Switzerland, Slovakia, Luxembourg and Austria publish 2017 statistics on animals in research

Yesterday, Switzerland published their 2017 statistics (permalink). This adds to recent publications from Slovakia and Luxembourg, which we provide analyses for below. You can find more information on our Worldwide Animal Statistics page, as well as our Historical Statistics page, which now contains over 150 entries as we continue to build the largest database of … Continue reading Switzerland, Slovakia, Luxembourg and Austria publish 2017 statistics on animals in research

Switzerland’s animal research in numbers for 2016

The statistics for animal research conducted in Switzerland in 2016 were released today. We have translated these tables to English and these data are summarized below. Overall, there were 629,773 animals used in research and animal testing in Switzerland in 2016 — a 7.7% decrease compared to the previous year. According to the Federal Veterinary … Continue reading Switzerland’s animal research in numbers for 2016

Switzerland’s animal research in numbers for 2015

The statistics for animal research conducted in Switzerland in 2015 were released last week. We have translated these tables to English and these data are summarized below. Overall, there were 682,333 animals (not including invertebrates except Cephalopoda and lobsters) used in research and animal testing in Switzerland in 2015. Most of these animals were involved … Continue reading Switzerland’s animal research in numbers for 2015

Switzerland releases 2014 animal research statistics

[16.11.15] The statistics in this post have been corrected. Previously we showed figures from studies completed in the last quarter. Here are the official 2014 statistics.  Earlier this week we focused on Finland's animal research statistics, now we move 1,000 miles south west to Switzerland.  We have translated the Swiss National Statistics on animal research, … Continue reading Switzerland releases 2014 animal research statistics