Reasons why South Koreans resort to food delivery services 2019, by age group

Around 70 percent of South Koreans in their thirties stated that they make use of delivery services whenever they do not feel like cooking themselves. Furthermore, compared to young people between 20 and 39, older respondents named bad weather as one of the most important reason for choosing food delivery service over cooking at home or going out to eat.
According to another survey conducted in 2019, fried chicken is the most popular delivery menu among South Korean men and women.

Situations in which South Koreans use food delivery services in 2019, by age group

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Release date

February 2019


South Korea

Survey time period

January 31 to February 11, 2019

Number of respondents

1,000 respondents

Age group

15-59 years

Special properties

South Koreans who have used delivery services before

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Multiple responses were allowed.

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