Survey on most popular Christmas dishes in Sweden 2014

This statistic shows the results of a survey on the most popular Christmas dishes in Sweden in 2014. During the survey period, 32 percent of the respondents stated that meatballs are thier favorite dish for Christmas.

What is your favorite Christmas dish?

Share of respondents
Janssons frestelse*34%
Rice pudding or porridge17%
Spare ribs9%
Dopp i grytan***7%
Ris à la Malta****6%
Red cabbage4%
Herring sallad3%
Veal in aspic2%
Other dish7%
Uncertain/I don't know1%
No answer1%
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Release date

October 2014



Survey time period

October 6, 2014 to October 10, 2014

Number of respondents

1,034 respondents

Age group

18-75 years

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* Traditional Swedish casserole made of potatoes, onions, pickled sprats, bread crumbs and cream.
** Traditional Swedish bread with wort used as flavoring; similar to meat loaf.
*** A sop, which is a piece of bread that is drenched in liquid and then eaten.
**** Dessert made of chilled left-over rice pudding, whipped cream, sugar and vanilla, with almonds.

The original question was phrased by the source as follows: "Vilka av följande rätter är viktigast på julbordet?"

Multiple answers were possible.

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