Environmentally motivated actions taken in the preceding month EU in 2014, by gender

Have you done any of the following for environmental reasons in the past month?, by gender*

by Statista Research Department, last edited Sep 2, 2014
Environmentally motivated actions taken in the preceding month EU in 2014, by gender This statistic shows whether adults had done any of the selected things for environmental reasons in the preceding month in the European Union (EU) in 2014, by gender. More female than male respondents overall had done things for environmental reasons, except that 3 percent less women had abstained from using the car than men had. On the other hand, the rate of female respondents cutting down water consumption was 6 percent higher than the male respondents'.
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Have you done any of the following for environmental reasons in the past month?, by gender*

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MenWomen
Separated most of your waste for recycling70%74%
Cut down energy consumption e.g. by turning down air conditioning or heating, not leaving appliances on stand-by, buying energy efficient appliances49%54%
Cut down your water consumption35%40%
Chosen a more environmentally friendly way of traveling (by foot, bicycle, public transport)34%36%
Chosen local products33%37%
Reduced waste e.g by avoiding over-packaged products and buying products with a longer life30%36%
Bought environmentally friendly products marked with an environmental label18%23%
Used your car less22%19%
MenWomen
Separated most of your waste for recycling70%74%
Cut down energy consumption e.g. by turning down air conditioning or heating, not leaving appliances on stand-by, buying energy efficient appliances49%54%
Cut down your water consumption35%40%
Chosen a more environmentally friendly way of traveling (by foot, bicycle, public transport)34%36%
Chosen local products33%37%
Reduced waste e.g by avoiding over-packaged products and buying products with a longer life30%36%
Bought environmentally friendly products marked with an environmental label18%23%
Used your car less22%19%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Sep 2, 2014
This statistic shows whether adults had done any of the selected things for environmental reasons in the preceding month in the European Union (EU) in 2014, by gender. More female than male respondents overall had done things for environmental reasons, except that 3 percent less women had abstained from using the car than men had. On the other hand, the rate of female respondents cutting down water consumption was 6 percent higher than the male respondents'.
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