Statistics on rabbits

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This page seeks to compile all interesting reports and claims with regards to rabbits from reputable sources.

Pet rabbit owner statistics

These numbers do not account for rabbit breeders that raise rabbits for non-pet purposes.

European Union
2012[1]
Total small animal population (EU) 21,250,000
Total small animal population (Europe) 28,582,000
United Kingdom
2015[2] 2014[3][4] 2013[5][6] 2012[7] 2011[7][8] 2010[7] 2009[7][9] 2008[7]
 % pet households owning rabbits 5.7% 2.4% 3% 4%
 % overall households owning rabbits 3% 1.08% 1.10% 1.72%
Total rabbit population 1,200,000 1,200,000 1,000,000 1,000,000 1,000,000-
1,699,000
1,000,000 1,000,000 1,000,000
Rabbit food market data £53,000,000
United States
2012[10] 2007[11] 2001[12] 2000[13] 1996[14][15] 1991[14][15]
Households owning rabbits 1,408,000 1,870,000 1,783,000 2,200,000 1,878,000 1,420,000
 % overall households owning rabbits 1.19% 1.62% 1.70% 1.6% 1.90% 1.50%
Average rabbits per household 2.28 3.3 2.7 2.4 2.63 3.22
Total rabbit population 3,210,000 6,171,000 4,813,000 5,280,000 4,940,000 4,574,000

Most popular breeds at U.S. ARBA conventions

To see more details on specific rabbit breeds, see Breeds. These numbers include both Open and Youth rabbits.

2012 Wichita, Kansas[16]
Breed Number of Rabbits
1 Mini Rex 2,355
2 Netherland Dwarf 1,924
3 Holland Lop 1,404
4 Mini Lop 1,223
5 Dutch 988
6 Satin 780
7 New Zealand 765
8 Polish 734
9 Havana 709
10 Mini Satin 642
2011 Indianapolis, Indiana[17]
Breed Number of Rabbits
1 Mini Rex 2,334
2 Netherland Dwarf 1,876
3 Holland Lop 1,496
4 Dutch 1,300
5 Mini Lop 1,154
6 New Zealand 994
7 Satin 795
8 Polish 742
9 Jersey Wooly 655
10 Mini Satin 655
2009 San Diego, California[18]
Breed Number of Rabbits
1 Mini Rex 2,159
2 Netherland Dwarf 1,926
3 Holland Lop 1,265
4 Mini Lop 1,025
5 Dutch 804
6 Satin 732
7 Polish 690
8 Jersey Wooly 577
9 Rex 559
10 New Zealand 533
2008 Louisville, Kentucky[18]
Breed Number of Rabbits
1 Mini Rex 2,645
2 Netherland Dwarf 2,079
3 Holland Lop 1,724
4 Satin 1,120
5 Dutch 1,089
6 Mini Lop 1,007
7 New Zealand 935
8 Jersey Wooly 829
9 Polish 737
10 Californian 628
2007 Grand Rapids, Michigan[18]
Breed Number of Rabbits
1 Mini Rex 2,684
2 Netherland Dwarf 1,864
3 Holland Lop 1,658
4 Satin 1,085
5 Dutch 1,034
6 Mini Lop 954
7 New Zealand 921
8 Jersey Wooly 740
9 Polish 665
10 Californian 636
2006 Fort Worth, Texas[18]
Breed Number of Rabbits
1 Mini Rex 2,201
2 Netherland Dwarf 1,709
3 Holland Lop 1,407
4 Satin 1,044
5 Mini Lop 886
6 Dutch 726
7 Californian 627
8 New Zealand 609
9 Jersey Wooly 606
10 French Lop 596
2005 Indianapolis, Indiana[18]
Breed Number of Rabbits
1 Mini Rex 2,332
2 Holland Lop 1,813
3 Netherland Dwarf 1,800
4 Satin 1,461
5 Dutch 1,274
6 Mini Lop 1,255
7 Jersey Wooly 972
8 New Zealand 934
9 Polish 781
10 Rex 698
2000 Colombus, Ohio[13]
Breed Number of Rabbits
1 Netherland Dwarf 2,360
2 Mini Rex 2,196
3 Satin 1,936
4 Holland Lop 1,645
5 New Zealand 1,334
6 Dutch 1,065
7 Mini Lop 1,039
8 Rex 908
9 Jersey Wooly 827
10 French Lop 787
1999 Louisville, Kentucky[13]
Breed Number of Rabbits
1 Mini Rex 2,084
2 Netherland Dwarf 1,898
3 Satin 1,888
4 Holland Lop 1,398
5 New Zealand 1,147
6 Mini Lop 1,068
7 Dutch 1,045
8 Rex 949
9 Jersey Wooly 901
10 French Lop 726

References

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