Type of milk given to babies by stage of development in the United Kingdom 2010

This statistic displays the share of types of milk given to babies in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2010. According to the results of the survey 28 percent of babies aged 4 to 10 weeks only received breastmilk only.

Share of type of milk given to babies in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2010, by stage of development

4-10 weeks4-6 months8-10 months
Breastmilk only 33%21%11%
Both breastmilk and formula 21%19%15%
Formula only 46%60%73%
Any formula 1 67%79%89%
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Sources

Release date

November 2012

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

2010

Number of respondents

39,059 respondents

Special properties

All 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.

* Milk given in the last seven days of each stage.

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