion British pounds were spent. Spending on veterinary and other pet services also increased in 2017, with figures showing 3.5 billion British pounds were spent. This is an increase of just over 2 billion British pounds when compared to 2005.

In contradiction to this, the total number of pets that live in the United Kingdom has actually reduced since 2009, with a drop of around 15 million.

One of the leading UK pet stores, Pets At Home has been around since 1991. This shop specializes in the sale of day to day pet products, as well as in store veterinary help. There are currently 434 Pets At Home stores in the United Kingdom.
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Expenditure in million GBP
2005 2,542
2006 2,720
2007 2,591
2008 2,901
2009 2,922
2010 3,153
2011 3,058
2012 3,311
20133,772
20144,094
20154,289
20164,466
20174,615
Expenditure in million GBP
2005 2,542
2006 2,720
2007 2,591
2008 2,901
2009 2,922
2010 3,153
2011 3,058
2012 3,311
20133,772
20144,094
20154,289
20164,466
20174,615
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This statistic shows total consumer spending on pets and related products in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2005 to 2017. In 2017, expenditure rose to approximately 4.62 billion British pounds. This is an extreme increase in consumer spending when compared to 2005, when only 2.55 billion British pounds were spent. Spending on veterinary and other pet services also increased in 2017, with figures showing 3.5 billion British pounds were spent. This is an increase of just over 2 billion British pounds when compared to 2005.

In contradiction to this, the total number of pets that live in the United Kingdom has actually reduced since 2009, with a drop of around 15 million.

One of the leading UK pet stores, Pets At Home has been around since 1991. This shop specializes in the sale of day to day pet products, as well as in store veterinary help. There are currently 434 Pets At Home stores in the United Kingdom.
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Release date
March 2018
Region
United Kingdom
Survey time period
2005 to 2017
Supplementary notes
* Household final consumption expenditure. Figures based on current prices and are seasonally adjusted.

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