This statistic illustrates the results of a survey concerning preferences for Belgian or foreign beer in Flanders in 2018. The survey results suggest that as of 2018, consumers in Belgium tended to prefer Belgian beer over imported beer. Over 80 percent of respondents expressed a strong preference for Belgian beer, while the share of those who preferred to drink foreign beers was just two percent.
respondents indicating the origin of the product has at least some influence
Method of interview
The question was phrased by the source as follows: "In welke mate gaat uw voorkeur bij onderstaande producten uit naar inlandse dan wel buitenlandse producten?" (English: "To what extend do you prefer Belgian or foreign products?")
The results have been weighted and are representative for age, sex and social status.
The source does not specify the exact number of respondents.
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VLAM. (September 12, 2018). Do you prefer Belgian beer or foreign beer? [Graph]. In Statista. Retrieved January 21, 2022, from https://www.statista.com/statistics/1031478/preference-for-belgian-beer-or-foreign-beer-in-flanders/
VLAM. "Do you prefer Belgian beer or foreign beer?." Chart. September 12, 2018. Statista. Accessed January 21, 2022. https://www.statista.com/statistics/1031478/preference-for-belgian-beer-or-foreign-beer-in-flanders/
VLAM. (2018). Do you prefer Belgian beer or foreign beer?. Statista. Statista Inc.. Accessed: January 21, 2022. https://www.statista.com/statistics/1031478/preference-for-belgian-beer-or-foreign-beer-in-flanders/
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