Pet Market in Asia
Table 1.The arguments over dogs and cats are as old as the ages, and in three of the four countries examined it remains confirmed as man’s best friend. The exception being Indonesia with an ownership rate of cats (37%) outstripping ownership of dogs (16%). Pet ownership in Indonesia has only recently become a trend with the increasing urbanization of the nation.
Chart 1.Another interesting outcome is the prevalence of fish ownership in Indonesia with 16% of people answering they own Goldfish (Philippines – 10%, Thailand – 12%, Taiwan – 10%) and 9% responding they own Tropical Fish – both highest amongst the countries asked.
Which pets do you raise at home
Markets: Age 20+ in Indonesia, Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand
Sample Size: Indonesia – 4200, Philippines – 4500, Thailand – 5400, Taiwan – 6700
Methodology: Online Survey using Rakuten Insight proprietary panels Fieldwork
Timing: June 2018