Respondents who viewed eating healthily as expensive Malaysia 2018 by eating habits

According to a survey in Malaysia conducted in December 2018, 80 percent of respondents who claimed to eat reasonably healthily were of the opinion that eating healthily was more expensive than eating unhealthily. Malaysia has one of the highest rates of obesity in Asia, and has recently introduced a sugar tax to combat obesity.

Breakdown of respondents who found eating healthily was expensive in Malaysia as of December 2018, by eating habits

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Source

Release date

April 2019

Region

Malaysia

Survey time period

December 5 to 10, 2018

Number of respondents

1,037 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online interview

Supplementary notes

The question asked in the survey was as follows: "To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? - Eating healthily is more expensive than eating unhealthily."

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