Share of people who follow a vegetarian diet worldwide as of 2016, by region

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The statistic depicts the results of the survey that asked consumers worldwide if they follow a vegetarian diet as of 2016. In that year, some 19 percent of respondents from Asia Pacific indicated to follow a vegetarian diet.
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Release date
August 2016
Survey time period
as of 2016
Number of respondents
> 30,000
Special properties
Respondents from 63 countries*
Method of interview
Online survey
Supplementary notes
The source does not provide any information regarding the age of the respondents.
* The original source does not specify single countries.
** Percentage who said they follow a special diet that limits or restricts specified foods or ingredients.

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