Women who have tried breastfeeding in the United Kingdom (UK) 2015

This statistic shows the prevalence of women who breastfeed in the United Kingdom (UK) as well as the duration of time that women breastfeed, as of a study conducted in 2015. According to the publication 81 percent of women in the UK have tried breastfeeding, of which 0.5 percent continued to breastfeed throughout the first 12 months.

Prevalence of breastfeeding in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2015, by duration

Share of respondents
Women who have tried breastfeeding81%
Breastfeeding at 6 months34%
Breastfeeding at 12 months0.5%
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Source

Release date

January 2016

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

2015

Method of interview

Omnibus survey

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