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 2016
(SR)
2015
(SR)
2014
2013

 2012
Belgium 2016
(SR)
2015
(SR)
2014
(SR)
Bulgaria 2014
Canada 2016
(SR)
2015
(SR)
2014
2013
(SR)
2012
(SR)
Croatia  2016
 2015
2014
Cyprus 2014
Czech Republic  2017
(SR)
2016
(SR)
2015
(SR)
2014
2013
2012
Denmark 2016
2015
(SR)
2014
 2013
 2012
Estonia 2016
(SR)
2015
(SR)
2014
European Union 2011
(SR)
2005
2002
1996
Finland 2016
(SR)
2015
2014
(SR)
2013
2012
France  2016
(SR)
2015
2014
Germany  2016
(SR)
2015
(SR)
2014
(SR)
2013
(SR)
2012
Greece  2016
2015
(SR)
2014
Hungary 2016
(SR)
2015
(SR)
2014
2013
2012
Ireland 2016
(SR)
2015
(SR)
2014
2013
Israel  2017
(SR)
2016
(SR)
2015
(SR)
2014
(SR)
2013
(SR)
 2012
Italy 2016
(SR)
2015
2014
2013
(SR)
2012
Latvia  2016
2015
2014
2013
Lithuania  2016
2015
2014
2013
Luxembourg 2016
2015
2014
Malta 2016
2015
2014
Netherlands  2016
(SR)
2015
(SR)
2014
(SR)
2013
(SR)
2012
New Zealand 2015
(SR)
2014
(SR)
2013
(SR)
 2012
Northern Ireland † 2016
(SR)
2015
2014
(SR)
2013
(SR)
2012
Norway 2016
2015
2014
2013
Poland 2016
(SR)
2015
(SR)
2014
(SR)
2013
2012
Portugal 2014
2012
Romania 2015
2014
Slovakia 2016
(SR)
2015
2014
Slovenia 2016
(SR)
2015
(SR)
2014
 2013
 2012
Spain 2016
(SR)
2015
(SR)
2014
(SR)
 2013
2012
South Korea 2017
(SR)
2016
(SR)
2012
Sweden  2016
2015
2014
2012
Switzerland 2016
(SR)
2015
(SR)
2014
(SR)
 2013
 2012
United Kingdom † 2016
(SR)
2015
(SR)
2014
(SR)
2013
(SR)
2012
(SR)
United States 2016
(SR)
2015
(SR)
2014
(SR)
2013
2012
(SR)

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

This table is incomplete – if you have additional information to add to the table, please contact us.

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Mice are the most common species of animal used for research in most countries