Historical Animal Research Statistics

This page provides links to historical animal research data, where available. Clicking on the dates will allow you to download the official government statistics from that country (untranslated) or clicking “(SR)” will direct you to our own summary of that year’s statistics (in English).

 

Austria 2018
2017
(SR)
2016
(SR)
2015
(SR)
2014
2013

2012
Belgium 2018
2017
2016
(SR)
2015
(SR)
2014
(SR)


Bulgaria 2017 2016 2015 2014
Canada § 2018
2017
2016
(SR)
2015
(SR)
2014
2013
(SR)
2012
(SR)
Croatia 2018 2017 2016  2015 2014
Cyprus 2016 2015 2014
Czech Republic 2018
2017
(SR)
2016
(SR)
2015
(SR)
2014
2013
2012
Denmark #

2016
2015
(SR)
2014
2013
2012
Estonia 2018
2017
2016
(SR)
2015
(SR)
2014


European Union

2011
(SR)
2008
2005
2000
1999
Finland 2018
2017
2016
(SR)
2015
2014
(SR)
2013
2012
France
2017
 2016
(SR)
2015
2014


Germany 2018
2017
 2016
(SR)
2015
(SR)
2014
(SR)
2013
(SR)
2012
Greece 2018
2017
 2016
2015
(SR)
2014


Hungary
2017
2016
(SR)
2015
(SR)
2014
2013
2012
Ireland 2018
2017
2016
(SR)
2015
(SR)
2014
2013

Israel 2018
2017
(SR)
2016
(SR)
2015
(SR)
2014
(SR)
2013
(SR)
2012
Italy
2017
2016
(SR)
2015
2014
2013
(SR)
2012
Latvia

 2016
2015
2014
2013

Lithuania 2017  2016 2015 2014 2013
Luxembourg 2018
2017
(SR)
2016
2015
2014


Malta 2016
2015
2014
Netherlands
2017
2016
(SR)
2015
(SR)
2014
(SR)
2013
(SR)
2012
New Zealand

 2016
2015
(SR)
2014
(SR)
2013
(SR)
2012
Northern Ireland † 2018
2017
2016
(SR)
2015
2014
(SR)
2013
(SR)
2012
Norway 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
2012
Poland 2018
2017
2016
(SR)
2015
(SR)
2014
(SR)
2013
2012
Portugal 2014
2012
Romania 2017 2016 2015
2014
Slovakia 2018
2017
(SR)
2016
(SR)
2015
2014


Slovenia 2018
2017
2016
(SR)
2015
(SR)
2014
2013
2012
Spain 2018
2017
2016
(SR)
2015
(SR)
2014
(SR)
2013
2012
South Korea 2018
2017
(SR)
2016
(SR)
2015


2012
Sweden

2016
2015
2014

2012
Switzerland 2018
2017
(SR)
2016
(SR)
2015
(SR)
2014
(SR)
2013
2012
United Kingdom † 2018
2017
(SR)
2016
(SR)
2015
(SR)
2014
(SR)
2013
(SR)
2012
(SR)
United States* 2018
20171,2
20161,2
(SR)
2015
(SR)
2014
(SR)
2013
2012
(SR)

§ These figures are only for CCAC members, which account for most major research institutions in Canada.

# Denmark indicated in 2016 that it will no longer publish annual reports.

† United Kingdom stats are for England, Scotland and Wales (Great Britain) only, Northern Ireland counts separately.

* In 2020, the US corrected original reports from 2016 and 2017. (1) is the original report, (2) is the corrected one.

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