Share of vegetarians worldwide in 2023, by select country

Share of vegetarians in select countries worldwide in 2023

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Release date

June 2023


Worldwide, Brazil, China, Germany, India, Indonesia, Mexico, United Kingdom, United States

Survey time period

March to April 2023

Number of respondents


Age group

18-75 years

Special properties

Does not include pescetarians or so called pseudo-vegetarians that consume fish but no meat. Residential online populatioon, values are rounded

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Respondents were asked: "Do you follow one or more of the following nutrition rules? (multi-pick)"

Number of respondents by country:

USA (n=60,054)
Brazil (n=12,119)
China (n=24,511)
Germany (n=36,093)
India (n=24,170)
Indonesia (n=2,098)
Mexico (n=12,167)
UK: (n=24,187)

Survey date by country (For all countries with the exception of Indonesia, four surveys were conducted during the stated time period. Values are averages of the collected data. For Indonesia only one survey was carried out in 2023):

U.S.: 01 April 2022 to 28 March 2023
Brazil: 01 April 2022 to 27 March 2023
China (mainland): 04 April 2022 to 14 March 2023
Germany: 04 April 2022 to 17 March 2023
India: 05 April 2022 to 16 March 2023
Indonesia: 19 January 2023 to 17 March 2023
Mexico: 05 April 2022 to 24 March 2023
UK: 05 April 2022 to 23 March 2023

If you need additional information, you can have a look at the questionnaire or find more information in the methodology.

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