Share of people following a flexitarian diet in Europe 2018, by country

In this 2018 survey, five percent of Europeans stated to follow a flexitarian diet - meaning they abstained from eating meat some days a week. Flexitarianism was particularly popular in Sweden and the Netherlands, where over ten percent of survey participants were flexitarians. By comparison, in Italy this was just one percent.

Share of respondents who indicate they follow a flexitarian diet in selected countries in Europe in 2018, by country*

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Source

Release date

June 2018

Region

Europe

Survey time period

April 30, 2018 to May 8, 2018

Number of respondents

9,047**

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

respondents from UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Poland, Sweden, the Netherlands and Czech Republic

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* This question was phrased by the source as follows: "Which of the following terms do you use to describe your diet? Flexitarian"

** Countries surveyed included the UK (n=1,003), Germany (n=1,001), France (n=1,018), Italy (n=1,016), Spain (n=1,001), Poland (n=1,001), Sweden (n=1,001), the Netherlands (n=1,005) and Czech Republic (n=1,001).

The results have been weighted to represent the entire population.

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