Lifetime cost perception for keeping pets in the United Kingdom (UK) 2016

This statistic shows the estimated lifetime cost of keeping a pet as perceived by pet owners in the United Kingdom in 2016. According to the survey, only 8 percent of owners expect the lifetime cost of their pet to be over 10,000 British pounds. Actual likely lifetime costs as calculated by PDSA show the cost of keeping a dog to be between 16 and 31 thousand British pounds.

How much do you think your pet will cost you during his or her lifetime?

Estimated lifetime cost in GBPShare of pet owners
Up to £50012%
£501- £100016%
£1001- £500046%
£5001- £1000018%
£10001+8%
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Sources

Release date

January 2017

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

21st June to 30th June 2016

Number of respondents

4,252 respondents

Special properties

Pet owners

Method of interview

Online survey

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Statistics on "Pet ownership in the United Kingdom (UK)"

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