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What animals are used as laboratory animals?

Animals used by species (Denmark 2019)

How many laboratory animals are used

Species

Number

%

Mice

165.023

65,23

Rats

36.458

14,41

Guinea-Pigs

3.905

1,54

Hamsters (Syrian)

6

0,0

Other Rodents

23

0,01

Rabbits

2.297

0,91

Cats

1

0,00

Dogs

365

0,14

Ferrets

0

0,00

Other carnivores

3.603

1,42

Horses, donkeys & cross-breeds

47

0,02

Pigs

8.478

3,35

Goats

51

0,02

Sheep

18

0,01

Cattle

980

0,39

Other Mammals

23

0,01

Domestic fowl

1.230

0,49

Other birds

439

0,17

Reptiles

45

0,02

Rana

448

0,18

Xenopus

91

0,04

Other Amphibians

59

0,02

Zebra fish

4.658

1,84

Other fish

24.740

9,78

Total

252.987

100

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Animals used by species (Denmark 2018)

How many laboratory animals are used

Species

Number

%

Mice

175.708

70,35

Rats

36.360

14,56

Guinea-Pigs

2.659

1,06

Hamsters (Syrian)

292

0,12

Other Rodents

13

0,01

Rabbits

3.116

1,25

Cats

3

0,00

Dogs

357

0,14

Ferrets

0

0,00

Other carnivores

3.077

1,23

Horses, donkeys & cross-breeds

178

0,07

Pigs

6.977

2,79

Goats

13

0,01

Sheep

75

0,03

Cattle

1.997

0,80

Other Mammals

28

0,01

Domestic fowl

2.283

0,91

Other birds

559

0,22

Reptiles

155

0,06

Rana

809

0,32

Xenopus

429

0,17

Other Amphibians

94

0,04

Zebra fish

2.677

1,07

Other fish

11.888

4,76

Total

249.747

100

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Animals used by species (Denmark 2017)

How many laboratory animals are used

Species

Number

%

Mice

163.281

69,33

Rats

37.955

16,12

Guinea-Pigs

2.932

1,24

Hamsters (Syrian)

282

0,12

Other Rodents

3

0,00

Rabbits

2.439

1,04

Cats

0

0,00

Dogs

69

0,03

Ferrets

4

0,00

Other carnivores

935

0,40

Horses, donkeys & cross-breeds

55

0,02

Pigs

5.483

2,33

Goats

1

0,00

Sheep

56

0,02

Cattle

3.663

1,56

Other Mammals

28

0,01

Domestic fowl

402

0,17

Other birds

408

0,17

Reptiles

269

0,11

Xenopus

75

0,03

Other Amphibians

47

0,02

Zebra fish

1.587

0,67

Other fish

15.538

6,60

Total

235.512

100

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Animals used by species (Denmark 2016)

How many laboratory animals are used

Species

Number

%

Mice

153.748

57,26

Rats

45.951

17,11

Guinea-Pigs

3.056

1,14

Hamsters (Syrian)

152

0,06

Other Rodents

4

0,00

Rabbits

2.304

0,86

Cats

18

0,01

Dogs

175

0,07

Ferrets

2

0,00

Other carnivores

306

0,11

Horses, donkeys & cross-breeds

303

0,11

Pigs

7.758

2,89

Goats

6

0,00

Sheep

37

0,01

Cattle

419

0,16

Other Mammals

49

0,02

Domestic fowl

1.634

0,61

Other birds

372

0,14

Reptiles

260

0,10

Xenopus

47

0,02

Other Amphibians

23

0,01

Zebra fish

3.308

1,23

Other fish

48.591

18,10

Total

268.523

100

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Animals used by species (Denmark 2015)

How many laboratory animals are used

Species

Number

%

Mice

153.864

63,67

Rats

48.171

19,93

Guinea-Pigs

2.643

1,09

Hamsters (Syrian)

172

0,07

Other Rodents

86

0,04

Rabbits

1.661

0,69

Cats

59

0,02

Dogs

68

0,03

Other carnivores

872

0,36

Horses, donkeys & cross-breeds

109

0,05

Pigs

10.402

4,30

Goats

11

0,00

Sheep

44

0,02

Cattle

514

0,21

Other Mammals

35

0,01

Domestic fowl

2.335

0,97

Other birds

408

0,17

Reptiles

265

0,11

Xenopus

64

0,03

Other Amphibians

26

0,01

Zebra fish

2.530

1,05

Other fish

17.318

7,17

Total

241.657

100

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