Number Of Dogs On India’s Streets Declined From 1.71 Crore In 2012 To 1.53 Crore In 2019 – Stray Dog Population: Most Stray Dogs In Uttar Pradesh, Not A Single Street Dog In These States Of The Country


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Uttar Pradesh has the highest number of stray dogs in the entire country, while Odisha is at second place and Maharashtra is at third place. This data of the number of stray dogs has been collected by the Union Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying during the livestock census conducted across the country. During this time there were some states where not even a single number of street dogs was found.

According to the data of the ministry, the livestock census was done in 2019. According to that census, the number of street dogs (stray dogs) in the whole country was found to be 9355 crores, which is less than 18 lakhs compared to the number of stray dogs done in 2012. According to senior officials of the ministry, for this, various measures were taken in different states of the country. This was the reason that the number of stray dogs in the country also decreased. The maximum reduction in this occurred in Uttar Pradesh and Dadar Nagar Haveli.

The impact of population control measures

According to the statistics of Livestock Census, Uttar Pradesh has the highest number of street dogs at present. There are 20,59,261 street dogs in Uttar Pradesh as per 2019 census. Whereas this figure was close to 41,79,245 in 2012. According to ministry officials, in the last seven years, various measures were taken to control the stray dog ​​population in Uttar Pradesh. Apart from this, people were also made aware. This is the reason that the number of stray dogs in Uttar Pradesh has reduced by more than half in 2019 as compared to the 2012 census. While the second highest number of stray dogs in the whole country was found in Orissa. According to the data, the number of street dogs in Odisha was found to be 17,34,399 in 2019. The number of stray dogs in Orissa has more than doubled as compared to the last count. Figures show that the number of stray dogs in Odisha as per the 2012 Livestock Census was 862520. Which has now increased to close to half a million.

Maharashtra has the third highest number of street dogs in the country after Uttar Pradesh and Orissa. According to the 2019 census in Maharashtra, 12,76,399 stray dogs were found in the streets and streets of Maharashtra, whereas in the 2012 census, the number of stray dogs was slightly less than this. However, no significant increase has been recorded in the number of stray dogs in Maharashtra. According to the data, Rajasthan has the fourth highest number of street dogs in the country. Across Rajasthan, 12,75,596 street dogs came to the fore in the 2019 census. Whereas in the 2012 census, the number of stray dogs in Rajasthan used to be 11,51,015. The number of dogs in the whole country is at number five in Karnataka. According to the data of the Union Ministry, the number of stray dogs in the 2019 Livestock Census in Karnataka was found to be 11,41,173, which is much higher than the 2012 census. In 2012, the number of stray dogs on the roads and streets of Karnataka was 8,76,081.

Stray dogs not found in these states

In the calculation of street dogs in different states of the whole country, some states were also found where not a single street dog was found in the 2019 census. Not a single street dog was found in Dadar Nagar Haveli in 2019 census. This state did all the work on street dogs as per the government plan and as a result there were 2173 stray dogs in this state in 2012. Which went to zero by the time the 2019 census came. Similarly, not a single street dog was found in Lakshadweep. Lakshdeep maintained his 2012 record. In the livestock census conducted in 2012, not a single street dog was found in Lakshadweep. Similarly, not a single street dog was found in the northeastern state of Manipur. However, there were 23 street dogs in Manipur in 2012. According to the livestock census conducted in 2012 in the northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh, the number of street dogs was 464, while in the 2019 census this figure reached close to 11,383.

In the Union Territory of Chandigarh, which is called the most beautiful city of the country, the number of stray dogs has also increased according to the 2019 census. Statistics show that there were 7,928 stray dogs in Chandigarh in 2012, which reached close to 12,922 by the 2019 census. However, the figures in Delhi are the same as in 2012 and 2017. There were 60,472 street dogs in Delhi in 2012 and in 2019 only 60,472 have come to the fore. The number of dogs in Gujarat was 8,46,093 in 2012, which has increased to 9,31,170 in the 2019 census. The number of street dogs in Haryana is 4,64,578, as against 4,22,474 in 2012. According to the data of the ministry, the number of street dogs in Madhya Pradesh has come down. According to the 2012 data, 12,08,539 street dogs were found on the roads and streets of Madhya Pradesh, which was 10,09,076 in the 2019 census.

