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Dog population in the United Kingdom (UK) 2010-2019

This statistic shows the estimated number of dogs kept as pets in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2010/11 to 2018/19. The population of dogs in the UK was estimated at 8.5 million in 2014/15. This number stayed the same into the 2016/17 year. In 2018/19, the number of pet dogs reached 9 million in the UK.

Number of pet dogs in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2010/11 to 2018/19

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Release date

July 2020


United Kingdom

Survey time period

2010/11 to 2018/19

Number of respondents


Age group

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

Figures based on estimates from a survey, showing rolling totals over each respective two year period.
* Sample sizes vary as follows:
n (2018/19) = 8,000; n (2017/18) = 8,000; n (2015/16) = 8,000; n (2014/15) = 8353; n (2013/14) = 6,192; n (2012/13) = 4,223; n (2011/12) = 4,205; n (2010/11) = 4,156.
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