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How many pets are there in Denmark?

Note: Below, we provide links to Statistics Denmark and others who make statistics on the subject. In some instances, the sources referred to below have content in Danish only or limited content in English.

In 2021, University of Copenhagen published the first results from a survey of Danes’ keeping of and relationship with companion animals – danskernes hold af og tilknytning til kæle- og hobbydyr (in Danish). The first partial results include dogs and holdings of rabbits.

This survey is the first since 2000, where Statistics Denmark published a news article on pets Nyt fra Danmarks Statistik om kæledyr (in Danish).

[This page was last reviewed in March 2023]


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