Areas of research

Animal use by purpose 2016

animal use by purpose 2016Animals are used in five main areas of biomedical research and product testing. The latest government figures, for 2016, show that animals were used in the following areas:

Note: no cosmetic or toiletries after 1998 and no testing of household products after 2015


2016 Home Office Statistics on the use of animals in scientific procedures in Great Britain.