From the following list, please pick the five main environmental issues that you are worried about.
Main environmental issues people worry about in the EU in 2014, by gender
This statistic shows which environmental issues adults worried most about in the European Union (EU) in 2014, by gender. For more than 50 percent of both male and female respondents each air pollution and water pollution were among the main environmental issues of concern. 5 percent more women than men said they worried about the impact of chemicals in everyday products on their health, while 5 percent more men than women were concerned about the depletion of natural resources.
From the following list, please pick the five main environmental issues that you are worried about.
MenWomen
Air pollution56%55%
Water pollution (seas, rivers, lakes and underground sources)50%51%
The growing amount of waste41%46%
The impact on our health of chemicals used in everyday products40%45%
Depletion of natural resources39%34%
Agricultural pollution (use of pesticides. fertilizers, etc.)29%29%
Shortage of drinking water27%27%
Loss or extinction of species and their habitats and of natural ecosystems (forests, fertile soils)26%26%
Urban problems (traffic jams, pollution, lack of green spaces, etc.)24%22%
Our consumption habits23%25%
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Main environmental issues people worry about in the EU in 2014, by gender
This statistic shows which environmental issues adults worried most about in the European Union (EU) in 2014, by gender. For more than 50 percent of both male and female respondents each air pollution and water pollution were among the main environmental issues of concern. 5 percent more women than men said they worried about the impact of chemicals in everyday products on their health, while 5 percent more men than women were concerned about the depletion of natural resources.
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