Premium
Premium statistics

Industry-specific and extensively researched technical data (partially from exclusive partnerships).

A paid subscription is required for full access.

National versus personal: U.S. consumers perception of the extent of food waste, 2013

Consumers' perception on the national and personal extent of food wasted in the United States in 2013

by Statista Research Department, last edited Mar 1, 2013
National versus personal: U.S. consumers perception of the extent of food waste, 2013 This statistic depicts the results of a quantitative online survey conducted by BAV Consulting from February 22 to March 6, 2013. American adults were polled about their perception on the amount of food wasted by the country as a whole versus personal food waste. The respondents stated on average to believe that 41 percent of total U.S. food production goes to waste. In comparison, the survey respondents indicated on average to believe that they only throw away 18 percent of the food.
Show more

Consumers' perception on the national and personal extent of food wasted in the United States in 2013

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $588 / Year
Basic Account
Get to know the platform

You only have access to basic statistics.
This statistic is not included in your account!

Premium Account
Your perfect start with Statista
  • Instant access to 1m statistics
  • Download in XLS, PDF & PNG format
  • Detailed references

$49 / Month *

Corporate Account
Full access

Corporate solution including all features.

* All products require an annual contract.
   Prices do not include sales tax.
Leading companies trust Statista:
paypalgoogleadobepgsamsungtelekom
Statista is a great source of knowledge, and pretty helpful to manage the daily work.
Christof Baron

Christof Baron
CEO, MindShare Germany

Statistics on "Food waste in the U.S."
  • Global overview
The most important statistics
  • U.S. environmental impact
  • U.S. overview
  • Household food security
  • Consumer behavior
Discover Statista
Need help with using Statista for your research? Tutorials and first steps
Further Content: Statistics, Studies, and Topic Pages
Learn more about how Statista can support your business.
Do you have any questions about our business solutions?

We provide you with detailed information about our Corporate Account.