75% of the Estonian people disapprove of the use of animals in circuses and 69% of the Estonian people do not support raising and killing animals on farms for fur, as was found in the latest survey by Kantar Emor.
According to the survey, ordered by the animal advocacy organization NGO Loomus, 81% of women and 55% of men disapprove of raising and killing animals on farms for fur. 82% of women and 67% of men disapprove of the use of wild animals in circuses. 69% of Estonians and Russians disapprove of raising and killing animals on farms for fur. 83% of Estonians and 58% of Russians disapprove of the use of wild animals in circuses.
“Estonian residents’ support for ending animal exploitation in circuses and on fur farms is growing year by year. In comparison to the survey conducted a couple of years ago, the number of people who disapprove of fur farms has grown by 11%. In March 2014, 43% of the people in Estonia thought that wild animals should not be used in circus acts. So, the number of these people has grown by as much as 32% in two and a half years,” noted Kadri Taperson, the manager of Loomus.
854 people aged 15-74 years participated in the national omnibus survey conducted at the end of December by Kantar Emor.