According to the "2019 Chinese Pet Industry White Paper" (consumption report), China's urban pet (dog and cat) consumer market exceeded 200 billion in 2019, and the overall consumption reached 202.4 billion yuan, an increase of 18.5% over 2018.
Among them, the pet dog consumer market scale was 124.4 billion yuan, an increase of 17.8% over the previous year; the pet cat consumer market scale was 78 billion yuan, an increase of 19.6%, exceeding the growth rate of the dog consumer market.
In terms of the number of pets, the number of domestic pet dogs and cats reached 99.15 million in 2019, an increase of 7.66 million over 2018. The number of pet dogs was 55.03 million, an increase of 8.2% over 2018; the number of pet cats was 44.12 million, an increase of 8.6% over 2018. The increase in the number of pet cats exceeded the increase of pet dogs.
The consumption expenditure structure of pets is also changing: pet food consumption is still the biggest spending, accounting for 61.4%, up 9.2% compared with last year; and in the past year, spending on pet snacks, pet medicines is growing the fastest.
Compared with last year, the annual consumption of a single pet in 2019 reached 5,561 yuan, an increase rate of 10.9%.
The pet owner’s “buy and buy” has never stopped. The "2019 Chinese Pet Industry White Paper " (consumption report) shows that the per capita consumption of a single pet dog reached 6082 yuan, a year-on-year increase of 9%; the per capita consumption of a single pet cat was 4,755 yuan, a year-on-year increase of 10.3%.
Judging from the age group of the pets, the post-90s became the "main force" of China's pets’ keepers. Women account for the highest proportion.
From above statistics, you could tell that China’s pet market is full of potential and business opportunities. To be part of it, welcome to the China (Guangzhou) International Pet Fair (CPF 2020), one of the best trade platforms in China.