Self-reported levels of household food waste in the United Kingdom (UK) 2011-2016

This statistic shows the results of a survey in which respondents were asked how much food they waste in their homes in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2011 to 2016. In 2016, 71 percent of respondents claim to waste hardly any or only a small amount of food; respondents self-perception on their levels of waste have not changed drastically over time, although the average home throws away the equivalent of six meals a week.

Self-reported levels of household food waste in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2011 to 2016

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Release date

August 2016

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

April 2016

Number of respondents

5,414 respondents

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