Incidence of women breastfeeding in the UK in 2010, by mother's age

This statistic displays the incident rate of women breastfeeding by mother's age in the United Kingdom in 2010. According to results of the survey 89 percent of women aged 30 years and over in England breastfed.

Share of women who breastfed initially in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2010, by mother's age

Age in yearsEnglandWalesScotlandNorthern Ireland
Under 2061%50%39%34%
20-2470%57%61%48%
25-2985%73%76%62%
30 and over89%81%82%74%
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Sources

Release date

November 2012

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

2010

Number of respondents

15,722 respondents

Special properties

All Stage one mothers

Method of interview

Questionnaire

Supplementary notes

The Infant Feeding Survey is conducted in the United Kingdom every five years. As such, the latest survey was conducted in 2015, with results expected to be released in 2017.

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