Eating out: Weekly consumption of burgers in the United Kingdom (UK) 2006-2018

In 2017/2018, the average person in the United Kingdom (UK) consumed just under a kilogram of burgers out of home per year, or 19 grams per week. Consumption since 2006 was lowest in 2013 with 15 grams but has since grown. The same overall development can be seen when we look at the out of home consumption of all meat products, including burgers.

”What will it be?”

When eating out in the UK, consumers have lots of food types they prefer eating in restaurants that come before burgers. The same is true for takeaway's. One type of food that beats Burgers in popularity, whether for takeaway or for restaurant consumption, is Chinese food. Pizza too is a bigger favorite amongst takeaway consumers.

Takeaway companies

When consumers go for fast food in the UK, they prefer to eat at Nando’s and Five Guys. Five Guys annual revenue in the UK shot up since its market entry in 2013 and reached 122 million British pounds. However, McDonalds still makes the largest revenues among casual dining brands in the UK with 2.2 billion pounds.

Average purchase per person per week of burgers eaten out in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2006 to 2017/2018

Average purchase in grams per person per week
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Release date

December 2018


United Kingdom

Survey time period

2006 to 2017/2018

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