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Uttar Pradesh has the highest number of stray dogs in the entire country, while Odisha is at second place and Maharashtra is at third place. This data of the number of stray dogs has been collected by the Union Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying during the livestock census conducted across the country. During this time there were some states where not even a single number of street dogs was found.

According to the data of the ministry, the livestock census was done in 2019. According to that census, the number of street dogs (stray dogs) in the whole country was found to be 9355 crores, which is less than 18 lakhs compared to the number of stray dogs done in 2012. According to senior officials of the ministry, for this, various measures were taken in different states of the country. This was the reason that the number of stray dogs in the country also decreased. The maximum reduction in this occurred in Uttar Pradesh and Dadar Nagar Haveli.

The impact of population control measures

According to the statistics of Livestock Census, Uttar Pradesh has the highest number of street dogs at present. There are 20,59,261 street dogs in Uttar Pradesh as per 2019 census. Whereas this figure was close to 41,79,245 in 2012. According to ministry officials, in the last seven years, various measures were taken to control the stray dog ​​population in Uttar Pradesh. Apart from this, people were also made aware. This is the reason that the number of stray dogs in Uttar Pradesh has reduced by more than half in 2019 as compared to the 2012 census. While the second highest number of stray dogs in the whole country was found in Orissa. According to the data, the number of street dogs in Odisha was found to be 17,34,399 in 2019. The number of stray dogs in Orissa has more than doubled as compared to the last count. Figures show that the number of stray dogs in Odisha as per the 2012 Livestock Census was 862520. Which has now increased to close to half a million.

Maharashtra has the third highest number of street dogs in the country after Uttar Pradesh and Orissa. According to the 2019 census in Maharashtra, 12,76,399 stray dogs were found in the streets and streets of Maharashtra, whereas in the 2012 census, the number of stray dogs was slightly less than this. However, no significant increase has been recorded in the number of stray dogs in Maharashtra. According to the data, Rajasthan has the fourth highest number of street dogs in the country. Across Rajasthan, 12,75,596 street dogs came to the fore in the 2019 census. Whereas in the 2012 census, the number of stray dogs in Rajasthan used to be 11,51,015. The number of dogs in the whole country is at number five in Karnataka. According to the data of the Union Ministry, the number of stray dogs in the 2019 Livestock Census in Karnataka was found to be 11,41,173, which is much higher than the 2012 census. In 2012, the number of stray dogs on the roads and streets of Karnataka was 8,76,081.

Stray dogs not found in these states

In the calculation of street dogs in different states of the whole country, some states were also found where not a single street dog was found in the 2019 census. Not a single street dog was found in Dadar Nagar Haveli in 2019 census. This state did all the work on street dogs as per the government plan and as a result there were 2173 stray dogs in this state in 2012. Which went to zero by the time the 2019 census came. Similarly, not a single street dog was found in Lakshadweep. Lakshdeep maintained his 2012 record. In the livestock census conducted in 2012, not a single street dog was found in Lakshadweep. Similarly, not a single street dog was found in the northeastern state of Manipur. However, there were 23 street dogs in Manipur in 2012. According to the livestock census conducted in 2012 in the northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh, the number of street dogs was 464, while in the 2019 census this figure reached close to 11,383.

In the Union Territory of Chandigarh, which is called the most beautiful city of the country, the number of stray dogs has also increased according to the 2019 census. Statistics show that there were 7,928 stray dogs in Chandigarh in 2012, which reached close to 12,922 by the 2019 census. However, the figures in Delhi are the same as in 2012 and 2017. There were 60,472 street dogs in Delhi in 2012 and in 2019 only 60,472 have come to the fore. The number of dogs in Gujarat was 8,46,093 in 2012, which has increased to 9,31,170 in the 2019 census. The number of street dogs in Haryana is 4,64,578, as against 4,22,474 in 2012. According to the data of the ministry, the number of street dogs in Madhya Pradesh has come down. According to the 2012 data, 12,08,539 street dogs were found on the roads and streets of Madhya Pradesh, which was 10,09,076 in the 2019 census.

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