COMPETITIVENESS

1/3 of global market

EMPLOYMENT

Around 50,000 jobs

NUMBER OF COMPANIES

Over 260

of which SMES

Over 110

R&D EXPENDITURE

More than €500 million/year in research and development

Sales by product category in Europe

Countries covered include AT, BE, CH, CZ, DE, DK, ES, FR, UK, GR, HU, IE, IT, NL, PL, PT, SK.
Source: 9 AnimalhealthEurope and CEESA member companies. 20% added for non-participating companies. CEESA stands for Executive Animal Health Study Centre www.ceesa.eu

Sales by animal species

Countries covered include AT, BE, CH, CZ, DE, DK, ES, FR, UK, GR, HU, IE, IT, NL, PL, PT, SK.
Source: 9 AnimalhealthEurope and CEESA member companies. 20% added for non-participating companies. CEESA stands for Executive Animal Health Study Centre www.ceesa.eu

Global Sales comparison (2019)

At 29%, Europe is the 2nd largest animal medicines market in the world.

The market value of the European animal medicines industry is 3% of the European human pharmaceutical industry.

Source: CEESA (Executive Animal Health Study Centre www.ceesa.eu)

Enabling employment

Our industry enables over 6 million jobs across Europe both directly and indirectly.

50000

Animal medicines industry

309144

Veterinarians

5700000

Livestock farms

Sources: AnimalhealthEurope, FVE 2018, Eurostat

Household expenditure on companion animal care products in Europe

85 million European households own a pet, more than one in three households.

21

billion Euros on pet food

19

billion Euros on pet related products and services

3

billion Euros on animal medicines

Sources: Fediaf 2018, CEESA

Presence of animal medicines industry across Europe: production, R&D, logistics

Investment in R&D

European animal medicines industry R&D spend is over €500 million.

Source: 2020 Global Benchmarking Survey Report for Europe

Pet populations in Europe

The number of pets has increased by 9% in six years (2012–2018) to a total of 289 million.

103

million cats

85

million dogs

50

million birds

26

million small mammals

15

million fish

8

million reptiles

Sources: FEDIAF 2018

Farm animal populations in Europe

The number of farm animals has decreased by 9.91% in six years (2012–2018).

400

million laying hens

103

million pigs

100

million bovines

98

million sheep

94

million goats

Sources: Eurostat (except laying hens: European Parliamentary Research Service – The EU poultry meat and egg sector)