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

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

by Statista Research Department, last edited Aug 28, 2016
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.
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Self-reported levels of household food waste in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2011 to 2016

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NoneHardly any / a small amountSomeA reasonable amount / quite a lot
Apr 1612%70%10%7%
Nov 1512%64%12%11%
Apr 1512%71%11%7%
Nov 1412%68%10%9%
Apr 1411%69%12%6%
Nov 1311%73%11%4%
Apr 1311%74%11%3%
Nov 129%74%12%5%
Apr 1210%71%11%6%
Nov 1110%74%9%6%
NoneHardly any / a small amountSomeA reasonable amount / quite a lot
Apr 1612%70%10%7%
Nov 1512%64%12%11%
Apr 1512%71%11%7%
Nov 1412%68%10%9%
Apr 1411%69%12%6%
Nov 1311%73%11%4%
Apr 1311%74%11%3%
Nov 129%74%12%5%
Apr 1210%71%11%6%
Nov 1110%74%9%6%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Aug 28, 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.
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