Latin America: time spent at grocery stores in select countries 2017

In Latin America, people who choose to do their groceries at physical stores tend to spend a lot of time shopping. From the 601 Mexican consumers who answered a survey in 2017, 72 percent reported spending up to two hours at grocery stores, whereas in Chile this share was significantly lower: 58 percent.

Share of shoppers who reported spending up to two hours at grocery stores in selected Latin American countries in 2017

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Release date

September 2018


Argentina, Chile, Mexico

Survey time period


Number of respondents

1,301 respondents

Age group

25-55 years

Special properties

Household member responsible for grocery shopping

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

400 people surveyed from Buenos Aires, Argentina.
300 people surveyed from Santiago, Chile,
601 people surveyed from Mexico City, Guadalajara and Monterrey in Mexico.
The article was published in 2018, however according to additional sources the survey was conducted in 2017.

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