Share of non- vegetarians by major states in India 2014

The statistic represents the percentage of non-vegetarians in India in 2014, distributed across major states. Approximately 97 percent of residents in the state of Odisha consumed meat in some form. Rajasthan is the state where the lowest share of non-vegetarians came from: Only 25 percent of the population was not following a vegetarian diet.
The share of people who follow a vegetarian diet worldwide as of 2016, is highest in the Asia-Pacific region.

Distribution of non-vegetarians across India in 2014, by major states

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Release date

July 2016



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Based on 2011 census frame among Indians in rural and urban areas

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The information is based on the 2011 census frame among rural and urban Indians.

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