Most popular types of ice cream in summer Germany 2018

This statistic shows the results of a survey in Germany on the most popular types of ice cream from 2015 to 2018. In 2018, around 42 percent of the German-speaking population aged 14 years and older ate "direct" ice cream (i.e. ice cream from a parlour) during summertime at least multiple times a month.

Ranking of the most popular types of ice cream during the summertime (consumption at least multiple times a month) in Germany from 2015 to 2018

2015201620172018
Direct ice cream (e.g. ice cream parlour)42.7%40.5%41%42%
Packaged ice cream (e.g. icy poles, in a cone)28.8%28.1%28.1%28.4%
Family-size ice cream package27.7%27%26.4%25.3%
Multi-pack ice cream16.3%16.5%16.2%15.2%
Ice cream bars (e.g. Mars, Snickers, Lion)10.4%9.7%10.1%9.5%
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Source

Release date

November 2018

Region

Germany

Survey time period

2015 to 2018

Age group

14 years and older

Special properties

German-speaking population

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

Information on the population:
The survey is based on the German-speaking population aged 14 years and older with private or main residence in the Federal Republic of Germany.

Information on the sample:
2015: 25,090 respondents, projected base of 69.24 million persons
2016: 23,102 respondents, projected base of 69.56 million persons
2017: 23,106 respondents, projected base of 70.09 million persons
2018: 23,086 respondents, projected base of 70.45 million persons

The figures shown refer to the following studies: 2015: VuMA 2016; 2016: VuMA 2017; 2017: VuMA 2018; 2018: VuMA 2019.

Further information on the methodology can be found here.

This statistic is an analysis result which was calculated from the various characteristics of the survey. The question was not asked directly. In the survey, the participant had to state how often they consumed the various options on a list of different types of ice cream. This statistic depicts the share of respondents who answered "daily", "multiple times a week", "approximately once a week" or "multiple times a month" for the various types of ice cream.

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