Number of 'sit down meals' eaten by U.S. consumers by generation 2012

This statistic presents survey results conducted in May 2012. US consumers were asked how many 'sit down meals' (meals prepared and consumed at home) they eat daily. The study found out that Millennials consume 1.77 meals per day, compared to 1.92 daily meals of Baby Boomers.

Number of 'sit down meals' eaten by consumers in the United States in 2012, by generation (number of meals per day)*

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Release date

June 2012

Region

United States

Survey time period

May 15 to May 22, 2012

Number of respondents

1,000**

Age group

18-29 years

Special properties

U.S. consumers

Supplementary notes

* The original question ran as follows: 'Excluding food purchased at restaurants/dining establishments, how many 'sit down meals' (meals prepared and consumed at home) do you eat per day?'
** n = 500 Millennials and 500 Baby Bommers. Millennials are aged between 18 and 31 years. Baby Boomers are aged between 48 and 66.

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