Areas of research

Animal use by purpose 2018

animal use by purpose 2018 stats

Source: annual-statistics-scientific-procedures-living-animals-2018

Animals 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


2018 Home Office Statistics on the use of animals in scientific procedures in Great Britain.