Opinions on the amount of food wasted in the Netherlands 2015

This survey shows the answers to the following survey question: ''Does your household waste more or less food in comparison to other households?'' During the surveyed period, approximately 35 percent of the respondents were of the opinion that they wasted far less food than other households.

Does your household waste more or less food in comparison to other households?*

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Release date

October 2015



Survey time period

September 3, 2015 to September 14, 2015

Number of respondents

2,055 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Computer-assisted web interviews (CAWI)

Supplementary notes

* The question was originally phrased by the source as follows: ''In welke mate vindt u dat er binnen uw huishouden voedsel wordt verspild ten opzichte van een ander huishouden met een vergelijkbaar aantal personen?'' (English: ''To what extend do you think how much food is wasted in your household compared to other households with a similar number of persons?'')

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