Dietary restrictions in the United Kingdom (UK) 2016

This statistic displays dietary restrictions which influence the type of food that individuals eat in the United Kingdom in 2016. During this period, 96 percent of respondents said they do not avoid any foods due to religious or cultural reasons, whereas four percent do.

Which, if any, of the following dietary restrictions applies to you?

Do not avoid certain food for religious or cultural reasonsAvoid certain food for religious or cultural reasonsNot vegetarian or veganCompletely vegetarian*
Wave 1 - 201096%4%97%3%
Wave 2 - 201295%5%97%3%
Wave 3 - 201496%4%97%3%
Wave 4 - 201696%4%96%4%
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Sources

Release date

March 2017

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

May 27 to September 30 2016

Number of respondents

3,118 respondents

Age group

16 years and older

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

* Results are not directly comparable with previous waves due to the change and improvement of questions asked.

Wave 1: 2010
Wave 2: 2012
Wave 3: 2014
Wave 4: 2016

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