Table 1. Minimum cage space requirements for nonhuman primates in the United States (USDA 1991) and in Europe (EECC 1986).

Weight
of
primate (kg)
Floor Area (m2)Height (cm)
EuropeU.S.A.(Difference)
percent
EuropeU.S.A.(Difference)
percent
<10.250.15(-40)6051(-15)
1-20.350.28(-20)7576(+1)
2-30.350.28(-20)7576(+1)
3-40.500.40(-20)8076(-5)
4-50.500.40(-20)8076(-5)
5-60.700.40(-43)8576(-11)
6-70.700.40(-43)8576(-11)
7-80.900.40(-56)9076(-16)
8-90.900.40(-56)9076(-16)
9-101.100.40(-64)12576(-39)
10-111.100.56(-49)12581(-35)
11-121.100.56(-49)12581(-35)
12-131.100.56(-49)12581(-35)
13-141.100.56(-49)12581(-35)
14-151.100.56(-49)12581(-35)
15-161.500.74(-51)12591(-27)
16-171.500.74(-51)12591(-27)
17-181.500.74(-51)12591(-27)
18-191.500.74(-51)12591(-27)
19-201.500.74(-51)12591(-27)
20-211.500.74(-51)12591(-27)
21-221.500.74(-51)12591(-27)
22-231.500.74(-51)12591(-27)
23-241.500.74(-51)12591(-27)
24-251.500.74(-51)12591(-27)

Reinhardt, Viktor, D.V.M., Ph.D., Cathy Liss, and Christine Stevens. "Comparing Cage Space Requirements for Nonhuman Primates in the United States and in Europe." Animal Welfare Information Center Newsletter, 7(1):12-13, Spring 1996.